Greater University Tutoring Service

GUTS is the largest tutoring service on campus. The Transitions Program holds informational panel sessions for undergraduate students to have their questions answered by current graduate and professional students. It also allows the undergraduate students to hear about first-hand experiences of graduate student life. There are panel-style seminars assist undergraduate students in understanding the graduate and professional school application process.

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Sifting and Winnowing

Sifting & Winnowing: the Wisconsin Undergraduate Policy Journal is currently recruiting submissions! We are looking for pieces that are relevant to topics in policy, law and public service.
This publication is student-run and will publish work written by undergraduate students from universities around Wisconsin.
Please submit all pieces as a Microsoft Word document and follow the Chicago citation style with either footnotes or endnotes. We will accept pieces between 8 and 30 pages. Longer papers will be accepted on the assumption that they will be shortened to meet this requirement. We welcome any questions about the above requirements and ask that submitting authors be receptive to feedback and constructive criticism.
 
Personal Information
  1. Your name
  1. Academic major(s)
  1. Graduation date
 
Piece Information
  1. Piece title
  1. Topic
  1. Short abstract (250 words)

Internship Opportunities with Representative Brooks

Representative Rob Brooks is looking for interns to serve in his office. Responsibilities include policy research, summarizing legislation, responding to constituent inquiries and assisting in office operations. The internship is flexible and the office can accommodate busy schedules.

If you have interest in applying, submit a resume and writing sample to Darla.flemming@legis.wisconsin.gov

Undergraduate/Graduate Data Analysis and Research Internship

The New York State office of the Attorney General’s Labor Bureau in the City has volunteer internship opportunities available for both graduate and undergraduate students with a background in economics, statistics, accounting, or data analytics. Duties would include working with attorneys to support investigations, determining nonpayment and underpayment of wages, and synthesizing/organizing large amounts of data. The application is online and includes a cover letter, three references, transcript, resume, and a writing sample.

The application can be accessed here.

For more information about qualifications, duties and the application process press here.

Majors Fair for Students

This year’s Fall Majors Fair will take place on Tuesday, October 24th, 2017, from 3:30-6:00 pm at Union South. Come to the majors fair and browse, chat, explore and ask questions of over 100 departments, majors and certificate programs representing all 8 undergraduate schools and colleges. Advisors from Cross-College Advising Service (CCAS) will also be available to answer your questions.

Career Exploration Center Open House

The Career Exploration Center (CEC) is officially welcoming students to its new location in 114 Ingraham Hall with an Open House next Tuesday, January 31, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. This event is a great opportunity for students to check out their new space, learn more about CEC services and resources, meet the career advisors, and enjoy free snacks.

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Career Services Council Brown Bag Session

Matt Hora, Assistant Professor, Division of Continuing Studies and Research Scientist at Wisconsin Center for Education Research, will present his research findings regarding the perception of a skills gap between workforce needs and the qualifications of workers. Dr. Hora will share his thoughts on best practices for career and academic advising services and how we can help students transition to the workforce. He will also provide an overview of the new Center for Research on College to Workforce Transitions (CCWT) which is housed at the Wisconsin Center for Education Research.

The event will take place on February 14th, noon-1:30pm in Room 120 of the Middleton Building.

Register for the event here.

Reminder: Utilize the Writing Center as a Resource

Since opening in 1969, the Writing Center has helped literally tens of thousands of UW students from all academic disciplines and all levels of expertise. Their specially trained career staff, graduate teaching assistants, and undergraduate Writing Fellows are eager to help students to improve their writing and to successfully complete course papers, theses, dissertations, and articles for publication. An extensive array of Writing Center services include individual instruction, non-credit workshops, curricular-based writing programs, outreach visits, and online consultations and resources.

Visit the Writing Center website for more information.