Career Exploration Center Peer Position

Career Exploration Center
The Career Exploration Center (CEC) is looking to hire multiple students for their CEC Office Peer positions! This is a great opportunity for students to develop their professional skills while having the convenience of a flexible schedule that works around their classes.

  • 5 – 12 hours per week at $10.50/hr, Monday – Friday
  • Application deadline is Thursday, March 1 at 4:30pm

  • For more information, including application instructions, visit

    Writing Fellow Opportunity

    Writing Fellows are undergraduate students who support a small group of students in their writing, give feedback, and conduct one-to-one conferences. Fellows receive a scholarship every semester. They also get the chance to do original research and receive professional development in writing across the curriculum. The Program welcomes applicants from all majors, diverse backgrounds, and all intersecting identities.

    I have also attached a poster with upcoming information session dates and the application deadline. You can find more information on our program website.

    Finding Funding for Your Graduate Education

    This workshop provides an overview of the external funding application process, including preparation tips for grant seekers, types of grants that may be available, and how to have your external fellowship pay for your tuition. Taught by Grants Librarian and the Office of Fellowship and Funding Resources.

    Apply for Manila, Philippines, Fact-Finding Trip October 2018

    Carnegie Council’s Asia Dialogues program will lead a one-week fact finding trip (site visit) to Manila, Philippines, during the week of October 22, 2018. The purpose of the trip will be to conduct dialogues with experts and practitioners to explore current issues relating to climate change in Philippine politics and society. Topics of conversation may include: rising sea levels, disaster response, human rights, migration, community resilience, urban planning, civil rights, gender equality, energy policy, and climate change mitigation and adaptation. For more information about the trip and application process click here. The deadline to apply is March 16, 2018. 


    FLAS Awards for Study of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean

    CEAS will be applying for both NRC (National Resource Center, “Title VI”) and FLAS (Foreign Language & Area Studies) funding from the U.S. Department of Education for the 2018-19 academic year.  Therefore, we are accepting applications for FLAS awards to study Chinese, Japanese and Korean in the next academic year. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents of the United States. Undergraduate academic year awards cover up to $10,000 tuition/fees and include a $5,000 stipend. Graduate academic year awards cover full tuition/fees and include a $15,000 stipend. Applicants submit a letter of application; transcripts; GRE scores; a statement (detailing academic plans, career goals, previous language training, and need for further EA language training); a language evaluation  and two letters of recommendation. All qualified undergraduate and graduate students studying East Asian languages are encouraged to apply. The application process is accomplished entirely on-line.


    Employer Mock Interviews for Nonprofit/Government and Business Jobs

    SuccessWorks is scheduling mock interviews for students to practice, gather professional feedback, and build confidence. The interview is 30 minutes and one-on-one with an industry-specific recruiter or hiring manager. After the mock interview, the interviewer will spend around 5-10 minutes providing feedback to help the interviewee prepare for the real deal. Click here to make an appointment.

    Writing Center Workshops

    Undergraduate Symposium Abstract Workshop: Wednesday, February 7, 4:30-6:00. In this workshop, you will discover how to make an abstract sound scholarly while appealing to the diverse Symposium audience. In addition, you will have a chance to review successful abstracts from past years and get feedback on your own. Click here to register.

    Preparing for the Liberal Arts Essay Competition: Thursday, February 15, 4:30-6:00. You will learn about the contest requirements, examine successful samples from previous competitions and get feedback on your own draft. Click here to register.

    Senior-Thesis Writing Groups: Sign up by February 6th here. These groups help senior thesis writers make steady, peer-supported progress on these large projects. Click here for more information.

    Revise and Publish Before You Graduate: Thursday, February 22, 4:00-5:15. At this workshop, you will learn how to turn an academic paper into a publishable piece. Click here to register.

    Center for the First-Year Experience (CFYE) Job Opportunity

    CFYE is currently hiring multiple students for two positions, full details of the positions can be viewed on the employment page.

    1. Undergraduate teaching fellows for Fall 2018: 4-6 hours per week at $10.50/hour. Must have full-time student status for the current academic year and the following fall 2018 semester.
    2. Peer facilitators for the Our Wisconsin inclusion program: Hours vary depending on the time of year, $12/hour. Must have full-time student status for the current academic year and the following 2018-19 year.

    Applications are open from now until March 1, 2018. Please be prepared to upload a resume when you fill out the job application.