Student Ambassador Job Opportunity

Summer Term is currently hiring undergraduate students to serve as Student Ambassadors. Student Ambassadors help Summer Term spread the word about summer opportunities at events around campus. It’s a flexible position that will start in the spring semester. To be eligible to apply you must have completed either an in person class, online class, or for-credit research or internships through UW over the summer.  If you are interested apply by December 8th.

Political Science Peer Advising Program

The Undergraduate Team of the Department of Political Science is pleased to announce the unveiling of the new Political Science Peer Advising Program.This program is designed for undergraduate Poli Sci majors, and those considering the major, to take advantage of the knowledge and expertise of experienced students. From career development opportunities to advice on which classes to take, the Peer Advising team will assist students in making the most of the Political Science major. They will hold walk-in advising hours in Room 210, North Hall. Hours are as follows:

Monday: 10am-1pm
Tuesday: 1pm-4pm
Wednesday: 11am-1pm
Friday: 10am-1pm



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.