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:
Everyone wants to land a great opportunity when they graduate. Regardless of your major or year in school, you’re probably starting to consider what’s next. In this workshop, we’ll explore what post-college opportunities look like; help you explore your values, skills, and interests to gain insight into opportunities that might be a good fit for you; and discuss how to increase your chances of success with any major. Sign up for this workshop here.
International Education Week Alumni Career Mentoring gives UW-Madison students an opportunity to learn from and engage with Badger Alumni whose international experiences and backgrounds have contributed to their professional development. Alumni representing a diverse range of careers, backgrounds and interests will share insights into their professional success, and share advice with students in an informal setting. This event will take place on Thursday, November 16th at 6:00PM in the Concerto Room of the Gordon Dining and Event Center.
The GCRC Fall Government Career Fair will take place on the University of Illinois – Chicago campus on November 3rd. Students must make their own travel arrangements. ALL UW students from any major or degree are welcome to attend the fair since I am a member of GCRC. The fair will feature a combination of employer tables and breakout sessions. Details here.
Are you exploring major options? Thinking of adding an additional major or certificate? If you answered yes, you won’t want to miss the Majors Fair.
Tuesday, October 24
3:30-6:00 p.m. Union South
At the Majors Fair, more than 100 departments, majors, and certificate programs from all eight undergraduate schools and colleges will come together to give you the chance to “shop around” for your major. You’ll be able to ask questions of academic advisers, faculty, or other representatives from each department.
Take time to make a thoughtful decision about your major by attending the Majors Fair!
For more information go to: https://cec.ccas.wisc.edu/majors-fair/
Get energized, enlightened, informed, and inspired at the Badger Leaders Conference, November 9–11.
The conference will open with a Thursday-night reception featuring keynote speakers Jim Doyle ’67 and Jessica Doyle ’67, MS’76. The former Wisconsin governor and his educator wife — who both served as Peace Corps volunteers — will share their thoughts about the university, public service, and the Wisconsin Idea.
This conference will prepare you for continued success in your volunteer and professional endeavors. Don’t miss this opportunity to spend time on campus this fall and soak up some Badger spirit!
Steven Olikara, a UW-Madison Political Science alum and recent Forward Under 40 recipient, is giving a talk entitled “The Future of Political Leadership and the Role of Public Universities” on Tuesday, September 19th at 12:00PM in Room 159 of the Education Building. Learn more.
Each semester the Career Exploration Center (CEC) hosts a series of workshops on a variety of topics that engage students in the career development process and in choosing a major. Go here to see a list of upcoming workshops.
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.