Majors Fair Coming Soon

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.

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/

International Careers: Making Global Connections

 

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Union South

Join us to learn how to make the most of your language and international studies!

This event will help you navigate post-graduation decisions – we’ll talk through the career development process and break it down so that you feel confident and ready to figure out your next steps.

  • What you’ll get: A helpful breakdown of the different types of international work
  • A look at what past UW alumni have done after graduating with similar backgrounds
  • A better understanding of your interests and strategies for success
  • Information about upcoming international internships and their deadlines

2018 Public Policy & International Affairs (PPIA) Program

Applications for the 2018 Public Policy and International Affairs(PPIA) Junior Summer Institute Program are now open, click here to apply. The deadline is November 1, 2017. This program is ideal for undergraduate college juniors who are interested in pursuing graduate school in public policy, international affairs, and law and are committed to issues affecting underrepresented communities.

Public Humanities Exchange for Undergraduates (HEX-U)

Last year the Center for the Humanities launched a new public humanities program for undergraduates called “HEX-U” that provides training, mentoring, and funding for UW-Madison undergraduate students as they plan and implement creative, humanities-inspired projects in the local community.

How to Apply l Featured Projects

Fall HEX-U Info Session

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 5:30pm

University Club, Room 313

FREE PIZZA

Undergraduate Peer Workshop for Publication

Under the guidance of an experienced doctoral-level teaching assistant, undergraduate students enrolled in this workshop will receive ongoing support as they work through the stages of publication, from selecting a target journal to revising their drafts. Participants will attend an orientation and meet weekly with a group of their peers to receive feedback on their progress.

If you are interested in participating in this workshop, please fill out the following survey by September 25th: register here.  

Writing Center staff with be in touch with you soon to confirm a time and place for the orientation. If you have questions, please email Mia at alafaireet@wisc.edu.

If you have any questions, or are unable to attend either orientation meeting, but would still like to be involved, please email Stephanie at srlarson5@wisc.edu.

Senior Thesis Writing Groups

The Writing Center organizes small, student-led groups that bring together senior thesis writers from across the university. At welcoming and relaxed weekly meetings, seniors will share and discuss drafts of their thesis, give and receive feedback, and hold each other accountable for making progress. A Writing Center instructor will attend the initial meeting for each senior thesis writing group, help the group decide its goals and meeting schedule, and be in touch with the group over the course of the academic year to offer advice and support. Consistent participation from each group member is key to a productive and enjoyable writing group experience.

Orientation meetings will be held on Tuesday, September 26 from 5:00-6:00 p.m. in room 6172and Wednesday, September 27 from 4:00-5:00 p.m. in room 6172 on the 6th floor of Helen C. White Hall. (You only need to attend one of these orientations.) If you’re interested in joining a group or just learning more, please RSVP for an upcoming orientation meeting by completing this short online survey:http://go.wisc.edu/5xkd9n.

If you have any questions, or are unable to attend either orientation meeting, but would still like to be involved, please email Stephanie at srlarson5@wisc.edu.

Fall 2017 Public Service Fair

 

PSF Fall 2017 FlyerA reminder that the College of Letters & Sciences will host the Fall 2017 Public Service Fair on Monday, September 11th from 3:00 – 6:00pm at Varsity Hall in Union South.  Over 60 local non-profit groups will be in attendance to meet one on one with students seeking ways to get involved with volunteer, intern and part-time/full-time opportunities. Typically employer organizations focus on: human rights, mentorship, education, youth development, healthcare, social and economic justice. Click here for more information, and view attending employers here.