While UW–Madison is proud of our 45,000+ student body and we strive to produce candidates with diverse skills, we appreciate companies are looking for solutions to engage with potential candidates in new and unique ways. These recruitment resources range from traditional career fairs to online portals to sharing additional tactics to elevate your visibility with students providing unique engagement opportunities. Our office looks forward to understanding your goals and connecting you with the right resources to fit your needs.
Spring 2021 Update: In the interest of protecting the health of students and our UW employer partners, as well as providing equitable access to opportunities for all students, Career Services units across the UW-Madison campus have decided to execute virtual recruiting only for the Spring 2021 semester. Employers seeking to recruit talent from throughout UW-Madison will be able to engage with students virtually for career fairs, interviews and other events, but will not have access to book space on campus for in-person recruiting events or interviewing. Virtual interviews and other events focused on recruiting can be coordinated through individual career offices.
- Set up your employer account on Handshake, UW–Madison’s online platform for job and traditional internship listings, to raise your visibility and connect with students.
- Visit and bookmark our Career Events page (updated for Spring 2021) and reserve your company’s spot in upcoming events, including virtual career fairs using Handshake.
- Recruit students and recent graduates for micro-internships. These short-term, paid projects are typically remote and flexible, covering anywhere from 5 to 40 hours per week. Create a profile on UW-Madison’s Micro-Internship page and find out more in the new guide to online internships.
- Access career offices by school or college and degree level to serve your specialized hiring needs.
- Contact the International Internship Program if you are interested in hiring for a position abroad or an internationally-focused internship here in the US.
- Badger Bridge, a program from our colleagues at the Wisconsin Alumni Association® (WAA), that provides a platform for networking with Badgers and includes a dedicated jobs board where alumni can post jobs and reach other Badger Bridge members.
- Discover how other companies are raising their visibility at UW-Madison in addition to traditional recruitment opportunities. Hear directly from three companies on why Badgers set themselves apart in their workforce. Watch the story.
- Familiarize yourself with UW–Madison recruitment policies (last updated August 2019).
For additional resources, contact the Office of Business Engagement via email or phone at (608) 263-2840.