Personal & Professional Development, Just for L&S Students

SuccessWorks is a place where L&S students from all majors can explore their interests, connect with others who share their passions and develop skills they need to take their next steps toward success. Learn more.

Career & Internship Advising

Make an Appointment

Schedule a 30-minute career & internship advising appointment at SuccessWorks, or at a number of satellite locations across campus.

Make An Appointment

Drop-in Advising

For quick questions and resume review, stop by for 15-minute drop-in advising sessions starting September 3, 2019.

Monday – Thursday: 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Friday: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

L&S Career & Internship Courses

Explore your interests and build on your strengths with courses you can take as early as your first year on campus.


Get plugged into events that help you explore your passions get ready for success after graduation.

In the News

Tips for Helping Students Perfect Their Elevator Pitches

At the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Professor Greg Downey created a three-statement template that students can use to formulate their pitches, says Michael Kruse, Alumni Relations Coordinator.
September 6, 2019

One on One with Dean John Karl Scholz

New UW provost John Karl Scholz talks about career prep with WAA’s chief alumni officer Sarah Schutt in the latest One on One at One Alumni Place.
June 5, 2019

UW Changes Lives: SuccessWorks Guides L&S Students to Careers

A fast-growing number of students at the College of Letters & Science are turning to SuccessWorks to help prepare them for a career after college
May 30, 2019

The Secret to SuccessWorks

A shared vision for launching students higher, sooner led to a shining new career center, corporate partnerships and a fired-up network of alumni and friends…
February 15, 2019

During Your Internship Search, Watch for Red Flags

You may have been in classes that start with a student giving a one to two minute announcement, featuring “great summer internship opportunities”…
January 7, 2019



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L&S Grads Land Great Jobs

"This space is going to transform how we prepare liberal arts students for careers and bring us that much closer to our goal of integrating career readiness into students’ experiences while they are here on campus."

Chancellor Rebecca Blank

“Students need to be open to trying things that aren’t necessarily the same as their dream career. Thinking creatively and seizing opportunities can open up doors that give you a different perspective on your career field.”

Lenai Johnson, Psychology and Legal Studies

Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

The College of Letters & Science endeavors to make academic excellence inclusive by sustaining a community of free inquiry in which people of diverse race, ethnicity, cultures, veteran status, marital status, socio-economic level, national origin, religious belief, physical ability, sexual orientation, age, class, political ideology and lifestyle participate in, contribute to and benefit equally from a liberal arts education based on the Wisconsin Idea — one in which we all contribute to advancing society.

Learn more about our commitment to diversity & inclusion.