SuccessWorks for Employers

As students and employers adapt to the challenges posed by COVID-19, SuccessWorks remains committed to connecting employers to the 16,000+ talented, humble and hardworking students in the College of Letters & Science.

Through this period of uncertainty, our goal remains the same: Helping students get jobs and internships with great companies and organizations.

Hire L&S Students

Post your positions on Handshake, and work with the SuccessWorks team to craft a recruitment strategy that yields the best candidates.

We’ll work with you on strategies to connect with students virtually through networking and recruitment activities. 

Start Hiring Students

Partnership Program

Maximize your talent recruitment through a specialized partnership with UW-Madison’s largest college.

Employer Partners get elevated access to students, consultation on strategy and unparalleled digital brand exposure.  

Learn About Partnerships

A Hiring Pool of 16,000+ Undergraduates

3,500+ graduating students

64 undergraduate majors

37 academic departments & schools

8,000+ students active on Handshake

3,000+ minority students: Most of any school or college at UW

L&S students are competitive: 90% placement rate

63% of students complete an internship. More than half of these students complete two or more internships

"Across our company we work to cultivate talent, looking for people who are curious, hardworking, and always looking to improve. SuccessWorks helps us to connect with students who share those values."

Sentry Insurance

"The last five UW hires have all been amazing. We come here because those five, they don't stop. They are taught not to quit, and in all of our projects they're our top leaders."


The Employer Relations Team

Angie White

Position title: Director of Internships & Employer Services


Duane Cooper

Position title: Director of Employer Development


Nate Doolin

Position title: Recruiting & Events Coordinator


A Diverse Student Body & A Commitment to Inclusion

The College of Letters & Science is home to over 3,000 students from minority backgrounds: the most of any school or college at UW-Madison.

SuccessWorks strives to collaboratively strengthen and sustain an inclusive campus where all students can develop and realize their career goals. We are proud to partner with employers who share our values.

Visit our Identity at Work page for resources that help students of diverse backgrounds and identities navigate the job or internship search process.

Identity at Work