SuccessWorks for Employers

SuccessWorks is a bridge connecting employers, jobs & internships to the 18,000+ talented, humble and hardworking students in the College of Letters & Science.

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 through in-person & virtual recruitment & networking activities.

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Partnership Program

Maximize your talent recruitment through diversity-focused recruiting, pipeline development, visits to classrooms & unparalleled brand opportunities & visibility on campus.

Learn About Partnerships

Explore Career Fairs

Multiple career fairs give employers opportunities to hire students from all majors on campus, or to focus in on students interested in specific fields and industries.

Career Fair Information

Sponsorship Opportunities

SuccessWorks offers easy opportunities at multiple levels for your organization to make an impression on the largest, most diverse student body at UW-Madison.

Sponsorship Information

A Hiring Pool of 18,000+ Undergraduates

graduating students

students participating in career programs & active on Handshake

of students engaged in career programs in Fall ’21

of total UW-Madison enrollment

academic departments & schools

of students complete an internship

Steps to Success: Annual Impact Report

Building from another year of sustained growth in student engagement, SuccessWorks has a multi-pronged approach, developing new online trainings, alumni mentorship and experience-based programs that scale up our student reach.

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Employers, Students Eager to Connect at Career Fair

“‘Employers are really seeking UW–Madison students,’ said Angie White, executive director of SuccessWorks at the College of Letters & Science. ‘We often get calls months in advance about when our career fairs will be scheduled.'”

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Skills for the Workforce in Every Industry

Review these major-specific Skills & Outcomes Sheets for ideas on how to recruit more students, including how to describe your positions in ways that appeal to students in specific majors. 

"SuccessWorks is kind of the glue between the students and our organization."


"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

Emily Pomykalski

Position title: Employer Relations Coordinator


Kathleen Rause

Position title: Associate Director of Internship Programs & Career Advisor: Nonprofit Management & Education


Seng Thao

Position title: Employer Relations Coordinator


Janine Yeh-Doolin

Position title: Recruiting & Events Coordinator


A Diverse Student Body & Commitment to Inclusion

The College of Letters & Science is home to the most diverse student body 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.

See our DEI Employer Resources for guidance on creating equitable and inclusive practices in the workplace that successfully recruit and retain L&S students.

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 DEI Employer Resources