How to Hire Students

The College of Letters & Science represents 65 majors and 45% of undergraduates at UW-Madison. SuccessWorks is your connection to this diverse, talented, humble and hardworking study body.

Schedule a  Strategy Consultation

Assistance With Handshake & Sharing Positions on Campus

Recruit From a Diverse Student Body

Connect With L&S Students

Career Fair Registrations Open July 1

Multiple in-person & virtual 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.

Learn more about Fall Career Fairs.

Recruit Diverse Students

SuccessWorks is committed to working with employers to provide equitable and inclusive practices in recruiting and the workplace. Work with us to build an approach that works best for your organization.

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"L&S graduates are the ones moving up in our organization."

Milwaukee Tool

“The SuccessWorks team is the ultimate solution in closing the gap between us and the university. They are a huge resource for our talent pipeline, community outreach and employer branding initiatives. The team helps us stay connected to events and students on campus, works with us to find out our needs, and meets our needs by connecting us to their vast network and resources on campus.”

Yahara Software

Student Programs Boost Recruitment

Employers with intentional involvement in student programs have better recruitment outcomes. Here’s how you can build a relationship with SuccessWorks that strengthens your hiring agenda:

  • Attend a networking event, or work with us to create a new one
  • Participate in student development events, like Mock Interviews, Fair Prep Nights and workshops
  • Join our on-demand list for faculty and staff event requests
  • Consult with our Career Advisors on how to prepare students, company updates or changing industry trends
  • Notify us of changes in company recruiter contacts
  • Chat with our team for end-of-term or summer debrief check-ins
  • Report hires to the SuccessWorks Employer Relations Team

Personalized assistance through comprehensive services for employers:

  • Free consultation on recruitment strategy
  • Shared knowledge and information on our college, students and UW-Madison
  • Posting jobs on Handshake and assistance with using the system
  • Referrals to relevant staff on campus

Post Jobs & Internships

Use Handshake to connect with over 18,000 Letters & Science students, plus candidates from all other UW-Madison schools and colleges.

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Schedule a Strategy Consultation

Angie is available for phone and in-person consultations to develop a plan for your recruitment process. These one-on-one or group sessions will get you started on the best approach to connecting with our students and meeting your recruiting goals.

Angie White

Interim Executive Director, Director of Internships & Employer Services

Assistance With Handshake & Sharing Positions on Campus

Janine can assist with your inquiries about how to best share your job or internship posting on campus. She can also help you with general questions about how to get the most out of Handshake and participation in career fairs.

Janine Yeh

Recruiting & Events Coordinator

Recruit From a Diverse Student Body

Check out Employer Diversity, Equity & Inclusion resources from SuccessWorks, and get in touch with Angie to talk about your organization’s diversity recruitment goals and how we can help you meet them. Together, we can work to provide equitable and inclusive practices in recruiting and the workplace.

Angie White

Interim Executive Director, Director of Internships & Employer Services

UW-Madison Recruiting Policy

“This document outlines the policies and expectations that regulate employers’ recruitment activities on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. These policies are designed to create a recruiting environment that is fair and equitable for all UWMadison students. The policies are also intended to make recruiters’ efforts to attract talented students fair and efficient for all employers.” Continue reading.