Employer Partnership Program

Elevate your brand and build a long-lasting, ROI-driven recruiting relationship with the largest, most diverse school at UW-Madison. Get unparalleled access to talented pool of 18,000+ undergraduate students from 65 undergraduate majors.

Start the Partnership Conversation

Classroom Visits
GOLD

Present to classrooms of highly-engaged students focusing on career development. Visit virtually or in-person up to twice per semester, to discuss topics like industry trends & your organization.

Recruitment Strategy & Pipeline Development
GOLD, SILVER, BRONZE

We collaborate closely with Employer Partners to develop outcomes-driven strategies to fulfill your hiring needs, from internships to full-time positions.

Diversity-Focused Recruiting
GOLD, SILVER

SuccessWorks staff have the knowledge and campus connections to help you build a hiring operation that reaches students from diverse backgrounds.

Elevated Brand & Campus Visibility
GOLD, SILVER, BRONZE

Get unprecedented brand visibility online (225,000 visits/year), in email marketing (18,000+ students reached), and in high-traffic spaces on campus like Career Fairs & Prep Nights.

Partnership Levels

This is an accordion element with a series of buttons that open and close related content panels.

Gold: $10,000 per year

Recruitment Strategy & Pipeline Development:

SuccessWorks has a proven track record of increasing student engagement in career development activities. Gold-level partners benefit from regular consultations with expert SuccessWorks staff to build, hone, and adjust your recruitment strategies:

    • Summer strategy session
    • Mid-fall semester check-in
    • End-of-year recap & prep for spring
    • Mid-spring semester check-in
    • Additional consultations available as needed

Diversity-Focused Recruiting:

Effective outreach and engagement of students from diverse backgrounds requires an intentional approach. Gold-level Employer Partners benefit from custom consultation on building a recruitment strategy to reach students from diverse backgrounds. Additional benefits include featured employer status at SuccessWorks programs that specifically serve students from diverse backgrounds, including:

    • The UW Madison Equity and Inclusion Career & Internship Fair, plus Prep Night event
    • The Empowering You Conference, a career development program for first-generation, low-income students, students of color, students from rural background, and students with documented disabilities
    • Diversity networking events & panels
    • Job Shadows

Classroom Visits:

Meet students where they are: On campus. Gold-level partners get unparalleled access to early-level, highly motivated students in three career-development courses (700 students enrolled/year). Visit courses virtually or in-person up to twice per semester, to discuss topics like industry trends, career development, your organization’s future, and more.

Elevated Brand & Campus Visibility:

COMMUNICATIONS

Consult with the SuccessWorks Marketing Team up to two times per year to build a custom messaging strategy to elevate your brand and share specific opportunities with 18,000+ students through SuccessWorks email, web and social media:

    • “Featured Employer” logos and messaging included online (225,000 impressions/year), in the SuccessWorks lobby (4,500 impressions/year), and at high-traffic networking and diversity events
    • Feature article spotlighting your organization tailored for student audience & sent to all 18,000+ students
    • Specific jobs, internships, events/programs from employer shared with students via email up to four times per semester

CAREER FAIRS

Partners get priority placement at all-campus Career & Internship Fairs, plus recognition at high-engagement Career Fair Prep Night events. Prep Nights help you get to know students before the Fair by reviewing their resumes and elevator pitches in a more casual setting. Your organization will receive Featured Employer recognition through event promotions, event branding and opportunities for your organization to share swag giveaways at the event. 

Silver: $5,000 per year

Recruitment Strategy & Pipeline Development:

SuccessWorks has a proven track record of increasing student engagement in career development activities. Silver-level partners benefit from regular consultations with expert SuccessWorks staff to build, hone, and adjust your recruitment strategies.

Diversity-Focused Recruiting:

Effective outreach and engagement of students from diverse backgrounds requires an intentional approach. Gold-level Employer Partners benefit from custom consultation on building a recruitment strategy to reach students from diverse backgrounds. Additional benefits include featured employer status at SuccessWorks programs that specifically serve students from diverse backgrounds, including:

    • The UW Madison Equity and Inclusion Career & Internship Fair, plus Prep Night event
    • The Empowering You Conference, a career development program for first-generation, low-income students, students of color, students from rural background, and students with documented disabilities
    • Diversity networking events & panels
    • Job Shadows

Elevated Brand & Campus Visibility:

COMMUNICATIONS

Share specific opportunities with 18,000+ students through SuccessWorks email, web and social media:

    • “Featured Employer” logos and messaging included online (225,000 impressions/year), in the SuccessWorks lobby (4,500 impressions/year), and at high-traffic networking and diversity events
    • Specific jobs, internships, events/programs from employer shared with students via email up to two times per semester

CAREER FAIRS

Partners get priority placement at all-campus Career & Internship Fairs, plus recognition at high-engagement Career Fair Prep Night events. Prep Nights help you get to know students before the Fair by reviewing their resumes and elevator pitches in a more casual setting. Your organization will receive Featured Employer recognition through event promotions, event branding and opportunities for your organization to share swag giveaways at the event.

Bronze: $2,500 per year

Recruitment Strategy & Pipeline Development:

SuccessWorks has a proven track record of increasing student engagement in career development activities. Bronze-level partners benefit from regular consultations with expert SuccessWorks staff to build, hone, and adjust your recruitment strategies.

Brand & Campus Visibility:

COMMUNICATIONS

Share specific opportunities with 18,000+ students through SuccessWorks email, web and social media:

    • “Featured Employer” logos and messaging included online (225,000 impressions/year), in the SuccessWorks lobby (4,500 impressions/year), and at high-traffic networking and diversity events
    • Specific jobs, internships, events/programs from employer shared with students via email up to one time per semester

CAREER FAIRS

Partners get priority placement at all-campus Career & Internship Fairs, plus recognition at high-engagement Career Fair Prep Night events. Prep Nights help you get to know students before the Fair by reviewing their resumes and elevator pitches in a more casual setting. Your organization will receive Featured Employer recognition through event promotions, event branding and opportunities for your organization to share swag giveaways at the event.

Individual Sponsorship Opportunities: $250 - $2,000

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 opportunities include:

    • New Student Welcome Event (500 students attending; brand exposure in promotion to ALL first-year students)
    • Online Career Course (5,000+ students and growing)
    • SuccessWorks Career Closet (promotion to all 18,000+ students, plus targeted exposure to 2,600+ low-income students)

Learn more about these sponsorship opportunities. 

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

A Hiring Pool of 18,000+ Undergraduates

3,500 graduating students per year

10,000+ students active on Handshake

40% of all students engaged in career development programs in Fall ’21

45% of total UW-Madison enrollment

39 academic departments & schools

55% of students complete at least one internship

"We put a history major, a computer science major, and a psychology major in the same room, and the problem solving is magical."

Epic

"One thing that we like about SuccessWorks is their concept of Career Communities... It allows us to focus on specific occupations in working with the career counselors here, helping students navigate their world as they move from college to professional life."

American Family Insurance

Start the Partnership Conversation

Contact Duane Cooper, Director of Employer Development, to learn more about Partnership Levels, and how SuccessWorks can elevate your brand and improve your recruitment outcomes at UW-Madison.

Duane Cooper

Position title: Director of Employer Development

Email: duane.cooper@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-265-9205