5 Things to Do for Year 2

Congratulations on starting your second year at UW-Madison! Now that you’ve got a full year of experience in your college career, here are a few things you can get started with now to set yourself up for success in the coming years. And remember, we’re here to help you with every step along the way.

1. Build Your Resume

You’re going to need a resume to be ready for student jobs, internships, and other great opportunities while you’re at UW. We’re here to help, whether you’re building your resume from scratch or refining a draft.

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2. Enroll in a Career Course

By taking a one or three-credit Career Course, you can prepare for your career and get academic credit at the same time! These courses will help you explore your career interests, learn how to write a great resume and cover letter, make connections with alumni professionals and more.

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3. Get One-on-One Career Advising

Our Career & Internship Specialists can help you every step of the way with personalized advice, either in-person, online, or by phone.

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4. Get an Internship or Other Experience

There are lots of ways you can get experience to add to your resume, including internships, student jobs, part-time work, student org participation, job shadowing, and volunteering.

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5. Use Our Step-By-Step Career Guide

With our online Canvas course, Jobs, Internships & How to Get Them, you can find your next steps and get started at your own pace.

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