YOUR STEPS TO JOB & INTERNSHIP SUCCESS
Step 4: Get Jobs & Internships
When you’re ready to seize opportunity, we’ll help you land the position or grad school acceptance.
Explore Upcoming Programs & Events
Whether you’re a first-year student or just about to graduate, SuccessWorks events & programs will help you move up!
“My internship was unpaid, but I received support from the SuccessWorks Internship Fund! SuccessWorks made this all possible for me.”
Political Science, ’24
“I’m inspired by the notion that UW-Madison has equipped me not only with knowledge but also with the resilience and determination to reach new heights.“
Economics, Psychology, ’24
“SuccessWorks is all about helping students make the most of the value they get from a Letters & Science degree. Our greatest strength is that we’re rooted in a college with wonderful instructors, faculty, researchers and staff who are preparing students to thrive in a workforce that’s evolving rapidly.”
SuccessWorks Executive Director
SuccessWorks for Employers
SuccessWorks is a bridge connecting employers to the 18,000+ talented, humble and hardworking students in the most diverse college at UW-Madison. Learn about recruitment opportunities, career program sponsorships and the SuccessWorks Employer Partnership Program.
SuccessWorks Marks First-Gen College Celebration with Virtual Alumni Career Panel
As SuccessWorks recognizes the annual First-Generation College Celebration, we’re excited to share more about our dedication to serving the diverse and talented community of first-gen students at UW-Madison and feature the stories of some of those students who work right here in our office.
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.
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.'”
Angie White Named Executive Director of SuccessWorks
“‘I am thrilled to name Angie White as the next Executive Director of SuccessWorks,’ says Eric Wilcots, Dean of the College of Letters & Science. ‘Angie has demonstrated extraordinary leadership, deep understanding of the career services landscape, and a profound commitment to the success of our students.’”
SuccessWorks Internship Fund Helps Students Translate Classroom Skills to Careers
This summer, SuccessWorks is financially supporting 72 College of Letters & Science students across more than 35 majors for in-person and remote internships that bring skills learned in the classroom to Wisconsin and the world.
SuccessWorks Helps L&S Students Translate Majors Into Careers
“A Letters & Science degree gives students the critical preparation they need to thrive in a rapidly changing global workplace, teaching them communication, critical thinking, leadership and problem-solving skills, all of which we know employers are seeking.”
Survey Shows UW Graduates Have High Rates of Job Placements
“The survey found that 71% of recent graduates that were looking for a job received an offer by the time they graduated last year.”
What You Can Do With Your L&S Major
Check out Major Skills & Outcomes Sheets to explore your major’s transferable skills, alumni job titles, frequent employers of your majors and words of advice from alumni in your major who have found success following their passions.
Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion
SuccessWorks stands in solidarity with all members of the UW-Madison community who are engaging in the important work to combat systemic racism in our country and to foster a more equitable, inclusive, and just society. We’re here to support you in leveraging your education to be the leaders who make positive change, now and in the future.
The College of Letters & Science endeavors to make academic excellence inclusive by sustaining a community of free inquiry in which people of diverse race, ethnicity, cultures, veteran status, marital status, socio-economic level, national origin, religious belief, physical ability, sexual orientation, age, class, political ideology and lifestyle participate in, contribute to and benefit equally from a liberal arts education based on the Wisconsin Idea — one in which we all contribute to advancing society.