Career Services has found that one of the most effective ways to reach out to students on career planning issues is by having strong relationships with the academic departments. Below are a few ways for us connect and share information.
Internships and Cooperative Education
The UW-La Crosse Cooperative Education and Internship Program is one of the largest centralized internship programs in Wisconsin. For more information on faculty/staff participation in the internship program click here. Career Services hosts frequent information sessions for students interested in internships. Click on the Career Events link for more information.
Presentations to classes and student organizations
Resources to help students with major and career decisions
Although not every UWL major is covered, What Can I do with this Major? can be a great resource to help students make major and career decisions. Additional resources are available on the left menu under Major and Career Exploration
Student Career Assistance
Extensive career resources are available on the Career Services website. Additionally, Career Services staff members are available to meet with students to discuss any of the following topics:
Faculty/Employer Networking Opportunities
Career Services encourages faculty and staff to participate in networking opportunities with employers. Here are a few ways faculty and staff can work with employers to further the career development of UWL students.
Writing Letters of Recommendation
Suggested Guidelines for Writing Recommendation Letters
UWL Employment and Internship Statistics
Data regarding student employment can be found here, and annual Internship Statistics can be found here.