Through your work experiences, you can get valuable training, assess work environments, investigate specific career field challenges, and also clarify and confirm your career interests. Before investing time and study in a career field that may not be a good fit, verify that your choice is a good match with your priorities by gaining insight and understanding of day-to-day responsibilities in the field.
What resources are available for finding a great part-time job or internship?
- The Student Job Center offers a searchable list of postings for part-time and summer employment.
- Handshake is another resource to find part-time positions and internships targeted for UW-Madison students, both on and off campus.
- Connect with advisors, professors, and older students in your department to gain additional information about work experiences and internships that would be a good fit.
Meet with a Career Advisor to discuss how to find a job in further detail. Career advisors can also assist you with your résumé, interviewing preparation, and searching process. Use Starfish to schedule an appointment a Career Advisor or call (608) 262-1755 to schedule a mutual meeting time.