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L&S Career Initiative News
Focusing Early on Career Path
Rebekah Paré is an object lesson in the career path of a liberal arts major. She was a graduate student in German and musicology at UW-Madison when she got a job putting her teaching experience to work helping advise students on their career paths. Something clicked.Read More »
UW gets $360,501 Career-Ready Internship Grant
A grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corp. is anticipated to support 205 new paid internships during the 2015-2018 academic years. Internships are critical to career prep, but many students can't afford an unpaid stint with an organization. This grant will help.Read More »
Surveys show L&S alumni flourishing
Data from two comprehensive surveys, conducted as part of the L&S Career Initiative (LSCI), show L&S alumni are reaping the benefits of those widely-applicable skills after graduation. Nearly 90 percent of respondents are employed full-time, attending graduate school or both. This beats the national average by almost 20%.
An innovative class connects college and careers Read More »
Q&A with L&S mentor Steve Pogorzelski Read More »
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