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Each has an important role in the Letters & Science Career Initiative. Generous mentoring, accessible advising, thoughtful teaching and critical thinking about the future all add up to success.
L&S Career Initiative News
The internship advantage
It’s hard to overstate the importance of internships. They let students test out career paths, gain valuable skills and make connections in the field. According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, a full 95 percent of employers consider it a factor in hiring decisions. L&S students like Grace Corry find experience in the working world a powerful launchpad to successful careers.Read More »
Investing in students
Inspired by their sons’ experiences at UW-Madison, the Konner family supports the L&S Career Initiative in launching other students on paths to success.
Kevah and Michele Konner witnessed their sons’ journeys on many visits to Madison over the years. Inspired by what they were seeing, they wanted to give back to the university to help other students thrive. When they learned about the College of Letters & Science Career Initiative, they were moved by its practical yet powerful mission in teaching students to leverage their liberal arts educations into successful careers.Read More »
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