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Beyond the classroom, UW-Eau Claire offers a variety of ways to apply your knowledge and theory. Internships are in high demand, and finding the right one is made easy through alumni connection programs, fairs, and online resume and job postings.
Regardless of the path you're on, the Career Services office can help you chart a course to success! With the most extensive Career Services office in the Midwest, our advisers help you select the right major and land that first job with resume writing tips, mock interviews and more.
"Having an internship gives you a chance to apply what you're learning in the classroom. I learned so much about the world of journalism and connected with important people in the industry." -Gina Duwe, 2004 grad, winner of Ann Devroy Fellowship, pictured with MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell.
Make a lasting impression. Hands-on experience speaks volumes about your proven ability to think creatively, work in teams, and approach problems with thoughtful action. The medical school applications for these biology/pre-med students will get more than a passing glance.
Once a Blugold, always a Blugold. Alum keep their ties with the university- whether it's attending sporting events, setting up scholarship funds, or helping students find career paths and jobs. This local alum, President of Royal Credit Union, makes time for students like you.
Experience doesn't always come in the expected forms of internships and jobs. Service learning, student teaching, field research, nursing clinicals, and for this music therapy student - school room visits, show that rich experiences are valued and encountered across all majors.
Work and play! Professional student organizations provide you the opportunity to learn about your major and career while enjoying the friendship of those with similar interests. Regular meetings, company tours in Chicago, insightful speakers, and fundraisers all add to your experience.
Employers tell us it's not enough to just have a degree, they want students who come with experience - and that's something you will get!
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Ask an Alum is a great program to connect you with Blugold alumni around the world; alumni who can help you choose the right path and find success.