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University Honors Program

Careers + Alumni


Honors is about connections

You'll learn through the University Honors Program and your major that relationships are a big part of your success in college. Life after your undergraduate days is no different! We're working in Honors to create an Honors alumni community, both virtually and face to face. We look forward to helping you create and maintain close connections to your fellow Honors students, during college and after graduation. We also look forward to helping you forge connections with our amazing community of Honors alumni, the first of whom graduated with Honors in 1986!

Honors Graduates

We’re very proud of the accomplishments of the graduates of the University Honors Program. If you’d like to see who has gone before you on the honors path, take a look at the lists of previous Honors graduates.

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Honors Students

Nowhere better for career preparation

The University Honors Program takes careers seriously. Our mission is to help you develop intellectually, personally, and professionally at the highest possible levels. We do Honors career counseling; we devote much of our Senior Seminar, HNRS 400, to helping you learn how to speak convincingly and movingly about your UWEC Honors education. We can help you with your letters of application and write you letters of recommendation that highlight your particular Honors skills and achievements. 

In addition, UWEC has an outstanding Career Services office that helps you explore your aptitudes, write great resumes, learn to interview successfully, find internships, and search for jobs.

Learn about Career Services

Translate Honors into a rewarding career

The director of Honors and the outstanding people in UWEC's Career Services office are always ready to talk careers with you. And it's never too early to start networking with your peers and professors! You can also access Blugold CareerLink – it's a wonderful place to discover where your outstanding University Honors education could take you next. Thousands of jobs and internships are posted on BlugoldCareerLink at any given time.

Blugold Career Link

Blugold Honors alum tends to trails and words

In 2014 Rebekah Morrisson graduated from UW-Eau Claire with Honors in creative writing. Now she's writing about her life as a trail worker.

Read her CVWG article

How alumni can support Honors

A vigorous, vibrant, and innovative Honors Program attracts outstanding students to UW-Eau Claire. The program enables them to achieve a superb education and gives them the skills and values they need to become tomorrow's key leaders in their professions.

We invite you to help support our students' educational journeys in Honors. It's up to you...your gift might enable us to keep offering extraordinary Honors colloquia, to create new Honors opportunities and experiences, to fund Honors student scholarships, or to support strategic initiatives that will help make the University Honors Program a national leader in Honors education.

Contact the Honors office to find out more, or give today through the UWEC Foundation link below.

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More ways to support and engage with Honors

As we build our Honors alumni network, opportunities to serve and collaborate with Honors students and the University Honors Program will grow! Consider serving as a mentor for an Honors student, conducting mock interviews and career coaching in person or via telephone, or offering an internship during spring break or summer. You could also ask the Honors staff members to distribute ads for job or internship opportunities in your organization; we'd be delighted to send announcements to Honors Program students.

Help create our Honors Alumni network
We are excited to hear from you, learn your news and your contact information, collect your memories of your Honors experiences, and connect you with your current students and with your Honors friends and acquaintances. Please forward our invitation to fellow Honors students you may be in touch with!
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