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Student Support Services offers a variety of programming. These spring events will help students get to know each other better and develop skills to enhance their college experience.

Student Success Program Events

Practical Tips for Scholarships

Facilitators: Faith Pawelski, SSS Tutoring Coordinator; UWEC Center for Writing Excellence

Many scholarships are available to students at UW-Eau Claire, but how do you locate them and write applications that get results? Gain tips that could help you acquire additional funds for your education.


Facilitator: Jasmine Case, Coordinator for Service-Learning and First-Year Experience

UW-Eau Claire’s Service-Learning requirement is a great way to give back to the community while exploring interests and building skills. Learn how to get started making the most of this opportunity.

Resume and Cover Letter Writing

Facilitator: SSS Career and Academic Services Coordinator

Learn how to present your skills and experiences in a way that will enhance your chances of being called for an interview. You will learn strategies for writing effective resumes and cover letters, as well as how to adapt these materials for different positions and purposes.

Student-Faculty Research

Facilitator: Executive Director, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

Working with faculty on undergraduate research could be a highlight of your college experience. Learn more about student-faculty research opportunities, benefits of the experience, and how to get started. Hear from SSS students about their research experience.

Career Conference Tour

Facilitator: SSS Career and Academic Services Coordinator

UW-Eau Claire’s Spring Career Conference will feature over 120 employers offering internships and full-time positions. Join us to tour the conference and receive tips on how to make a positive impression on employment recruiters.

TRIO Day Celebration

Facilitator:  SSS Director

TRIO Day is an opportunity to draw campus attention to the achievements of TRIO programs and their student participants. Join students from four different TRIO projects for refreshments, informational sessions, and an awards ceremony. Numerous door prizes will be awarded to those in attendance.

Using Online Career-Networking Platforms

Facilitator: Melody Manteufel, Outreach Counselor, Career Services

Learn how to enhance your use of Handshake and LinkedIn to gain access to employment opportunities. Gain advice on how to use these platforms effectively, including how to develop your profile, reach out to employers, and sign up for job interviews.

Researching Careers

Facilitator: SSS Career and Academic Services Coordinator

Uncertain about your major or career direction? Learn about user-friendly resources that can help you identify careers that are consistent with your interests, skills, and values.

Internships: The Bride to a Satisfying Career

Facilitator: Alyssa Slaby, Career Counselor, Career Services

All students are strongly advised to have at least one professional internship during college. Don’t wait until you’re a senior to start looking. This session will offer practical advice on how you can locate internships now that will give you a career edge.

SSS Recognition Celebration

Facilitator: SSS Director

SSS will honor program participants who are graduating in May, as well as those who have a high GPA or have served as mentors or Advisory Board members during the academic year.

Graduate School Panel

Facilitator: SSS Career and Academic Services Coordinator

Are you thinking of graduate or professional school, but finding the whole process a bit intimidating?  Bring your questions and concerns for our panel of alumni. We will discuss credential building, selection of appropriate graduate school programs, the application process, financing the degree, etc.

Fuel Up for Finals

Take a break during finals to relax and have some treats. The SSS staff invites all program participants to stop by the SSS office for refreshments on the first day of final exams.


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