Work with a supportive network of career coaches and academic advisors to immerse yourself in the possibilities for your future.
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Explore career paths
Take a deep dive into the School’s 11 business majors and see what roles exist in your areas of interest
Launch your plans into action
Participate in competitions and student orgs, receive personalized career guidance, and access internship opportunities
Track your progress
Follow along as you hit key milestones for your career exploration progress using Suitable, the Business Badger experience app.
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Our supportive staff is dedicated to helping students of all backgrounds develop and accomplish their individual career goals. We’ll help you navigate the vast array of industries, disciplines, and roles available in the world of business.
Career Engagement Studio
Visit the Career Engagement Studio—the physical hub of career programming for undergraduates in Grainger Hall. Meet with classmates on cocurricular projects there and participate in mock and real interviews in one of the space’s many breakout rooms.
Meet with a Career Coach
The career engagement team is your go-to resource for all things career exploration. Meet regularly with a career coach for Career Forward and learn how to best apply the skills you learn in the classroom to an impactful career.
Schedule a Coaching Session
Coaching sessions are scheduled through Starfish, the campus-wide advising app. Please come prepared with a list of topics you want to cover and an updated résumé.
- Career exploration and assessment
- Internship and job search strategies
- How to network
- Interview preparation and practice
- Job offers and negotiation
- Résumé/cover letter reviews
- Recruiting preparation
Resources for Current Students
Attend Career Events
- Career fairs
- Employer site visits and treks
- Networking events
- Interactive career exploration
- Recruiting preparation
- Job readiness workshops
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Suitable is an app tailored to your Business Badger experience. Use Suitable to follow your Career Forward pathway to reach your internship and job-related goals.
Career Development Fund
A scholarship for undergraduate business students who seek to participate in meaningful, career-oriented experiential learning. The fund helps offset the cost of unpaid or below market internships, networking events, or other professional development.
Submit a completed application via WiSH to be considered. Applications are reviewed on a monthly basis.
Business Career Resources
The Business Career Resources Canvas course has detailed recruiting roadmaps, interview guides, networking tips and other helpful resources. Use our resume template (DOCX) and cover letter template (DOCX) as a starting point for your application materials.
Internship Experience Credits
Wisconsin School of Business students have two options for receiving credit for an internship: General Business 450 or General Business 451.