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Spring 2022 Events

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Date: Wednesday, April 6, 2022
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Virtual on Zoom - Register Here!
Event Description: Join UW-Whitewater & Kerry for an informative virtual visit!  You'll learn about their company, their job & internship opportunities, and what they look for in candidates!

Kerry (Beloit, WI + additional Wisconsin & national locations) hires many majors, including Biology, Chemistry, General Business, Management, Supply Chain Management, Finance, International Business, Accounting, Economics, Business Analytics, Occupational Safety, Environmental Science & more!  Over 100 UW-Whitewater graduates have been hired at Kerry in the past!

 There are currently over 60 Wisconsin job opportunities available and more nationwide (see https://jobs.kerry.com for current postings). They’ll also speak about their internships in areas like Supply Chain, Finance & Marketing!

 

By participating in this Virtual Career Trek, you can engage with industry professionals, expand your network, learn about career possibilities and find out what Kerry looks for in applicants!

This event is part of the UW System Virtual Career Treks Spring 2022 series, hosted every Wednesday at 12:00 PM. Attending a Virtual Career trek is an opportunity to engage with industry professionals, expand your network, and increase your awareness of career possibilities.

Click here to view the schedule of upcoming Virtual Career Treks, register to attend a Trek, and to view past (recorded) Career Treks.

For questions, contact Career Services at  career@uww.edu or 262-472-1472.

UW System Career Treks

Date: Wednesday, April 6, 2022
Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Hyland Hall Room 2203
Event Description: Are you interested in learning more about career paths in the field of entrepreneurship? If so, we encourage you to attend a special panel discussion on "Careers In....Entrepreneurship". Join these speakers to learn more:

  • AnnaMaria Bliven, Founder/Executive Director - Onward & Upward
  • Kelly Hackney, Founder - Caffeine with Kelly
  • Tyler Papenfuss, Founder - South Central Landscapes, LLC
  • Meg Schmitz, Francise Expert and Business Coach

"Careers In..." is a speaker panel series intended to allow students to network and engage with professionals in various areas of the business world so they can gather new information that will assist them in either solidifying their decisions on program major/career or help them identify one.  There will be opportunities to ask questions of the panel and engage in networking. This event is open to ALL STUDENTS and pre-registration is encouraged, but not required.

Learn more at: https://uww.joinhandshake.com/events/1014612/share_preview

For questions, contact Career Services at  career@uww.edu 

Date: Monday, April 11, 2022
Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Hyland Hall Room 2203
Event Description: Are you interested in learning more about career paths in the field of real estate? If so, we encourage you to attend a special panel discussion on "Careers In....Real Estate". Join these speakers to learn more:

  • Julie Budrow (Residential Agent - First Weber Realtors)
  • Kat Mawhinney (VP & Loan Officer - First Citizens Bank Whitewater)
  • Kari Schutz (Senior VP of Real Estate Management - Hendricks Commercial Properties)
  • Jacob Sheets (Founder/Owner - Jacob Sheets Real Estate Team, eXp Realty)
  • Rick Nelson (Senior VP of Development - Hendricks Commercial Properties)

"Careers In..." is a speaker panel series intended to allow students to network and engage with professionals in various areas of the business world so they can gather new information that will assist them in either solidifying their decisions on program major/career or help them identify one.  There will be opportunities to ask questions of the panel and engage in networking. This event is open to ALL STUDENTS and pre-registration is encouraged, but not required.

 This event is open to ALL STUDENTS and pre-registration is encouraged, but not required.  View the event in Handshake here.

For questions, contact Career Services at  career@uww.edu or 262-472-1472.

Date: Friday, April 22, 2022
Time:9:30am - 2:45pm
Location: University Center Room 259 (Connor Conference Room) at UW-Whitewater
Primary Majors:  All majors invited!
Event Description: During this fair, students from all institutions will have the opportunity of networking with Graduate Schools and Employer Recruiters.  

To view additional information, including a list of attending organizations and availalable opportunities/graduate programs, visit the fair page in Handshake.

UW System Career Trek Logo

Dates: Wednesdays from February 2, 2022 - April 27, 2022
Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm
Location: Virtual on Zoom
Event Description:  Traditionally, a Career Trek is a site visit that companies provide. It’s a unique chance to learn about a company of interest, any job or internship opportunities they have available, and what they might look for in candidates that apply. The Career Services Offices across the UW-System have teamed up to provide 13 weeks of Virtual Career Treks in the Spring of 2022, hosted every Wednesday at 12:00 PM. Attending a Virtual Career trek is an opportunity to engage with industry professionals, expand your network, and increase your awareness of career possibilities.

Spring 2022 Schedule

Click here to view the full schedule of upcoming Virtual Career Treks, register to attend a Trek, and to view past (recorded) Career Treks from Fall 2020, Spring 2021, Fall 2021 & Spring 2022.

For questions, contact Career Services at career@uww.edu or 262-472-1472.

Event Description:  Stop by our virtual Resume Doctor WebEx room for a FREE resume check up in preparation for the Spring Hawk Career Fair!  Career Services staff will provide a quick review of your resume with suggestions for improvements.   There is no preregistration for this event, just stop by with your resume!

Location: Virtual on WebEx

Time: 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Dates:

  • Tuesday, February 8, 2022
  • Wednesday, February 9, 2022
  • Thursday, February 10, 2022
  • Monday, February 14, 2022

Date: Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Time: 11:00am - 3:30pm
Location: University Center (Hamilton Room - 164; Old Main Ballroom - 275; Connor Conference Room - 259)
Primary Majors: General Business, General Management, Supply Chain/Operations Management, Human Resources, Marketing, Communication, Journalism, International Business and Entrepreneurship, Sociology, Criminology, Psychology, Social Work, Legal Studies, Political Science, Public Policy & Administration, Women’s & Gender Studies, Education, Film Studies, History, Human Performance, English, International Studies, French, German, Spanish, Japanese Studies, Music, Theatre

Event Description: This is Day 1 of the Spring Hawk Career Fair, specifically for the majors listed above.   However, any student or alumni may attend either or both days of the fair!  Be sure to attend if you are looking for full-time positions and internships! 

To view additional information, including a list of attending organizations and availalable opportunities, visit the fair page in Handshake.

Need help preparing?   Visit our Career Fair Preparation page for tips

Date: Wednesday, February 16, 2022
Time: 11:00am - 3:30pm
Location: University Center (Hamilton Room - 164; Old Main Ballroom - 275; Connor Conference Room - 259)
Primary Majors: Information Technology, Computer Science, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Analytics, Media Arts & Game Development, Art/Graphic Design, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Geography, Environmental Science, Physics, Integrated Science/Business

Event Description: This is Day 2 of the Spring Hawk Career Fair, specifically for the majors listed above.   However, any student or alumni may attend either or both days of the fair!  Be sure to attend if you are looking for full-time positions and internships! 

To view additional information, including a list of attending organizations and availalable opportunities, visit the fair page in Handshake.

Need help preparing?   Visit our Career Fair Preparation page for tips

Dates: Any date
Times: Any time
Location: Video Recording, available 2/6/22

Event Description: Career Services staff have developed a Career Fair preparation presentation designed to help students prepare for the upcoming Hawk Career Fair. Learn how to view and research the employers attending each day of the fair & best market yourself to potential employers.   This is not a live event;  click this link to watch the video at any time.  

If you have questions related to preparing for the Career Fair, email career@uww.edu with your questions or schedule an appointment wtih your career advisor by calling 262-472-1471.

Date: Wednesday, February 16, 2022
Times: 

  • All Industries: 10:00am - 12:00pm
  • Construction Industry: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: UW-Whitewater Community Engagement Center Rooms 108/109 at 1260 W. Main Street, Whitewater, WI  (next to Wal-Mart)
Primary Majors:  Occupational Safety, Environmental Safety & Health MS
Event Description:This fair is open to student and alumni Safety-related majors looking for full-time positions and internships!

To view additional information, including a list of attending organizations and availalable opportunities, visit the  fair page in Handshake.

Date: Thursday, March 31, 2022
Time: 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Virtual on Handshake
Event Description:  The Wisconsin Education Recruitment Fair (WERF) is an educator fair held in Wisconsin early in the hiring season. Candidates who are interested in working in the K-12 school setting will have a chance to engage with school districts from Wisconsin and through the U.S. as you explore their K-12 opportunities. This is the perfect venue to connect with employers and to learn more about what they are looking for in candidates for their district.   

To view additional information, including a list of attending organizations and availalable opportunities, visit the fair page in Handshake.