Career Services

Mission Statement Top of Page

Career Services, in partnership with faculty, staff, community organizations, and employers, provides students and alumni with opportunities and resources to identify career goals and develop life-long career development skills.

What We Do Top of Page

  • Counsel students in the exploration, development, and implementation of their major and career plans. (Career plans can include graduate and professional school, academic and volunteer services, and/or employment activities).
  • Provide Career Assessments to students and alumni to help them identify their strengths, interests, skills, values, and personality traits in order to make educated career and life choices.
  • Teach career success strategies for successful transition from college to career.
  • Provide and Maintain Online Resources to serve online and on-campus students.
  • Connect students and alumni to the community and employers by providing a web-based recruiting system of postings for internship, volunteer, part-time, and full-time opportunities.
  • Provide a Network of Professionals to students and alumni by coordinating programming, resources, and events which offer opportunities for alumni and friends to connect with the university.

Events Top of Page

Career Services offers a variety of professional events throughout the year to provide students with opportunities and resources to identify and develop life-long career management skills and assist in the transition from college to career.  These events include, but are not limited to:

  • Networking Socials
  • Mock Interviews
  • Head of the Lakes Job and Internship Fair
  • 'Jacket Fest
  • On-campus Recruiting
  • Career Development Presentations
  • Etiquette Dinners
  • Majors & Minors Fair

One-On-One appointments with a Career Services staff member include, but are not limited to:

  • Career Counseling
  • Resume, Cover Letter, and Personal Statement Review
  • Job & Internship Search Assistance
  • Career and Major Exploration
  • Interview Preparation
  • Handshake Assistance
  • Graduate School Counseling
  • Networking and LinkedIn Support
  • Career Closet
  • Job Fair Preparation
  • Career and Personality Assessments

Handshake Top of Page

Handshake is a repository of job, internship, and volunteer opportunities, as well as a portal where students can upload and manage job search materials.  This specialized search program is catered to the degree programs at  UW-Superior.  Students and alumni have access to tens of thousands of on and off-campus jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities from UW-Superior to around the world.  Handshake also allows students and alumni to network, find and register for career events, and schedule appointments with campus offices. 

Career Closet Top of Page

Career Services provides a closet of professional and business clothing donated by community members and local businesses. This service is available to students at no charge, and students may keep the clothing they choose.

Career Services Contact Information Top of Page

Career Services
University of Wisconsin - Superior
Swenson Hall 1061
Belknap and Catlin Ave.
P.O. Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880
Phone: 715-394-8024
Office Hours:
M-F 7:45am - 4:30pm