Career Center

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Every Tuesday (and occasionally Thursdays like today), join us here as we plan to highlight a few positions that we think you'll find particularly interesting. Learn more by checking out each pick on Handshake. While you're there, see what other interesting opportunities you find! Handshake is a great way to start exploring your career options and it is also the best way to stay informed on what you need to know as a job or internship seeker while you're a student here at U of M. Besides housing job & internship opportunities, Handshake also contains information about employer presentations, career fairs, work-shops, and on-campus interviews.


Don Beckwith, Career Coach

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DON'S PICK: Box, User Services Intern
APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 31, 2017

I chose this position because of the intersection between technologyuser experience and customer service. The customer service team seeks to "empower and inspire our customers to do amazing things" with their products. 

They are looking for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree in ANY FIELD! Someone who has marketing experience, outstanding communication skills, and an excellent problem solver! Sound like you? You should apply ASAP. 

If you are looking to head out West and work in a beautiful city, and in a fun and dynamic work environment this could be the job for you.  

Click here to view this position in Handshake


Joelle Fundaro, Coordinator

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JOELLE'S PICK: Sports Anchor/MMJ at Weigel Broadcasting Co.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 3, 2017

Have you ever wanted to have an impact on an audience? CBS 58 News is seeking a Sports Anchor/Multi-Media Journalist to complement our sports team. They cover the Green Bay Packers, Milwaukee Brewers, Milwaukee Bucks, Marquette, UW-Milwaukee, and the Wisconsin Badgers. Candidates will split anchor duties with two other members, shoot sports highlights and post-game coverage, turn packages on notable sports members of the community, and contribute to our website and social media platforms. They are seeking a candidate that can find us the story beyond the game or the press conference!

If this sounds interesting check it out :) 

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Kathleen McDonald, Career Advisor

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KATHLEEN'S PICK: Inside Sales Internship at Jellyvision
APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 1, 2017

Jellyvision is fun internet/software company based out of Chicago, IL that works with major clients, such as BestBuy, Comast, Adoe, Morningstar and more! Jellyvision's healthcare/benefits platform allows employees in various organizations the opportunity to make smart life decisions through their interactive employee communications platform and video game.

I thought that this posting sounded fun because Jellyvision has been listed as a top place to work in Chicago for the past three years. They're known for their awesome company culture- including social events, networking, and the ability to work on important projects. What are they looking for in this role? Students that are graduating in May/June 2017 that are available from June-August. They're looking for people interested in sales who aren't afraid to pick up the phone, so if this is you, be sure to check it out! I found this position by searching through paid positions in Chicago, IL in Business Development. 

Click here to view this position in Handshake