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Resources for Students

CDC Services Brochure in PDF

Job Listings and On-campus Interviews

PantherJobs is the primary web based resource that connects UWM students with local and national employers through jobs postings, resume referrals, and on-campus interviews.

Whether you are a current student looking for an on-campus job, part-time position, internship, or full-time employment, PantherJobs has something for you!

UWM Student Jobs and Workstudy Positions

The CDC website connects you to the primary online sites that post student jobs.

However, keep in mind that not all on-campus and workstudy positions are posted online. Based on your interests, identify departments, offices, and professors you may want to work for and contact them directly to inquire about job opportunities.

Career Counseling and Advising

CDC Career Counseling Process & Policies Brochure in PDF

Available to students by appointment. A counselor/advisor can assist you with...

  • Identifying majors and careers that match your interests, values, skills, and personality.
  • Researching careers and exploring careers related to academic majors.
  • Gaining related work experience while in school and upon graduation.
  • Developing short and long-term career goals.

Before scheduling an appointment, use our online resources for identifying majors and careers that match you and for researching careers and career options for various majors.

Job Search Support

Available to students by appointment. A counselor/advisor can assist you with...

  • Mastering and implementing effective job search strategies.
  • Identifying advertised and unadvertised positions.
  • Developing strong resumes and cover letters.
  • Preparing for interviews and salary negotiations.
  • Developing short and long-term job search goals.

Before scheduling an appointment, use our online resources to learn about effective job search strategies, developing resumes and cover letters, and preparing for interviews and salary negotiations.

Courses and Workshops

Ed Psy 101: Planning Your Major and Career

Offered Fall and Spring semesters (2 credits - pass/fail course)

Learn about :
  • Careers/majors that fit your interests, values, and skills.
  • Valuable ways to research careers and majors.
  • Making effective career decisions and setting goals for your future.
  • Career-related experiences that help you gain marketable skills

Ed Psy 301: Successful Career Transitions

Offered Fall and Spring semesters (2 credits - pass/fail course)

Learn about :
  • Career search confidence.
  • Employment goal setting.
  • Effective resumes, cover letters, and emails.
  • Improving job search confidence.
  • Networking, social media, and the hidden job market.
  • Career fair preparation.
  • Effective interviewing skills.
  • Grad school exploration.
For more information, student feedback, and the course syllabus, click: Ed. Psy 301

Career Days and Job Fairs

On campus career days and job fairs are free and open to UWM students. They offer the opportunity to gather first-hand information about careers and jobs in business, non-profit, health care, education, military, and law enforcement as well as submit your resume(s) for summer jobs, internships, and part-time and full-time positions.

Shows on the Road

If you have an audience, we have a speaker. Arrange a career related presentation for your student organization, academic class, residence hall, or group of friends.

To bring a CDC speaker to your group you'll need at least 10 participants and a two-week advance notice. Your audience must be UWM students.

To coordinate a workshop for your group, please complete the Show on the Road Program Request Form.