Career Services

Career-focused support for UW-Stout students, alumni, and employers.
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99% Graduates Employed or Continuing Education

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56 Fortune 500 Employers Hire UW-Stout Graduates

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$58K Average Starting Salary of UW-Stout Graduates

Career-Ready on Day One

We help students and alumni navigate their career journeys, starting on day one. From crafting a resume to searching for an internship or professional position, Career Services helps bridge the gap between lab and classroom learning to real world experience. With 1,000+ paid and unpaid industry-sponsored internships, 100% of students graduate with applied-learning experience.

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How UW-Stout Students Stack Up Across the U.S.

Within six months of graduation, 99% of graduates (undergraduate and advanced degrees) were employed, continuing or planning to continue their education, or serving in the military or in a service program. In terms of career-readiness skills, Blue Devils outperform recent graduates across the nation.

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Career Conference

350+ employers on campus each semester recruiting for internships, co-ops, & full-time professional positions.
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Co-ops & Internships

The Co-op & Internship Program puts our polytechnic mission into action through applied, experiential learning.
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Events & Programs

Attend professional development & networking events. Explore programs that combine career readiness & hands-on learning.
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Find a Job or Internship

Handshake connects students with employers for on-campus jobs, internships, and professional positions.

Student Success Stories

Mechanical engineering major Julia Hellquist had four internships with General Motors before graduating and beginning a full-time job with the company as an engineer.

Internships lead to job, award

Julia Hellquist wasn’t sure at first if higher education was the right choice for her.
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Jessica Cook looks at some of the Swannies Golf apparel she designed and which is on sale at a retail store, one of many across the country that sells the clothing.

Designing a career

At first glance, Jessica Cook’s career and education don’t seem like a match: a business degree and passion for apparel.
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UW-Stout construction major Isaiah Hoyord is interning this summer on a building project at his former high school, Iola-Scandinavia.

Hoyord interning at former school

Construction major Isaiah Hoyord could have been a bit intimidated when he walked on the job for his first internship.
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I’m fully ready to step into the workforce after I graduate.
Julia Hellquist B.S. Mechanical Engineering

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Employers want to hire the best candidates. Students want to obtain the best opportunities. We help bridge that gap.

Career Services Partners

Being a UW-Stout Career Services partner provides you the benefit of closely collaborating with Career Services to identify your strategic focus for your recruitment at UW-Stout and to build deep connections on campus. Learn more and register for 2024-2025.

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Career connections: Greenheck Group recognized as UW-Stout’s Employer of the Year Featured Image

Career connections: Greenheck Group recognized as UW-Stout’s Employer of the Year

Greenheck Group has a dynamic collaborative relationship with UW-Stout.
‘Exceptional’: General Motors internships lead to job as engineer, national award Featured Image

‘Exceptional’: General Motors internships lead to job as engineer, national award

Julia Hellquist wasn’t sure at first if higher education was the right choice for her. No one in her family previously had gone to college.
Polytechnic advantage: Graduates see average starting salary rise to $58,000 Featured Image

Polytechnic advantage: Graduates see average starting salary rise to $58,000

In pure dollars and cents, the value of a degree from UW-Stout has never been greater.