Home to more than 3,200 undergraduates, 900 graduate students and 115 Farm and Industry Short Course students, CALS has a reputation among employers as a source of high-achieving students with a strong work ethic, integrity and sense of community.

Employer Guide
Read our booklet created especially for employers that provides data and information about connecting with CALS students.

Post a Job or Internship
Handshake is CALS Career Services’ web-based recruiting software that can enhance your organization’s exposure on campus and allows UW-Madison students and alumni to access posted positions.

Recruit on Campus
Employers are welcome on campus to recruit students through campus-wide career fairs, information sessions and on-campus interviews. Contact us at career@cals.wisc.edu. UW-Madison hosts two campus wide Career and Internship Fairs each September and February. Visit careerfair.wisc.edu/upcoming-fairs/ for registration and more information.

Career Fairs & Exploration Events

  • Mock Career Fair | February 22 from 3:00 pm- 4:30 pm CST
    This virtual event is a great way to make sure that you understand how the Handshake Virtual Career Fair platform works, work through any technical issues, and get some recommendations on how to make the most of your time with an employer.
    Learn more and RSVP on Handshake
  • Science Health & Research Fair | February 25 from 4:00 pm-7:00 pm CST
    This virtual event is for students seeking positions related to science, health and research.
    Learn more and RSVP on Handshake
  • Biohealth Connector | March 11 from 11:00 am-1:00 pm CST
    This is not a career fair, rather a low-stakes exploratory networking event. Students will have the opportunity to sign up and meet with employers in a group setting with your peers, within the bioscience/biotech industries, to ask questions and hear first hand the steps to take and opportunities to contribute in this growing field. If  a science major, this is an event to explore and gather insights on how you would like to pursue your career within and outside of the lab at these companies.
    Learn more and RSVP on Handshake

Drop in hours with Cait McCrory: Mondays 1:30 pm-3:30 pm CST & Wednesdays 10:00 am-12:00 pm CST

Group Advising for Resumes: February 11th & 18th 11:30 am- 12:30 pm CST

Regular appointments with Noelle Thompson and Kristina Vack

Recruiting policies
Please take a moment to review the campus-wide recruiting policies and please contact us at career@cals.wisc.edu with any questions or concerns.