Monday: Public Service Career Fair
Date: September 20
Time: 3 - 6 PM
Location: Gordon Commons
RSVP optional on Handshake. Use Handshake to check out the full list of participating organizations.
Hosted by: School of Human Ecology

The Public Service Fair is a great opportunity to connect with nonprofits doing work in social impact and public service.
Monday: UPL Open House
Date: September 20
Time: 6 - 7 PM
Location: 1240 Computer Sciences Building
Hosted by: Undergraduate Projects Lab

The Undergraduate Projects Lab (UPL) is located in the glass room on the first floor of the CS building. We support undergraduate CS students with personal projects by providing this space and infrastructure to work on them with other undergrads. 

For more info on the event and to join our discord server, visit our website!

Questions? You can contact Will Woods (, Matt Wildman (, or Anisa Kundu (
Tuesday: CDIS Internship Panel
Date: September 21
Time: 5 - 6:30 PM
Location: 1240 Computer Sciences Building
Hosted by: L&S SuccessWorks

If you're looking for an internship for Summer 2022, this panel is for you! We've gathered six stellar Computer Sciences and Data Science majors who recently completed internships of their own to share their experiences with you.
Tuesday, Wednesday, & Friday: Alpha Omega Epsilon Events
AΩE is a professional and social sorority that supports all female-identifying individuals primarily in engineering and technical sciences fields, but we do accept all majors. We're focused on professionalism, philanthropy, sisterhood, and bringing together women with similar majors and passions! 

Event: Info Night & Rock Painting
Date: September 21
Time: 7 PM
Location: 1410 Engineering Drive Room 175

Event: Virtual Interview Workshop
Date: September 22
Time: 7 PM
Location: Zoom - get the link on our website

Event: Lawn Games and Tie-Dye Social
Date: September 24
Time: 7 PM
Location: Engineering Hall lawn (north of building) or 1410 Engineering Drive Room 175 in case of rain

All events hosted by Alpha Omega Epsilon. You can RSVP for any of the events here.
Wednesday: CDIS Career Fair
Date: September 22
Time: 10 AM - 5 PM
Location: Varsity Hall, Union South
No RSVP; simply show up with your Wisccard
Hosted by: CDIS (School of Computer, Data, and Information Sciences)

All students are invited to come connect with industry supporters of the Computer Sciences and Statistics Departments, such as Microsoft, Google, and Epic, as well as local companies and startups with tech needs.
Wednesday: Data Science Club Kickoff Meeting
Date: September 22
Time: 7 - 8 PM
Location: 1240 Computer Sciences Building
No RSVP necessary!
Hosted by: Data Science Club

The Data Science Club will be unveiling our event lineup and talking about the data hackathon and how to succeed in it, along other things.
Wednesday or Thursday: WACM Linux Workshop
Date: September 22 OR September 23
Time: 5:30 - 7 PM (both days)
Location: CS Building, Room TBD
Hosted by: WACM

Are you enrolled in undergrad CS courses that involve Linux? Are you unfamiliar with Linux? Join us for a basic tutorial on Linux. WACM has traditionally helped CS students to be more prepared for introductory CS courses by holding this workshop to walk through some of the basic Linux commands. This workshop is open to all studentsThe two sessions will have the same content.
Thursday: Tech, Data, and Analytics Career Fair
Date: September 23
Time: 3:30 - 7:30 PM
Location: Virtual
RSVP on Handshake and sign up for individual and group sessions with employers
Hosted by: L&S SuccessWorks

All students welcome! Make sure to update your Handshake account before the fair.
Thursday: Virtual Student Org Fair
Date: September 23
Time: 6 - 8 PM
Location: Virtual
Hosted by: Wisconsin Involvement Network

Organizations participating are searchable by name and category and will have a virtual meeting room where attendees can connect with representatives from the RSO to chat about the org. 
Students are encouraged to use WIN to explore RSO information outside of this time as well. Each RSO page in WIN has detailed information about the group, as well as links to additional connection opportunities (websites, social media, calendars, photos, etc.). 
Friday: SACM Fall Picnic
Date: September 24
Time: 4 PM
Location: Vilas Park (near the Henry Vilas Zoo entrance)
Hosted by: SACM

All CS graduate and undergraduate students, faculty, staff, and alumni are welcome, including families. We'll have grilled brats, burgers, and vegetarian options. Feel free to bring sporting equipment, balls, or lawn games.
Friday: ColorStack Fall Kickoff
Date: September 24
Time: 6 - 8 PM
Location: 2310 Computer Sciences Building
No RSVP necessary!
Hosted by: ColorStack

Come meet and greet the eboard with free food and games!
Check out next week's newsletter for: Web Dev Club
...and Things
JC Penney Suit Up
Need new attire for an internship or upcoming interviews? The JC Penney Suit Up event is back! The University of Wisconsin-Madison and JCPenney are once again teaming up to help students build their professional wardrobes--this time with an online option! The coupon will remain valid through October 31.
Save up to an extra 30% off select career apparel, shoes, and accessories to build your professional wardrobe. This event is open to all UW-Madison students, alumni, faculty, and staff members. Find everything you need to make a positive first impression in whatever setting you're in! 
To receive your Extra 30% off coupon code, text BUCKY to 67292
The coupon can be used in store or online. To shop online, visit the special JCPenney Suit-Up site and enter code at checkout to receive your discount. Online orders can be picked up in-store or delivered to your door. For questions concerning the event, please contact
...and some more Things
Career Corner: The Search
Where should you look for job postings? There are dozens of websites, but the sites below are good starting points: 

Handshake is a great first stop for students. Every job on this site is posted with UW students and grads in mind. The site also has networking, employer research, and event registration that is very helpful for students. 

LinkedIn lets you apply to jobs, and then network with people around the job. 

Dice - technical job postings
ZipRecruiter - automated “suggested jobs” algorithms
Monster - one of the classic job board sites
Indeed - a job board that crawls the web to find as many jobs as possible. 

Glassdoor posts jobs, and is also a great place to research market and salary trends. 

Check out SuccessWorks’ “Breaking Down the Basics” series on beginning a job search for more tips.
Want to advertise your event? Email Madeline at with the title, date, time, location, and a short blurb. Please send events by Sunday night,
Want to share your experience? Fill out our Student Spotlight form and share your experience with an internship, senior honors thesis, study abroad program, conference, etc.
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