Career Resources

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5 Tips for More Effective Networking

You know that networking is important, but not every connection is a good one. Watch this quick video for tips you can use to build better connections and get more out of your professional relationships.



Badger Bridge

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Job Boards

Badgers get the job done. Find your next internship, take the next step in your career, or hire a Badger to join your organization.


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News and Articles

Saying No to Networking 

Reading time: 3 minutes When your inbox is swamped with requests to “get coffee” or “pick your brain,” there’s no way you can keep up and still keep your sanity. How do you turn down networking requests without burning bridges?

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Ask Bucky: What’s the Directory?

The Directory provides a list of students and alumni currently using Badger Bridge. It is the place to look for old classmates, alumni working in your field, alumni living in certain parts of the world, and more!

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Nia Trammell ’95, JD’98

A Career in Public Service

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After starting in private practice, Nia Trammell has spent more than a decade in government service — as a judge, as a volunteer, and as a cabinet deputy secretary, and maybe one day as an elected official.

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Graduation tassel and diploma cover photo by Jeff Miller

Top Five Reasons to Join Badger Bridge

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This professional network is an exclusive place where UW-Madison alumni and students can come together to offer support in achieving career goals and exploring professional opportunities.

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Meals with Mentors

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At Dinners On Wisconsin!, alumni reveal their winding career paths. Travel along with three Badger grads who highlight their unique life experiences, encourage students to follow their passions and reflect on what the UW brought to the table to influence their career choices.

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