Student Success Stories
Zach, a Supply Chain major, landed an internship with Frito-Lay as a freshman and has continued to work with them. Frito-Lay has provided him many great opportunities to learn new skills, travel, and try new things.
Jacob Wawiorka, a senior describes his journey from Undecided student to finding a fit as a Finance major. Jacob talks about the resources and internship opportunity that helped to set him up for success as a student.
Amanda Hammond describes herself as a persistent, diligent and dependable senior who is graduating this fall from the UW Oshkosh Human Services Leadership program. As part of the Human Services Leadership requirement, Amanda interned for 120 hours at the Day by Day Warming Shelter here in Oshkosh in October 2014. Knowing that the Day by Day Warming Shelter was looking for a potential employee, Amanda knew that this was her opportunity to continue working for them even after her internship was over. Amanda used the services provided by the UW Oshkosh Career Services to strengthen her chances of receiving the job.
Stacy Rohloff from Menasha, WI, a fall 2014 graduate of UW Oshkosh who majored in Human Service Leadership took the course Professional Counseling 202: Career Planning and Implementation. Today she is a Corrections Case Manager and credits her experiences from Professional Counseling 202 and Career Services for her success today. She even uses the Get Hired! Guide materials from the class with her clients!
Career Services is excited to share Karen Steinhofer’s path to success as our next Student Success Story. Karen Steinhofer is a passionate, driven, and well-rounded senior at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh majoring in Human Resources Management with an emphasis in Business Law.
Tyler See, a fifth year student here at UW Oshkosh, is pursuing a Communication Studies major with a sales emphasis. See is currently a Team Captain at Northwestern Mutual. See knows firsthand the benefits of Career Service's resources from both ends of the spectrum, as a student and as an employer.
Career Services would like to introduce Jessica Schmidt, a business student with a major in finance and a minor in actuarial science here at UW Oshkosh. As a sophomore she heavily practiced her professional skills, and with her determination and hard work, landed an internship in a field that she is truly passionate about.
Sara interviewed at the Overseas Fair at University of Northern Iowa and ended up landing a teaching position in Thailand!
Career Services is excited to have the opportunity to introduce our next Student Success story. Susan Fochs, is very passionate and ambitious about her career as a junior majoring in Business Management and Human Services at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. She encourages students to take advantage of mock interviews and virtual mock interviews to polish your interviewing skills.
Ryan Berman, a senior music major with an emphasis in recording technology and an emphasis in sales here at UW Oshkosh took advantage of Resume Drop-ins and multiple Career Fairs.
Micheal Patt, senior Chemistry major, takes advantage of taking Professional Counseling 202: Career Planning & Implementation and finds success and offers some great advice for other students!
Taylor Rowe, a spring 2014 Nursing graduate, takes advantage of meeting with her Career Advisor to discuss interviewing tips and finds success!
What began with an on-campus interview, ended in a full-time position with Bemis Performance Packaging. A non-traditional student with a young daughter, Shawn Schmitt took advantage of interviewing on campus with Bemis in June 2013.