Student Success Stories
Career Services is proud to present Lizzie Duffey as another University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Student Success Story. Lizzie is a senior majoring inLizzie Duffey communication studies and minoring in both Spanish and journalism. Lizzie landed herself a competitive Oscar Meyer "Hotdogger" position and will spend the next year promoting the brand across the nation.
Career Services is proud to present Emily Reise as another University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Student Success Story. Emily describes herself as an ambitious, passionate and positive sophomore studying Public Relations and Environmental Studies.
Stephanie Schüler is a Human Services Leadership major graduating this spring. Stephanie will going to graduate school at Liberty University focusing on Marriage & Family Counseling. She attributes much of her success to taking one of the Career Services Professional Skills courses.
Career Services is proud to present Mackenzie Owens as another University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Student Success Story. Mackenzie is a senior in the Human Services Leadership program and landed a full-time position as a Volunteer Coordinator as a result of networking during professional skills course informational interview assignment.
Career Services is proud to present Stephen Schmidt as another University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Student Success Story. Stephen is a junior in the nursing program and describes himself as motivated and excited about his summer internship with the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center in the Pediatric Intensive Care unit.
Meet our newest Student Success Story, Morgan Dorchester. Our current Career Closet intern used her success and connections with Career Services and the preparation provided to land her next internship opportunity with Werner Electric.
Christiana originally from the small town of Egg Harbor, WI, and will be graduating this May from UW Oshkosh with a Communication major and a strong interest in marketing, advertising and social media. When asked if she had any advice for those who don’t know about Career Services and what services are offered she said “definitely schedule an appointment with your career counselor. Then you can sit down and learn about the various services. There’s so much stuff here people don’t even know about, it’s awesome, I feel like everyone should utilize them.”
Career Services is honored to present Zachary Schmitt as another University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Student Success Story. Zach describes himself as an intelligent, outgoing, and optimistic senior who recently graduated this Fall from UW Oshkosh with a Marketing degree with an emphasis in Sales.
Levi Cummings, our next Student Success Story, is a Senior Finance Major from the small town of Hilbert, Wisconsin. The motivated senior at University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, states that he has always been interested in business and more specifically, has a passion for investment and ended up converting his internship to a full-time job offer after graduation.
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.