Information for Students

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scene from UW-Madison campus
scene from UW-Madison campus

Career Fairs hosted by ECS

ECS holds two large-scale career fairs a year, one at the beginning of each semester.

These events are for UW-Madison students and alumni only! UW-Madison ID required.

Talk with employer representatives (in many cases, UW-Madison alumni) to find out:

Spring Career Connection

February - OPEN ONLY TO UW-MADISON STUDENTS & ALUMNI - ID REQUIRED AT THE DOOR
11:00 am - 5:00 pm, Varsity Hall, Union South

A 2-day event, Spring Career Connection offers you a chance to meet with employers from around the country. Approximately 200 employers participate in Spring Career Connection.

ECS Members should refer to information in their myECS account to do searches by major/degree/etc. Students who are not members may attend and should obtain a paper list of organizations participating in ECS. Grid with employer location and majors sought available at the event after 11 a.m. daily. Information subject to change and cancellations.

Fall Career Connection

September - OPEN ONLY TO UW-MADISON STUDENTS & ALUMNI - ID REQUIRED AT THE DOOR
11:00 am - 5:00 pm, Varsity Hall, Union South

Career Connection, sponsored jointly by ECS and Polygon, is the annual recruiting kick-off event held each September. It offers you the opportunity to meet with 200 employers in a casual environment prior to the beginning of your formal job search. All engineering students - freshmen through PhD should plan to attend. Employers are searching in September for full-time, co-op and summer interns.

ECS Members should refer to information in their myECS account to do searches by major/degree/etc. Students who are not members may attend and should obtain a paper list of organizations participating in ECS. Grid with employer location and majors sought available at the event after 11 a.m. daily. Information subject to change and cancellations.

Making the Right Impression at Career Connection

Plan to attend multiple days:

Before you arrive, we urge you to:

Plan to bring:

Practice good hygiene habits:

Pay attention to your appearance: