The staff in Career & Leadership Development are here to help you with your career-related needs. We can meet with you in person, have a conversation over the phone, or electronically. Feel free to schedule with us by calling our main office at (262) 472-1471, or by stopping by our office located in room 146 of the University Center.
Let me introduce the career staff available to help you. The following staff work with students in each of these areas:
Brian Bredeson – All majors in the College of Education; All Science and Mathematics majors
Jason Brown – All Humanities and Social Science majors; Career assessment, counseling/planning
Kathy Craney – Veteran’s, Returning Adults, Federal Government jobs, and work visas; Career counseling/planning
Laura Jacobs – All majors in the College of Arts & Communications; Internships
Frank Lanko – All majors in the College of Business & Economics
Margaret O’Leary – Available to answer questions about your Hawk Jobs account
Eunice Lehner – Available to answer questions about our On-Campus Interview program
Here is an overview of how we can help you…
Career Exploration – Meet with a career counselor to talk about career paths that best align with your interests, values, and abilities.
Career Information – Staff can assist with your research into various careers and industries, and talk about employment trends.
Job Search Strategy – Discuss how to best organize and conduct your job or internship search. Learn to implement an effective process for finding a job, and about the resources we have online to help you with your search.
Help with Internship and Job Search – Whether you’d like your resume reviewed or help preparing for your interview, we can help you with all aspects of your search.
Developing Your Professional Network – Discuss how tactics such as informational interviewing can help you develop your professional network and help guide your job search.
Social Media – Do you want to know more about how to use LinkedIn for your job search? Other forms of social media? Staff are willing to review your profile and discuss how to effectively use these tools.
Advice About Accepting Offers – We’re here to offer advice on the “do’s” and “don’ts” when responding to employment offers.
Transition Into Work Issues – Staff are available to help talk through strategies for successfully starting your job or internship.
The Career & Leadership Development office is open from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, and 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. on Fridays.