Job search

Resumes

UW-Madison Writing Center for all your academic and job search writing needs.

What is the best format for a resume in 2018 Up-to-date information on formatting your resume.

How to write a resume Extensive document on writing resumes including different formats and cover letters.

Networking

Badger Bridge connects alumni to each other and students to foster “real time” networking opportunities. Badgers can reach out to learn about industry trends, gain helpful advice, or serve as professional experts in their fields.

20 Tips for Building an Effective Network Networking is a critical tool for your job search.

Informational Interviewing Learn what an informational interview is, how to ask for one, and what questions you should ask.

Interviewing

Behavioral Based Interviewing Once you have prepared, behavioral-based interviews are not so scary!

Illegal Interview Questions Questions employers should not be asking you in an interview.

Questions to Ask in a Job Interview Be ready with questions to ask in your interviews.

Negotiating offers/salary

How to negotiate job offers It’s exciting to get a job offer but negotiating for what you want can be nerve wracking.

Career fairs

Tips to get the most from career fairs Learn how to make the most out of your time at career fairs. And yes, you should attend them!