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Getting down to business

Getting down to business

Scout Springgate, Managing Editor

September 24, 2019

The Whitewater Business Park offers students and fellow citizens internships and full-time jobs through the park’s various industries. The 540 acre business park is one of the largest office and industrial development parks in Southeastern Wisconsin and could potentially expand to nearly 1,000 acres...

Tips for landing that job

Hannah Schultz, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2017

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater will be holding the Fall 2017 graduation commencement on Saturday, December 16. College graduation marks the completion of a long journey through education. Students have fulfilled all the requirements in their selected majors and minors, and are entering the wo...

Five things employers look for

November 6, 2013

By Rumasa Noor Getting a job in this economy can be incredibly difficult, especially with rising competition. Employers are more demanding about what they want from the new hires. It is important for college grads to earn a competitive advantage over their peers so they can secure jobs easily. ...

On campus jobs beneficial for students

On campus jobs beneficial for students

September 18, 2013

There it is, that thing you don’t want to talk about. You’re too busy having fun in college to worry about it, yet there it is. You don’t want to deal with it, yet you need it: A job. Whether it’s for food, gas, clothes, laundry or anything else, students need money. While financial aid can...

Work study overlooks qualified students

October 10, 2012

With the rising cost of college tuition, many students rely on Financial Aid and money saved up by working to pay for their education. The work study program allows students to earn money through Financial Aid by working at a part-time job. While work study has benefits for our college, it subsequently...

Sales Institute to bring jobs to campus

September 26, 2012

When asked what the Sales Institute of Excellence will offer students, Professor of Marketing James Pletier spelled it out, “J-O-B-S.” Since its approval in February, the Institute has established certification programs in collaboration with almost 20 companies, which want students to fill jobs...

How to use social media to land a job

March 7, 2012

One in six workers last year used social media to land their job. This is one of the points 2003 UW-Whitewater graduate Chris Eichman made in the social media lecture he presented to students and staff on March 1. As the current social media coordinator at Rayovac in Madison, Eichman has th...

Gov. Walker speaks in Whitewater about the 400 jobs Generac created

November 8, 2011

Monday morning the CEO of Generac Power Systems, Aaron Jagdfeld, announced the planned creation of more than 400 jobs over the next year. Gov. Scott Walker was at the Whitewater plant to help make the announcement. Most of the new jobs, from entry level to management, will be in Whitewater, Wauke...

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