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Intro to the IS Major Worskhops
Intro to the IS Major workshops will be held during Peer Advisor Office hours listed in the website under Academic Advising- If the times listed do not work for you, please contact an IS Peer or Major Advisor directly to schedule a 1:1 appointment!
IS Major Newsletters
IS Major Newsletter
The IS Major Newsletter is a weekly update that contains information on scholarships, advising, internships, campus events, career services, and much more.
You can subscribe to our weekly IS Major newsletter here.
**Newsletter publication has resumed during the Spring 2021 semester. We hope to have regular updates up and running soon. In the meantime, please follow our social media for event announcements and updates.
Where do IS Majors end up?
Learn from UW-Madison alumni who are employed in various industries and employment sectors within Wisconsin and throughout the nation about how they have used their International Studies Major. The IS major has contacted over 2500 alumni, and the data below contains the following information:
- List of employers
- Employment status overview
- Employment by sector
- What were the resources that were helpful in your transition to graduate school or career?
- Career Center
- Careers in Political Science Class
- L&S Career Services
- Fulbright app
- Pre-law advising
- Internship and Career Planning Course on campus
- School of Journalism and Mass Communication career services
- Career Fair
- Resume help
- Networks made through student organizations
- Connections with professors
- Law School Counselor
- UW in DC internship program
- Center for Pre-Health Advising
2. What were the areas of your IS Major that were valuable in your post- graduation transition and career path?
- Writing and critical thinking skills developed in classes
- Cultural understanding
- Ability to speak another language
- Events and career panels put on by the IS Major
- Study abroad experience
IS Major News
“Human rights issues do not discriminate based on continent, nor do they halt in the face of a pandemic – in fact, they are global matters that magnify in times of disaster. Through participation in …
Associate Professor of Political Science and International Studies Erica Simmons had her research about the links between identity and social movements in Latin America featured in the College of Letters and Science magazine. For the …
On Monday May 6th, the campus advising community gathered in Varsity Hall in Union South for its Spring Celebration and Award Ceremony. Over 160 undergraduate and career services advisors attended the end of year event …
Two of our IS Majors presented their research at the 21st Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 12th. They have kindly offered to share some of their research with our IS community. Natalie Schmidt has …
- More IS Major posts
- April 12Harmony and Evolution: An Exhibition of the Chinese American Art Faculty AssociationOnline Exhibit12:00 AM, Online
- April 12
- April 13Populism and the Pandemic: A Comparative Perspective Virtual Lecture SeriesThe Philippines/Indonesia12:00 AM
- April 13"Violence and anonymity in the Mexican blogosphere"As part of the LACIS Lunchtime Lecture Series12:00 PM, Online
- April 13