University of Wisconsin–Madison

International Education Week: State Dept, Global Cafe & Alumni

Happy International Education Week! We are celebrating international education here at UW-Madison all week long with great opportunities to learn and engage about opportunities on and beyond campus. IIP is co-sponsoring several events highlighted below.

State Department Careers

Diplomat in Residence for the Midwest, Melissa Martinez, is on campus to meet with students about U.S. State Department internships and careers.

Tuesday, November 14 in 336 Ingraham Hall
2:30-4pm: Drop-ins with a Diplomat. Stop by at any time to chat and ask any questions!
4-5pm: Careers in the State Department Info Session

Wednesday, November 15 in SuccessWorks, 3rd Floor UW Bookstore
10am-12pm: Diplomat Office Hours. Stop by at any time to chat and ask any questions!
12-1pm: Becoming a Foreign Service Officer: Test & Assessments Information

Global Café!
Thursday, November 164:30-6pm in Red Gym, 2

nd Floor MSC Lounge
IIP is co-hosting the monthly open cafe. Join us and bring a friend for sparkling cranberry beverages, fall candies and an activity.

Alumni Career Mentoring
Thursday, November 16, 6-7:30pm in Gordon Dining & Event Center, Concerto

Come to meet and network with alumni who took their international experiences to work with them in a broad range of careers.

Talk with alumni from a diverse range of employers, including:

  • Apple, Inc.
  • Deutsche Bank AG
  • Merck
  • United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
  • United Airlines
  • Idiosynch
  • Ivor Andrew (marketing)
  • Literacy Network of Dane County
  • NovoMoto (start-up)
  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas

Read biographies of our Alumni Mentors >
Get tips on networking with Alumni Mentors >

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