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The International Studies Major is an interdisciplinary program within the College of Letters & Science. New students interested in declaring the IS Major should meet with the IS Peer advisor and attend one of our workshops.


The International Studies Major is Hiring

The International Studies Major is looking to hire two front desk workers.   This position pays $9 per hour and students will work about 10 hours per week during the Fall semester.  Applications are due on 8/31/15.  For more information please click here.


Fall 2015 Advising Hours

Rebecca Stern, studies in the Historical Society library reading room. (Photo credit: Jeff Miller)

Rebecca Stern, studies in the Historical Society library reading room. (Photo credit: Jeff Miller)

Fall IS Major Walk-In Advising Hours are:
Monday 1:00-4:00pm
Wednesday 2:00-4:00pm
Thursday 9:00-10:00am

Walk-In Career Advising starts September 7th.  Joel is available from 1:00-3:00pm on Monday in 301 Ingraham Hall, Wednesdays 1:00-3:00pm in Social Sciences 8111, and Thursdays: 9:30-12:30pm in North Hall 306.


International Studies Major alumna, Jenna Bushnell recognized for her work

Jenna Bushnell

IS Major alumna, Jenna Bushnell

The Morgridge Center for Public Service has recognized Jenna Bushnell for her work with the Peace Corps.

A 2014 graduate, Bushnell serves as a public affairs specialist in the Peace Corps’s Washington, DC office.

“It’s my job to tell the wonderful stories of Peace Corps volunteers and let Americans know how they can make a difference by serving others,” says Bushnell.

For more information and the full story please visit the Morgridge Center for Public Service.


Career Events

Fall is a great time to develop your resume with an internship.  Please check the weekly IS Major e-newsletter and like our Facebook page for updates about internship and job postings.   Also, please check our events website for upcoming information.

Lijiang, China (Photo Credit: Dreux Montgomery)

Lijiang, China (Photo Credit: Dreux Montgomery)

Also, L&S Career Services can help you build and improve on your skills and learn about the following areas: mock interviewing, networking with alumni, job searching strategies, and  tailoring resumes or cover letters.

For more information  please visit their website.

 


People relax along the Memorial Union Terrace. (Photo by Jeff Miller/UW-Madison)

People relax along the Memorial Union Terrace. (Photo by Jeff Miller/UW-Madison)

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Looking to keep up with the International Studies Major over the summer?

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