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UW-River Falls Career Services partners with employers around the globe. Interested in building a relationship with the UW-River Falls campus and students? We have many resources for your organization to interact with and recruit qualified candidates.

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Recruiting at UW-River Falls

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Posting Positions

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Handshake is UWRF's online recruitment platform where you can post positions (jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities) for 24/7 student and alumni viewing, as well as register for on-campus recruiting events.

Click on the "Handshake" button above and visit the "Employer Access" button to log in or sign-up for a free account!

-Employers hiring for internship opportunities are encouraged to visit our Academic Internships webpage.

-Employers hiring for positions in the education industry are encouraged to post WI opportunities in the Wisconsin Education Career Access Network (WECAN) and MN opportunities in EdPost (in addition to Handshake).

-International employers (without any domestic opportunities) are encouraged to post opportunities on international search websites such as GoinGlobal,,, and At this time, we do not approve international employers in Handshake, but instead use the previously mentioned resources when helping students and alumni search for international opportunities. 

Recruiting Events

Interested in being added to e-mail event invite lists? Click here!

Graduate School Week
Graduate School Week - Graduate school recruitment opportunity through presentations and tabling.
September 23-27, 2019

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Resume Roundtable - Resume review event.
October 7, 2019

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Networking Social - Networking event with students from all campus majors.
October 7, 2019

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Career Fair - Recruiting event for internships and professional positions.
October 8/9, 2019

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Mock Interview Day - Event involving one-on-one meetings with students to build professional interviewing skills, and an on-campus company branding opportunity.
November 7, 2019

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Science Career Forum - Employer panel and recruiting event for the science industry.
November 8, 2019

Teacher Candidate Professional Development Day - Networking and recruiting event for graduating education majors through employer panels, mock interviews, and presentations.
November 12, 2019

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Career Treks - Company site visit for 20-40 students to showcase a company and internship/professional employment opportunities.
Dates vary- 2 or 3 per semester

Interested in being added to event invite lists? Click here!

Additional Recruiting Strategies

Present to a Student Organization
Connect with appropriate student groups on-campus by contacting the student president and faculty advisor. You can find a list of organizations and contacts here. 

Table in the University Center
Tables in the University Center are available to conduct employment-related outreach. Please note that there is a cost associated with tabling on-campus, which includes a parking pass. Submit a table request here.

Connect with Faculty
You can contact faculty by searching by major here.

Schedule Interviews
Reserve an interview room for on-campus interviews. Contact Amy Knutson, Career Counselor, at for additional information and to reserve a room.

Recruiting Guidelines

Principles for Ethical Professional Practice: Provided by the National Association of Colleges & Employers (NACE).
General recruiting and employment guidelines.

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
Recruitment and employment discrimination information.

Please post positions in Handshake to ensure equal viewing opportunity for all students and alumni.

Campus Map and Addresses

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Career Services
211 Hagestad Hall

University Center
501 Wild Rose Avenue

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University Mailing Address    
410 S. 3rd Street  
River Falls, WI 54022

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