Tag: internships

New website connects employers to UW student talent

The UW System recently announced the launch of its Career Connect website that connects Wisconsin employers with students for internships, job shadowing, and potential careers.  Career Connect was created in-house to help students get experience in their chosen field, while employers have the opportunity to capitalize on the talent at UW institutions. “This is a […]

Grant of $441,000 from Great Lakes will fund internships for UWGB students

GREEN BAY — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has been awarded a three-year, $441,324 Career-Ready Internship Grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation to create nearly 250 new paid internships over the 2015-16, 2016-17 and 2017-18 academic years. The grant will be used to create paid internships for juniors and seniors who don’t receive […]

Superior vision: Why a Northwoods diesel specialist invests here

Up in the northwoods of Wisconsin, an upturn in manufacturing is picking up speed, often to the satisfying hum of a finely crafted diesel engine. One company in particular — with new ties to UW-Green Bay — is both driving and benefitting from that resurgence. Superior Diesel, headquartered in Rhinelander, customizes industrial-grade diesel engines for […]

Last call: Nominate now for Academic Excellence Symposium

The 14th Annual UW-Green Bay Academic Excellence Symposium which showcases the academic excellence of our undergraduate and graduate students, and internships, will take place Tuesday April 7, in the Phoenix Room of the University Union, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Faculty are reminded to nominate students to present work, and have them complete the […]

Aurora BayCare commits $107,000 to renew EMBI grant

The Environmental Management and Business Institute at UW-Green Bay has received $107,000 in grant funding from Aurora BayCare Medical Center to continue a multi-year community partnership through 2017. The arrangement, which began in 2010, provides opportunities for EMBI interns to work directly with the healthcare provider to assess and evaluate environmental performance through benchmarking. The […]

Software’s Fralick ’82 a role model, mentor for students

Mark Fralick, a 1982 graduate of UW-Green Bay in Business Administration, is a force to be reckoned with in the high-flying world of business software. His company, GetUsROI LLC, with offices in the Houston Metro Area and Brookfield Wis., just made its debut in the Inc. magazine 500/5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing companies. It […]

UW-Green Bay receives $150K grant to boost internship opportunities

UW-Green Bay’s Center for Public Affairs (CFPA) and Environmental Management and Business Institute (EMBI) recently received their second $150,000 Career Ready Internship Initiative grant from HYPERLINK “http://www.mygreatlakes.org/community” Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation. This grant will benefit students by offering them opportunities to gain invaluable, real-world experience through paid internships in their fields of study. […]

EMBI summer intern helps Port Washington launch sustainability push

UW-Green Bay student Hanne Guthrie was instrumental in operationalizing and rolling out a new Green Business Program for the city of Port Washington, Wis. Guthrie’s summer internship with the city was arranged through EMBI (the Environmental Management and Business Institute), headquartered at UW-Green Bay. The program recognizes businesses employing green and sustainable practices. The success of […]

Tilot receives Volunteer Leadership Award

Among the award recipients of the 2014 WPS Volunteer Awards today (April 10) was UW-Green Bay alumnus Glen Tilot. Tilot, a social worker with Brown County Human Services, received the Schneider National Foundation Volunteer Leadership Award. UWGB has long recognized Tilot’s impact to campus and community. In 2010 he was named UWGB’s Recruitment Partner of […]

Agricultural communications is Amy Manske’s calling

Upon graduation in 2012, UW-Green Bay alumnus Amy Manske (in pink) decided not to settle. She was going to look for her dream job — one that incorporated her love for agriculture and her degree in Communication. A previous opportunity as a finalist for “Alice in Dairyland,” the official agricultural ambassador for the state of […]