University of Wisconsin–Madison

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RISE Members get special access to professional job opportunities, exclusive student hourly positions, and tailored professional development training at UW–Madison.

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About RISE

The Recruitment Initiative for Student Employees (RISE) is a diversity pipeline program designed to further develop and enhance the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s initiative to address campus diversity recruitment. The purpose of RISE is to create an academic experience and institutional connection for students of color, low-income students, and first-generation college graduates through rewarding employment opportunities and professional development assistance. The program is designed so that members gain access to RISE partnerships for the following opportunities:

  • Student Hourly Employment
  • UW–Madison Internships
  • UW–Madison Full-Time Employment
  • Connection to UW Hiring Departments

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