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Professional Development and Travel Fund

Peter M. and Paula Green Johnson Career Center

The Peter M. and Paula Green Johnson Career Center, in partnership with other donors, will provide financial support to University of Wyoming business students pursuing career and professional development activities that may include internships, conferences, and other networking events that increase the prospects of a student securing meaningful post-graduation employment.

This fund is possible thanks in part to Northwestern Mutual, Union Pacific, John Accardo, Richard and Gena Prinster, Nancy and Mark Anselmi and the Outlaw Inn, Dave and Elizabeth Auge, Von Rhea, Nicholas and Maggie Grooms, Ted and Jennifer Grooms, and the Hertel, Soss, and Woodson Endowments.

Who May Apply:

College of Business undergraduate or graduate students in good academic standing.

*Please Note: Per university regulations students must be enrolled in at least 1 credit hour for the semester they are requesting funds in order to recieve their scholarship.

How to Apply:

All students applying to receive funds must now provide:

  1. At least one letter of recommendation from a faculty member, supervisor or mentor reflecting how the travel or opportunity will impact your career development,
  2. A one page double-spaced statement of purpose telling us what the opportunity is and how it will positively impact your career development
  3. A line by line budget that shows what you are expecting your expenses to be, and
  4. The online application. Apply Now

Deadlines:

In order for you to recieve funding for your conference, internship, or other networking event your application MUST be received by the Johnson Career Center in its entirety at least 30 days before the funding is acquired. Any incomplete applications will not be considered for funding.

Student Testimonials:

"My biggest value was the experience I had learning and interacting with professionals on Wall Street...This fund was paramount to me attending this event. Without it I wouldn't have been able to attend the G.A.M.E. Forum. I thought it was great that the University gave me funds to attend an event in NYC, especially since there aren't these kind of events or jobs available in Wyoming."

                                                                                                                                  -Brady Goyn | Finance

"Throughout this trip, I got the chance to know the scale and history of the company. Eide Bailly is one of the top two CPA firms and serves clients in a variety of industries....I am pretty sure if I did not get this fund, I would not plan to go to that event and I might have lost the chance to take an inside look at the accounting firm and networking with people in the accounting and finance industries."

                                                                                                                                  - Yiwei Wu | Accounting


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