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For Students


Students are our primary focus, and we aim to ultimately better their future. 

We believe that we do just that.


Below you will find a variety of resources and services, tailored just for you.


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Jobs and Internships


Career Resources

Link to "U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics"
 The Bureau of Labor Statistics allows students and recent graduates to research job market trends, wage tables, benefit tables, job openings and turnover rates, and much more.
Link to "Careers in Government"
As the oldest and largest site for finding jobs in government, education, and other public sector agencies, compiles tools for both job seekers and employers.
With Discover Accounting's state-by-state guides on becoming a CPA, salaries, and educational requirements, you will find whatever you need to begin your career. If you are looking for more advanced topics within accounting, we have that too.
Link to "Efinancial Careers"
This is the optimal site for students and recent graduates interested in accounting and finance, investment and banking, and more financial jobs.
Link to "Enternships"
This site connects more than 35,000 students and graduates to internships and job in startups and small businesses, in the UK and across Europe.
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Find.Jobs is a resource that utilizes ElasticSearch and the Google Job Discovery API to connect searchers with employers. Millions of open positions are available to job seekers at any point in time.
Link to "Glassdoor" helps job seekers find a company they love by providing company reviews, salary and benefit information, and employee interviews.
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GoEco is a leading eco-tourism company with a varied selection of affordable, ethical volunteer projects abroad. GoEco was created by experienced volunteers for people who are eager to travel and contribute to the community, wildlife, and environment they visit.
Link to "GoinGlobal"
GoinGlobal provides Country, USA City, and Global City Guides to help you find and prepare for jobs both at home and abroad.
Link to "Handshake"
You can search/apply for jobs and internships, sign up for events, make appointments and even personalize your dashboard! Click here to login and explore Handshake!
Link to "Idealist" aids students in finding volunteer opportunities, nonprofit jobs, internships, and organizations that have been working to change the world since 1995.
Link to "Indeed"
This site records millions of jobs and internships from thousands of company websites, job boards, and newspapers for a one-stop-search.
Link to ""
This is the largest internship marketplace and it aids students in finding diverse internship and employment opportunities.
Link to "Job Accommodation Network"
 The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues.
Link to "Onet"
The O*NET database, contains info on hundreds of standardized and occupation-specific descriptors. This database serves as an interactive application for exploring and searching occupations.
Link to "Payscale" allows you to research and compare average up-to-date salaries across a wide number of disciplines and industries.
Link to ""
Instead of you searching through hundreds of jobs, does the work for you and then contacst you directly when they have found a suitable job match.
TalentDesk’s Career Finder tool makes it easy to browse the most popular, highest paying, and fastest growing careers for over 100 different degrees with a single click.
Link to """ is the federal government’s official job list. This site compiles employment searches, an information center, and veteran information and forms.
Link to "" is a career information website that provides employee surveys of top employers, career advice, job listings, and career guides for individual industries.
Link to ""
This resource also compiles company profiles, tools for resume creation, internship preparation and more to maximize the internship experience.
Link to "" allows job seekers and employers access to jobs, resumes, education, training and much more throughout Wyoming.

Apply for Internship Credit



Why Start an Internship? 

  • 70-90% of internships turn into full-time employment.
  • Apply classroom and textbook theories to a "real world" setting.
  • Establish networks in the business community.
  • Get a feel for an industry or company before fully commiting to that field.
  • You can get credits for your internship!


How to Apply for Internships

Once you have acquired an internship, follow this INTERNSHIP HANDBOOK.

International students may be asked to submit additional paperwork in order to receive credit for a paid internship. 

You may check the status of your application at any time within Handshake. Enable Email Notifications to receive quick updates.


Available Credit (must meet prerequisite requirements)



Follow the visual map to the side or read the list of requirements here.


Professional Development and Travel Fund


What is This?

The Peter M. and Paula Green Johnson Student Success 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


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


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