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The University of Wyoming Alumni Association (UWAA) has a wealth of resources and career tools in for both UW Students and Alumni in preparing them for employment, building or furthering their network, and ultimately finding a job! We also offer a wide range of career webinars for professional development!

All career services are all listed below, click on their images or linked text to learn more!

Handshake and Cowboy2Cowboy are interrelated in connecting both UW Students and Alumni! We work closely with our UW partners in the Advising, Career and Exploratory Studies Center (ACES) they manage the Handshake portal and run our Cowboy 2 Cowboy Program. For questions, please contact us at or (307) 766-4166.

Handshake is UW’s portal that connects students and alumni with employers through online job and internship postings, on-campus interviews, job fairs and career events, and more. For alumni to utilize this program, you must be a member of the UWAA. For student sign-up, click on student and follow prompts. For more information visit the UW ACES page (scroll down to the 'Resoures' section). All registration instructions are listed below in the Cowboy2Cowboy section!

Cowboy2Cowboy is a UWAA program for students and alums who are wanting to grow their professional network through informational interviews. Through our UWAA alumni network, we can help connect you with UW alums in your career field or certain geographic areas for an informational interview. You can learn about the career field or area, the alum’s experiences, how to boost your resume and bolster your experience, and grow your professional network. For alumni to participate in the informational interviews, you must be a member of the UWAA. You do not need to be a member to be a mentor.


For Student sign-up, visit Click on 'student' and follow prompts.

For Alumni who want to connect with another Alum interviewer (mentor), sign-up at, click on 'alumni' and follow the prompts.

For Alumni who want to serve as a Cowboy2Cowboy Interviewer (mentor), sign-up at, click on 'mentor' and follow the prompts to set-up your profile and account details.

Questions? Click here to be redirected to the Handshake's Help Center. You can always contact the UWAA via email, or call 307-766-4166 for information on how to get started.



Candid Career’s belief is that we can all learn from the experiences of others. They are the premier provider of thousands of informational video interviews featuring industry professionals through an easy to use website. Find honest career information, browse thousands of videos from professionals in most industries to explore, topics range from interview preparation, networking to leadership, discover your passion, and much more! Click here, or on the icon, to be redirected to UW's CandidCareer page!



UW LinkedIN - The UWAA is proud of its long history of keeping alumni connected to the university and offering a wide array of opportunities for service. With a membership over 20,000 people, the alumni association serves as an important connection to the university for more than 128,000 alumni around the world. We help alumni and friends stay involved with the university, sharing with them the university’s direction and aspirations and engaging them in order to attain those aspirations. Visit our UW LinkedIn page and start connecting with fellow UW alums and friends today!




Make your next big move WYOMING! Wyoming Grown is a free program that connects individuals who have a desire to return to Wyoming with in-demand career opportunities!



Check out the University of Wyoming Career Management Community page where you can join live career events and ask questions, watch recorded presentations in the event library anytime, and update your profile and create a career plan! Click HERE to get started building your network and skill set!



UW ACES Program Information!

The Advising • Career • Exploratory Studies Center is focused on students, and their success throughout their academic career. Our three divisions: Academic Advising, Career Counseling, and Career Services, all serve to assist you when you enter the university and when you are preparing to leave. Our Career Services team functions to assist you in finding employment after college by hosting career fairs, offering resume and cover letter reviews and many other career preparation services.

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Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center

222 S. 22nd St.

Laramie, WY 82070

Phone: (307) 766-4166

Fax: (307) 766-6824


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