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Phone: (920) 424-2181
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Monday - Thursday 7:45 am - 5:00 pm Friday - 7:45 am - 4:30 pm

About Us

We would like to welcome you to Career & Professional Development, the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh’s provider of career information, advice and occupational guidance. Whether you are participating in one of our many helpful programs or networking with area professionals at a job fair, Career & Professional Development can help you achieve your vocational goals.

As the world economy is constantly changing, the need for you to be equipped and ready for opportunities is imperative throughout your educational process. Employers are now focusing on internships/relevant experiences as the main instrument for hiring students beyond graduation. Let us assist you in developing professional skills and experience during your academic career at UW Oshkosh.



Career & Professional Development fosters student success through the acquisition of knowledge, practice of skills, reflection on experience and demonstration of career readiness.



Career & Professional Development will continue to be a centralized office that integrates the career implementation process with career coaching and technologies to educate our students with the necessary skills needed to transition from college to career and beyond.


    • Guide and empower students to be active participants in their professional development by providing tools and techniques to gain values, skills, knowledge, strengths and competencies to lead satisfying lives
    • Maintain and create relationships with employers locally, regionally, nationally to expand opportunities for students
    • Collaborate with staff/faculty to compliment the student academic experience through the instruction and application of professional skills for career success
    • Provide diverse opportunities for students to apply career readiness skills and receive developmental feedback
    • Educate students on industry information regarding their career interest(s)


Office Hours

While our offices are open during this time, please call to schedule services.

  • Monday – Thursday 7:45 a.m. – 5:00 pm.
  • Friday 7:45 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Appointments & Same Day Appointments

Students may schedule appointments/same day appointments via Handshake or by calling Career & Professional Development for assistance. Same day appointments need to be confirmed two hours in advance. Same day appointments will be subject to availability and not guaranteed. 

Access Campus Students & Appointments

Access campus students from UWO Fox Cities and UWO Fond Du Lac are welcome to schedule appointments as well. CPD staff will be on those campuses. 

  • Tuesdays 10:00am – 2:00pm at UWO Fond Du Lac
  • Wednesdays 12:30pm – 4:30 at UWO Fox Cities
  • Thursdays 10:00am – 2:00 pm at UWO Fox Cities 

Students may drop into the Solution Center at both campuses for drop in appointments from Sept. 8th through Oct. 5th. After October 5th, please schedule appointments via Handshake. Access campus students are welcome to schedule appointments anytime and may meet with an advisor virtually via Handshake, phone or in-person (at access campus during scheduled days or at UWO main campus if on-campus). 

Career Closet – In-Person or Virtual 

The Career Closet will be open for student browsing anytime the CPD office is open! Students may visit the Career Closet in the office (SSC 125) or virtually visit Virtual Career Closet. Students may take 4 items to keep for free every semester including summer. We are offering no-contact pick up if you are shopping the Virtual Career Closet. CPD will email you once your items are available for pick up outside our office. 

Access campus students are welcome to shop in-person if on-campus or shop virtually. Any virtual items ordered can be delivered to your home campus for pick up in the Solution Center. 


Visit us on the first floor of the Student Success Center, Suite 125. View the interactive campus map to see how to get to Career & Professional Development, available parking, and more.

Physical Address

Student Success Center, Suite 125
750 Elmwood Ave.
Oshkosh, WI 54901

Mailing Address

800 Algoma Blvd.
Oshkosh, WI 54901-8619

Contact Us


Phone: 920-424-2181