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Career Closet

Free professional attire for UWO students

Career Closet

Students are allowed to choose up to 4 items from the closet per semester to keep for free. Inventory is always changing; be sure to check back frequently to find new items.

The Career Closet assists students in creating a professional wardrobe for interviews and jobs. Students are able to shop in the Career Closet anytime Career & Professional Development is open. Items you may find in the closet include: suits, pants, skirts, dresses, ties, belts and tops. UWO Alumni are also able to shop up to a year after graduation!  

Professional Dress


Attending a networking event, career fair or an interview? Need professional attire to make a great first impression? The Career Closet can help!


Quick Tips for Young Professionals

Suit: Solid colored grey, black, brown or navy.

Dress Shirt: Collared and long sleeved. Conservative neckline and color. Everything to know about dress shirts

Tie: Solid, thin striped or small geometric design. Bottom of the tie should meet the belt line. Learn to tie a double Windsor knot

Socks: Long dark socks to match pants.

Shoes: Well polished and match the belt. Closed toe, low heel.

Hair: Neat and professional.

Hosiery: Nylons under skirts, socks to match shoes.

Nails: Manicured with neutral polish.

Jewelry: Keep it simple. Jewelry tips

Scent: Easy on the aftershave or cologne. Limited makeup and perfume.

Accessories: Portfolio or briefcase.

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN OSHKOSH
Career & Professional Development

(920) 424-2181
career@uwosh.edu

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

Oshkosh Campus

  • M–Th: 7:45 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • F: 7:45 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

 

Fond du Lac and Fox Cities Campus Solution Centers

  • Wednesdays: 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
  • Services only offered when classes are in session