First annual Indigenous Student and Professional Community career event coming March 5

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Registration is open for the first annual UW–Madison Indigenous Student & Professional Community Spring 2022 Career Event.

Hosted by Academic Coaching and Tutoring Services (ACTS), this event is intended to promote community, mentorship and professional networking between UW students, alumni, staff, faculty and community members of Indigenous identity. Alumni, staff, faculty, and community members are welcome to participate in two opportunities to share your experience and connect with current students at this event. After registering you will receive an email with additional details and an optional sign-up form.

Event Details

  • Date: Saturday, March 5, 2022
  • Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. CST
  • Location: Varsity Hall in Union South, 1308 W. Dayton St.

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Keynote speaker

Headshot photo of Angela MillerAngela Miller (MS ’10) is a Menominee descendant who has served as chief of staff, assistant chancellor for diversity, equity, and inclusion, chief diversity officer at UW-Platteville since 2018. Under her leadership, UW-Platteville has made tremendous strides in creating and growing programs that foster inclusivity and provide access and support for underserved populations. She was honored with the UW System Regents’ Diversity Award in 2017. Prior to joining UW-Platteville, she worked at UW–Madison with the PEOPLE program and

More about the event

  • Career workshops with Trista Whitehorse (Ho-Chunk, Urban League of Greater Madison) & Laura Hiebing (Metis, UW–Madison)
  • Hear from a panel of alumni about their career paths
  • Explore your professional identity, skills and interests
  • Develop a professional introduction or “elevator pitch”
  • Opportunities to meet possible mentors and network
  • Participate in hands-on resume & interview workshops
  • Hear about job shadowing, internships & scholarships
  • Drumming by the Madtown Singers

The presentations at this event will be captioned. To request other accommodations or for general questions about the event, please contact