Business and Community

Economic and Talent Development

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside listens and responds to the needs of business and industry. Let us know how we can work with you-whether to provide you with skilled graduates, interns, services, or education for your workforce.


Let's work together to develop a recruitment strategy that combines on-campus engagement, convenient online tools, and easy marketing tactics to connect your professional opportunities with candidates from the Parkside talent community.

From connected online communities to large-scale career and internship fairs, we know that nothing beats direct interaction with promising candidates. That's why we offer a variety of engagement options for you to foster relationships with our students.

  • Internship and Career Fairs

  • Position Postings (Handshake)

  • Employer Brand Building on Campus

  • Recruit Interns

  • Develop internships



UW-Parkside can provide innovative services as well as resources to help you to grow.

App Factory

The UW-Parkside App Factory is a creative, professional, Interdisciplinary group on campus that develops mobile apps for community clients throughout southeastern Wisconsin.


The Center for Research and Innovation and Smart Cities has been created to unite individuals to leverage the power of people working with technology to improve our communities.

GIS Factory

The GIS Factory provides opportunities for students to work on client-based projects that require data collection, mapping, and spatial analysis. 

Natural Products Lab

The Natural Products Lab offers growers the opportunity to test canna chemical levels at a convenient location in Southeastern Wisconsin.

Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

The Small Business Development Center helps entrepreneurs succeed at any stage. We offer no-cost, confidential consulting and business education across a wide region, primarily serving Kenosha and Racine counties.

The Ralph Jaeschke Solutions for Economic Growth (SEG) Center

The SEG Center is a premier vehicle for project-based learning at UW-Parkside. We bring together local community businesses with the students and faculty to create a joint venture that benefits all parties involved.


UW-Parkside has many types of professional development opportunities including completion programs, graduate-level degrees, and certificates. We also offer non-credit professional development in areas including HR, education, and leadership, as well as personal enrichment courses.

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