PharmD Career Resources

The UW School of Pharmacy Networking Roundtable Event is an opportunity for pharmacy students to meet pharmacists who work in variety of career paths to learn about different areas of pharmacy and practice networking skills.

Career advising assists students with post-graduation exploration and planning.

To schedule a career advising appointment, contact your academic advisor or Chelsea Wimmer, Career Services Manager. The resources below are also intended to help further your career development and planning.

Pharmacy Career Exploration

There are many different paths within the Pharmacy profession. Through the Pathways in Pharmacy Practice course and Professional Development and Engagement four-part course series, students will be given opportunities to complete assessments to help them discover interests and explore their own values to assist them with narrowing down possible career paths. During the first three years of  pharmacy school students will complete:

PharmD Career Newsletters

PharmD students receive a monthly Career Newsletter with curated career articles/podcasts, resources, and upcoming events. Links to previous Career Newsletters are included below.

Have an idea or want to request a topic or resource for a future Career Newsletter? Email Chelsea Wimmer.

Job, Residency, and Fellowship Search

UW—Madison Career Development Tools


UWMadison has adopted Handshake as the campus-wide job search tool. When you first sign in you will be asked to create a profile before you can begin searching for jobs. Please review the Handshake Tips document prior to setting up your profile.

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Big Interview

Big Interview is a free tool for UW—Madison students to develop their interviewing skills. It is an online system that combines training and practice to help improve each user’s interview technique and build confidence.

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