How do I use BuckyNet?
- Complete Your BuckyNet Profile
Log into BuckyNet at www.cals.wisc.edu/students/careerServices/. Your username is your UW-Madison e-mail address and the first time you login, your password will be CALS. You will change your password after your initial login by selecting Profile and then Password/Preferences. You may not, however, change your username.
Complete the following portions of the Profile section in your BuckyNet account:
- Personal Information
- Academic Information
- Registration Contract
Click Save Changes when completing each section. Certain fields marked with an asterisk (*) are mandatory fields. The Profile section provides the data that qualifies you for interviews or makes your resume available based on search criteria. It is essential that your profile be complete and accurate at all times. CALS Career Services suggests that within your Profile settings you (1) choose to receive system e-mail notifications and (2) choose to be included in the CALS Career Services Web Resume Book that is distributed to employers.
- Upload Your Resume
Upload your resume(s) and cover letter(s) by selecting Documents. Click on Add New. Browse for your resume or cover letter in your files, select it, and hit the Submit button. Completing this step will allow you to submit your resume to employers in order to apply for on-campus interviews or job postings.You will not be allowed to apply for jobs until you have completed your profile and uploaded a resume onto BuckyNet.If you need to edit your resume, make all corrections on the original document (usually MS Word document) and then re-upload onto BuckyNet.
- Search for Jobs & Internships
Click on the tab “jobs & internships” at the top of the page, then CSM jobs. Type in the kind of job you are looking for in the keywords box (i.e. horticulture, food, soil science, Farm and Industry Short Course, etc…). For a more targeted search, click on the tab “advanced search” and narrow your selection to jobs within a certain location, position type, job function, etc. Click on the job title that interests you for a further description. If you wish, submit your uploaded resume in the right-hand column or contact the indicated recruiter directly.
Please feel free to contact CALS Career Services with any questions or to schedule an appointment.
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 608.262.3460.