Supervising Students Mini Conference

Introducing the Supervising Students Mini-Conference!

Join supervisors of student-employees from across campus and our community in this thought-provoking mini-conference which will provide an opportunity to exchange ideas while engaging in a variety of topics on best practices related to supervising student-employees. The mini-conference consists of several sessions occurring on January 19th, 2023. You are welcome to attend any or all of the sessions provided as part of the series. All sessions will take place in a virtual setting (Zoom) and will be one hour long. For the first time this year, we will offer supervisors a viewing party at 333 East Campus Mall on Floor 9. More information below.


  • Participate in discussion to share our perspectives and hear the perspectives of other supervisors.
  • Feel confident about helping students learn in the workplace through WiGROW conversations.
  • Meet other supervisors and learn about what they do that works to support students.


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Supervising Students Mini-Conference Viewing Party

Supervising Students Mini-Conference Viewing Party is intended to provide a time and space for supervisors who prefer to get away from our desks or don’t typically use computers in our jobs. The viewing party will be located at 333 East Campus Mall on Floor 9. You’re invited to come to join us and participate in the virtual conference on the big screen! Registration CLOSED.

When: Thursday, January 19th from 8:30am-4pm

Location: 333 East Campus Mall, 9101 (SSTAR Labs)

For any questions or concerns, please contact Brenda Salvo (

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Strengths Based Coaching

Join us in an insightful conversation with Shelly Vil Havel. Discover how strength-based coaching can support student employees in identifying their strengths can benefit them and the workplace in various ways. You’ll leave with recommendations and tips to build confidence, create connections, and achieve goals student employees seek to make.


When: Thursday, January 19th, 9-10 am (CST)

International Student Employee Panel (CANCELLED)

When: Thursday, January 19th, 11 am-12 pm (CST) (CANCELLED)

We apologize for any inconvenience this brings.

We will be hosting an International Student Employee Panel at a Student Employment Supervisor Series event on March 21st at 1:00 pm.

Having Better WiGROW Conversations

Sometimes conversations don’t go as we planned! Participants will work through practical scenarios and find multiple ways to respond when WiGROW conversations become challenging. Share your experiences and ideas and benefit from the expertise of other supervisors like you!


When: Thursday, January 19th, 1-2 pm (CST)


Generational Wisdom from Gen Z

Join us as we ask a panel of UW-Madison student employees for their generational wisdom in the workplace. Learn directly from students about why they chose to work on campus, what challenges they face, and how on-campus work benefits them.


When: Thursday, January 19th, 2:30-3:30 pm (CST)