For over 25 years, the Milgard School of Business has been graduating alumni who transform the South Sound business community through innovative thinking, compassionate leadership, and exemplary stakeholder engagement. We encourage you to join our networks to connect with your peers, learn about job opportunities shared with the School, discover alumni events and stay involved with the Milgard School of Business. Once a Husky, always a Husky.
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The Milgard School of Business believes in supporting our students and alumni throughout their careers, not just while they are current students. The Milgard Success Center is a career hub that creates opportunities for alumni to network, develop additional skills and give back to their alma mater. All Milgard Alumni are eligible to access resources through the Milgard Success Center anytime after they graduate.
Handshake is our online career management platform connecting Milgard students and alumni with internships and jobs. Log in now with your UW NetID to see how Handshake makes your internship and job search easier. Contact Sally Schwartz for Handshake assistance.
Recent Alumni Stories
'13 BABA (Marketing)
After graduating from a regional high school and spending a couple of years with collegiate sports in California and Oregon, Pat knew he wanted to return to the Pacific Northwest to study business. He ended up finishing his business prerequisites at Pierce College and transferring to the Milgard School of Business in 2011. Growing up an avid gamer, Pat was curious to learn more about how the gaming industry brands and markets their products to consumers.
Judi has always lived in the Puget Sound area and enjoys the many water activities available here. She and her husband currently live in Maple Valley where she spends spare time outdoors – gardening, hiking, or playing in the local rivers and lakes. She is a Sr. Supply Chain Program Manager for Amazon.com and works with a team that opens new fulfillment centers in the US and around the world.
After graduating in 1999 from the Milgard School of Business, Eric began his career in the Assurance Services group at Deloitte and Touche, and earned his CPA. Since leaving Deloitte, Eric has held multiple roles in finance and has served in the role of Chief Financial Officer since 2011, including his current role as CFO at Lighthouse and previous positions as CFO and Treasurer at A Place for Mom, and Blucora, where he previously served as Chief Accounting Officer.
Lifelong learning is critical to keep pace with the ever-changing business landscape. Whether you want to update your skills, gain exposure to a new area of business, or pursue a graduate degree, the Milgard School of Business is committed to helping you reach your professional goals.
Milgard alumni can enroll in an Executive Education certificate program to sharpen their business acumen and enhance their careers. Designed for working professionals, these open-enrollment courses cover topical content that is delivered in a work-compatible, flexible format.
Ready to take that next step in your career? Consider investing further in your education and career by enrolling in one of Milgard's graduate programs. Many of the programs are work-compatible and designed for working professionals.
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The Milgard School of Business strives to provide our students a great education by bringing state of the art techniques and quality teaching into the classroom. It is through this education that we prepare our students for successful lives and careers while shaping future business leaders of our community. We cannot do all this without your help. Gifts to the Milgard School drive excellence by supporting student scholarship, faculty research, and innovation in our academic Centers. Consider making a difference today by giving to the Milgard School.