Working at the Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association

The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA) comprises the University of Wisconsin Foundation — the university’s official fundraising organization — and the Wisconsin Alumni Association, which links alumni with the university and each other.

WFAA is always interested in recruiting talented and committed individuals to fill open positions. Whether working in development, stewardship, alumni relations, administration, information technology, marketing, communications, or finance, we are passionate about what we do. We know that our work with donors, alumni, and campus partners helps to ensure that students can obtain a world-class education and may lead to the university’s next great discovery.

We offer competitive salary and benefits in an environment that is inspiring, creative, and respectful.

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Behind the Scenes at WFAA

What Does WFAA Look for in a Job Candidate?

What are the top qualities that the Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association looks for in a prospective employee? For starters, we’re looking for employees whose values align with ours. According to the Gallup company, which is best known for its public opinion polls, its researchers have found that high-quality candidates want their company to align… Read more »

Spotlight on Dan Fallon

Dan Fallon worked for WFAA as a director of development from 2011 to 2014. He left to run the major and planned giving team at Wisconsin Public Radio and then had a short stint in corporate sales with Madison’s new professional soccer team, Forward Madison FC. He returned to WFAA in February and is serving… Read more »

Spotlight on Kari Stokosa

Kari Stokosa is WFAA’s Managing Director of Research & Prospect Management. A native of Greenfield, Wisconsin, Kari earned her degree in atmospheric and oceanic sciences from UW–Madison in 1999. Although she never intended to be an on-air meteorologist, she says, “I’m very thankful for the wide breadth of skills I obtained in the process of… Read more »

Puppies at WFAA

Walking the Walk

Puppies, homemade chili, inspiration, and breaking a record — what’s not to love?

Jake Roble in a meeting

Launching a Leader

When you work for the UW Foundation and Alumni Association, one of the most rewarding aspects is knowing that your efforts support a range of amazing and inspiring students.

"Well Red" statue in Alumni Park

New Campus Perk: Alumni Park

Thanks to more than 4,000 donors and friends, the UW–Madison campus now boasts a unique jewel on the lakefront between Memorial Union and the Red Gym. Alumni Park adds to the beauty and magic of the campus for students, alumni, faculty, and visitors alike.

Photo of Teri Grein

Spotlight on Teri Grein

Teri Grein ’16 is a program coordinator for WFAA’s Alumni Relations and Engagement division. A native of Wisconsin Rapids, she is a first-generation college graduate who worked for WAA as an intern while she was earning her degree in English and Communication Arts.