The University of Wisconsin–Madison employs more than 16,000 people in nearly all types of occupations. These include instruction, research, administration, custodial, information technology, and health care.
Employees on campus have a wide range of backgrounds resulting in a diverse campus environment that is an exciting place to work. These backgrounds encompass many specialized educational experiences, diverse origins, and affiliations. This is one of the many reasons UW–Madison has a very positive institutional reputation recognized around the world.