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Career Planning

Career planning will assist students who are undecided about a career or program. Reasons to visit Career Services include:

  • Graduation from high school
  • Loss of a job
  • Dissatisfaction with current career
  • Increasing quality of life
  • Personal and occupational fulfillment

Career planning can help you develop a plan that is right for you. Career Counselors help students learn more about themselves by pinpointing their personality type, interests, skills and values in order to identify careers that are a good match. Career planning services are provided in the following formats:

Individual Career Counseling Sessions
If you wish to receive career counseling services individually, call 1-800-247-7122 to request a meeting with a Career Counselor.

Career Exploration Workshop
Workshops are open to potential and current students who are undecided about their career path. The career exploration workshop is a free, two-hour group session facilitated by a Career Counselors. For the next available workshop day and time please call 1-800-247-7122 or stop in to any campus, in the Student Services area. You may register over the phone or in person.

Career Development and Occupation Information Websites
Occupational Outlook Handbook: The OOH can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations. From the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.​
O*NET: O*NET Online has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, students, and more! Developed for the U.S. Department of Labor by the National Center for O*NET Development.​
My Next Move: My Next Move is an interactive tool for job seekers and students to learn more about their career options. Developed and maintained by the National Center for O*NET Development.
Careers OneStop: CareerOneStop is the flagship career, training, and job search website for the U.S. Department of Labor.

Other Resources
Learn How to Become
Salary.com
Wisconsin’s Worknet

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