Choosing a Career/Program

Choosing a career or academic program often begins with better understanding yourself. The career planning process encourages you to gain self-knowledge through assessment, reflection and understanding the world of work.  View a short video regarding the career development process.

Resources to help you choose a career or program

  • Learn about Madison College's many academic programs.

  • Prospective students, attend one of Madison College's interactive visit opportunities.

  • Complete a Career Planning Workshop.

  • Research information regarding employment trends, salaries, and employers that hired Madison College graduates in the Graduate Report.

  • Locate relevant job search materials on the internet by consulting the Career & Employment Center Online Resource Guide. (PDF, 235KB)

  • Check out some of our recommended career sites:
    • Utilize online career planning tools like Career Cruising. Please use the following to login to the Career Cruising website. Username: matc | Password: truaxdec
    • Use Skills Explorer to explore jobs related to the skills and training you already have.
    • Try My Next Move, an interactive tool, to learn more about career options.

  • Current students and alumni may meet with an advisor or counselor for assistance with career exploration. We strongly recommend completing the online or in-person Career Planning Workshop first.

  • Current students and alumni may access a variety career books and multimedia resources in the Career & Employment Center, Truax Campus, room A1003.