Career & Employment Events

In response to COVID-19, we currently offer events online (on demand) and via video conferencing with WebEx (live virtual).

Career Planning Events

Career Planning Workshop - Live virtual

Gain insight into how your interests, skills and values play a role in choosing a career. Discover online tools for exploring careers/programs and college resources to support your career success!

 Register now

If you need further assistance after the workshop, we encourage you to follow up with a career advisor or counselor to discuss your career goals. Contact the Student Success Center at (608) 246-6076.


Career Planning Workshop - Online

Learn about the career planning process and how to make informed decisions about your career. You will also be guided through the use of Focus2, an online career development tool.

Download and use the Participant Worksheet (PDF, 178KB) to record information and navigate the workshop process. 

If you have questions regarding Focus2 or need additional career planning assistance, please contact the Student Success Center at (608) 246-6076. We encourage you to follow up with a career advisor or counselor to further discuss your career planning. You might also consider registering for a 1-credit Career Development Course for a more in-depth career exploration opportunity.

Additional Events

  • Internship Fair

    Are you looking for an internship?  If yes, we welcome you to participate in the first ever Virtual Internship Job Fair! 

     

    Time and Date: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Thursday, February 18, 2021 

    What: Meet employers who will be available for both 1:1 or Group Sessions 

    How: Register in Handshake! 

    Review the link below labeled “Handshake’s Guide to Attending a Virtual 

    Job Fair” which includes step-by-step instructions.

    To Do: Complete your profile ASAP in Handshake and upload your resume!

     

    Some employers have set qualifications to define which students can register for their sessions. To ensure you qualify for employer sessions, make sure you have filled out the following fields on your profile:  

     

    Here are some quick and easy to follow resources to help you prepare for the Internship Job Fair:  

    REGISTER HERE

    Handshake

     

    Participating Employers

    Achieving Collaborative Treatment

    AFLAC

    Aptiv

    Catalent - Biologics

    BrightStar Care

    City of Madison AASPIRE Internship Program

    Crystal Finishing Systems

    Hufcor, Inc

    Landmark Resort

    Literacy Network

    Madison College Biology Department

    Madison College Career & Employment Services

    Mission Veterinary Partners

    Modular Trail Structures

    NeuGen

    Pro-Active Engineering

    Rogers Behavioral Health

    Schools of Hope AmeriCorps Project

    Startingblock

    UW Credit Union

    Western Lakes Fire Department

    Wisconsin Department of Administration Student Diversity Internship Program

    Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association

    Wisconsin United Methodist Camp and Retreat Ministries

  • Networking, Etiquette & Technology Conference

    The NET (Networking, Etiquette and Technology) event is a hands-on conference where a variety of professionals present employment-related topics to support career development among Madison College students. Due to COVID, we are excited to bring a virtual version of the NET Conference to our students this year. This year, students will have the opportunity to attend two (2) virtual workshop sessions.

     

    How to Network | Tuesday, February 16 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. 

    Best Practices - Job Searching & Interviewing in a Virtual World | Wednesday, February 17 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

      

    In these workshops, students will learn:

    • How to make a good first impression
    • How to succeed in their job search and in the workplace
    • Practical tips and tools through hands on interactive sessions

     

    Register in Handshake! Please select only one session per day.

     

    WHAT PAST PARTICIPANTS HAD TO SAY...

    “I was blown away by the event. It exceeded my expectations. I liked that it was formal, yet inviting. I felt "spoiled" by all the amenities.

    “I left feeling empowered.”

    “A very educational and yet entertaining time.”

  • Part-time Job Fair

    GET CONNECTED WEEKS! Save the Dates!

    Madison College Career & Employment Services and Student Life Volunteer Center are going VIRTUAL with their annual Get Connected event.

     

    Part-time Job Fair: Monday, September 28 – Thursday, October 1

    https://resources.madisoncollege.edu/job-fair

     

    Volunteer Fair: Monday, October 5 – Friday, October 9

    https://resources.madisoncollege.edu/volunteer-fair

     

    What are the unique features of this year’s virtual event?

    ·       Live sessions by employers and nonprofit organizations. Links will be provided to help students access their virtual platform room.

    ·       Access part-time jobs and volunteer opportunities anywhere, any time during designated dates.

    ·       Pre-recorded sessions on how to best connect with employers and preparation for a great virtual experience

     

    Questions?

    Part-time Job Fair – Masaya Xiong: mxiong27@madisoncollege.edu

    Volunteer Fair – VolunteerCenter@madisoncollege.edu