Career & Employment Events
Our event topics range from choosing a career path to helping you find employment.
- Career Planning Workshop - In-Person
Are you a current or prospective Madison College student uncertain about which career or program to pursue? Attend this interactive workshop!
The Career Planning Workshop will help you learn how your interests, skills and values play a role in choosing a career. You'll also explore components of CareerLocker, an engaging approach to career development that incorporates occupational information, educational options and employment resources.
- Career Planning Workshop - Online
Welcome to the free Online Career Planning Workshop. Part 1 discusses the career planning process and how to make an informed decision about your career. Part 2 guides you through the process of taking an interest assessment and exploring careers through CareerLocker, an online career development tool.
Remember to download and use this Participant Worksheet (PDF, 178KB) to help you record information and navigate the workshop process.
If you have questions regarding CareerLocker or need additional career planning assistance, please contact Student Development and Retention Services at (608) 246-6076. After completing all modules above, 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.
- Employer Visits
Several times a week during the Fall and Spring semesters, employers will host a table recruiting for open positions. These employer visits are advertised on the monitors in the hallways. The table is located outside Career and Employment Services in the cafeteria mall area (D1624). We encourage you to stop by and bring your resume.
- 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.
The 6th Annual NET Conference for students will be held on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. View the conference flyer (PDF, 376KB)
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
There was also an opportunity to interact and practice skills learned with peers and local employers throughout the 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
The 2019 Part-time Job Fair will be held on Wednesday, October 2 and Thursday, October 3, 2019 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. This annual event is an opportunity for students to network with local employers and apply for part-time positions. View a list of the employers (PDF, 267KB) who attended last year.
Contact Career and Employment Services (CES) with any questions or for additional information.