Career & Employment Events

Madison College campuses and buildings are currently closed in response to COVID-19.  However, we do offer on-demand online and live virtual events via video conferencing (WebEx).

Our event topics range from choosing a career path to helping you find employment.

Career Planning Workshop

Are you a current or prospective Madison College student uncertain about which career or program to pursue? Join us online to participate in a Career Planning Workshop! 

In this workshop, you will gain insight into how your interests, skills and values play a role in choosing a career. You will also learn about online tools for exploring careers/programs, and college resources to support your career success!

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.

Choose the Career Planning Workshop online format that works for you:

  • Career Planning Workshop - Virtual Live

    Register for a Career Planning Workshop Virtual Live event, delivered through a WebEx conference call.

     Register now

  • Career Planning Workshop – On Demand (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. 

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    Complete the Online  Workshop

    If you have questions regarding CareerLocker or need additional career planning assistance, please contact the Student Success Center 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 7th Annual NET Conference for students Fall 2020 date and offerings coming soon. 

    At this event, students 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 will also be 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 2020 Part-time Job Fair will be held at the beginning of October in a virtual environment. Check back in August for more details. 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 previously.

    Contact Career and Employment Services (CES) with any questions or for additional information.