Career Corner blog

Career Corner articles, written by our career counselors, appear monthly in the Wisconsin State Journal. These articles and more career related stories can be found on The Lifelong Learner. 

Career Planning Resources

Career development

Understanding the career development process

Advice from our counselors

Can't get to one of our workshops? Take the time to tune into one or all of these excellent programs by our career counselors.

Managing your career
Listen as April talks with All About Living radio show host Carol Koby about how to manage your career. (52 minutes)

Working into the new retirement Sybil talks with All About Living radio show host Carol Koby about how to plan for a fulfilling retirement. (53 minutes)

Conducting an effective job search All About Living radio show host, Carol Koby April discusses the most effective way to search for jobs. (51 minutes)

Why "link"? The career importance of LinkedIn  April presents on why LinkedIn is an important part of anyone’s career & learn about how to create an intriguing profile.(46 minutes)

Getting connected: Using LinkedIn to make career connections
April presents on harnessing the power of LinkedIn. (48 minutes)

Occupational information

Career One Stop
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor offering career resources and workforce information.

Medical and Health Care
The National Library of Medicine maintains this list of informational links.

O*NET Online
Online database for over 950 occupations.

The Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH)
Guide produced by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics with information about the top 250 occupations in the U.S.

Career Outlook
Website developed by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics featuring articles with practical information on jobs and careers (formerly the Occupational Outlook Quarterly).

Employment trends

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics employment projections
Information about the labor market for the Nation as a whole for 10 years in the future.

Wisconsin’s WORKnet
Wisconsin labor market information and wage camparison.

Salary information
Free access to salary information and more.

JobStar Salary Surveys
Online salary surveys.

The NACE Salary Calculator
Salary information by location from the National Association of Colleges and Employers.


Morgridge Center for Public Service
Information on how to get involved in the Madison community and beyond.

Corporation for National & Community Service
Information on volunteering and community service in the U.S.

UW-Madison campus career resources

Career Exploration Center at Cross College Advising Center
College of Ag & Life Sciences Career Services
Career Services (School of Human Ecology)
Career Services (Letters & Science)
Education Career Center
Engineering Career Services
Business Career Center
Graduate School
College Library Career Collection
Wisconsin Alumni Association

Community outreach

ACSSS provides education and career services and programs in the community and for employers.

Looking for job search resources?

See our Job search resources page