Career and Educational Planning Workshops
Free drop-in sessions at Madison libraries: Get information about education options, admissions, childcare, financial assistance, and other continuing education topics. Every Tuesday, 5-7 pm; Goodman South Madison Branch Library, 2222 S Park St; 608-266-6395
Career workshops are offered for a fee, with the exception of Career Change 101, and registration is required. Compare workshops to select the one that best meets your needs.
Career change 101
Thinking about a new career direction but overwhelmed by all the information out there? Not sure how to get started? This workshop gives you a jump start by helping you identify reliable resources and use them effectively. No fee. Learn more/register.
Tuesday, January 28, 6:30-8:30 pm, Fitchburg Public Library, 5530 Lacy Rd, Fitchburg, WI
Thursday, April 3, 6-8 pm, Middleton Public Library, 7425 Hubbard Ave, Middleton, WI
Tools for purposeful career change
From early career to retirement career, this in-depth workshop provides assessment, structure, and exercises to facilitate the career- and life-planning process. Explore your skills, values, interests, and style preferences using the Strong Interest Inventory (SII), Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), and other individual/group activities. Take the SII and MBTI beforehand and interpret the results in class. Leave with an action plan. Some homework between sessions. Learn more/register.
Friday-Saturday, February 21-22, 8:30 am-4:30 pm, 21 N Park St, Room 1106-1108; Register by February 11; $169
Friday-Saturday, May 30-31, 8:30 am-4:30 pm, 21 N Park St, Room 1106-1108; Register by May 20; $169
These workshops are offered free of charge; registering assures you space and materials.
Building bridges: networking and campus resources for returning adult students
Are you a new or returning adult student at UW-Madison? Take advantage of this free orientation workshop to learn about campus libraries, student financial aid, learning support, computer resources, and more. Learn more.
Not currently scheduled. Check back in February for our August, 2014 date.
Nuts and bolts of returning to school
Have you thought about going back to school for a first, second, or advanced degree? This free session provides information on options as you plan to continue your education. We cover undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs; becoming a nondegree Special student; student support services; and financial assistance. No fee. Learn more/register.
Tuesday, March 4, 5:30-7:30 pm, Goodman South Madison Branch Library, 2222 S Park St