Career and Educational Planning Workshops

Career workshops

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.

Section 1: Thursday, Sep 17, 5:30-7:30pm, Mt Horeb Public Library, 105 Perimeter Rd, MtĀ  Horeb

Section 2: Thursday, Nov 12, 6:30-8:30pm, Verona Public Library, 500 Silent St, Verona

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, Oct 23 & 24, 8:30am-4:30pm, 21 N Park St, Room 1106-1108; Register by Oct 13; $169

Education workshops

These workshops are offered free of charge; registering assures you space and materials.

Building bridges: networking and campus resources for returning adults

Are you a new or returning adult student at UW-Madison? Take advantage of this orientation to learn about campus libraries, financial aid, academic support, computer resources, and more. No fee. Learn more/register.

Tuesday, Aug 18, 5:30-7:30pm, 21 N Park St, Room 1106-1108

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 University Special student; student support services; and financial assistance. No fee.

Not currently scheduled.