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.
Thursday, May 30, 6:30-8:30 pm, Sequoya Branch Library, 4340 Tokay Blvd.
Thursday, June 27, 6:30-8:30 pm, Waunakee Public Library, 710 South St, Waunakee, 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.
Thursday-Friday, June 20-21, 8:30 am-4:30 pm, 21 N Park St, Room 1106-1108; Register by June 10; $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.
Saturday, August 24, 8:30 am-noon, 21 N Park St, Room 1106-1108; Register by August 16
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.
Monday, July 15, 6-8 pm, Fitchburg Public Library, 5530 Lacy Rd, Fitchburg, WI