Career and Educational Planning 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.
Thursday, Jan 19, 6-8pm, Sequoya Branch Library, 4340 Tokay Blvd.
Friday, Apr 7, 2-4pm, Monona Public Library, 1000 Nichols Rd.
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 29 & 30, 8:30am-4:30pm, 21 N Park St, Room 1106-1108; Register by June 19; $169
These workshops/sessions 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 22, 5:30-7:30pm, 21 N Park St, Room 1106-1108; Register by Aug 18
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. Learn more/register.
Tuesday, March 7, 6-7:30pm, Goodman South Madison Branch Library, 2222 S Park St.
Education advising for adults at the library
If you’re an adult in Madison or the surrounding area and you have questions about achieving your educational goals, meet an Adult Career and Special Student Services advisor at the library. Get information about planning your education, admission to educational institutions, financial assistance, child care, and other adult student concerns.
This service is currently unavailable. Contact our office at 608-263-6960 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you'd like to meet with an advisor.