Career and Education Planning

At a glance


What: Individual appointments, workshops, and resources for adults interested in changing careers, finding more fulfilling work, and/or continuing their education.

Who: Offered by highly qualified, professional career counselors and education advisors.

Where/when: Throughout the year in Madison-workshops as well as individual appointments.

Questions? Email advising@dcs.wisc.edu or call 608‑263-6960.

 

From our blog

Students shared their stories about the challenging path to their degree.

They struggle to study while raising kids, holding down full-time jobs, or adjusting to a new culture and language.

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Jumpstart your career and explore your education options

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If you are thinking about changing careers or returning to school (regardless of what school) but aren’t sure where to start, staff at Adult Career and Special Student Services can help. We offer an array of services for adults who want to explore career options or continue their education. You can, schedule an appointment to meet with a counselor or advisor, participate in one or more of our workshops, visit our career resource library, and/or utilize our online resources.

Browse our upcoming career and education workshops

Tools for Purposeful Career Change

Career Change 101

Nuts and Bolts of Returning to School

Job Search Support Group

Career and Educational Planning

Talk with a professional career counselor about changing your career and/or returning to school.

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Financing your Education

We know that the cost of tuition is an important factor in your decision to return to school. There are resources available to help you determine how to finance your education. It will take time and effort, but we recommend you invest the time to explore all the options.

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