Career Center Calendar

May 2015
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LinkedIn
9-11am
W109

Resume 101
1:30-3:45pm
W109

5

WIA Orientation
8:45-9:15am
Lobby

Stretching Your Food Dollar
1-3pm
W190

Resume Review*
1:30-3:30pm
W109

Job Fair Readiness
2-3pm
W107

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Kick-Start Your Career: Steps to a Successful Job Search
9:30-11:30am
W107

Interview Success
1-3:30pm
W107

Resume Review*
1:30-3:30pm
W105

7

WIA Orientation
8:45-9:15am
Lobby

On-Line & E-mail Job Application Techniques
11-12:30pm
W110

8

Resume Review*
9-11am
W105

11

Resume Review*
9-11am
W109

Job Fair Readiness
10-11am
W107

Getting Started*
10-11:30am
C022

12

WIA Orientation
8:45-9:15am
Lobby

Resume 101
9:30-11:45am
W109

Stretching Your Food Dollar
1-3pm
W190

Career Exploration
1:30-4pm
W109

13

Resume Review*
1:30-3:30pm
W109

14

WIA Orientation
8:45-9:15am
Lobby

Resume Review*
9:30-11:30am
W105

On-Line & E-mail Job Application Techniques
11-12:30pm
W107

Kick-Start Your Career: Steps to a Successful Job Search
1:30-3:30pm
W107

15

Resume Review*
9-11am
W105

18

Resume Review*
1:30-3:30pm
W109

19

WIA Orientation
8:45-9:15am
Lobby

Interview Success
9-11:30am
W107

Stretching Your Food Dollar
1-3pm
W190

Resume Review*
1:30-3:30pm
W109

20

Resume 101
9:30-11:45am
W109

Kick-Start Your Career: Steps to a Successful Job Search
1:30-3:30pm
W107

21

WIA Orientation
8:45-9:15am
Lobby

LinkedIn
9-11am
W109

On-Line & E-mail Job Application Techniques
11-12:30pm
W107

Resume Review*
1:30-3:30pm
W109

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WIA Orientation
8:45-9:15am
Lobby

Stretching Your Food Dollar
1-3pm
W190

Resume Review*
1:30-3:30pm
W109

27

Resume Review*
9:30-11:30am
W109

28

WIA Orientation
8:45-9:15am
Lobby

On-Line & E-mail Job Application Techniques
11-12:30pm
W107

Kick-Start Your Career: Steps to a Successful Job Search
1:30-3:30pm
W107

Getting Started*
4:30-6pm
C022

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Workshop Descriptions

Career Exploration:

No Fee

Are you looking to change careers? In this interactive and personalized workshop, you will complete assessments to explore your values, skills and interests for researching potential careers. *BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS REQUIRED.* *SEATING IS LIMITED DUE TO COMPUTER AVAILABILITY* *Workshop starts promptly. If you are late, you are welcome to attend a future workshop.*

Communication and Career Planning*:

$10 fee per person

Designed for parents and students in 7th through 12th grades. Myers-Briggs Type Indicator results are used to explore careers based on type and temperament. *Class is held at the WCTC Waukesha Campus 327 E. Broadway* To register online: Go to www.wctc.edu/career-center, click on Career Planning for Youth.

FAFSA Fridays:

No Fee Financial Aid 262-691-5436

Attend the free, hands-on, walk-in session to get help with completing your 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online. To get the most of this experience, please bring the following: your Department of Education PIN number if you have one established, your 2014 Federal Tax Returns & W2’s, your parents’ Federal Tax Returns (for dependent students) or your spouse’s Federal Tax Return (if married). Please contact the Financial Aid department at 262-691-5436 or stop in C-019 with any questions. Location: C020F (Assessment Center)

Getting Started*:

No Fee For any questions contact 262-691-5400

These sessions are geared specifically for prospective students and provide an overview of admissions, career resources, degree information, enrollment, financial aid and general student services available to WCTC students. It is designed for students who may know the program(s) they are interested in or students who are beginning to explore WCTC programs and would like to know where to start. Registration is recommended, but not required: www.wctc.edu/getting-started.

Interview Success:

No Fee

Learn about different types of interviews and questions as well as the job search etiquette necessary to help you impress a potential employer. Develop your personalized interviewing skills and the strategies necessary to secure the job offer. *DRESS IN INTERVIEW ATTIRE* *Workshop starts promptly. If you are late, you are welcome to attend a future workshop.*

Job Fair Readiness:

No Fee

Job fairs provide a great opportunity for you to meet employers who represent a wide range of industries. Find out how to make the best impression on recruiters and make the most out of attending a job fair. Learn what can you say and do during the first 60 seconds to make the recruiter want to explore the possibility of hiring you.

Kick-Start Your Career: Steps to a Successful Job Search:

No Fee

Rev up your job search, explore career and educational options. Discover resources to help you search occupations that match with your background and skills. Set goals for a successful career transition. Schedule a follow up appointment with a career consultant. *Workshop starts promptly. If you are late, you are welcome to attend a future workshop.*

LinkedIn :

No Fee

This workshop is for individuals new to LinkedIn. Plan to attend this workshop to learn the benefits of LinkedIn and strategies to create your profile. Bring current resume to assist in profile development. *SEATING IS LIMITED DUE TO COMPUTER AVAILABILITY* *BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS REQUIRED* *Workshop starts promptly. If you are late, you are welcome to attend a future workshop.*

Networking: Leveraging Your Personal Brand:

No Fee

Networking is a valuable tool to obtain employement. In this step-by-step workshop, learn strategies to build your network of contacts and network effectively to tap into the hidden job market. *Workshop starts promptly. If you are late, you are welcome to attend a future workshop.*

On-Line & E-mail Job Application Techniques:

No Fee

Learn proper cover letter format, on-line job application methods, and effective practices to email your resume and cover letter. Additional topics covered are Automatic Tracking Systems and plain text formatting. Individualized instruction on copy & paste and attaching & uploading resumes is available directly after class. *Workshop starts promptly. If you are late, you are welcome to attend a future workshop.*

Post High School Options*:

$20 fee per family

Designed for parents and students in 10th through 12th grades. Students complete a variety of assessments to help narrow potential career choices. Students utilize computer-based career planning programs and the Internet for further career exploration, financial aid and scholarship searches, and college information. *Class is held at the WCTC Waukesha Campus 327 E. Broadway* To register online: Go to www.wctc.edu/career-center, click on Career Planning for Youth.

Realizing the Dream*:

$20 fee per family

Designed for parents and students in 7th through 9th grades. Participants learn about current and future trends in the labor market and explore potential careers based on the results of self-exploration activities. *Class is held at the WCTC Waukesha Campus 327 E. Broadway* To register online: Go to www.wctc.edu/career-center, click on Career Planning for Youth.

Resume 101:

No Fee

Develop your resume step by step in this 2 hour workshop. Please bring a job posting of a job you would apply for. Computer skills not required. *Workshop starts promptly. If you are late, you are welcome to attend a future workshop.*

Resume Review*:

No Fee Please call 262.695.7848 to register.

Need to know about the latest trends in resumes? Bring your resume for a 20 minute review by professional resume development staff. *View steps to create a resume on our PowerPoint at wctc.edu/current-students/career-services/resource-docs/creating-your-resume.pdf An appointment is required for this workshop. Please call 262.695.7848 to make an appointment. *Workshop starts promptly. If you are late, you are welcome to attend a future workshop.*

Stretching Your Food Dollar:

No Fee

This workshop provides you with tools to create an effective budget. Discover where your money really goes. Also, get tips on stretching your food dollars and developing healthy food choices. Meet in the front lobby. Presented by UW-Extension.

WIA Orientation:

No Fee

Have you been laid off or are you underemployed? If you are interested in 1-on-1 assistance with your job search and potential training opportunities, please attend a WIA Orientation. Learn about eligibility and services that are available. Orientations are every Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:45am. Meet in the front lobby.