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Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Career Centers at Moraine Park Technical College are closed to students. If you are interested in information about careers classes or online options, please contact the Careers Instructor at your nearest campus.

  • Phone, Zoom, and email options are available to meet with students, alumni, prospective students, and community members
  • Career Assessment: Take assessments, receive interpretation of results, and explore career options
  • Job Seeking: Job Search, résumé and cover letter reviews, interview preparation and practice
  • Career Planning for Financial Aid: Complete this requirement online

Beaver Dam Career Center
Wendy Herrmann, Careers Instructor
wherrmann1@morainepark.edu or 920-887-4437

Fond du Lac Career Center
Lisa Ferguson, Careers Instructor
lferguson@morainepark.edu or 920-924-3244

West Bend Career Center
Dr. Rhonda Roehrig, Careers Instructor
rroehrig2@morainepark.edu or 262-335-5773

Course Descriptions

CAREER ASSESSMENT CLASS (4 HOURS)

Examines potential career choices through the use of interest, skills, and values career assessments. Students conduct a Labor Market Information study, comparing occupational trends and wages while considering job realities. Students create a formalized career plan that includes a timeline and educational goals.

CAREER CENTER STUDENT APPOINTMENT

Arrange a time to meet one-on-one with a Careers Instructor.

CAREER PLANNING MEETING FOR FINANCIAL AID (2 HOURS)

Examines career vision, goals and program selection. Students develop academic and personal success strategies and discuss ways to successfully complete their educational goals, including the creation of a formal academic plan. (Schedule during Career Center Student Appointments).

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS CLASS (4 HOURS)

Explores effective tools for your job search, including how to use networking as a job search strategy to help you land a job. Reviews résumé and cover letter basics (format/design, organization and basic writing rules). Provides tips for designing professional resumes and cover letters. Provides interview tips such as preparing responses to interview questions, types of interview questions, professional attire, and follow up after the interview.

RÉSUMÉ REVIEW WORKSHOP (4 hours)

Provides tips for designing professional resumes. Work time will be available to create a resume and receive feedback from a career instructor. Leave with a polished copy of your résumé for use in your job search.

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