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.
Descriptions of classes offered by MPTC’s Career Centers are listed below.
Beaver Dam Career Center
Wendy Herrmann, Careers Instructor
email@example.com or 920-887-4437
Fond du Lac Career Center
Dr. Rhonda Roehrig, Careers Instructor
firstname.lastname@example.org or 920-924-3244
West Bend Career Center
Lisa Ferguson, Careers Instructor
email@example.com or 262-335-5773
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.