While the importance of acquiring a college education goes beyond job preparation, most students would say that their primary objective for earning a degree is to work in a field that satisfies and is rewarding. Whether you have made a firm career decision or are among those who are still developing plans, there are many opportunities at UW-BC to be preparing for your career.
Career Planning – Action Steps to Keep You Moving Ahead
- Understand your strengths, interests, values, personal styles
- Identify career options of interest
- Research majors and careers
- Talk to professionals
- Test out interests
Prepare for Work Experiences
- Resume Writing
- Interviewing Skills
- Participation in Service Learning, Internships, Volunteering, Summer and Part-time jobs
Campus Resources – Staff and Services to Support Your Career Development
- Career Planning and Decision-Making - Dr. Bruce Jungerberg meets with students individually and conducts workshops to help students with career choice and goal setting.
- Career Assessment – Career testing and debriefing using WISCareers, MBTI, and Career Cruising.
- BUS 194 Career and Life Planning – This two-credit course taught by Dennis Villeneuve focuses on self-awareness and career exploration.
- Service Learning & Internships – Liz Owen helps students with placement into service learning experiences and internships that can be strategic to one’s career plan.
- Resume Writing, Interviewing & Job Search – Job Center/ WorkForce Development staff provides on-campus workshops to help students prepare for employment. Workshop schedule to be announced.
Contact Student Services for appointments and more information.
What Can I Do With This Major? http://whatcanidowiththismajor.com/major/majors/
O*Net Online http://www.onetonline.org
UW Help Major Mania http://www.uwhelp.wisconsin.edu/majors/index.aspx
UW Help Careers http://www.uwhelp.wisconsin.edu/careers/links.aspx
Occupational Outlook Handbook http://www.bls.gov/ooh/