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Career Connections: Home

 

Welcome to the Career Connections' Resource Guide! Career Connections focuses on providing career resources for students, alumni, faculty, as well as the public. Career development and internship experts offer the most current tips and techniques to empower job seekers in their quest to secure a meaningful career or work experience.

What's New in Career Connections?

The Computer Literacy Lab is Open! 

Acquire new computer skills or brush up on existing skills at the Computer Literacy Lab, now located at the WCTC - Waukesha campus!  Tutorial software is available on a variety of software applications so you can learn at your own pace.  Instructors are available for assistance, if needed. The lab is open during Fall Term 2 - October 19 to December 10, 2020.  See below flyer for more details.  

 

Introducing.....Virtual & On Demand Workshops!

We are happy to continue to provide valuable career and job search learning opportunities virtually!  Participate from the comfort of your own home!

Check out the full listing of workshops and their descriptions here.

 


Current Openings & Recruitments

Job seekers, are you looking for employment now? Use these resources to apply for positions that are hiring immediately.  Find the most up-to-date information on virtual recruitments for local positions. Connect with local, state, and federal programs to help you find your next job or pay for the training you need to secure your next job.


How Career Connections can help!

Career Exploration - Choosing a career is a multi-step process and involves learning about yourself and the occupations you are considering in order to make an informed decision. This tab will help you get started in the process. 

Job Search & Interviewing - Discover resources for finding jobs, researching companies, networking and branding, and interviewing.

Resumes & Cover Letters -  Here you'll find a guides on how to write your resume and cover letter to stand out as a candidate.  Sample resumes for WCTC program areas are also featured, organized by their respective School, to offer ideas of what information should be included on a resume.

Internships - A structured internship program for students in over 30 program areas. Learn details about the program, eligibility requirements as well as a list of programs by Career Specialist.

Recommended Websites -  This resource offers numerous website recommendations not only for job search and career planning, but labor market, networking, and wellness as well. 

Faculty Resources - Faculty members can get connected with the Service Learning Coordinator, find out more information about the internship program, request a classroom presentation, and register for Handshake to obtain job leads in their program area.

Virtual Workshops - Career Connections now offers virtual workshops! We are happy to continue to provide valuable career and job search learning opportunities to view as your schedule permits. 

Current Openings & Recruitments -  Use these resources to apply for positions that are hiring immediately.  Find the most up-to-date information on virtual recruitments for local positions.

Contact Us

262.695.7848 - Main
262.695.7811 - Wisconsin TechConnect​
careers@wctc.edu - Main e-mail

Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Location*
Pewaukee Campus
College Center, Room C-021
800 Main Street, Pewaukee, WI 53072

*currently offering remote services

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Career Specialist Virtual Drop-Ins!

Have a quick career, job search or internship-related question?  No worries!  Our Career Specialists offer virtual "drop-in" sessions at varied dates & times each week throughout Fall Term 1 and 2. Click on the link to open the flyer to see the schedule, then simply click on the Zoom link during the timeframe to talk with a specialist!

WCTC COVID-19 Updates

Beginning Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, Waukesha County Technical College (WCTC) will reopen the Pewaukee and Waukesha campuses in preparation for the fall semester. Face coverings will be required for anyone on campus. The College has developed a comprehensive reopening plan that provides for the health, safety and security of the campus community. Read the latest COVID-19 updates and resources.

Mission and Vision Statements

Career Connections Mission:
WCTC Career Connections supports and encourages career aspirations by educating students and community members and building employer and community partnerships to facilitate internship and employment opportunities.

Career Connections Vision:
WCTC Career Connections’ vision is for every student and community member to be empowered to discover and pursue fulfilling careers within the regional and global economy.