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Career Connections: Faculty Resources

                                                                                                                                                                         

Career Connections staff completed hundreds of presentations on topics that included resume and cover letter writing, interviewing skills, personal brand and networking, LinkedIn, as well as the services we provide.  We are here to help support students who are not only on the right career path, but to ensure that they possess important employability skills.  Invite us to your classroom, refer your students to us who may be struggling in their program, and register for Handshake so you can be informed of the latest job openings to pass on to students.   

Career Connection Newsletters

Look for the Career Connections newsletter in your email at the start of each semester!  The newsletter offers the latest CC updates and upcoming events throughout the semester. 

Service Learning

Service learning at WCTC integrates a meaningful community service project with instruction and reflection to enrich the learning experience, teach civic responsibility, and strengthen communities.

Career Connections Coordinator, Lynda Busack, is the liaison between employers and instructors for service learning projects.  Contact her at 262-695-7806 or lnicely@wctc.edu for more information. 

Internship Information

Career Connections works with students in over 30 program areas whether as a requirement for their program or an elective.  Click here for more information and to connect with a Career Specialist to refer an employer or obtain information about a specific program area. 

 

Internship Instructors can access InternConnect, our online internship recruitment management system, here.  Your username is your WCTC email address and you set your password. If you forgot it, we can reset it for you! 

 

 

Who to Refer

Students:  Those who need assistance with career exploration, resume writing, internship process, job search skills, Handshake.

Employers:  To reach students to promote their internship and job opportunities. WCTC is an equal opportunity referral school.

Public:  Anyone in need of assistance with the job search process. 

Do Employers Contact You with Job Leads?

 If you receive a job notice from an employer, please forward the information to the Career Connections department or let the employer know that he/she can post the job directly through Handshake.  Posting positions in Handshake will help ensure that all students and graduates have an equal opportunity to apply for appropriate positions in accordance with the Equal Employment Opportunity Act. WCTC is an equal employment referral organization.

Don't Cancel Your Class!

Do you have an upcoming appointment that conflicts with one of your scheduled classes?  GREAT news - you don't have to cancel the class!  Career Connections can provide a substitute guest speaker to help increase your students’ employability skills. We offer presentations on the following topics:

  • Resume & Cover Letter
  • Personal Brand
  • Interviewing
  • Job Search Techniques
  • LinkedIn
  • Customize your own

Contact us today to schedule a presentation!

Get job leads for students!

     

Student Employment Services provides employment assistance to students and graduates of WCTC and the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS). Handshake is a valuable resource for students looking to find jobs and employers looking to hire candidates. Over 58,000 jobs were posted on Handshake in 2017!

As a faculty member, you can register to use Handshake and receive part-time, full-time, and internship job leads for up to three program areas to pass on to students. 

How Handshake works for Students

  • It's a searchable employment database of part- and full-time jobs submitted by employers who have an interest in hiring a WCTC or WTCS student or graduate.
  • Provides a list of employer recruitments and job fairs.
  • Register to use Handshake online.
  • Go to Handshake once students are registered.
  • Students can upload their resumes for employers to view. Students simply log into their Handshake account to upload their resume. Note: Students must be enrolled in or graduated from a diploma or associate degree program AND registered in Handshake in order to upload their resume.

Contact Us

262.695.7848 - Main
262.695.7811 - Handshake
careers@wctc.edu - Main e-mail

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

Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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

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Career Specialist Drop-Ins!

Have a quick career, job search or internship-related question?  No worries!  Our Career Specialists offer "drop-in" sessions at varied campus locations, dates & times each week throughout the fall 2021 terms. Click HERE to see the drop-in flyers.