Career Services Events

Career Services Events

“Get that Job”

Tuesday, February 2, 2016
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Lunda Center

This free, co-sponsored event with Western’s Alumni Association, is designed to give you the inside scoop about what you need to succeed in today’s competitive job market.  Join HR representatives from four different employers to learn what they are looking for in successful candidates.  There will be a variety of round table discussion groups facilitated by Western staff and alumni related to the successful job hunt.  Refreshments will be served.

To register—email

Regional Learning Center Résumé Reviews

Tuesday, February 23, Mauston, Room 105, 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. or 1:00 to 4 p.m.
Wednesday, February 24, Tomah, Room 320, 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. or 1:00 to 4 p.m.
Thursday, February 25, BRF, Room 129, 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. or 1:00 to 4 p.m.
Tuesday, March 1, Viroqua, Room 149, 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. or 1:00 to 4 p.m.
Wednesday, March 2, Independence, Room 151, 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. or 1:00 to 4 p.m.

  • Call 608-785-9440 or email to make an appointment at the campus nearest you.
  • Bring a draft of your current résumé
  • Get expert advice from Western’s Career Services staff, and a free copy of Western’s Résumé Handbook, Interviewing Success handouts, and The Job Hunting Handbook

"The Bigger You: Creating Success through Intentional Involvement."

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. & 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Lunda Center

Speaker Ryan Penneau brings his ENERGY, SKILL, EXPERTISE, and ABILITY TO CONNECT through this (free) interactive experience to get you thinking about how you show up in the world, and how you can best step up to be the bigger you. Major takeaways include: being intentional in relationship development and networking, creating value and contributing to the moment, and personal awareness and emotional intelligence development.

Suits for Success

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. & 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Lunda Center

Get your professional outfit collected for your next job interview. Suits for Success supplies students and the community with gently used professional clothing from suits, to pants, shirts, and even accessories. Stop by to make your selection. No appointment necessary. Dressing rooms available.

Donations of professional men’s and women’ clothing and accessories may be made prior to the event in donation boxes around campus or at the Business Education Division Office (405 8th Street N. La Crosse, WI).

Learning LinkedIn from the Pros

Tuesday, March 22 and Wednesday, March 23, 2016
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

  • Get your profile picture taken (dress professionally)
  • View a short presentation on the benefits and purpose of having a LinkedIn profile
  • Begin to layout or edit your current profile on LinkedIn

Career Fair 2016

Tuesday, March 29, 2016
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Lunda Center

Career fairs are one of the best ways for students to meet prospective employers and ultimately land a job. But you can't just roll out of bed and show up! Billy walks us through all the steps to make the career fair a success, from preparation to the follow ups! Watch this Candid Career Video for more information: CandidCareer Career Fair Video

Federal Job Info Session

Monday, April 4, 2016
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
C307 (ITV)

Are you interested in applying for internships or jobs with the U.S. Federal Government? Attend a short “how to” seminar by Tim Donahue of the Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center.