Career Services Events

Career Services Events

Walk-in Résumé Reviews

You don't need an appointment! Just bring your résumé—a hard copy or electronically on a USB Flash drive and we can help you make it even better! If you have never written a résumé and don't know where to begin, don't worry, we can help you get started.

Walk-in Resume Reviews are available whenever we are open to the public M-Th (8-4) and Fri (10-4) except when the College is closed.

“Get that Job”

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
5:30-7:30 PM at the 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

Resume Reviews available at Regional Locations

Mauston Rm 105 9-N and 1-4 February 23
Black River Falls Rm 129 9-N and 1-4 Monday, March 2
Viroqua Rm 149 9-N and 1-4 Tuesday, March 3
Independence Rm 151 9-N and 1-4 Wednesday, March 4
Tomah Rm 224 9-N and 1-4 Thursday, March 5

Job Search Motivational Speaker and Author of the "Human Search Engine"
Chris Czarnik

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at the Lunda Center
9 AM – Noon and the same presentation will be repeated 5 PM -8 PM
No registration is required for this free and engaging job search seminar.   Chris Czarnik is a nationally recognized career coach with years of experience as a hiring manager.  His dynamic and motivating presentation includes 3 parts:

  • 1st Hour--Expectations of a Hiring Manager
  • 2nd Hour--Proactive Job Searching
  • 3rd Hour--Interviewing for Success

LinkedIn Labs

Friday, March 6, 2015 1-3 PM Business Education Center Rm 108
Friday, March 20, 2015 1-3 PM Business Education Center Rm 108

Stop by one of our open labs during these Fridays in March to get help with your LinkedIn profile from one of our Career Services representatives.  Already have a profile created?  Stop in for some feedback and suggestions on how you can make your LinkedIn profile even better.  Need a picture for your profile?  We will have a camera on hand to take your photo, so dress nice and smile! 

Annual Career Fair

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
10 AM – 3 PM at the Lunda Center

Over 40 employers will be at this collaborative event sponsored by Western Career Services, the La Crosse Tribune and the WI Job Center Partners.  Come professionally dressed with copies of your résumé to share.  There will also be an opportunity to have your résumé critiqued and to attend employment related workshops.