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Career Placement

Employers

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98%

of employers believe a technical college is important to the overall success of their business

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Employers

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16000

Wisconsin employers have profiles on the Handshake job posting platform

Let us help you land the perfect job

Wisconsin technical colleges help students every step of the way, including when it comes time to begin your career. The Career Services experts in every college will guide you through various career fairs on campus and online.

Career Services

All 16 colleges use the Handshake job posting platform, directly connecting students with employers. Handshake is a free, statewide online employment listing where more than 16,000 employers connect with technical college students looking for an internship or employment.

With Handshake, you can:

  • Post your resume online for employers to view when they post internships or jobs matching your profile
  • Receive emails of available jobs matching your program
  • Search all employment opportunities and receive customized results
  • See which employers have viewed your profile and those who have messaged you
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Handshake is an online job posting platform where you can post your resume, search for jobs, and connect with potential employers to put your hard-earned education to use in a career you'll love.

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Graduate Placement

Wisconsin technical colleges work closely with employers in the development and delivery of high-quality education. The System’s proven, sustained track record of delivering positive graduate outcomes is a testament to the value of these local employer partnerships.

Graduates

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93%

of graduates are employed within 6 months of graduation

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Graduates

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8 out of 10

graduates live and work in Wisconsin five years after graduation

Visit the career services department at the college of your choice

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Watching the news of the western wildfires in Fall 2020, and thinking about millions of acres of scorched earth and lives lost has been unimaginable to me. Every fire season I think about our Wildland Firefighter graduates who are working so hard to get these fires under control. The son of one of our own staff members has been serving our country in this role recently and I’d like to share a little of his story with you.

Read Luke's story
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“I highly recommend this career field,” she said. “My instructor, JoAnn, was supportive and flexible, and set me up for success in the field.”

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