Career Development Services

The Career Center at WCTC provides adults and youth with tools for career planning and conducting a job search. Choosing a career is a multi-step process. It involves learning about yourself and the occupations you are considering in order to make an informed decision. Individuals using Career Development Services will learn that self-awareness of their interests, strengths, values, skills, personality and decision-making style will give them tools that can be applied to a variety of situations.

How to Choose a WCTC Program

Need help figuring out what area of study best suits your needs? Check out the step by step guide below that can help you pick a satisfying program of study that aligns with your skills, interests and values.

  1. Explore Career Options
    • Take a Work Style Quiz, which is a brief, easy-to-complete quiz, to learn your work style and what careers might be a good fit for you. Or, take the longer Career Clusters Quiz to identify the top career clusters based on your interests, and find out which WCTC programs lead to occupations in those areas. View Career Clusters
    • For additional career assessments, attend the Career Exploration workshop. Workshop Schedule
  2. Research Careers and Educational Programs
    • Review Programs and Courses offered at WCTC to learn which programs match your quiz results.
    • Research job descriptions and outlook for programs of interest.
    • Explore Worknet to research careers and expected salaries for entry-level and experienced employees in Wisconsin. (Click on Wage Comparison, then enter job title.)
  3. Select a Program of Study