New Wisconsin guidebook helps tech college students plan careers

The new Wisconsin Technical College System 2012-2013 Guidebook will help the students, as well as recent high school grads and adults wanting to gain additional skills, make a professional move or a complete career change.

Whether considering technical college as a direct-to-career route or as a stepping-stone to additional preparation, the annual publication, a free resource, provides many options and tips for support. The guidebook includes an overview of educational options from around the state, including a complete list of over 300 program offerings, or majors, and which of the 16 technical colleges offer them.
Admissions requirements, transfer information, application timelines for each college and financial aid specifics are also included to help potential students explore options and make decisions. Readers can also find some employment data and samples of median starting salaries earned by graduates in various fields.
“Our many partnerships with businesses throughout the state make Wisconsin’s technical colleges more relevant than ever,” states Dan Clancy, president of the Wisconsin Technical College System. “We offer a number of services to help students. Our career counselors can help you find your passion and point the way to a program that will help you get a job and make your future. We have a proven track record with more than 88 percent of our graduates finding jobs within six months of graduation.”
Anyone interested may obtain a free printed copy of the guidebook at Wisconsin’s job centers, high schools, all 16 technical colleges and libraries throughout the state. To view an online copy of the publication, click here. To request a printed copy of the publication, click here.

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