Students explore health-care careers in summer internships at UW Health

From cardiovascular technologist to medical coder, 73 local students re exploring health care careers through internships at UW Health this summer. The paid internships aim to confirm students’ interests in health care careers and to develop a diverse workforce. Tasks… Continue Reading Students explore health-care careers in summer internships at UW Health

Laid Off Workers Invited to Specialized Career Events with WDBSCW, UW Health, Exact Sciences, Job Center Partners

MADISON, July 15, 2019 — The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW), in partnership with the WorkSmart Network and Wisconsin Job Service, is hosting a transferable skills workshop on July 29 followed by an interview event on August… Continue Reading Laid Off Workers Invited to Specialized Career Events with WDBSCW, UW Health, Exact Sciences, Job Center Partners
Middle College graduates pose with their metals

WDBSCW Honors Eighth Class of Middle College Graduates

MADISON, May 31, 2019 — The 2018-2019 class of Middle College students walked across the stage Wednesday, May 22 to celebrate their completion of the two-semester workforce training program. The ceremony celebrated the graduates from Madison College Truax and Fort… Continue Reading WDBSCW Honors Eighth Class of Middle College Graduates
Corey and guests pose with Corey's Aspire Award

From Unemployed to Aspire Award: Corey’s Success Story

Corey connected with the WorkSmart Network when he lost his job as a delivery driver after 9 years with the company. Having not applied for a job in almost a decade, Corey enrolled in WIOA programming for help with career… Continue Reading From Unemployed to Aspire Award: Corey’s Success Story

New Opportunity Available for Workers Affected by Store Closures, Retail Layoffs

MADISON, May 14, 2019 — The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW), in partnership with the WorkSmart Network, is hosting an information session on Tuesday, May 14 aimed at connecting workers impacted by retail closures, like Shopko, Toys… Continue Reading New Opportunity Available for Workers Affected by Store Closures, Retail Layoffs
Unlocking Potential reentry summit in blue

WDBSCW, DOC To Host Reentry Summit April 23

MADISON, April 12, 2019 — The Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin (WDBSCW), in partnership with the State of Wisconsin Department of Corrections, is hosting a reentry summit to encourage Wisconsin businesses to hire individuals reentering the workforce from… Continue Reading WDBSCW, DOC To Host Reentry Summit April 23