Career & Leadership Development

Student development opportunities to enhance your personal and professional life. Take advantage of opportunities that will help you develop new skills, gain experience, and enhance your resume.

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Certificate of Professional Development

Develop skills that make you standout. By completing the Certificate of Professional Development participants gain valuable skills in:

  • Communication
  • Job Seeking
  • Leadership
  • Professionalism

The Certificate of Professional Development’s interactive workshops and activities position you for seeking your dream job or promotion.

Your degree from Nicolet continues to pay off. Endorsed by business and professionals in the Nicolet College community, the Certificate of Professional Development is being offered to current students and recent graduates. As a local certificate, the Certificate of Professional Development will appear on your diploma and be listed in our graduation program.

View the Professional Development Certificate requirements

“The Certificate of Professional Development would be helpful to students as it exposes them to everyday situations in the workplace and assists them in learning how to deal effectively with these situations.  Having the certificate would give them an advantage over another job applicant as it shows that they have been educated and practiced in these important skills.”

Human Resource Specialist

"Thank you for having such an enriching program available to us! I feel comfortable saying that I've learned more applicable life skills in the last few months, during this program alone, than any other class or certification I've had before. I would recommend it to all Nicolet students."

Associate of Science Graduate
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Green Scholar

Minimize your environmental impact by living sustainably.

As a Green Scholar, you will learn about and practice sustainability initiatives on campus, at home, and in your community by completing the EarthScore Booklet, a Service Learning Project, and 50 points of “green” action items. Make a difference and add the non-credit Green Scholar certification to your achievements.

Contact the Welcome Center at 715.365.4493 for more information.

Employers are looking to hire you through TechConnect.

Help employers find you by registering with TechConnect, a free electronic employment service sponsored by the Wisconsin Technical College System. On TechConnect, employers post open positions and review the resumes of Nicolet College students and graduates.

Post your resume online for employers  |  See matching job openings when you log in  |  Receive emails as new jobs matching your program become available  |  Track how many times employers view your resume  |  Manage your own profile information

It’s free, fast, and easy.  

Participate In Leadership

The Student Leadership Council is Nicolet's student government organization. All students are automatically members and are encouraged to attend meetings and participate as Members at Large.

Clubs For You

Student clubs and organizations are an important part of the student experience at Nicolet. By joining a club, you have a great opportunity to gain educational experience and meet fellow students with common interests. 

Activities & Events

Frisbee golf, outdoor movies, and popcorn Wednesday's are just some of the activities on campus. Check out the student calendar and email announcements to watch for upcoming events. 

Connect With Our Career Development & Engagement Coach

Sara is here to connect you with other students and resources to enhance your college experience and grow your professional skills.

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Sara Tienhaara, Student Engagement

Sara Tienhaara

Career Development & Student Engagement
Student Engagement Office
Lakeside Center - 223
715.365.4566
800.544.3039 ext 4566

E. stienhaara@nicoletcollege.edu