Hired Before Graduation

At Southwest Tech, we pride ourselves on working every day for the success of our students. With more than 60 programs being offered, there is an option for everyone. Given the skilled instructors and active learning opportunities, our graduates are prized by area companies.

97% Students Employed within a Year

100% Employer Satisfaction with Graduates

More than 97 percent of our students are employed within the first year of graduation. In fact, many students are “Hired Before Graduation.” And those students are finding meaningful careers, not just jobs, in everything from healthcare to agriculture and everything in between.

Hired Before Graduation – Lydia Kulp

Name: Lydia Kulp Hometown: Boscobel, Wisconsin Program: Human Services Associates Place/location of employment after graduation: Passages Richland Center, Wisconsin Position/title: Sexual Assault Services Advocate Job responsibilities: Assist victims of sexual assault, collaborate with the court and medical systems advocates, coordinate …

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Hired Before Graduation – Daric Casper

Name: Daric Casper Hometown: Livingston, WI Program: Cancer Information Management Place/location of employment after graduation: UW Health Cancer Center at ProHealth Care Position/title: Cancer Registrar Job responsibilities: Analyze and present cancer data, prepare reports, gather complete cancer patient histories for …

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Hired Before Graduation – Automotive Technician

Jesse Bowen, Patrick Huehne, and Alex Teixeira, are Automotive Technician students with jobs waiting for them in the industry. Our students will be your auto technicians well prepared in the forefront of technology in the automotive industry.

Hired Before Graduation – Elle Kinnison

Name: Elle Kinnison   Hometown: Richland Center, WI  Program: Criminal Justice Studies  Place/location of employment after graduation: Richland County Sheriffs Department Position/title: Jailer/Dispatcher (current) hopefully a Road Deputy after Law Enforcement Academy.  Job responsibilities:   Jail:   Responsible for the …

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Hired Before Graduation – Ricky Hendrickson

Name: Ricky Hendrickson Hometown: Blanchardville, WI Program: Nursing Place/location of employment after graduation: Monroe Clinic Hospital – Emergency Department , Monroe WI Position/title: Emergency Room RN Job responsibilities: Triage patients as they enter the emergency department, provide direct patient care …

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Hired Before Graduation – Logan Weaver

Name: Logan Roberts Weaver Hometown: Platteville, Wisconsin Program: Building Trades- Carpentry Place/location of employment after graduation: Morton Buildings, Dodgeville, Wisconsin Position/title: Construction Crew Member Job responsibilities: -Learn, keep current with and apply the Morton Buildings’ safety and construction procedures, methods, and standards -Read, …

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Hired Before Graduation – Ag Power

The Agriculture Power & Equipment Technician Program at Southwest Tech is another program with 100% job placement this year.  The program will graduate 16 students this semester, all of which have secured employment prior to graduation in May.  The students …

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Hired Before Graduation – Blake Crubel

Blake Crubel Hometown: Glen Haven, WI Program: Agronomy Place of Employment: Vondra Ag Service – Platteville, Wisconsin Job Title: Custom Applicator Job Responsibilities: Application of herbicides, fungicides, and insecticides  What are looking forward to in your career after graduation: Working …

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