The Career Exploration Center is the leading campus resource for UW-Madison undergraduates who need help exploring majors and careers. We help students focus on their interests, values, strengths, and personality to give them the tools they need to make decisions about their careers and their futures.

CEC Hours & Events

Sep 02

Labor Day – Office Closed

September 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sep 04

Fall semester begins!

September 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Explore Jobs & Internships!

Handshake is a new system on campus that  makes it easy for UW-Madison students to sign up for career events, connect to jobs and internships, and use online resources to explore careers.

Join here!

Summer Advising

CEC advisors are available for career advising appointments throughout the summer, on specific dates and times. Please call us at 608-265-4497 to schedule, or access our advisor’s calendars via Starfish.

For more information about our hours and locations, click here. 

 Need Academic Advising?

The CEC is part of Cross-College Advising Service  – an academic advising office on campus for students who are exploring their major options. Learn more about how CCAS could help you.

Is the CEC the right place for me?

The Career Exploration Center is a great place for students who are exploring majors and careers, but sometimes another office is a better place to visit for your specific question. Read more here to determine your next best step.