University of Wisconsin–Madison

Now is a great time to be thinking about your own wellness & stress management. Did you know you can pet dogs on campus from now until the end of finals?

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Connect to career events, jobs & internships with Handshake!

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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 04

CCAS Orientation

September 4 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Sep 05

Fall Semester Begins

September 5
Sep 18

CEC Open House

September 18 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Oct 23

Donuts & Drop-ins

October 23 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Oct 24

Majors Fair

October 24 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 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!

CEC Summer Hours

CEC advisors are available throughout the summer. Please call the CEC for more information at 608-265-4497, or schedule an appointment online.

The CEC will be open, however hours will vary. Learn more here.

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.

 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.

CEC Workshops

The schedule of CEC workshops for Fall, 2018 will be posted shortly – check back soon!