At UW-Madison, there are over 150 majors you can choose from. With all these options, it will benefit you now and in the future to take time to explore majors.
Career exploration is a lifelong process, and there are so many different ways to explore. Below are some strategies you can use to get started. There is no wrong way to explore!
Schedule an Appointment
CEC advisors are available to support undergraduate students who are undecided about their academic and career goals. Students can meet with a CEC advisor for an in-person or remote appointment.
About the CEC
The Career Exploration Center (CEC) supports undergraduate students who are undecided about their career and/or academic goals.
We assist student in gathering information, personal insight, and experiences that:
- are based on their interests, values, and skills
- help them explore their options
- provide direction in planning the next steps in their career journey
Explore Jobs & Internships
Handshake is a 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.
CEC Hours & Events
“How to Choose a Major” Drop-In Event
Workshops & Career Events
Workshops & events will be offered virtually and in-person throughout the semester. You can also schedule a remote appointment with a CEC advisor to talk about career paths, majors, and how majors and careers connect.
At the CEC, we respect, value, and celebrate the diversity of all UW-Madison students. We strive to make every student feel welcome, safe, and included. By committing ourselves to supporting and advocating for students of all identities, we hope to help foster a healthy campus environment where students can explore academic interests, make decisions about majors and careers, and reach their full potential.
Belong • Explore • Become