The Career Exploration Center (CEC) supports undecided and exploring students to make decisions about their futures based on their interests, values, and skills through individual advising appointments, workshops, events, a career library, and campus & community outreach
Watch our video above about busting myths about majors, then learn about the many ways you can explore the over 150 majors at UW-Madison!
CEC advisors are committed to helping students achieve career success and are available for remote appointments. Learn more about how to schedule an appointment.
Majors & Career News
You don’t need to be on campus to explore careers and build skills. Check out these tips for taking a proactive approach to your career development, regardless of where you are physically located.
When your student should choose a major depends on several factors, including how soon they are ready, what kind of major they’re considering, and when their college requires them to declare. One important thing to …
While many in-person student jobs on hold because of the pandemic, some students have turned to online entrepreneurship to help pay the bills and get real-world work experience.
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
There are no upcoming events at this time.
Workshops & events will be offered virtually and scheduled 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.
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