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

There are no upcoming events at this time.


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!

Open Study

If you’re looking for a place to study, don’t forget to visit the CEC! Our bright, inviting space is available for open study for all students during our regular business hours.

Come find us in 114 Ingraham Hall!

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

CEC major and career exploration workshops are underway! Don’t miss our great line-up this fall, full of opportunities to explore varying career fields, or learn more tools for choosing a major.

Full schedule here.