CEC Events

Whether you want to dive deep to learn more about a specific career path, think about which major is the best fit for you, or learn more about how majors and careers connect, the Career Exploration Center is here to help!

All CEC Events:

  • Open to all undergraduate students, regardless of school or college, major, and year in school
  • Registration is not required – just stop by!
  • All of our events are drop-in; stay a few minutes or stay a while! 
  • Can’t make it to an event? Schedule an appointment!
Thu 20

Donuts and Drop-Ins

October 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Nov 07
Nov 17

“How to Choose a Major” Drop-In Event

November 17 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

CEC Open House

Exploring majors? Curious about careers? The Career Exploration Center can help!

Join us at 114 Ingraham Hall (right across from the Badger Market).

Come to the Open House to:

  • Discover ways to make those big major and career decisions
  • Schedule a career advising appointment
  • Sign up for Handshake, UW-Madison’s job and internship search tool
  • Meet our fabulous career advisors
  • Enjoy SNACKS!
  • Wednesday, September 21 from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Donuts & Drop-Ins

Hungry for major and career help – and a donut? Come to the Career Exploration Center for Donuts & Drop-Ins!

Stop by and:

  • Ask a career advisor your major and career questions
  • Learn ways to think through your major and career decisions
  • Or just grab a donut and say hello!
  • Thursday, October 20 from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Wednesday, November 30 from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

“Exploring Careers Regardless of Major” Drop-In Event

Curious about what careers might be out there for you at graduation? Wondering what you can do now to learn more?

Stop by the Career Exploration Center, where you can choose from several activities: 

  • Learn how to find jobs, internships, and other opportunities related to your career goals
  • Learn about the career paths of UW alum and how they got there
  • Take the next steps in your career planning journey
  • Reflect on what is most important to you as you identify career goals
  • Or just say hello to our career advisors and learn how we can help!
  • Monday, November 7 from 3:00 – 5:00 PM
  • Thursday, December 8 from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

“How to Choose a Major” Drop-In Event

Want to learn more about majors at UW-Madison? Stop by the Career Exploration Center, where you can choose from several activities:

  • Learn about the huge variety of majors and certificates UW-Madison offers
  • Get tips and tricks for knowing if a major is a good fit for you
  • Start to answer the question, “What can I do with a major in…?”
  • Schedule a career advising appointment
  • Or just say hello to our career advisors and learn how we can help!
  • Thursday, November 17 from 2:00 – 5:00 PM