Fall is here!

The Career Exploration Center will open for the semester on Wednesday, September 2nd. The CEC will be open throughout the semester Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm. Schedule an appointment with a career advisor online, call our main office at 608-265-4497, or stop in to visit us in Room 6, Ingraham Hall



Each semester, the CEC hosts a variety of workshops to help students continue to explore their major and career options. Workshops are open for all undergraduate students; click here to learn more about the schedule for the fall semester.

 Career Services

Are you looking for career services on campus, but are unsure where to go? There are many different career offices on campus, each designed to serve a specific group of students. To find out if the CEC is the right place for you to begin your career exploration, click here. For a list of all the career services offices on campus, click here.


CEC Events for Fall 2015

Choosing a Major Workshop

This workshop provides suggestions for beginning the process of choosing a major, and helps answer the questions: What is a major? Why do I need one? Once I choose a major, then what? This workshop geared toward freshman who are completely undecided.

October 13, 11:00am-12:00pm in Room 6, Ingraham Hall
Careers in Food & Nutrition

This workshop will offer information about the unique majors and careers focused on the wonders of food, nutrition, and personal health

October 12, 3:30-4:30pm in Room 6, Ingraham Hall
Navigating Biosciences at UW-Madison, a CEC Workshop

This session will provide an overview of the tremendous variety of biological science majors at UW as well as key resources to help you explore and pursue your interests.

October 27, 3:30pm-4:30pm in Room 6, Ingraham Hall
Majors Fair

An opportunity to discover majors you haven't considered before, or learn more about majors you'd like to explore.

October 20, 3:30-6:00pm in Varsity Hall, Union South
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Majors Fair 2015!

See highlights from Majors Fairs from years past, and learn more about the event.

Major of the Month

The CEC's featured Major of the Month is Gender & Women's Studies. Learn more about this exciting major here.

What major is right for you?

Did you know that UW-Madison offers more than 130 academic majors? Visit the undergraduate catalog to see read about all the different programs, or visit our Major Exploration page.

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Need Academic Advising?

Cross-College Advising Service is the advising office on campus that serves students who are undecided and exploring their academic interests, or thinking of switching academic paths.