Career Exploration & Career Center

College Majors

What can I do with this Major?- A resource to explore how majors relate to different careers. For each major that interests you find an outline of common career titles, typical employers, and strategies designed to maximize career opportunities. This website can also help you explore related majors.

Major Mania – UW System Information on College Majors

UW Colleges Academic Departments

Associates of Arts and Sciences Emphasis

Career Pathways – UW System, Technical College and Private College majors. 

Online Career Exploration Resources

Wisconsin Careers
A web based career research tool that is available to all UWMC students. Login instructions (including the UWMC student registration code) are available in Student Affairs. Careers may be researched using interest inventories. Students can explore in-depth information on various occupations and can also research majors and programs.

O-Net Resource Center 
A web based career research tool that allows you to search careers with key words, by industry and take career inventories. Links to O-Net Online and web based Interest Profiler.

O-Net OnLine
Detailed descriptions and employment information created by the U.S. Department of Labor. Find descriptions of occupations examine career interests and skills and find occupations based on descriptions and outlook.

Career Onestop
Labor market and career information

Occupational Outlook Handbook
View employment projections plus read about training needs, earning and expected job prospects.

Wisconsin Health Careers Information

Finding Help with Career Exploration

The career decision making process is complex. Interest and personality inventories are available to UWMC students. Academic advisors can integrate career planning along with course selection and guidance opportunities.

Career Exploration Ideas
Ideas to help you get a jump start on the career exploration process

Career Checklist for Liberal Arts Students

Personality Mosaic

Career Interest Game (from the MU Career Center)

Career Exploration & Activities

My Next Move

My Next Move for Veterans

Internship Opportunities

An internship is a valuable experience giving you a unique opportunity to learn about work while gathering experience. It is recommended that students take full advantage of volunteer and internship opportunities within major fields whenever possible.

For more information, contact:

Lori Brandt, advisor
lori.brandt@uwc.edu
715-261-6229

Patti Thwaits, advisor
patti.thwaits@uwc.edu
715-261- 6231