On this page, you will find career centers for Dane county and for Wisconsin, but also for Madison College, Edgewood, UW-Madison, and UW-Milwaukee.

Wisconsin Job & Career Centers

The WDBSCW and WorkSmart Network websites have combined to improve branding and create a one-stop service site for our customers, local businesses and partners.

So whether you’re starting your career, changing careers and need help, recruiting or retraining employees, we’re here for you. Click the boxes below to get started or search the menu options above.

JobCenterOfWisconsin.com, operated by the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development and the Wisconsin Job Center system, is a Wisconsin-centered employment exchange, linking employers in all parts of the state and in communities that border Wisconsin with anyone looking for a job.

JobCenterOfWisconsin.com is available at no-cost to both employers and job seekers and is available 24-hours a day.

Find out what over 40,000 dedicated employees have already discovered – interesting jobs, excellent benefits, and many advancement opportunities that allow you to touch the lives of Wisconsin’s citizens.

Madison College

The mission of Career and Employment Services (CES) is to educate, encourage and support students and alumni through the career development process while serving as a connection between industry, employers and the Madison College community. We offer assistance with career exploration, job search resources, internships, and employment support.

Link to resource: https://madisoncollege.edu/career-employment

Emails to contact: careerandemployment@madisoncollege.edu

This link gives access to Guide to Professional Success (GPS), Interviewing Resources, Job Search, Non-Traditional Occupations, Pop-Up Career Closet, & Carer and employment Virtual Drop-In Advising.

Link to resource: https://madisoncollege.edu/career-advising

A link to Handshake for Active Students and Alumni.

Link to resource: https://madisoncollege.edu/career-advising

Edgewood College

The Academic Success and Career Development Center (ASCDC) is here to give you the tools you need to be academically successful while exploring and developing your career goals. It’s your place to go on campus for academic assistance, advising, help choosing a major and career development.

As an incoming freshman, you will be assigned to your own Academic and Career Counselor who will serve as your single point of contact for all academic success and career development needs you may have.

We can guide you through the decision-making process by talking to you about your specific goals, interests, and skills. And we can talk to you about what careers are out there and what kind of jobs you can get with different majors. We can even help you hone your skills to conduct a successful job search when the time comes.

Link to resource: https://edgewood.edu/student-life/career-development

Email to contact: success@edgewood.edu

A link to LinkedIn Alumni Tool for Edgewood College

A link to Handshake for Active Students and Alumni: https://app.joinhandshake.com/login


Career Services at UW-Madison are organized and delivered through individual schools/colleges. Each office listed below provides comprehensive career services for students and employer relations. The Career Services Council provides leadership and coordination between career resources on campus.

Link to resource: https://careers.wisc.edu/

“Handshake offers many exciting new features that will transform the student and employer experience, including:

A single login portal for employers and students
Ability for employers to post jobs to UW-Madison and 500+ schools from one dashboard
Personalized job recommendations based on students’ major, interests, and more
Advanced, streamlined event management capabilities”

Link to resource: https://wisc.joinhandshake.com/login


No matter where you are on your career path, the Career Planning & Resource Center is here to help all UWM students and alumni. Explore our website to discover major and career resources, develop skills and experience, help prepare your resume, cover letter, and interview skills, and succeed at the job and internship search. In addition to online resources, we offer one-on-one career advising Monday-Friday.

Link to resource: https://uwm.edu/careerplan/

Handshake is UWM’s comprehensive employment platform where students, employers, and alumni share career information, events, and job opportunities.

Link to resource: https://uwm.edu/careerplan/students-2/jobs-internships/pantherjobs/