Career Services

Explore educational and career options.

Located in Founders Hall next to the Student Affairs Office, the Career Center includes a variety of resource materials and computers to help student review their options.

  • Print and online tools to help you identify interests ,values, skills, potential majors and careers
  • Career Advisors to help you
  • Monthly workshops on topics of importance to YOUR career
  • Computer work stations
  • A variety of helpful websites related to interests and career exploration

Valuable Career-related Websites

America's Career InfoNet, part of CareerOneStop

BrainTrack's College and Career Guide

CareerOneStop homepage, Dept of Labor

FAFSA on the Web

Health career information, sponsored by Wisconsin Health Careers Consortium

Riley Job search guide search guide and link to local job listings by state or zip

JobNet for Manitowoc County

Learning styles inventory

O*NET Center

Occupational Outlook Handbook, Dept of Labor

Peterson’s provided info on colleges and who offers specific majors

PPST info and registration

Quintessential Careers job search guides, articles

Strong Interest Inventory
This is a web-based assessment that students can take to determine how their interests in a variety of occupations, school subjects, activities, leisure activities and types of people relates to general occupational themes. Make an appointment in Student Affairs to take the assessment. There is a $10 fee.

Transfer Information System (TIS), course transfer and transfer guides
This site includes a database of credit equivalencies for UW System and WTCS institutions. It also includes information about freshman/sophomore requirements for many majors at various UW institutions.

This site includes information about the UW System, as well as links to all UW campus websites and many other useful career and educational sites, such as Majormania and Career Assessment.

“What Color is My Parachute?” official site

Wisconsin Health Careers Information Center

Wiscareers is a free service offered to all current and prospective UW-Manitowoc students and includes self-assessments of interests, skills, and work environment preferences. Browse a comprehensive careers database with up-to-date information on thousands of careers. For a better understanding of this site, please make an appointment with a Student Affairs Advisor to receive more information on Wiscareers registration.