Career and Skill Development

What can you do with a CANES major or certificate?

CANES coursework builds the critical thinking and communication skills needed to succeed in many careers. Our students demonstrate a willingness to explore and expand their understanding of history, culture, and diverse perspectives.

WHS Historian Anna Andrzejwski talks to an art history class

How do you explore your interest areas?

The UW–Madison campus has a wealth of resources designed to assist in your journey.

Students gather at the House Arrest 2 dance team booth at the Student Org Fair

What internship and job opportunities are there on campus?

Internships, student jobs, and volunteering provide great opportunities to build your experience.

A student tour guide talks to a group on Library Mall

How do you write a résumé and cover letter?

Developing résumés and cover letters may seem daunting, but campus provides a lot of support!

SuccessWorks logo hanging on a wall

How do you get involved on campus?

There are lots of student orgs - something for everyone! Two of them, Classics Society and AnthroCircle, may interest CANES students.

The Classics Society trifold at the Student Org Fair