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Advising • Career • Exploratory Studies Center

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About Us

The Advising • Career • Exploratory Studies Center is focused on you, the student, and your success throughout your academic career. Our three divisions: Academic Advising, Career Counseling, and Career Services, all serve to assist you when you enter the university and when you are preparing to leave. Our trained Academic Advisors can help you decide on your class schedule, find academic resources, and understand your degree evaluation. Our licensed Career Counselors assist you to clarify what you most want in life so that you can find a career path that connects to who you are as a person. Lastly, but certainly not least, our Career Services team functions to assist you in finding employment after college by hosting career fairs, offering resume and cover letter reviews and many other career preparation services.

2020 Grads

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The University of Wyoming, ACES, the University of Wyoming Alumni Association (UWAA), and other campus career service partners are offering career support, resources and opportunities to all University of Wyoming 2020 graduates, especially those who are still seeking employment. Please fill out the Recent Graduate Survey to be contacted by a UW staff member and connect with UW Alumni to establish long-term career connections!

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Apply here to be featured on the UW Alumni Association LinkedIn Page!

In order to participate in this program, you will need to complete UW's First Destination Survey through Handshake.


Connect with UW alumni for networking and informational interviews.

In order to participate in this program, you will need to complete UW's First Destination Survey through Handshake.

Spring 2021 Service Delivery

All appointments will be done by phone, email or through Zoom (no in-person or drop-in appointments).


For Advising- your academic advisor will contact you via email to schedule an appointment for fall advising. Please check your uwyo email daily. If you are non-degree seeking, newly admitted, a high school guest, or don’t know who your academic advisor is, please email with your questions.

To make an appointment to speak with a licensed Career Counselor, please email or call ACES at 766-2398. All career counseling appointments at this time will be offered via Zoom. Scroll down this page to see some of the tools including Handshake and EPIC that are available to all UW students from the ACES homepage; use your UW username and password to log in to the systems.

For more information on student resources during this time, please visit the link below.

COVID-19 Student Resources


Please utilize Handshake to post jobs and internships. You can also request to host virtual events through the system. For questions, please email

Upcoming Virtual Career Fairs

Virtual UW BIG Job Fair

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2pm-5pm

Virtual UW Engineering & Technology Job Fair

Wednesday, February 24th, 2pm-5pm

UW Teacher Fair

Thursday, March 11th, 3:30pm-6pm & Friday, March 12th, 8am-4pm

Just In Time Job Fair

Dates to be determined

Our Services

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Academic Advising

Get through school using an academic advisor!

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Career Counseling

Our licensed counselors help students develop academic, career, and life goals through clarifying their personalities, values, interests, skills, and abilities.


Career Services

Receive assistance with all aspects of job and internship searches, from navigating career fairs to polishing your résumé and interviewing skills.



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Use Handshake to elevate your search for jobs and internships, connect with employers and register for career events!



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EPIC is a free online learning tool designed to help students prepare for their careers. Students can use it to get advice on all areas of career preparation and student success!


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Let your story SOAR by indicating to employers and graduate schools that you have taken the time and initiative to invest in more than just your curricular requirements.

Candid Career

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Candid Career

Browse videos from professionals in most industries on topics ranging from professionalism to interviews, networking to leadership, and more!


Career Outcomes

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Career Outcomes

Explore UW's First Destination Survey results to find out what our graduates are up to and where they are at; 83% of 2019 graduates had a positive career outcome!


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A free, online career exploration resource where you can learn more about yourself through assessments and become more prepared to enter the workforce.

Contact Us

Advising • Career • Exploratory Studies Center

222 Knight Hall Dept. 3195 1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2398

Fax: (307) 766-2089


1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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