Career Information Systems

As a unit of the Center on Education and Work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, members of the CareerLocker team have been developing world-class career information systems since 1975. All our efforts are research and theory based, and all the products and services we develop are based in sound career development theory and research.

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CareerLocker is a website that helps foster career decision-making and economic development by providing users with:

  • Links to current job openings
  • Job-seeking tools including resume, cover letter, and ePortfolio programs
  • Assessment tools to help identify the best career match
  • Contact information for over 90,000 Wisconsin employers

CareerLocker currently serves K-12 students and school counselors, UW students and staff, and youth and adults who are seeking employment.


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From 2009-2017, CEW developed, launched and maintained, the first Career Information System for the country of Singapore. Singapore is regarded as having one of the best education systems in the world., designed and localized for the Ministry of Education, Singapore, is a comprehensive and easy-to-use system that prepares students with the career exploration and educational planning skills needed to successfully navigate the 21st century world of work.

For Primary school students, the career development focus is on facilitating career awareness with career exploration and planning becoming the focus for Secondary and Pre-University students.


Additional information is available on occupations and schools, assessments, job seeking tools, and resources for professionals such as reports.
Below are illustrations of other features:

preview of ePortfolio
With the ePortfolio, students save and track their skills, interests and accomplishments. They also save potential education institutions and occupations. It serves as a repository of documents needed for school and job applications.
preview of Goal Setting
Goal Setting helps students set and achieve their academic and non-academic goals.
preview of ECPM
Education and Career Planning Module (or ECPM) is designed to help students think through their career aspirations and take concrete steps to achieve their goals.