Online PowerPoint Workshops
Check out our new online PowerPoint workshops! The workshops are a great way to gather basic career information at a time that is convenient to you. If you have further questions after reviewing these workshops, make an appointment with our career counselor, Barb Laporte, by calling 612-626-5443 or via e-mail.
Get an overview of what to include on your resume and inside tips for making your skills stand out to employers.
Cover Letters & References
Don’t let your cover letter keep you from securing the position you want. Learn ways to make your cover letter stand apart from the rest!
Job Fair Success (Tailored to Graduate Students)
Learn how to prepare for a job fair, how to introduce yourself to employers and gain tips for following up after the fair to increase your chances of securing a job.
Learn what you can do before, during and after an interview to increase your odds of landing a great job or internship.
Get tips for navigating those tricky phone interviews including what to expect and how to make the best impression when you are not face-to-face with an employer.
Jobs & Internship Searching
Learn about tools and strategies that will help you find jobs or internships in your field of interest.
GLBT Job & Internship Search
Learn ways to find the right job for you: researching GLBT friendly employers, being out or not in the application process, being yourself on the job.
Career Services for Student Veterans and Service Members
Are you, or where you, a member of the armed forces? If so, check out this great resource!
Marketing your Individualized Degree
Great advice and resources for any student who is creating an individualized degree through the College of Continuing Education or the College of Liberal Arts.
Approximately 75% of jobs are never advertised. Learn how to network effectively so that you can find out about these unadvertised positions.
Networking for International Students
Sometimes associates in your field are the best people to contact when starting a job search. Learning how to network effectively will increase your chances of finding unadvertised positions.
Graduate School Planning
Learn about the graduate and professional school application process including timeline, tips on how to select a school and what makes a successful application for admission.
Writing Effective Personal Statements
Having a well written personal statement is critical for graduate and professional school admissions. Learn great tips for creating a good quality first draft.
Learn about the law school application process including timeline, tips on how to select a school and what makes a successful application for admission.
Professional portfolios are a great way to show employers your skills during an interview. Learn how to create one and how to use it effectively in an interview.
Learn the do’s and don’ts of salary negotiation as well as ways to research salary statistics by job type and geographical location.
Transitioning from Student to Professional
Your first job after graduating from college can be a big adjustment. Get tips on how to ensure success in this first experience.
Mastering the Federal Application Process
The U.S. government is a huge employer of all majors but it’s job and internship application process can be time-consuming and laborious. Learn the language and tips to navigate this opportunity-rich system.