"To provide students, alumni, and staff with the tools, resources, and the opportunities necessary to successfully manage their careers."

Campus-Wide Events

Event Name  
Description

International Career Symposium

April 25, 2015 9:00am - 1:00pm

STSS 412

Please join us for a half-day career conference designed specifically for first-year international students who want to work in the U.S.

 

Topics that will be covered: Intro Career Services, Intro to American-Style Networking, English Skills for the American Workplace, Pathways to U.S. Work Experience, and Strategically Discussing Sponsorship with Employers plus a panel with current upper-class international students.

 

Registration required. Register vis GoldPASS or The Edge. GoldPASS Event ID 2519.

AMCAS Information Session

April 28th, 2015

3:00pm - 4:00pm

2-565 Moos Tower, Health Careers Center

The AMCAS application process is the general application used to apply to most medical schools in the U.S.  From how to categorize your coursework, to establishing the best timetable for yourself, and knowing how to plan for secondary (supplemental) application materials...this information session covers many topics you may have questions about. We will review the entire application process and provide you with information on how to plan for a strong application.

 

RSVP ONLINE

How to Negotiate Your Starting Salary: Inside Tips and Mythbuster Edition

April 28th 2015

6:00pm-7:00pm

3M Auditorium, Carlson School of Management

If you receive a job offer and merely accept without negotiating the pay, you may be leaving money on the table. In fact, many employers expect candidates to negotiate and are surprised when people don’t even ask. Steve Helland brings 18 years of experience as a corporate lawyer, negotiating on behalf of companies to help you understand:
 
* why you should negotiate
* how-to and guidelines for successful salary negotiations
* what the employer is thinking
* common myths and why they are false

 

REGISTER ONLINE

 

Contact Jon Ruzek at ruzek010@umn.edu for more information. 

This career event is being organized by the University of Minnesota Alumni Association.

5th Annual Collaborative Healthcare Event

April 29th, 2015

6:30pm-9:00pm

Room 50B, Hupert H. Humphrey Center

Come to the 5th Annual Collaborative Healthcare Event at the University of Minnesota! This event focuses on bringing pre-health students together to discuss the roles that different healthcare providers play when caring for the health of their patients. This is an event for anyone interested in healthcare, no matter your future profession! At the event, students will hear from a keynote speaker and work through a complex case study.

 

RSVP ONLINE

Open Access Technology International (OATI), Inc. Info Session

April 30th, 2015

5:00pm - 6:00pm

3-230 Keller Hall

Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI) is a rapidly expanding software solutions provider located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. OATI is the leading supplier of innovative web-based software solutions in the North American energy industry. OATI is currently recruiting for multiple full-time Software Developer positions. The ideal candidate possesses a passion for the energy industry and knowledge of JAVA, SQL Server, Object Oriented Design, Java Script, HTML, Dynamic HTML, and C++.

 

Cost is free, pizza and soda will be provided.

 

Please email talent@oati.net if you would like to attend.

Free Webinar: It’s Not Just Luck-Increasing Your Odds for Early Career Success
April 30th, 2015 12:00pm

You’ve graduated and have successfully navigated your college-to-career transition. You may now be wondering “what’s next?” Perhaps you’re seeking more professional fulfillment through your current job or want to kick start a search for something new. Join Carleen Kerttula and Phil Miller (M.B.A. ‘97) to learn some surefire ways to secure your next great career opportunity—and many more to follow.

 

Click here for more information and to register.

Living Out Your Vision for Social Justice: Career and Networking Event

May 1st, 2015

1:00pm - 3:00pm

117 STSS

Free networking event with professionals who work in the non-profit sector:

  • Hear from a panel of professionals who work in the non-profit sector share how they have successfully pursued careers in social justice
  • Learn how to network on-site with a mini networking workshop
  • Network with Twin Cities professionals who can tell you how to get started and how to build your professional network

Light refreshments will be provided. RSVP required by April 27th.

 

This event is organized by the MLK program.

Grad Student Workshop: Articulating Your Interdisciplinary Research Interests in Writing and Speaking (Part 2)

May 1st, 2015

1:00pm - 3:00pm

140 Nolte Center

In these workshop sessions, participants will focus on the development of spoken and written interdisciplinary research statements.  Each session will include interactive presentations, mock interview and scholarly networking role plays, discussion of individual job search scenarios, and attention to writing practice guidelines, coaching and feedback.

 

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Employer Site Visit: Stratasys

May 1st, 2015

10:45am - 3:30pm

9600 West 76th Street, Eden Prairie, MN 55344 (transportation provide from UMN East Bank)

Stratasys manufactures 3D printing equipment and materials that create physical objects directly from digital data. Its systems range from affordable desktop 3D printers to large, advanced 3D production systems, making 3D printing more accessible than ever. Attend a site visit to learn more about Stratasys’ mission, products, and career opportunities.

 

This event is free of charge. Transportation will be provided and details will be emailed to registered students one week in advance.

**This event is only open to students enrolled in the College of Science and Engineering.

 

REGISTRATION REQUIRED through GoldPASS. Event ID 2536

Create an Effective Resume and Cover Letter

Workshop

May 4th, 2015

1:00pm - 2:00pm

411 STSS, CLA Career Services

If you're looking for a job or internship, you need to create a strong resume and cover letter. This workshop provides an introduction to both, with emphasis on resumes. You'll learn about formatting and how to effectively represent yourself in both documents.

AMCAS Information Session

May 5th, 2015

11:30am - 12:30pm

2-565 Moos Tower, Health Careers Center

The AMCAS application process is the general application used to apply to most medical schools in the U.S.  From how to categorize your coursework, to establishing the best timetable for yourself, and knowing how to plan for secondary (supplemental) application materials...this information session covers many topics you may have questions about. We will review the entire application process and provide you with information on how to plan for a strong application.

 

RSVP ONLINE

Now Hiring: 2015 Grads

May 6, 2015

2:00pm - 4:30pm

U of M Rec Center, 2nd Fl

Now Hiring: 2015 Grads! provides University of Minnesota graduating seniors the opportunity to gain personal connections, explore job opportunities, and learn creative job search strategies directly from employers.
This event is open to ALL graduating seniors from the UofM - Twin Cities campus and is not a job fair.


Business casual attire required.

The University of Minnesota is committed to providing a comfortable, inclusive, and respectful environment for all members of our communities.  If you have accommodation needs for this event, please contact Career Services Administration at 612-624-7577 at least two weeks prior to the event.

Register for this event through GoldPass.

 

Networking Event: Minnesota Food Producers Luncheon

May 21st, 2015

11:30am - 1:30pm

This annual event provides a change to network with and learn from food industry leaders. Presented by The Food Industry Center.

 

REGISTRATION REQUIRED by May 14th.

Target: Meet the Bullseye Event

May 29th, 2015 8:30am - 4:30pm

Target Headquarters, Minneapolis, MN

Target is recruiting the next generation of leaders who have a passion to succeed. Target is seeking students with the initiative to go above and beyond. Students with all majors, graduating between December, 2016 - May, 2018 are invited to attend. Join Target for this exclusive event where you'll receive an overview of the company and learn more about their internship and full-time opportunities. Listen to a panel of team members share their experiences in Merchandising, Product Design & Development, Finance, Technology and other areas. Take a tour of Target headquarters, and receive leadership development and coaching.

 

Apply by April 1, 2015. This is a private, invitation only event.

 

To be considered for this opportunity, email your resume, graduation date and area of interest to Undergrad.Recruiting@Target.com. You'll receive additional information via email.