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

Career Offices

Carlson School of Management
The Carlson School works to advance the practice of management in the context of a global economy with increasing technological and social change. Our undergraduate, graduate, and PhD students pursue degrees in Finance, MIS, Marketing, Human Resources and many other professional areas.


Center for Academic Planning & Exploration
The Center for Academic Planning and Exploration (CAPE) provides personalized one-to-one coaching to help undergraduate students like you develop an Action Plan to aid in your major and career decision-making process. CAPE services are available to current undergraduate students from any college on the Twin Cities campus who are undecided on their major or planning on a competitive major and want to explore other options.


College of Biological Sciences
Graduates from this college pursue careers in areas such as medicine, forensic science, pollution control, biochemistry, environmental planning, and molecular biology. Majors include: Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics; Biology; Ecology, Evolution and Behavior; Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development; Microbiology; Neuroscience, and Plant Biology.


College of Continuing Education
The mission of the college is to reach beyond the borders of the campus to create access to the resources of the University for adult and non-traditional students. CCE's students may be working toward degrees or interested in learning for self development and enrichment.


College of Design
The College of Design brings together several fields to create a multidisciplinary and innovative design environment. Undergraduate degrees are awarded in the following areas of study: Architecture, Environmental Design, Housing Studies, Retail Merchandising, Clothing
Design, Graphic Design, and Interior Design. The Career and Internship Services can assist employers seeking to connect with students in these fields.


College of Education & Human Development
The new College of Education and Human Development is a world leader in discovering, creating, sharing, and applying principles of multiculturalism and multidisciplinary scholarship to advance teaching and learning and to enhance the psychological, physical, and social development of chlidren, youth, and adults across the lifespan in families, organizations, and communities. For information on the teaching, pre-teaching, and human development majors and programs, go here For career services information go here.


College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
This college's students pursue degree is diverse areas including Agricultural Engineering, Agronomy, Applied Economics, Environmental Science, Entomology, Fisheries & Wildlife, Food Science and Nutrition, Forest Resources, Horticultural Science, Natural Resources and Plant Biology & Pathology. The Career and Internship Services serves the students in this college.


College of Liberal Arts
With over 60 majors and 14,000 students, Liberal Arts is the largest college at the U. Our broad-based education teaches students to communicate effectively, adapt to changing situations, and creatively solve problems. The CLA student body includes students with a broad array of academic and career aspirations who are well- equipped to be successful in a variety of careers across every industry.


College of Science and Engineering
College of Science and Engineering is comprised of engineering and the physical sciences and offers the following majors: Aerospace, Biomedical, Biosystems and Agricultural, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Geological, Materials Science, and Mechanical engineering; and Astronomy, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, and Statistics.


Health Careers Center
The Health Careers Center is a resource for current and prospective students at the University of Minnesota who are interested in pursuing traditional and emerging careers in the health professions. The Center provides resources for: career exploration, self assessment, preparation for admission, experiential learning options, alternative careers, and more.


Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs
Masters degree level students are trained for careers in government agencies, nonprofit organizations and private corporations to work as analysts, program evaluators, policy advocates, urban planners, and administrators. Degrees are offered in Public Policy; Urban and Regional Planning; and Science, Technology and Environmental Policy. The Executive Masters of Public Affairs program also trains mid-career students in public administration and leadership.


Law School
ONE OF THE COUNTRY’S TOP PUBLIC LAW SCHOOLS, the University of Minnesota Law School is a leader in preparing students to solve the complex social, economic and business issues of our time. Our exceptional faculty, innovative curriculum and unmatched clinical and experiential learning opportunities equip students for the demands of the 21st century.

We are distinguished by a rare collegial culture that emphasizes teamwork, problem solving, leadership and persuasion. Students learn to think analytically, to identify the core element of a complex problem and to develop real-world solutions—skills that are essential beyond law school for all fields of employment. Public service is at our core. Our students embrace it, our faculty and staff reinforce it, and our community benefits from it.


Learning Abroad Center
The Learning Abroad Center provides information and resources on work, internship, service, travel and career opportunities abroad. The office provides services to students across the university as well as sponsoring a range of informational events promoting international opportunities.


School of Dentistry

The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry is the state’s only dental school, and the only dental school in the northern tier of states, including the Dakotas, Montana, Wyoming, and Idaho. As such, we are a regional resource for dental education, consulting services, patient treatment, and ongoing continuing dental education. We educate general dentists and dental specialists, dental therapists, dental hygienists, dental educators and research scientists. The Office of Student Affairs provides support services for students as they build their careers in the dental professions.


School of Nursing

The Office of Student and Career Advancement Services (OSCAS) in the School of Nursing offers a full range of student services in the four degree programs: Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Nursing, Doctorate in Nursing Practice and PhD in Nursing. OSCAS provides students academic and career counseling as they begin or advance their nursing careers.


School of Public Health
Graduates (M.P.H., M.S., and Ph.D) work to prevent illness and injury at a population level. They study: Biostatistics; Clinical Research; Community Health Education; Environmental Health; Epidemiology; Health Services Research, Policy and Administration; Maternal and Child Health; Public Health Administration; and Public Health Nutrition.



University of Minnesota, Crookston Career Services
This Office serves students, employers, faculty, staff, and the Five Departments and programs (Argriculture; Art, Humanities and Social Sciences; Business; Math, Science, and Technology; and Natural Resources) and alumni of the Crookston Campus.
Their phone number is: 218-281-8585
Email: cavalier@umn.edu, or melonir@umn.edu


University of Minnesota Duluth
This office serves students both undergraduate and graduate, and alumni from all majors on the Duluth campus.
Their phone number is 218-726-7985.
Email: carserv@d.umn.edu


University of Minnesota, Morris
This office serves the humanities, sciences, social sciences, and education students and alumni of the Morris campus.
Their phone number is: 320-589-6065
Email: ummcc@morris.umn.edu


University of Minnesota, Rochester
This office serves all students and alumni of the Rochester campus.
Their phone number is 507.258.8457
Email: stuserv@umn.edu