Connect with Students

Student Studying

Engage with students through volunteering your time, mentor programs, social media, and visiting student organizations

Employer Engagement Opportunities

Volunteering on campus is a great way to meet our students. Sign up for employer engagement opportunities below and we will add you to our contact list.

Sign Up for Employer Engagement Opportunities


We use LinkedIn to facilitate connections between our students, alumni, and professionals. To make yourself available to students on LinkedIn join one or more of the following college/alumni groups (students will not be able to send you a message unless you are members of the same group):

College of Continuing & Professional Studies

College of Design

College of Food, Agricultural & Natural Resource Sciences

University of Minnesota Alumni Association

Maroon & Gold Network

If you are an alum or friend of the University, you can join the Maroon & Gold Network. It's a great way to connect with students for career advice, networking and mentorship. 

Mentor Programs

To sign up to become a mentor for your industry area visit the Alumni Association Mentor Page. Mentor programs typically meet monthly November - mid May.

Visit Student Organizations

We have numerous student organizations led by talented undergraduates that are eager to have guest speakers at meetings and events. To get connected with a student group related to your hiring goals, contact a member of our employer relations team.