Who We Serve

St Paul Campus

Current Students

Career & Internship Services serves currently enrolled and degree-seeking students in CCAPS, CDes, and CFANS. We also serve self-designed majors with an emphasis in these colleges. Not one of the students we serve? Find your career office.


Recent alumni of our three colleges can use career services for two years after graduating with a degree. For alumni graduated more than two years ago, we offer one complimentary one-hour appointment to help you get started. All alumni can view job postings using Handshake, the job posting site for students and alumni. Be sure to also check out Gold Mind for expert talks on career and other topics hosted by the UMN Alumni Association.


We offer a wide-range of services, including:

  • Individual appointments
    • Major and career exploration
    • Internship planning
    • Job searching
    • Interview prep and practice
    • Grad school planning
    • Free career assessments
  • Career and internship courses
  • Handshake job and internship board
  • Career fairs and events
  • Drop-in resume and cover letter reviews
  • Quinncia resume analysis and AI interviewing
  • MyCareerManagement tool

Mission & Values

Mission Statement

The purpose of Career & Internship Services is to engage students in meaningful career development activities that help them maximize their life experience. We help undergraduate and graduate students as well as recent graduates:

  • make informed career decisions
  • seize opportunities for building the skills required for success in life and career
  • obtain information as well as the skills related to job, internship, and graduate school planning


The core values of Career & Internship Services include:

  • Commitment to development and empowerment of students from all cultures, experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives
  • A progressive, innovative outlook and approach that is adaptable to changing environments
  • Exceptional customer service to students and stakeholders
  • Strategic collaborative partnerships with employers, faculty, advisers, campus colleagues and alumni
  • A fun and supportive work environment which encourages work/life balance