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Virtual Workshops

Student and Alumni Workshops & Webinars

Applying to Law School

36 minute webinar
August 10, 2022

This webinar was open to all U of M students and alums, especially for those who know they're going to law school and would like guidance about the application process. We'll discuss application materials and deadlines, as well as how to prepare your application materials so that you're the best law school applicant you can be.


Personal Statements 101

41 minute webinar
August 2, 2022

This is a great webinar for students or alums interested in learning the basics of preparing a personal statement, how it is used in the admissions process, how to choose a topic and begin writing, and how you can get feedback on your draft. Learn more about personal statements.


Career Negotiations & Purpose

55 minute webinar
January 12, 2022

The pandemic has brought about many changes which have impacted the job market and what’s important to people in their work. Now is a great time to think about your own career purpose and revisit your work values. If you are negotiating a new job offer or thinking of opportunities in your current position, join Sue Holm, UMD Career Counselor, and Sherrill Yeaton, UMD Career Counselor, to learn about and strengthen your skills in negotiating and advocating for what is important to you in your career and life.


Designing Your Resume

50 minute webinar
November 9, 2021

Are you thinking of making a career change? Not sure where to start? Whether you’re a recent grad transitioning into your first job or a professional looking for a change, this session will provide valuable insight into pivotal first steps. Join Jill Kolodzne, UMD Career and Internship Services Director, to learn how to tailor your resume to highlight skills employers want and how to communicate your experience!


Lead Like an Ally

1 hour webinar
October 20, 2021

In a world more aware of the legacies of systemic racism, it is more important than ever for us to see how being an ally can help our workplace become more inclusive of others. We say we want to be there for others and that we want everyone to bring their whole selves to work, yet we struggle on how to be inclusive and accepting. Learn about the different forms of allyship and how to acquire the skills and confidence to be the ally who sends the message of inclusion and acceptance to all.


Leading Through Uncertainty

1 hour webinar
September 22, 2021

During this prolonged period of change and uncertainty, employees look to leaders for clear direction. This puts pressure on leaders to provide communication that will engage and support employees and help them achieve goals. The current work environment suffers from limited resources and uncertainty. Leaders need to encourage adaptability, innovation, and resourcefulness to help employees be successful.


Cultivate Emotional Intelligence to Manage Stress

1 hour webinar
March 25, 2021

Are you looking for techniques to fortify your resilience and well-being? It goes without saying that stress has been a long-standing factor in our professional and personal lives, even before the pandemic. We all can get frazzled at different times and react to it in different ways, but stress is something we can all relate to—and a well-developed emotional intelligence is key to minimizing its effects.


Employer Workshops

Diversity Your Workforce with International Candidates

June 8, 2021

We discuss the value international students can add to organizations and tips for recruiting.


Hire and Recruit at the U of M: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Recruiting in a Virtual World

March 25, 2021


Creating Successful Internships

June 7, 2021


Ask Employer Relations

June 7, 2021


Introduction to Career Services at the University of Minnesota

June 7, 2021


Virtually Navigating Career Services

March 25, 2021

Our employer partners share how their organizations are adapting recruiting, hiring, and managing for the virtual work space.


Hire & Recruit at the U of M: Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Recruiting in a Virtual World

March 25, 2021


Virtual Engagement Panel: Hire and Recruit at UMN

May 22, 2020


MN Office of Higher Education Podcast

Life After Now Podcast

Life after Now Podcast 

A series of podcasts that help you explore the successes and challenges of life after high school. A global pandemic, racial injustice, political uprisings, and a pending climate crisis are just a few of the serious issues we face as we begin building towards a “new normal.”

The host, Liz Bolsoni, talks with thought leaders in and around higher education. From current students to college presidents, Liz dives deep on important issues. Life After Now is brought to you by the Minnesota Office of Higher Education.