Are you just starting out in your career and searching for new skills?  Maybe you are looking to make a career shift and unsure where to begin planning? Are you looking to make new career connections?  Wherever you are in your career journey, Career Services is here to be a resource and a connector. Career Services hosts events throughout the year. We also promote events in our region hosted by others and are open to UMC students and alumni.

Please visit Handshake for a full list of events. Sort by type, key word, career office, and more. 


Career Fairs

Career Fairs are great opportunities for students looking to the future. They provide an excellent opportunity to connect students with employers to discuss or interview for current and/or future career-related employment and internship opportunities. To register for the following career fairs, login to HandshakeOr sign up if you are New to Handshake.

LOCAL AND REGIONAL CAREER FAIRS 

  • Bemidji Job & Internship Fair February 16, 2023
  • University of Minnesota Job & Internship Fair February 24,2023 GET ON THE BUS! TRANSPORTATION PROVIDED FOR STUDENTS WHO SIGN UP. SEND A REQUEST TO UMCCAREER@CRK.UMN.EDU
    Huntington Bank Stadium & McNamara Alumni Center - The UMN Job & Internship Fair will be open to all UMN students, and alumni of three years (2019-2022). 

Contact the Career Services Office for more information. Sign up for our newletter to stay informed. umc-career-services+subscribe@crk.umn.edu

Potential Questions to Ask Employers at a Fair or Event


UPCOMING OPPORTUNITIES

GRADUATE INFORMATIONAL SESSIONS - WEBINARS

Applying to Law School

This webinar is 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.

Watch a recorded version of this webinar from August 2022. 

Personal Statements 101

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.

Watch a recording of this webinar from August 2022

CAREER-RELATED EVENTS

You can also check out a full roster of employer events in Handshake


LOCAL & REGIONAL FAIRS TO WATCH FOR

The career fairs listed below are the major local and regional fairs UMC students typically attend.  

Fall Semester

UMC

    • UMC Job & Internship Fair (September
    • Graduate & Professional School Fair (DATE TBD)

UND

  • Career Expo (September)

Spring Semester

Twin Cities

    • University of Minnesota Job & Internship Fair (End of February)
      Huntington Bank Stadium & McNamara Alumni Center 
    • Minnesota Education Job Fair (End of April)
      Huntington Stadium  

Bemidji

  •  Job & Internship Fair (Middle of February)

NDSU

    • Agriculture, Business and Liberal Arts Expo (Early February)
      Fargodome
    • Engineering, Design, Science and Technology Expo (Early February)
      Fargodome

UND

    • Business, Aviation and Liberal Arts Fair (Early February)
      UND Memorial Union Ballroom
    • Computer Science, Engineering & Technology Fair (Early February)
      UND Memorial Union Ballroom

Tri-College (MSUM, Concordia, NDSU)

    • Tri-College Education Fair (Early April)
      Location Varies