Virtual Workshops and Podcasts

UMDAlumni Workshops

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!


UMN College of Continuing and Professional Studies

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.


MN Office of Higher Education

Life after Now

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.