Connect with a current student. Informational interviews, generally 20-30 minutes in length, allow a student to gain an inside view into your particular industry area and hear your first hand experiences. Meet in person or discuss through email or over the phone.
Share your experience with students by participating on a career panel (located on campus).
Volunteer as the interviewer for student mock interviews. Ask students commonly asked questions and provide feedback.
Classroom and student groups: Visit a class or student group to share information about your career area.
Help welcome newly admitted CEHD students into the college. A personal call form an alumni can go a long way in helping a student decide to attend the University of Minnesota. Training is provided.
Help form a CEHD alumni group in your area of occupation or place of employment.
Promote and attend alumni networking events.
CEHD students interested in connecting with alumni should contact CEHD Career Services at 612-624-7577 to schedule an appointment with a career counselor.
Register with us if you would like to volunteer for any of the opportunities listed above. Many opportunities are driven by student demand, so you would be contacted as activities become available.