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Online career workshops

These workshops are a great way to gather basic career information at a time that is convenient for you. If you need additional assistance, schedule an individual appointment with a career counselor by calling 612-625-3339.

Résumés, CVs, and Cover Letters

  • Résumé writing
    Get an overview of what to include on your résumé and inside tips for making your skills stand out to employers.
  • Curriculum vitae writing
    Get tips for writing your own curriculum vitae.
  • Cover Letters and References
    Get tips for writing your cover letter and reference list.
  • Professional portfolios
    Professional portfolios are a great way to show employers your skills during an interview. Learn how to create one and how to use it effectively in an interview.

Gaining experience

Interviewing

  • Interviewing
    Learn what you can do before, during, and after an interview to increase your odds of landing a great job or internship.
  • Phone interviews
    Get tips for navigating those tricky phone interviews including what to expect and how to make the best impression when you are not face-to-face with an employer.

Job fair tips

Job search strategies

Salary negotiation

  • Salary negotiation
    Learn the dos and don'ts of salary negotiation as well as ways to research salary statistics by job type and geographical location.

Graduate/professional school

Strengths

Transitioning to employment

Careers in consulting

  • Careers in Consulting:  Moderated Panel Discussion
    Panelists represented consulting industries across U of M colleges (i.e. Business/Financial, IT/Engineering, Social/Human Service, etc.) and their companies ranged in size from fortune 500 to a private consultant.

Health careers center short courses