Who We Serve

Current Students
Career and Internship Services serves currently enrolled and degree-seeking undergraduate and graduate students with a major in the following colleges:

  • College of Continuing and Professional Studies (Degree-seeking Students Only)
  • College of Design
  • College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences

We also serve:

  • Self-designed majors with an emphasis in the above colleges

Students NOT in the above colleges can find their career office by visiting www.career.umn.edu

Recent alumni of our three colleges can use career services for two years after graduating with a degree. For alumni graduated more than two years ago, we offer one complimentary one-hour appointment to help you get started. All alumni can view job postings using GoldPASS, the job posting site for students and alumni. Be sure to also check out Gold Mind for expert talks on career and other topics hosted by the UMN Alumni Association. 



  • Daily drop-in resume and cover letter reviews
  • Career interest assessments and individual appointments for major/career exploration
  • Individual appointments for job/internship searching including resumes, cover letters, networking, job searching, interview preparation and practice, offer negotiation, and graduate school planning
  • Career fairs and networking events hosted throughout the year

Graduate Outcomes

View graduate outcomes for CCAPS, CDes, and CFANS students including employment, salary, satisfaction, and graduate school data. 

Mission & Values

Mission Statement
The purpose of Career and Internship Services is to engage students in meaningful career development activities that help them maximize their life experience. We help undergraduate and graduate students as well as recent graduates:

  • make informed career decisions
  • seize opportunities for building the skills required for success in life and career
  • obtain information as well as the skills related to job, internship, and graduate school planning

The core values of Career and Internship Services include:

  • Commitment to development and empowerment of students from all cultures, experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives
  • A progressive, innovative outlook and approach that is adaptable to changing environments
  • Exceptional customer service to students and stakeholders
  • Strategic collaborative partnerships with employers, faculty, advisers, campus colleagues and alumni
  • A fun and supportive work environment which encourages work/life balance