Career and Business Resources

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Career and Business Events

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

#UMNCareerChat: Navigating a Career Fair
Get strategies for confidently navigating the fair and following up with organizations after the event.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

#UMNCareerChat: Navigating a New City
Join us as we talk about some ways that you can prepare for the transition of moving, how to get acquainted with your new city, and important tips on being a newcomer.

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Business Resources
Alumni Association Career Resources and Discounts
all alumni are referred to two primary places for job postings - GoldPASS and our group on LinkedIn. Please submit your postings to those sites. When requesting to join the LinkedIn group, please let the manager know that you are a recruiter. There is no charge for either of these posting methods.

GoldPASS is the U of M's online database to help connect students and alumni with employers, volunteer organizations and internships across the country.
  • If you have an active University Internet ID (x.500) and password, you should be able to login immediately.
  • If you do not know or remember your Internet ID or password, please contact the Helpline at 612.301.4357.
  • If your Internet ID does not allow you access to GoldPASS, call the career center at your college or school.

If you continue to have difficulty, you are welcome to contact Jon Ruzek at or 612.301-1477.

CCE Continuing Professional Education
Earn professional certifications, update your skills and knowledge, and improve your expertise with continuing education courses, conferences, and seminars offered by the College of Continuing Education (CCE).

Alumni Association members receive a 10% discount on Continuing Professional Education programs designed to present cutting-edge research and technology, provide solutions to day-to-day problems, and advance careers.

For more information or to register, call 612.624.4000 or visit To receive your discount, mention your Alumni Association membership number when registering.

Grad School Test Prep Courses through CCE's Personal Enrichment Programs
Alumni Association members can receive a 10% tuition discount on Grad School Test Prep courses for GRE, GMAT, PCAT or LSAT by including their membership number on their registration form. Students must still pay course or special fees. Call the Test Prep office at 612.624.4000 or visit for more information.

Alumni Association Geographic Chapters
Relocating, interviewing, or interning? Contact alumni leaders in your new location for information on the community and Alumni Association activities.

Mentor Connection
The University of Minnesota Mentor Connection is a collaboration between the University of Minnesota Alumni Association and 15 of the University's collegiate units and societies.  Help guide students in your major, career, or company.

U of M Career Counseling and Assessment Clinic
Alumni Association members receive 15% off of career counseling and assessment packages.  Call 612-625- 1519 or visit for more information.

Network with over 27,000 fellow Gophers through the University of Minnesota Alumni Association’s LinkedIn group. We have additional subgroups focused on Advice & Opportunities and Entrepreneurs & Start-Up's.

Alumni Webinar Series
Focused, content-rich webinars for career and lifelong learning. Join the conversations live or afterwards on-demand and boost your personal and professional life with fresh thinking and expert insight. 

Other U of M Resources and More Career Links

U of M (Twin Cities) Career Services
General Career Center web site with links to each individual collegiate Career Center on campus.

U of M (Duluth) Career Services

U of M (Morris) Career Center

U of M (Crookston) Counseling & Career Center

U of M (Rochester) Career Development Resources

University of Minnesota Libraries
Workshops, Tutorials, and Guides

University of Minnesota Jobs
View current University of Minnesota employment opportunities.

Other Resources
Resources and Advice from North Texas Chapter President Harald Mallwitz
CityTownInfo Career Search
Harvey Mackay's tips for job seekers
Startup Career Resources by Wakefiekd
Guide to Career Education


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