Career & Internship Services

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Workshops/Presentations

This page is updated throughout the semester.

Live Workshops

See Drop-in Hours page for LinkedIn and Resume Drop-ins.

Getting Ready for the Job & Internship Fair Workshop

Find out what to do ahead of time, proper attire, making a good impression, questions to ask, and what to do after the fair.

  • January 29, 4 to 5 pm, SCC 22
  • February 10, 4 to 5 pm, SCC 22

Getting Ready for the Education Job Fair Workshop

Find out what to do ahead of time, proper attire, making a good impression, questions to ask, and what to do after the Minnesota Education Job Fair in April. Tailored for teaching and education services majors.

  • April 8, 5 to 6 pm, SCC 22

How to Land a Summer Internship Workshop

Learn about tips and resources to help you land that perfect internship that fits your career track.

  • March 4, 4 to 5 pm, SCC 22

Interviewing Workshop

Learn what it takes to be successful in an interview while practicing your own skills and receiving feedback during this hands-on workshop.

  • February 9, 4 to 5 pm, SCC 22

Minnesota Zoo Career Day

Are you interested in having an exciting career working with animals? Join Minnesota Zoo professionals in these informational seminars to learn about science careers and receive practical advice on how to prepare for the future. Advance registration required.

  • March 11, 9 am to 3:30 pm, Apple Valley, MN

Preparing for Graduate & Professional School Workshop

This workshop is for students who are thinking of applying to graduate or professional school.  Learn about the timeline for applying, different pieces that are required in the application, deadlines and helpful tips to prepare your application!

  • Spring dates TBA

Workshops in collaboration with the Office of Cultural Diversity

The events will take place in the Multicultural Center, KSC Room 268, fromĀ 4 to 5 pm. Open to all, these workshops will address cultural differences and unique challenges students may face in their job search.

  • Thursday, February 5 - How to Promote Yourself to Employers
  • Thursday, March 26 - Resume and Cover Letter Writing
  • Thursday, April 16 - Interviewing Skills

Writing Personal Statements Workshop

Working on writing a personal statement for graduate or professional school?  Come to this interactive workshop.  Information will be provided, as well as time for questions and an opportunity to reflect on what unique qualities, skills and experiences YOU bring to the programs you are considering.

  • Spring dates TBA

Custom Presentations

Work with a staff member to design a presentation specifically for your group and get exactly what you need.


Online Workshops

U of M Breeze Presentations

Resumes, CVs, & Cover Letters
Resume Writing 
Resume Writing for Design Fields
Cover Letters & References
Curriculum Vitae Writing
Professional Portfolios

Gaining Experience
Doing What Matters: Engagement at the U (Geared toward Health Careers)

Interviewing
Effective Interviewing 
Phone Interviews

Job Search Strategies
Jobs & Internship Searching
GoldPASS Student User Guide
Networking
Networking for International Students
Applying for Federal Jobs
Marketing your Individualized Degree
GLBT Job Search Tips
Professional Associations
Career Services for Student Veterans and Service Members

Job Fair Preparation
Job Fair Success for Undergraduate Students
Job Fair Success for Graduate Students

Graduate/Professional School
Pre-Law Workshop
Writing Effective Personal Statements

Job Offers and Salary Negotiation
Salary Negotiation

Transition to Employment
Transitioning from Student to Professional

Health Careers Center Short Courses
Planning for Medical School
Personal Statements for a Health Program
Interviewing Skills for a Health Program


Please contact carserv@d.umn.edu for more information about any workshop listed here.

Disability Accommodations

To request disability accommodations for workshops sponsored by UMD Career and Internship Services, please contact UMD Career and Internship Services at carserv@d.umn.edu or 218-726-7985, two weeks in advance of the event. Interpreters can be requested at: http://www.d.umn.edu/access/Interpreter_Request.htm