Career Development

Job Search and Networking Resources

Java and Job Search, Alumnae Career Transition Workshop

Weekly on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 11:30 am, St. Paul Campus. This workshop is a free resource for alumni currently or soon to be engaged in a job search. Every week we will tackle a new topic and address the needs and concerns of those looking for jobs. By the end of the series, attendees should have an awareness of their own strengths and goals, and a developed understanding of how to conduct an effective job search.

Registration is required and a commitment of regular attendance for the series is recommended. Attendees may begin attending at any point in the workshop and may repeat as needed.

      The workshop will cover the following topics in an 8 week series.
      • Assessing your Skills, Values and Interests
      • Gathering Resources for Your Job Search
      • Networking and LinkedIn
      • Resume Styles and Critique
      • Cover Letter Review
      • Interviewing and Negotiation
      • Staying Positive While You Search
      • Defining Happiness and Meaning in Your Work
    Meeting schedule and location may vary as needed with holidays and space.

    Community Agencies and Networking Groups

    Complete list of agencies that provide individual and group career counseling may be found here. Many provide services at low or no cost depending upon whether you qualify for their programs. For a pdf of current Twin Cities Networking Groups, scroll down to the lower right corner of this link: Soar4Jobs.

Career Fairs Open to Alumnae

Career Opportunities Fair for Business, Technology, Healthcare and Nonprofit Largest on-campus career event among Minnesota private colleges - but only for Katies. Set for October 10, 2013. Held on campus every fall, open to alumnae and students. See employers list and details.
Government Fair Held at the University of Minnesota every Fall, open to alumnae and students from all Minnesota state and private colleges or universities. October 28, 2013.
Education Fair Held every spring, open to alumnae and students who have graduated from a Minnesota college or university and have a teaching license. Watch our website for details about fees, registration (pre-registration required) and event details.