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Student Services

Career Services

Career Services can help you throughout your college experience to feel more confident about your education decisions and career path. We will help you explore who you are, gain experience in the work world and prepare you for a successful job search. Career Services offers an array of services to enable you to achieve your career goals.

Learn about yourself

Learn about who you are, what you’re good at and what is important to you about work. Take free:

  • Career assessments - Strong Interest Inventory, Strengthsfinder, Myers Briggs Type Indicator
  • Skills’ and values’ inventories

Explore occupations

  • Explore occupations and industries and learn what fits you
  • CareerWise
  • Research assistance on industry, occupation and education majors and programs
  • Resources and referrals

Find guidance

  • Speak to people in different industries to learn about occupations and employment opportunities
  • Conduct informational interviews, network and attend career and job fairs.

Gain experience

  • Access work opportunities to gain relevant experience in your chosen field
  • Internship, volunteer and employment opportunities
  • Employer information and contacts

Pursue employment

  • Employer information and contacts
  • Take action to prepare for the next step of life beyond college
  • Assistance developing job search tools: resume and cover letter review, handouts and workshops
  • Interview preparation, handouts, workshops, and mock interviews
  • Job search strategies, handouts and workshops
  • Explore job, internship and work study postings in MCTC’s Job Bank

Contact Career Services

Career services is located in Admissions and Advising, T.2500. You can schedule one-on-one appointments with a career services staff member to discuss career and job search related concerns. Initial appointments are 30 minutes.

Hours:

Monday – Tuesdays: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday – Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Have a career related question and don't have an appointment? Stop by our walk-ins for assistance with career and job search questions.

Walk-in Hours:
Monday – Thursday 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

For more information on services, resources and events or to setup an appointment contact:
Career.services@minneapolis.edu, 612-659-6723, T.2500

Using Career Services to Get Ahead

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"When I started college, I didn't know what I wanted to study or what my skill level was. The Career Services staff helped me understand my strengths, areas for improvement, how to develop work ethics and how to network. I was able to drawn on their experience and knowledge base to get ahead in life."

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