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Student Services

Career Services

Career Services is here for you throughout your college experience and beyond! We will help you explore who you are, find real world work-related experience, and prepare you for a successful job search. Career Services offers a wide array of services to enable you to achieve your career goals.

Learn More About Yourself

Discover your natural talents, core values, and interests through the numerous self-assessments we provide free of charge. Our assessments include the following: StrengthsFinder, StrengthsFinder Core Values, Strong Interest Inventory, and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. Schedule an appointment with a Career Services staff member today to learn which assessment(s) can help you learn more about yourself, so you can find that perfect career.

Explore Occupations

Explore occupations and industries that interest you through numerous career exploration websites. We help you research Minneapolis College’s majors and programs, along with their associated careers to find one that fits you best. Some career exploration websites we utilize are O’net OnLine, CAREERwise, and My Next Move.

Find Guidance

Speak with professionals in different industries to learn more about occupations and potential employment opportunities through our employer partner connections. Career Services connects you with employers for informational interviews, networking opportunities, employer panels, company site visits, and career/job fairs. 

Gain Experience

Access work-related opportunities to gain relevant experience in your chosen career field. We help you find and prepare for volunteer, work study, part-time and full-time positions related to your major. Career Services stays connected with employers throughout the Twin Cities and the surrounding areas who want to work with Minneapolis College students and graduates. Schedule an appointment with a Career Services staff member to discover potential opportunities within your major/career field today. 

Pursue Employment

Take action to prepare for the next step of life beyond college by coming to Career Services. We offer assistance with resume and cover letter development, along with interview preparation through mock interviews and the Big Interview, a free software program that provides online interview practice.  We also provide you with effective job search strategies to find part-time/full-time job positions through Minneapolis College’s Job Bank.

Contact Career Services

Career services is located in the Welcome Center, T.2500. You can schedule one-on-one appointments with a Career Services staff member to discuss major/career related concerns. Major/career exploration appointments are 30 minutes.

Hours:

Mondays and Tuesdays: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Wednesdays and Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Fridays: 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Do you have a career-related question, but don't have an appointment? Come to Career Services Express for assistance!

Express Hours:
Monday – Thursday 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

To set up an appointment with a Career Services staff member or to get more information on our programs/services come to T.2500, email us at Career.services@minneapolis.edu, or call 612-659-6723

We look forward to assisting you!

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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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