Services and Programs
Opus College of Business graduate students and graduate alumni should visit Graduate Business Career Services.
School of Law students and alumni should visit the Office of Career & Professional Development.
Below you will find information about the individual services the Career Development Center offers to students and alumni on the St. Paul campus.
Career Counseling Appointments
Students and alumni may schedule confidential appointments with a career specialist to discuss career related concerns. Possible topics you may discuss include, but are not limited to, academic major search/exploration, career research, resume/cover letters, interviewing, testing/assessment and questions regarding job and internship fairs and On-Campus Interviewing.
Appointments are scheduled for 50 minutes. To make an appointment call (651) 962-6761.
"Pop-In..." (No appointment necessary)
Have a quick question you'd like to ask of a career counselor but don't have time to set up an appointment? Just "pop-in" to speak with a counselor at your own convenience. Feel free to stop by for resume help, cover letter suggestions, interviewing tips, help finding job and internship listings, or any other career related questions you'd like to ask.
Pop-In availability varies. Please call our office at 651-962-6761 for a schedule.
We offer an inclusive program with activities and communication tailored to students during each year of their undergraduate studies. To sign up contact and provide us with your class year so that we can get you on the list of participants. Choose any of the links below to find out more about the program.
Career Assessments and Inventories
University of St. Thomas students and alumni interested in taking an assessment or inventory may schedule an appointment with a career counselor. Visit the Career Assessment and Inventory page for more information. There is a fee to take most inventories. Free inventories may be discussed with a counselor.
Seminars and Workshops
Throughout the year, seminars related to career planning, job search, and other work/life concerns are offered to students and alumni. Faculty may request class or club visits from our staff who will gear the presentation toward the interests of the group. Visit Seminars & Events for a schedule.
Each year employers visit St. Thomas during fall and spring semesters and interview hundreds of undergraduate students to fill a variety of internships and full-time jobs. To participate in On-Campus Interviewing, students are required to attend an Orientation to On-Campus Interviewing. Visit our On-Campus Interviewing page or the On-Campus Interviewing FAQ for more information.
Career Resource Center
The Resource Center has four computer workstations for student and alumni career development use as well as a printer and wireless access to the UST network.
Mock interviews are provided so that students and alumni may practice their interviewing technique with a counselor. The sessions are recorded and then played back so that the counselor can offer feedback. Learn more.
To schedule a mock interview, call (651) 962-6761.
The Career Development Center recently launched its own Career and Employment LibGuide, a research guide through the University of St. Thomas libraries. It has all of the information the Career Development Center has to offer in one easy-to-navigate place! For more information, call (651) 962-6761 to schedule an appointment with a career counselor.
TommieCareers is the job posting board exclusive to the University of St. Thomas student and alumni. It has several features such as the advanced search, the events calendar, and résumé books that are not available to those outside of the St. Thomas community. You can get started by just logging into TommieCareers with your UST username and password; it will instantly create the account for you and lead you through filling out your profile. You can set up an appointment with a counselor for more information.
Spotlight on Careers is resource containing information about a wide range of career fields for students of all majors. It includes information on the different aspects of various career fields, internships, and employment opportunities. It can be valuable to students looking into declaring a major, as well as those ready to start their careers.
Every year, the Career Development Center surveys recent alumni to understand more about their post-graduation plans and employment. Information includes employment, salary, internships, and graduate schools.