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Career Development

Supporting students ready to explore, collaborate, create, innovate, solve and work.

Connect to Careers

The Career Development Center helps students and alumni launch and explore careers in a way that makes sense for them. Career exploration is supported by connections with employers and alumni, integration of career conversations and curriculum across the university, and opportunities for continuous learning and upskilling.

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For Students

Prepare yourself for work and career by exploring career paths, leveraging internships and job fairs, building your career readiness and polishing your resume.

Student Career Resources
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For Employers

Connect with talented students and alumni, build your brand on campus, and engage with the university community.

Employer Resources
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For Faculty & Staff

Integrate career development into your curriculum, request a presentation from a member of the career team, and find out what resources are available for students.

Faculty & Staff Career Resources
Alumni can find many resources and opportunities to develop professionally even after they graduate

For Alumni

Share your knowledge with current students, hire a Tommie, explore career transitions, and tap into the Tommie Network.

Alumni Career Resources
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The Power of the Tommie Network

Even during a pandemic, the Tommie Network is approachable and available to help students explore, network and find their next step.

Career Outcomes

95%

Of Tommies who are employed or in graduate school within one year of graduation.

$50K

47% of our graduates make more than that in their first year after college

80%+

Of top public companies in Minnesota actively recruit Tommies