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Career support

CBS students and recent alumni (up to two years after graduation) can meet with a career coach to prepare for life after their undergraduate career. Make an appointment with the CBS career staff by calling 612-624-9717. You are now viewing a collection of career support news and opportunities.

Harvard Kennedy School 2019 Public Policy Leadership Conference

Harvard Kennedy School has launched the application process for the 2019 Public Policy Leadership Conference (PPLC). The mission of the conference is to prepare future leaders, particularly those form historically under-served communities and people of color, to enter the fields of public policy and international affairs. The program is designed for first and second-year undergraduate students who are U.S. Citizens, permanent residents or DACA recipients. Applicants to the program must have at least a 3.5 GPA and an interest in public service.

Planning for What's Next

CBS Career Services team offers support to students and recent alums as they make the transition from college to career.


In 2015, CBS Student Services restructured its career services to a team-based approach to meet the specific needs of biological sciences students and recent alumni. Under the leadership of an assistant director for Career Services, the team includes an undergraduate research coordinator, pre-health career coach, and general career coach.

About CBS Student Services Career Team

In 2015, CBS Student Services restructured its career services to a team-based approach to meet the specific needs of biological sciences students and recent alumni. Under the leadership of an Assistant Director for Career Services, the team includes an Undergraduate Research Coordinator, Pre-Health Career Coach, and general Career Coach. Over the past three years, this team has spearheaded a number of initiatives to help undergraduate students and recent alumni bridge the gap between their college and professional careers.

CBS Alumni and Student Networking Event

Do you ever wonder what your options are with a CBS degree? Come learn more about career paths that are out there for you by speaking with CBS alums who were once in your shoes! Connect with alums in the health professions and industry careers at this evening created to connect with others who have career stories to share with you!  Hosted by the CBS Advancement Office and CBS Career Services.

Introducing the new GoldPASS powered by Handshake Job and Career Services Platform

As a U of M student, you have free access to GoldPASS powered by Handshake, a faster, easier, and smarter system that connects you with jobs, internships, and career services. The new platform provides access to positions around the world, as well as part-time and full-time jobs on your campus and in the surrounding community. Additionally, you can use GoldPASS powered by Handshake to access information about and pre-register for CBS Career Team events

GoldPASS powered by Handshake offers new features, enabling you to:

Job Search Series Workshop Three: Applying Essentials

Details
Date: Wednesday, April 11
Time: 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Location: MCB 3-104
To register for just this session: z.umn.edu/jobsearchseries3

You’ve identified your interests and have connected them to industries, companies, and even job titles. In this workshop you’ll learn about what documents you need( and how to create them) to successfully apply for these positions!

Career Talk With International Alumni

As part of International Careers for International Student Month, join Minnesota International Student Association (MISA) for an informal career networking session with international alumni on Thursday, March 29. The event's format will be round-table style with conversations around topics such as job searching and interviewing, the American work culture, graduate school experience and more. 

Details:
Date: Thursday, March 29 
Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Location: Bruininks 330