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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.

Prepare for the University of Minnesota Job and Internship Fair

Are you attending the University of Minnesota Job and Internship Fair on Friday, February 24th? Come to this workshop to discuss:

  • Building confidence by practicing your professional introduction and receive feedback
  • Learning how to maximize your experience through researching organizations
  • Understanding what to expect when you arrive at the Fair, expectations of employers and resources that can help
  • Gaining an awareness of the components of an effective follow-up email and other follow-up tactics

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Dordel Awarded for Work in Career Coaching

CBS career coach Rebecca Dordel receives merit award from Career Development Network.

Rebecca Dordel

The Career Development Network (CDN) at the University of Minnesota recently awarded CBS career coach Rebecca Dordel with the Golden Gopher Merit Award for her work with students on campus.

Express Résumé Review and Career Fair Tip Drop-Ins - February 21

Need someone to take a quick look at your résumé? The CBS Career Team invites you to stop by their 15 minute express résumé review drop-ins. They can quickly review your résumé and give feedback just in time for career fairs and internship application deadlines!

Event Details

  • Tuesday, February 21
  • 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • MCB 3-104

Express Résumé Review and Career Fair Tip Drop-Ins - February 17

Need someone to take a quick look at your résumé? The CBS Career Team invites you to stop by their 15 minute express résumé review drop-ins. They can quickly review your résumé and give feedback just in time for career fairs and internship application deadlines!

Event Details

  • Friday, February 17
  • 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
  • MCB 3-104

Environmental Internship and Career Fair Workshop

Prepare for the Environmental Internship and Career Fair by coming to this discussion on researching organizations, what to expect at the fair and strategies for having a professional interaction with an employer. Register on goldpass.umn.edu to reserve your slice of pizza.

Event Details

  • Monday, February 6
  • 4-5 p.m
  • 203 Green Hall, Saint Paul Campus

Express Résumé Review and Career Fair Tip Drop-Ins

Need someone to take a quick look at your résumé? The CBS Career Team invites you to stop by their 15 minute express résumé review drop-ins. They can quickly review your résumé and give feedback just in time for career fairs and internship application deadlines!

Event Details

  • Friday, February 3
  • 11 a.m-3 p.m
  • MCB 3-104

2017 U of M Job and Internship Fair

Meet with more than 300 organizations recruiting for employees at the 2017 U of M Job and Internship Fair on February 24. You can not only meet with representatives from companies and organizations, but also get a free professional headshot, box lunch from pre-registered participants and transportation provided to and from campus. Interested in learning which organizations will be at the fair? Check out the full list, as well as ones related to the biological sciences

New Research Group Management Course

Professional development for postdoctoral scientists and senior graduate students

This CBS professional development course, led by Carrie Wilmot and Jennifer Powers is aimed at postdoctoral scientists and senior graduate students who envision transitioning to a project or group leadership position in academia, industry, or government research.

2017 Environmental Internship and Career Fair

Hosted by Career & Internship Services and the College of Biological Sciences, this fair is a great fit for students and recent alumni interested in:

  • Environmental Science, Policy, & Management
  • Water, Land, & Natural Resource Sciences
  • Ecology
  • Fisheries & Wildlife

To learn more and see which employers will be at this fair, check out the career fair website

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