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Advance Your Career

Advance Your Career

No matter where you live, or what stage of career you are in, the U of M has resources to help grow in your chosen field.

3 Ways to Advance Your Career

1. Career Webinars
As an alumnus, you have access to topic-specific webinars to expand your knowledge and advance your career. And they're all at your fingertips.
Explore Career Webinars in Gold Mind
2. Participate in Virtual Events
All alumni and students can participate in upcoming webinars, virtual networking events, and Twitter chats to build career knowledge and make new professional connections.
Explore Upcoming Virtual Events
3. Career Resources
Your one-stop for tools and resources to help you search jobs, find workshops, research employers, and network with other professionals.
Explore the Career Resources

Chat with us!

Join us on Twitter and Facebook Live using #UMNCareerChat as we have conversations with fellow students, grads, and friends about various career topics.

Learn more here

Expand Your Knowledge

Expand Your Knowledge

Never stop learning. The U of M gives you access to content and experts that help you expand your knowledge. From live events to online resources, we make it easy for you to get the information you need to get ahead in your field.

VIDEO | Gold Mind: Purpose, Passion, and a Paycheck - The Rise of Encore Careers (00:58:24)

Lifelong Learning

1. Explore Gold Mind
Gold Mind provides focused, content-rich webinars and videos for career development and general learning. Boost your personal and professional life with fresh thinking and expert insight.
Visit Gold Mind
2. Hear From Faculty
U of M Faculty have world-class knowledge on countless topics, and they don't limit their sharing to the classroom. They travel to engage in meaningful dialogue with alumni at many local and national events.
Find Faculty Speaking Events
Alumni Exclusive Course - Creativity: This fun, interactive, course exclusively designed for Alumni will involve reading, writing, real-time discussions, in person event and specific exercises designed to increase and improve creative skills.

Nominate a Faculty Speaker

Do you work at the U? Want to nominate a faculty speaker for an upcoming event?

Fill out the form here

Grow Your Network

Grow Your Network

The University of Minnesota Alumni Association has its own career advice network, in addition to over 280,000 alumni and students with profiles on LinkedIn. Join in to start expanding your network today!

3 Ways to Grow Your Network

1. Maroon and Gold Network
UMAA's career and networking platform where you can volunteer to give career-related advice to current students and fellow alumni. Career development doesn’t end at graduation, so you can also further leverage the platform by reaching out to fellow alumni for advice that helps your own career.
Join the Network
2. UMAA LinkedIn Group
Keep up with what’s happening in your college and connect with fellow alumni. Learn about industry topics, college-specific events and ways to stay connected.
Join the Group
3. Emerging Professionals Network Events
Have you graduated from the U within the past 10 years? Then the Emerging Professionals Network is for you.
Learn more

Keep up with what’s happening in your college and connect with fellow alumni. Learn about industry topics, college-specific events and ways to stay connected.

Collegiate LinkedIn Groups

Stay Connected.