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Etiquette and Career Dinner!


The University of Minnesota Alumni Association is hosting their annual Etiquette Dinner on October 17th for all students and recent alumni!

Enjoy a three-course meal while learning how to professionally handle any dining situation. The program will include an etiquette presentation and a panel of career experts to answer your questions and teach you how to apply your newly learned skills.

2014 Minnesota Twins Internship Program

The Minnesota Twins are currently accepting applications for the 2014 Minnesota Twins Internship Program. All applications must be posted by October 18, 2013. Interested EXTERNAL applicants should apply online via INTERNAL applicants please apply via the internal job board link located on the ADP self-service portal (contact me if you do not know your internal login, please do not set up a new account). Please note that the positions listed are subject to change.
The following internship opportunities, including full descriptions and requirements, are now posted on the Minnesota Twins website
Intern, Accounting
Intern, Ballpark Engineering
Intern, Ballpark Maintenance
Intern, Ballpark Operations
Intern, Baseball Communications
Intern, Baseball Operations
Intern, Broadcast
Intern, Call Center
Intern, Community Fund
Intern, Community Relations
Intern, Corporate Partnerships
Intern, Creative Services
Intern, Emerging Markets
Intern, Game Presentation
Intern, Grounds Crew
Intern, Human Resources
Intern, Information Technology-Business Systems
Intern, Information Technology-Infrastructure
Intern, Marketing
Intern, Marketing-Database Marketing & Analytics
Intern, Purchasing
Intern, Spring Training-Community Relations
Intern, Social Media
Intern, Target Field Events
Intern, Target Field Events- Tour/Education
Intern, Ticket Office
Intern, Ticket Sales & Service
Intern, Ticket Sales& Service- Game Day
Intern, Ticket Sales & Service- Season Ticket Retention & Service
See attachment below for a full description of the positions.
2014InternshipBrochure (SinglePDF)-1.pdf

Athletic Training Event

Dr. Hal Strough will be coming to Cooke Hall October 1st to give a presentation on Masters level programs for Athletic Training. The presentation will begin at 9:45 – 10:45 a.m. and will be held in Cooke 109.
Dr. Strough is the Chair of the Department of Athletic Training at the College of St. Scholastica. If you have an interest in pursuing Athletic Training as a career path, and want to apply to graduate programs in AT, then this is a presentation you should attend. Get the inside scoop on what it takes to apply for AT programs (pre-reqs, hands-on experience, recommendations for success). Even if you find yourself still wondering what a degree in KIN can do for you – come to hear what AT is, and see if this is a career path that fits for you!

Construction and Facility Management Career Fair

Friday, October 4, 2013
9:00am – 1:00pm
Mississippi Room
Coffman Memorial Union

The University of Minnesota Construction and Facility Management program is hosting the first intercollegiate event of its kind, a career fair and quiz bowl event organized to attract students from all nine upper midwest region schools of Construction Management! Current students and alumni in the fields of Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Architecture and Interior Design are encouraged to attend.
Come and network with 30+ employers for full-time jobs and internships. Free and open to all interested students, no registration required!
After the fair, join us for a networking social with employers and the Quiz Bowl finals, from 1:00-3:00pm in the President’s Room, Coffman Memorial Union. Dress professionally and bring resumes!
For more information or if you have any questions,please visit our website or contact Sharon Heron at or 612-624-9421.

UROP Informational Session

Interested in research opportunities?
Join UROP!
The CEHD Undergraduate Student Board will be hosting an informational session on Wednesday September 18 from 3-4 in Education Science Building room 10.
Come learn more about ways you can become involved with UROP!
There will be a presentation lead by staff members from the Dean’s office on how to apply, what to expect during the program and examples of what students have done in the past. The UROP application deadline for Spring 2014 is October 7th so this session is an excellent way to learn about how to get started with a proposal.
If you are interested or want to learn more, please visit our website.

Join one of the ISSS Cross Cultural Discussion Groups!

The International Student and Scholars Service is looking for cross cultural discussion group participants!
INTERNATIONAL and U.S. STUDENTS are invited to join our new cross-cultural
discussion groups. Group members will meet two hours per week to share
cross-cultural experiences, personal thoughts on various topics in a relaxed
small group atmosphere. Groups will meet on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
afternoons beginning mid-October through early December
. Groups will have
a consistent meeting time and will be led by two leaders with group facilitation experience.
For more information or if you would like to apply, please visit our website.

Learning Abroad Center Resource Center and Advising Hours

There are various places on our website you can check for current Resource Center and advising hours. Any holiday or office closures will be updated in these locations, as well!
For Advising Hours and First Step Meetings as well as Hours and Locations, please visit our website.
Be sure to also check out the Learning Abroad Fair!
The Learning Abroad Center is pleased to announce the details for the 2013 Learning Abroad Fair. It will be held on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on the West Bank Plaza.
Learning Abroad Center Winter Break or Spring Break Volunteer Programs: Info Sessions
The Learning Abroad Center is hosting an information session on Thursday, September 19 from 3:00-4:30pm in 214 Heller Hall. Students can learn about volunteer opportunities in Senegal, Ecuador, and Guatemala. LAC staff and partner organizations will share information about programs during winter break in Senegal and spring break in Ecuador or Guatemala. Pizza and refreshments provided!


Spend part of your winter break in sunny, culturally rich Senegal. Explore the capital of Dakar and immerse yourself in the rural culture of Western Africa. Stay in a village while working on volunteer projects that will help to sustain those communities and learning.
Spend spring break 2014 in Ecuador volunteering and engaging with the local community. Explore the colonial capital of Quito, a cloud forest reserve, and the beautiful Andes mountains. Volunteer at a childcare center in a rural area where you will stay with a host family.
Explore the colonial city of Antigua, Guatemala during spring break 2014. This historic city will be the backdrop to your experience as you engage with local community members through volunteer activities, homestays, and Spanish tutoring. Volunteer projects include education, social work, and construction.

Learning Abroad Center Freshman Seminars

Are you a Freshman who is interested in opportunities to study abroad?
The Learning Abroad Center is happy to announce that we are holding two upcoming information sessions for the Spring Freshman Seminars Abroad:
Thursday, September 19 from 4:30pm – 5:30pm in 214 Heller Hall
Friday, September 20 from 3pm – 4pm in 214 Heller Hall

Freshman Seminars Abroad are a great opportunity for students to gain an international experience abroad their first year, develop a cohort of peers, get to know a faculty member, and start forming their academic and professional careers with an international lens early on. Students take a Freshman Seminar on-campus and go abroad over winter break (fall seminar) or spring break (spring seminars) with their professor and classmates!
For more information, visit the website or contact Lindsey Lahr at or Sarah Tschida at

Idealist Grad Fair

This fall, is bringing hundreds of grad schools to cities across the country. This Grad Fair will take place on Monday, October 7, 2013 at Humphrey School of Public Affairs
This event is FREE to attend and is for anyone thinking about grad school. Attendees will have a chance to meet in person with admissions staff from programs in public policy, nonprofit management, education, international affairs, social work, and more!
Visit our website to find out more about participating schools and to RSVP for this event.
Also, to get a feel for what to expect, you can check out this short video from an Idealist Fair in 2012!