In CLA, we believe that you need to engage in planning for life after college--by taking the necessary steps to explore possible careers, gain meaningful experience, and build skills that help you excel after college and lead to employment or other successful post-graduation outcomes.

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Office & Resource Room Hours

Our physical office is closed due to the COVID-19 situation, but we are here for you virtually from 8:00 a.m - 4:30 p.m. CST, Monday – Friday.

Questions, concerns, accommodations needed? Call: 612-624-7577 or email

Virtual Appointments

Please schedule your virtual appointment by visiting:

Learn more about virtual career counseling appointments here.

Virtual Drop-ins

Peer Advisor drop-in hours are Monday-Friday 12-4:30pm CST. No appointment needed, simply go to and you’ll fill out a brief intake form and then get connected to a CLA Career Services staff member who will assist you. Drop-ins are typically 10-15 minutes long.

In order to connect the most quickly, please install the Zoom for Meetings Desktop App or the Zoom Mobile App. It is very easy to install! Detailed installation instructions can be found on OIT’s website here: Questions, concerns, accomodation needed? Call: 612-624-7577 or email
Drop-in for help with:

  • Resume/cover letter review
  • Job & Internship search help using GoldPASS, powered by Handshake
  • Resource room and career exploration guidance
  • Career fair introduction practice
  • And more! Drop-ins are a great place to start for any career question!

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