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.

CLA Career Services is ready to serve students and employers virtually!

For students:

We now are offering virtual career counseling appointments and drop-in visits.

Please schedule your virtual appointment by visiting:

Virtual Drop-ins are offered Monday - Friday: 9am - 4:30pm: Simply go to the link and someone will greet you to begin your drop-in.

Questions or accommodations needed? Call: 612-624-7577 or email and we will respond as soon as possible.

For employers:

Connect with the Employer Engagement Team by emailing: hirecla@umn or contact a member of the EE Team

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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., 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

Drop-in hours are Monday-Friday 9am-4:30pm accessed via: No appointment needed. Drop-ins are typically 10-15 minutes. A career counselor or peer advisor will connect with you in the virtual zoom space (, so simply go to the link and wait for someone to greet you.

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, accommodation 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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