CLA Employer Engagement

CLA students at the CLA Internship and Career Fair

You can build your visibility and recruit successfully in CLA by regularly connecting with students in a variety of ways. CLA’s Employer Engagement Team is your partner, and together we can develop a comprehensive recruiting strategy that works for you and your organization, both now and in the future.

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As members of the Employer Engagement Team in CLA Career Services, we see ourselves as active partners in your ongoing efforts to meet, recruit and hire liberal arts talent.

We help you develop a comprehensive campus recruiting strategy that works for you and your organization. We offer support as you carry it out, ready and able to help you adjust to make the most of recruiting efforts at the University of Minnesota. 

Our statement of values: 

We are creative problem-solvers and continuously implement new ways to work effectively and efficiently. 

Employer Engagement Staff


Campus Address, Parking Options, and Lodging

Campus Address

222 Pleasant Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

411 Bruininks Hall


This U of M map provides details about our location. We’re on the East Bank of the University of Minnesota’s Minneapolis campus, across from Weisman Art Museum. (Note: If you use Google Maps to get to campus, please keep in mind that it may not provide accurate navigation once you are on campus.)

Nearby Parking Options

Weisman Art Museum Garage: 333 East River Road, Minneapolis, MN, 55455

East River Road Garage: 385 East River Parkway, Minneapolis, MN, 55455

Church Street Garage: 80 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, MN, 55455

Washington Avenue Ramp: 501 Washington Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN, 55455

University Parking & Transportation Services has more details about these parking options.


See the University’s local lodging options for staying overnight when you’re visiting campus.

Some of our Employer Partners

Our employer partners include organizations of all kinds businesses, nonprofit, government agencies, and education. Below is a sampling of organizations that have recruited CLA students:

  • ACR Homes
  • Aerotek
  • Alternatives for People with Autism
  • Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
  • Best Buy
  • Boom Lab
  • Buckle
  • C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.
  • City Year
  • College Possible
  • Coyote Logistics
  • Dakota County
  • Enterprise Holdings, Inc.
  • Epic
  • EPPA
  • Fraser
  • General Mills
  • Genesis10
  • Hennepin County
  • Homi
  • Insight Global
  • Jamf
  • Kohl's Department Stores
  • Minneapolis Institute of Art
  • Minnesota Children’s Museum
  • Minnesota Department of Human Services
  • Minnesota Historical Society
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • Office of the Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson
  • Ovative/group
  • People Incorporated
  • Prime Therapeutics
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Project For Pride In Living
  • RSM US
  • Reading & Math, Inc.
  • Robert Half
  • Science Museum of Minnesota
  • Securian Financial Group
  • SPS Commerce
  • Target Corporation
  • Target Stores & Distribution
  • TCF Bank
  • Teach For America
  • The Arc Minnesota
  • The Hartford
  • Thomson Reuters
  • UnitedHealth Group
  • U.S. Bank
  • Wells Fargo & Company
  • West Monroe Partners
  • Willis Towers Watson
  • Wipfli

What Employers Say About Working With Us

Here’s what some of our employer partners have said about working with us:

In my opinion, this is one of the best offices we work with. The CLA Career Services office and staff are always available and extremely on top of things. They are very helpful and accommodating.

—Target Stores

CLA ranks in the top group of career services offices I work with. I appreciated the quick response time and efficiency. You took care of things before I even made the request. Thank you!  —Cargill