CLA’s Employer Engagement Team
On This Page:
- Employer Engagement Staff
- Campus Address, Parking Options, and Lodging
- Employer Partners
- What Employers Say About Working With Us
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
Assistant Director, Employer Engagement
Relator | Learner | Achiever | Responsibility | Arranger
Beth has been working to build connections between organizations and CLA students since 2004. Prior to joining CLA Career Services in 2003 in a communications role, Beth held a variety of positions in private and public industry, including communications consulting for public relations firm Lilja, Inc.; employee communications, training and development, and staffing/recruiting for information management company Merrill Corporation; managing editor for national business publication Quirk’s Marketing Research Review; and admissions counselor for the University of St. Thomas.
Beth holds a master’s degree in organizational leadership from St. Catherine University, along with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and speech communications from the University of St. Thomas.
Campus Address, Parking Options, and Lodging
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
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
- Alternatives for People with Autism
- Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
- Best Buy
- Boom Lab
- C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.
- City Year
- College Possible
- Coyote Logistics
- Dakota County
- Enterprise Holdings, Inc.
- General Mills
- Hennepin County
- Insight Global
- Kohl's Department Stores
- KPMG LLP
- 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
- 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
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