Drop-In Career Counseling

Drop-in help from Peer Advisors

  • Week of May 23rd hours: Monday-Friday 12:00-4:00pm virtually and in person (411 Bruininks Hall) 1:00-4:00pm.
  • During the semester: In person Monday–Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in 411 Bruininks Hall. Virtually Monday–Friday, 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Wednesdays 6:00–9:00 p.m. 

Drop in for help with

  • Questions about our office and services
  • Resume/cover letter review
  • Job- and internship-search help using Handshake
  • Career-exploration guidance
  • Practice with Career Fair and networking introductions (your "elevator pitch")
  • And more! Drop-ins are a great place to start for any career question!

How to Access Drop-Ins

No appointment is needed! For in-person, simply come to 411 Bruininks hall and someone will assist you. For virtual Drop-ins: 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 for virtual drop-ins, please install the Zoom for Meetings Desktop App or the Zoom Mobile App. It is very easy to install! View the Zoom app installation instructions.

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Questions, concerns, accommodation needed?

Call 612-626-6574 or email clacareer@umn.edu.

While career counselors can help with many questions, remember that the CLA Career Readiness Guide covers, in depth, all of the career-related topics you’ll need to consider as a liberal arts student. Access the guide online, or pick up a copy in CLA Career Services or in one of the CLA Academic Advising offices.