Exploring majors, careers, and everything in between can be a lot! CLA has designed resources, guides, and other materials to help you make sense of it all. Browse the resources below to learn more about the career options available to you as a CLA student and schedule a career coaching appointment if you’d like additional support!
The first step to building confidence in your career choices is developing a better understanding of yourself. Building self-awareness can help you better determine which types of careers would be a good fit for you and also help you communicate why you would be a good fit to employers in the future.
Liberal arts degrees lead to successful careers in almost any industry! CLA graduates have used their degrees across all majors to enter career fields such as the arts, business, communications & media, education, government & international affairs, health, human & community service, and many more.
Learn more about the possibilities that exist for you as a liberal arts student.
One of the most common questions our career coaches get from students exploring their options is "What can I do with a major in ___?" We have answers!
Learn more about the most common career paths for each CLA major.
It isn’t often that employers come to you. But it actually happens frequently here in CLA! You will want to take advantage of this in a variety of ways as you explore your academic and career options—and, of course, when the time comes for you to pursue an internship or a job.
CLA is an excellent place to prepare for a health career! Whether you’re thinking about medical school, pharmacy, dentistry, or an advanced degree in another branch of healthcare, we can help you create a plan to complete the necessary prerequisite coursework.
Many majors in CLA are popular among pre-law students! The University of Minnesota Pre-Law Advising & Support office can help you figure out your paths and plans, wherever you are in the law school exploration and decision-making process.