Virtual Career Resources

Our Career and Professional Development team members are continually in the process of developing, curating, and updating resources to help students and alumni with all aspects of their career development. Check back often, check the Career and Professional Development Newsletter, or visit our LinkedIn group and Facebook page to keep up to date on the most recent additions.

Special Resources for COVID-19


Finding your career focus 
Identify your skills using peak experiences

Building Your Professional Network

LinkedIn profile tip sheet
Informational interviews via the Dalton Method


Job and Internship Application Materials

Resume writing tips and sample
Cover letter tips and sample
Federal Resume Tip Sheet
References and letters of recommendation


STAR Method of preparing for interviews
Practice your job interviewing skills with InterviewStream

Additional Resources: Best Practices for Virtual Interviews

Resources for International Students

Career resources for international students
International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)
ISSS step-by-step job search

Office of Career & Professional Development

Humphrey School of Public Affairs
280 Humphrey School
301 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Sook Jin Ong
Career Services was one of the most valuable parts of my Humphrey experience. Advisors worked with me to identify opportunities that were a great fit.
Sook Jin Ong, MPP '14