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Give a Gopher a hand: share your career story

Everybody can use some advice. Give a Gopher a hand by sharing your experiences.Our students would love to hear your story. We are collecting alumni career stories that will be featured on the CLA Career Services website. Your name will not be associated with your story to maintain your privacy.

Join CLA's official LinkedIn group

Network with CLA alumni and current students on the "College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota (Twin Cities) group " and exchange career related advice and resources.

Share career advice

Register on the U of M's professional networking database through GoldPASS. (Click on the "Mentors" login button.) Offer advice through informational interviews, job shadowing, networking by email or other activities. Build awareness of your organization and get involved on campus.

Hire CLA students

Post jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities on GoldPASS. If you have a paid or unpaid position to post, register as an employer by clicking on the "Employers" login button.


Would you like more ideas about how you could give a Gopher a hand? There are lots of ways that you can connect with CLA students.


Join the U of M Alumni Association

Then join the CLA Alumni Society or the SJMC Alumni Society

When you join the University of Minnesota Alumni Association (1-800-UMALUMS), you can also choose to join CLA Alumni Society or the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC) Alumni Society. You can designate that a portion of your dues support the alumni society that you've joined.

Use special campaign codes to contribute to CLA Alumni Society or SJMC Alumni Society programs and activities.

  • For CLA: NP4CL
  • For SJMC: NP4JR

For more information on how to connect with the CLA or SJMC alumni societies, contact Erica Giorgi at 612-625-8837.

Get involved with the CLA Alumni Society

Volunteering with the CLA Alumni Society is a great way to support your alma mater, build experience, and meet and network with fellow alumni. Complete an online application.

Legislative Network

Support CLA and the U of M at the Minnesota legislature. The Legislative Network is a coalition of alumni, students, faculty, staff, and community members who are committed to educating elected officials and our community about the importance of the University of Minnesota to the state.


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