Career Exploration

With 30 colleges and 7 universities, Minnesota State educates nearly 400,000 students from every part of the state. We serve 65% of ALL Minnesota undergraduates, with 87% having jobs related to their degree within a year of graduation. Over 95% for our college technical program grads hold jobs related to their field within one year of finishing school. Minnesota State has the people, places, and programs to help you succeed, including:

CAREERwise Education
Are you contemplating college, but undecided on which Minnesota State major to claim because you want to first figure out what career to pursue? 

Among other things, our CAREERwise resource provides current information on job outlooks, descriptions, and wages. 

Continuing Education
Maybe you already have a degree or career, but want to learn a new skill or work toward your next promotion?

Through our colleges and universities at Minnesota State, you can take affordable, short-term, non-credit courses or workshops.

Campus Career Service Centers
Looking for work, an internship or apprenticeship? Perhaps you need help or information to discover what careers are right for you?

Below are links to each of our campus career service centers, where you can find career counselors, job postings of local employers, and more:

Whether you're a prospective student, current student, alum, business or organization, our trained support staff is available to answer your questions and connect you with resources.

We are available seven days a week and have extended hours:

  • Monday-Friday: 7:00am-8:00pm CST
  • Saturday: 9:00am-2:30pm CST
  • Sunday: 11:00am-4:30pm CST

Ask Us at 800-456-8519, live chat, email questions, request information or find answers to frequently asked questions. We look forward to assisting you!