College of Design
Cdes Prospective

Prospective Students

Career Preparation


As a graduate student, there is much more to career preparation than choosing what graduate degree to pursue. Your success in graduate school is often dependent on what happens in addition to your coursework. Check out these great opportunities and resources to help you:

  • learn about local organizations in your field
  • find out what trends have influenced recent research, and
  • network with professionals and alumni in your field of study.

Career to Career Events
The College to Career Program connects students to professionals though activities including yours, portfolio critiques, networking opportunities, career panels, special events, and more.

Mentor Program
A great way to learn from professionals in your career field.

Opportunities to Get Involved with CDes and U of M Alumni

U of M Career Centers

Student Involvement

Contact Information

College of Design

Saint Paul Offices

32 McNeal Hall, 1985 Buford Ave, St. Paul, MN 55108

P: 612-626-9068 | F: 612-625-1922

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Minneapolis Offices

101 Rapson Hall, 89 Church St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-626-9068 | F: 612-625-7525

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