Academic & Career Support Resources
Take advantage of the University of Minnesota’s dedicated support resources to supplement the skill development and education provided by your graduate program.
- Center for Educational Innovation
- Center for Writing
- Collegiate Career Services Offices
- Community of Scholars Program (COSP)
- Community of Scholars Program Writing Initiative
- Disability Resource Center
- Gender and Sexuality Center for Queer and Trans Life
- Graduate Assistant Employment Services
- Individual Development Plans (IDPs) for Graduate Students
- International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS)
- Office for Equity and Diversity
- Preparing Future Faculty Program
- Student Parent Help Center
- Twin Cities Diverse Communities Directory
- University Counseling Services
- Women’s Center
Explore the University of Minnesota’s student organizations that serve a wide range of communities, interests, and fields.
- American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)
- Association of Multicultural Scientists (AMS)
- Black Graduate and Professional Students Association (BGAPSA)
- Council of Graduate Students (COGS)
- Graduate Students of Color Alliance (GSOCA)
- La Raza Student Cultural Center
- Minnesota Network of Latinos in Higher Education
- Minnesota Queer Science
- National Society for Black Engineers (NSBE)
- Professional Student Government (PSG)
- QGPA: The Queer Graduate and Professional Student Association
- Organization for Graduate and Professional Students with Disabilities (Email)
- Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)
- Women in Computer Science
- Women in Science and Engineering
No matter what your career plans are, your graduate education experience is about more than just coursework, research, presentations, and publications. The Graduate School helps connect you with programs, resources, and events to help you identify potential career paths both inside and outside of academia, compete for in-demand positions, and manage your career. Start planning today.
Every student-advisor relationship is different and based on each of your individual needs, goals, and personalities. Learning how to work with your advisor will help you successfully navigate your graduate education.
When University graduate students and faculty collaborate with community researchers, they can improve the quality of their research and ensure it is relevant to the community.