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Idealist.org Career Fair
and Working for Change Conference

Tuesday, April 13, 2010
—Noon to 4 p.m. (Career Fair)
—10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Conference)
Coffman Union, Great Hall
University of Minnesota


This free event is a career fair and a career exploration conference. It provides the opportunity to explore jobs openings and general career options in nonprofits and social-change organizations. You can stop by anytime between 10 and 4 to take part.

Noon to 4 p.m.: Stop by during this time for the Idealist.org Nonprofit Career Fair part of the event. Dozens of organizations will have tables and staff inside Coffman's Great Hall. Stop by to learn about the work they do, or the jobs and internships they have available. (Bring copies of your resume!) See Idealist.org for a complete list of organizations attending.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Throughout this time, the Working for Change Conference is ongoing. It includes free workshops every hour. Attend one workshop or all of them—pick any that interest you. They focus on careers in nonprofits, and social justice work. The workshop topics and times will be posted soon. See the workshop titles, times and locations here.

Resume and Job-Search Help: Anytime between 11 and 4, stop by the event Resource Room for a resume review or for job-search advice. (President's Reception Room, Coffman)


This event is free and open to the public. Advance registration in encouraged but not required. Register here. This event should be helpful to all job-seekers—it may be particularly interesting to seniors, graduate students, and undergraduates considering a career in nonprofits.


Questions? U of M students can contact the Community Service-Learning Center: 612-626-2044, csl@umn.edu, 240 Appleby Hall.


Event Hosts and Partners:
The Idealist.Org Career Fair and Working for Change conference events are generously co-hosted by Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs Career Services, the Community Service-Learning Center, the Health Careers Center, and the Carlson School Undergraduate Business Career Center. Other partners include: Minnesota Council of Nonprofits, Minnesota's Private Colleges Career Consortium (MPCCC), Minnesota College and University Career Services Association (MCUCSA), the Minnesota Association for Experiential Learning (MAFEL), and the Higher Education Consortium for Urban Affairs (HECUA).