Minnesota Private Colleges' Job & Internship Fair

February 27, 2019 ~ Minneapolis Convention Center

The Minnesota Private College Job & Internship Fair is geared toward sophomores and juniors seeking summer internships as well as current seniors seeking full time careers and employment upon graduation. 

  • Employers from over 200 organizations will be available to discuss potential internship and career opportunities within all academic disciplines.
  • Organizations represent the human service, nonprofit, government sectors, and for-profit/business organizations.


Optionall transportation sponsored by CSB/SJU to both the Networking Reception and the Fair.  Details will be provided at the Information Sessions - Must select option for transportation when you complete the on-line electronic Regisration Form.

Who can attend?

Any current sophomore, junior, or senior attending one of the 17 Minnesota Private Colleges.  CSB/SJU students must attend an information meeting, register, pay the fair fee, and follow the requirements discussed at the mandatory Information Session.

What types of jobs and internships will I find?

Past examples include: counseling, mental health, social work, political activism, public outreach, management, sales and marketing, accounting and auditing, government, technical, administrative and professional, computer programming/systems analysis, consulting, human resources, and retail.  

This list will be continuously updated through the date of the fair:  http://www.mnpcfair.org/students/search/default.aspx

Special Programming:

All students attending the job fair are invited to attend the special events that will take place during the fair:  http://www.mnpcfair.org/students/special_events.aspx.

How to register for the Fair:

  • Attend a Job and Internship Fair Information Session - sign up for Info Session on Handshake.
  • Please note the last Information Session is scheduled for February 4th and the Registration Deadline is February 7th. 
  • You are encouraged to have your resume critique with a Career Coach - call CSB #320-363-5707/SJU #320-363-3236 for an appointment.
  • Submit on-line electronic registration form which includes credit/debit card payment for registration.
  • Upload a resume to the MNPC's Resume Center.
  • Review Job Fair Preparation/Etiquette.

Maximize Your Efforts:

  • Send a customized resume and cover letter indicating your interest in a particular position prior to the Fair (to those employers accepting correspondence).
  • Upload your resume to the MNPC's site; employers can view resumes and arrange pre-select interviews with candidates.  The MNPC resume site should not be confused with Handshake.
  • Before/after the fair, you will want to have your resume uploaded in our on-line career tool, Handshake, as another method to link quality candidates with quality employers.
  • Attend the Networking Reception the evening before the Fair, 6:20 pm - 8 pm, Feb. 20th at Padilla, 1101 West River Parkway, Minneapolis, MN.

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