Career Services and Internships

Employers
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Thank you for your interest in connecting with Saint Mary’s University.

Here are three reasons why using Career Services at Saint Mary’s makes sense:

  1. Identify, recruit and secure top talent to fill your job vacancies and internship positions
  2. Achieve a positive campus presence and generate interest in your company even when you’re not hiring
  3. Make smart campus connections through the Career Services and Internships Office and departmental faculty

We are eager to help employers hire student and recent graduates of Saint Mary’s. Services to employers include:

  • On-campus recruiting
  • Job and internship postings
  • Job and internship fairs and special events
  • Classroom presentations

Contact our office directly if you are interested in presenting information about your company and opportunities for students.

Post a job or internship on SMUMN's Career Link

If you have a job or internship opportunity available for Saint Mary’s students and alumni, you can post the position on the Career Link and manage the posting yourself. You may also email the position description to careerservices@smumn.edu. Please contact Mike Hagarty, Director of Career Services & Internships, at 507-457-6695 or mhagarty@smumn.edu with any questions.

CAREER LINK – Employers
CAREER LINK – Students/Alumni

Supervising internships or field explorations

Saint Mary’s Internship Program is an academic program designed to provide students with structured, work-learning experiences and to promote partnerships between Saint Mary’s, the community, and the world of work. Participating in the program means you join the faculty and staff at Saint Mary’s in providing a learning experience for an undergraduate college student. Organizations agree to provide challenging, substantial work experiences for students and to supervise and evaluate their performance. In exchange, organizations receive valuable work contributions from highly motivated pre-professionals.

Internships are an integral part of Saint Mary’s curriculum. Each year, nearly 150 students from 20 Academic Departments participate in internships. Students take on responsible roles as workers at government, nonprofit, education and business sites. Most students earn course credit for their internships. Students work directly with site supervisors to create and manage their own internship experiences. Under the joint supervision of a faculty member and the site supervisor, a student completes a learning plan that outlines his/her goals for undertaking the internship.

Site Supervisor’s Guidebook for Supervising Interns

Evaluation of Student Intern

On campus recruiting

Each year professionals representing various fields visit Saint Mary’s University with hopes of meeting qualified candidates to fill their full-time and internship hiring needs. Career Services and Internships facilitate one-on-one meetings between candidates and employers through on-campus interviews. Employers are also welcome to conduct general information sessions and/or set up an employer information table.

If you would like to schedule an on-campus visit, call or email our office to arrange the details. Employers may pre-select the students they wish to interview or they may interview all students who have submitted their resume.

If you are interested in an information session in conjunction with your interviews and/or would like to speak with faculty during lunch, please let us know and we will help make arrangements. For a successful and well-publicized event, we encourage employers to provide those requests early.

We are committed to helping you meet your recruitment needs and look forward to working with you.

Career Services & Internships
70 Griffin Hall
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(507) 457-6695
careerservices@smumn.edu

Office Location/Hours

70 Griffin Hall
Monday — Friday: 8 a.m. — 4:30 p.m.

Mailing Address

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
Career Services and Internships Office
700 Terrace Heights #6
Winona, MN 55987-1399