Exploration Resources

Center for Academic Planning & Exploration

CAPE offers a wide range of services to help you explore majors in a way that works for you. Meet with a CAPE Coach who can help guide you through the exploration process, chat with a Peer Coach about first steps of exploring, take our 1-credit course, join the Major Network, or search through the extensive list of online Major Profiles.

Career Services

Career planning is integral to your education, and career services staff are here to help you with many of your career-related needs. Many career services offices have career information by major.

Every undergraduate college at the U has it's own dedicated career services - find yours through the link below!

Pre-Law Advising

Are you interested in the possibility of attending law school after you complete your undergraduate degree? Whether your mind is made up about going to law school or you're still just considering it as an option, Pre-Law Advising is here to help you explore, prepare for, and apply to law school.

Pre-Health Resource Center

The Pre-Health Student Resource Center is here to help you prepare for a health professional program, wherever you might be in the process. They support students all along your journey to a health career - from exploring health career options, developing an authentic and competitive portfolio of experiences, and preparing your application to a health professional program.

Learning Abroad Center

As you form your academic and career goals, incorporate planning for a learning abroad experience into your advising and career counseling appointments, as well as visits with faculty. That way your learning abroad experience will be fundamentally linked to your career interests and degree program.

University of Minnesota Alumni Association

As you work towards your degree, you can tap into Alumni Association programs and events for students to assist you on your career path. Join the U of M’s exclusive career and networking platform, the Maroon and Gold Network, and get connected to alumni for advice on choosing a major, industry trends, resumes, and more.

Center for Community Engaged Learning

The Center for Community-Engaged Learning (CCEL) focuses on immersing students in the local community through volunteering, community-engaged learning classes, and other unique experiential opportunities, such as the Community Engagement Scholars Program, HECUA, or National Student Exchange. CCEL works with over 250 partners to provide opportunities for students to engage in off-campus experiential learning through community work and place-based educational programs.