Low Income

Explore this page for information and opportunities catered to students coming from a low income background.

How to Recognize & Conquer Unconscious Bias

Everyone has some form of implicit or unconscious bias; we absorb received notions about race, class, gender, ability, ethnicity, and sexuality from a very young age. Implicit bias shows up in deep-down prejudices and stereotypical assumptions we don’t know we …

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First-Generation College Student Career Barriers (and How to Overcome Them)

I was a first-generation college student, and while I’ve held numerous jobs over the past decade, the struggles that began in college still have a lasting effect on me today. Unfortunately, many of the issues we first-generation college students (or …

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Travelers EDGE: Professional Development Institute Recap

In early January our Travelers EDGE cohort took an annual trip to Hartford, Connecticut for Professional Development Institute (PDI). Travelers EDGE is funded by Travelers Insurance, with the goals to 1) increase the pipeline of underrepresented students to college, 2) …

By Ma Xiong-Nguyen
Ma Xiong-Nguyen Career Services Program Manager
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11 Sneaky RESUME Mistakes That Could Sabotage Your Job Search

The elusive key to career triumph lies within the intricate tapestry of well-crafted resume, a symphony of skills, experiences, and potential harmonizing in perfect unison. Yet, amidst this grand orchestration, treacherous pitfalls await the unwary seeker. Fear not, for we …

By Kate William
Kate William
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Mastering the Art of Writing a Professional Cover Letter

No one enjoys the daunting task of job hunting. From searching through online listings to refining your résumé, the process can be overwhelming. However, one crucial aspect that often poses a challenge is crafting an effective cover letter. With conflicting …

By Kate William
Kate William
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Contact & Location

Phone
612.330.1148
Address

Christensen Center, Suite 100

Minneapolis, MN 55454

Career Service Hours

Monday 9:00 am- 4:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am- 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am- 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am- 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am- 4:00 pm