Career Backpack

​​Social media content about career development from the University of Minnesota.

Greetings, here is the most recent Career BackPack from Career Services Administration. We hope to reach more students about resources and opportunities offered by career service offices and important career related information. This newsletter of social media content is for you, our campus partners, to share on your own social media platforms.  

We cover a variety of colleges and units, as well as industries, if you don't see something specific in this newsletter, check back next time!

Whenever available, try to push this handle: #MisforCareer (M is for Career) in all your social media postings.

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April 27th - May 11th

MONDAY (PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/LinkedIn: Hey, 2020 grads! You have time, a strong network and all your knowledge from college to help you succeed in the workforce. Read this article to see how you can utilize your skills: z.umn.edu/newtoworkforce #MisforCareer

Twitter: Here's a newbies’ guide to surviving the first few years in the workforce.  Yes! You have more than you think: z.umn.edu/newtoworkforce #MisforCareer

Gif of people sitting in stairway. "New to the workforce? Utilize your college network to fill in the gaps!"

TUESDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/LinkedIn: Scammers have common ways to trick us into their scam.  Here's a list of common phishing approaches to avoid: z.umn.edu/avoid-job-scams #MisforCareer

Twitter: A simple Google search can enlighten you about a potential employer. Look at the ways to make sure an employer is legitimate: z.umn.edu/avoid-job-scams #MisforCareer

Photo of person standing on ground in tennis shoes. "Job offer sounds too good to be true? Don't lose your grip! Stay grounded!"

WEDNESDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/LinkedIn: Graduating soon but don’t have a job lined up? Here are seven job search tips to guide you to your first post-college position. https://z.umn.edu/after-college-job #MisforCareer

Twitter: Don’t be nervous about graduating without a job lined up. Career Services has resources like this article to help you out: https://z.umn.edu/after-college-job #MisforCareer

Photo of city skyline. "First graduation, then the world."

THURSDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):


Facebook/LinkedIn: “Take advantage of not being a coffee-getter” with a virtual internship. The following article outlines do's and don’ts for remote internships: https://z.umn.edu/virtual-internship-tips #MisforCareer

Twitter: Virtual internships are a great way to get hands-on experience while having a flexible schedule. https://z.umn.edu/virtual-internship-tips #MisforCareer

Graphic of two people working in an office. "Virtual internships offer the same benefits as an in-person internship but with a more flexible schedule."

FRIDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):


Facebook/LinkedIn: How does a liberal arts degree help you land a job? Liberal arts degrees give you exposure to different fields of study, making you an ideal candidate. https://z.umn.edu/liberal-arts-degree-jobs #MisforCareer

Twitter: Being a great communicator, writer and critical thinker are among qualities employers look for. With a liberal arts degree you get all these skills and more! https://z.umn.edu/liberal-arts-degree-jobs #MisforCareer

Photo of art tools and paint. "With a Liberal Arts degree you can paint your own path to success."

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