In this section of the Undergraduate Resources you’ll find events and programs that may be of interest to Sociology majors and minors.

Upcoming Programs:

Social Justice Leadership Certificate Program (SJLC)

Winter Break 2018-2019 Global Seminar: Ghana

Past Events:

Power & Privilege Series: An Evening with Angela Davis

Sociology Workshop: Rahsaan Mahadeo

Community Involvement Fair

Upcoming Events Below!

International Student Career Fair Prep Workshops

Learn how to prepare for the upcoming college career fairs as an international student!

Register via Goldpass or The Edge. Email Jane, UMN International Career Consultant, if you have any questions or difficulties –


#internationalstudents #workshop

Upper Midwest Law Fair

Friday, October 12th 10am – 12pm
St. Thomas School of Law, downtown Minneapolis

The UMLF is co-hosted by the three Minnesota law schools and is held at alternating schools each fall. The event was conceived in 2010 with the intent to provide prospective students and pre-law advisors access to Midwestern law school admissions professionals in a law school setting, with informational breakout sessions about the law school application process and opportunities to meet with each law school in attendance. The UMLF is free for all attendees.

Register here.

#pre-law #criminal justice

Fall Environmental Justice Symposium

Fall Environmental Justice Symposium

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

Hosted by the undergraduate student group, Voices for Environmental Justice (VEJ) and sponsored by the Institute on the Environment, this unique event will bring students and faculty together with community leaders to discuss the importance of environmental justice as well as how UMN can become a cutting-edge site for EJ scholarship and meaningful community partnerships in the future.

More info here.

Considering a Career in Local Government?

Learn more about public sector careers in Hennepin County and the State of Minnesota at the Hennepin-University Partnership’s informational event on October 18th, 2018. The event will be located at Bruininks Hall 114 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm.

This interactive event will include:

  • Networking opportunities,
  • Panel discussion,
  • and application tips!

Learn more and register at

Twin Cities Startup Week Job Market EventTwin Cities Startup Networking

Friday, October 12th, 2018
Carlson School of Management Atrium
1:00-2:30pm – Job Market

Connect with startup, early-stage, and small companies seeking talent to grow their businesses. Informal gathering of Twin Cities startup companies looking to hire students and job seekers in the Twin Cities.
Make connections, get career advice and learn about the needs, opportunities and recruiting practices of leading Minnesota startups.


Interested in learning how to get started with faculty-sponsored research?

“Think like a Researcher” is a workshop designed to help you become comfortable with the research skills and tools needed to participate in a variety of exciting research and creative opportunities including the UROP (Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program) and more.

Thursday, September 13th, 2pm to 5pm
Friday, September 14th, 10am to 1pm
Friday, September 21st, 1pm to 4pm

Apply today at 

On Campus Interviews

Many employers conduct interviews on campus for full-time and internship positions. Each semester we host local and national organizations of all sizes and sectors. Employers interviewing this fall include: Allstate Insurance, Ameriprise Financial, General Mills, Insight Global, Kohl’s Department Stores, Macy’s Inc., Northwestern Mutual, RSM US, Securian Financial Group, Target Stores & Distribution, Wells Fargo & Company, Willis Towers Watson, and more. Check the ‘Interview on Campus’ section on GoldPASS often as new schedules are added regularly!

For more information, search the ‘Interview On Campus’ section on GoldPASS.

Upcoming Programs Below!

The Social Justice Leadership Certificate Program (SJLC)

The Social Justice Leadership Certificate Program (SJLC) is a year-long interdisciplinary program for undergraduates that will explore issues of social justice for those who are interested in being agents for positive social change.

  • Students will develop an Action Project based on an area in which they would like to create meaningful change.
  • Completion of the Social Justice Leadership Certificate Program students will receive a notation on their Engagement Record.
  • We are now accepting applications for the Social Justlice Leadership Certificate Program.  Applications will be open from August 10, 2018 through September 18, 2018. Please click on the link “Social Justice Leadership Certificate Program” to apply!

If you have questions, please contact Multicultural Student Engagement at

Social Entrepreneurship & Diplomacy in Ghana:
Winter Break 2018-2019


Program Information Session on Thursday, September 27th, 2018
from 3:30-4:00pm at 214 Heller Hall.

Learn more at:

Past Events

Power & Privilege Series: An Evening with Angela Davis


Wednesday, September 19th, 2018, 5:00pm
Carlson Family Stage

Through her activism and scholarship over many decades, Angela Davis has been deeply involved in movements for social justice around the world. Her work as an educator – both at the university level and in the larger public sphere – has always emphasized the importance of building communities of struggle for economic, racial, and gender justice.

Please note: this event was previously scheduled to be held at Ted Mann Concert Hall and will now be held at Northrop.