Upcoming Events

Agricultural Education, Communication & Marketing Sneak Preview

November 7th, 8:30a.m.-12:00 p.m.
University of Minnesota, St. Paul

High school students (grades 9-12), post-secondary students, teachers, and families are invited to spend the morning on the St. Paul campus to explore career opportunities in Agricultural Education (teaching licensure) and Agricultural Communication & Marketing. This is the perfect opportunity to attend and find out more about the University of Minnesota! Interested in attending? Learn more and RSVP here.

Emerging Professionals Network: Tech Bytes

Thursday, November 10, 5:15-7:30pm
Vidku Headquarters

At Emerging Professionals Network: Tech Bytes, you will connect with other recent alumni and hear from 3 alumni speakers who will each briefly speak on different ways technology is colliding with the public sector, food marketing and gaming. Join us at Vidku headquarters, a mobile video sharing startup that got its start at the University of Minnesota. Cost: $10 for members, $15 for nonmembers. $15 at the door “Bytes” (appetizers) provided by Blue Door Pub. Learn more here

University of Minnesota Alumni Association Webinars

Throughout November & December

Attend a wide variety of webinars coming up in the near future: 
-Thursday, November 17 at 12:00 p.m.: Building a Compelling Resume
-Thursday, December 1 at 12:00 p.m.: Dressing Your Best for Success: Creating Career Impact With Your Wardrobe
-Wednesday, December 7 at 12:00 p.m.: Ask a Career Coach: Q & A

CFANS Student-Alumni Virtual Networking

Friday, December 9, 12-1pm

During your lunch hour, log on to this online networking event to connect with fellow CFANS community members - alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends.  Meet new people, share career insights, and get advice.

Bell Social: Art + Science + Music

Friday, December 9

A special after hours celebration of art and science, including a variety of refreshments and refreshing activities and exhibitions of work by the Bell's Artist in Residence, Carl Flink.


  • a mini Café Scientifique 
  • ExploraDome planetarium open house 
  • live music in the diorama halls 
  • a food truck and cash bar with local brews 
  • trivia, prizes and other surprises! 

$15 general
$10 members, UMN staff/students

More details here

Frenatae Honey Sale

November 30-December 2, 10:30a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Natural Resources Library (Hodson Hall)

Looking for a great holiday gift or a special treat? The entomology department can help you out! Purchase your honey today! Check out their sales website to learn more and to download an order form.

Environmental Internship and Career Fair

February 8, 1:00p.m.-5:00 p.m.
North Star Ballroom, St. Paul Student Center

Does your company or organization need an intern or looking for that entry-level talent? Attend the Environmental Internship and Career Fair to connect with students who are looking for summer 2017 internships and full-time employment. Have you graduated within the last two year and are looking for a position in the environmental area? You are welcome to attend this Career Fair and connect with employers looking to hire that entry level talent!

Connect with CFANS undergraduate and graduate students (and recent alumni) for your hiring needs as we kick off the spring recruiting season. This career fair is hosted in partnership with Career and Internship Services and the College of Biological Sciences. Learn more about this rewarding event for students, alumni and industry professionals hereQuestions? Contact Sharon Heron at sheron@umn.edu or 612-624-9421.

Minnesota 4-H Celebration

February 18, 6:00 p.m.
Earle Brown Heritage Center: 6155 Earle Brown Drive, Brooklyn Center

This is a joyful annual celebration of the special and lasting impact Minnesota 4-H has across our state. Please join us for a lively evening of music, Minnesota-grown food and up-close conversations with 4-H youth who are preparing for future careers in Minnesota and beyond. More details.