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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

About the CDC - A message from the CDC Director

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The staff of the CDC is dedicated to providing high-quality services to all of our constituents. Whether you are a current student, new graduate, alumni, or employer—we are here to assist in your success!

The primary objective of our Center is to provide services and resources which assist students and graduates with career planning and the search for employment. This includes a comprehensive range of services from career counseling and major choice assistance; to assistance with finding part-time employment and internships; to extensive job search support and guidance.

We strongly encourage students to take a proactive role in charting the course of their career path through involvement with CDC services early in their MSU experience. Check out our Career Success Guide for more information on specific actions we suggest you take!

"To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe." -Anatole France

Pam Weller, Director

Pam Weller, Director


Mission & Purpose

The Career Development Center (CDC) equips Minnesota State University, Mankato students and graduates with the tools and resources to successfully explore, develop and manage their career paths for a lifetime. We provide essential connections  between individuals, academics, employers, and the global community.


The purpose of the Career Development Center (CDC) is to provide services and resources which assist students with their career planning and search for employment. The role of the CDC is not to act as an employment agency. We strive to provide the tools and resources to best equip each individual to successfully manage his/her career and employment path for a lifetime. The CDC is a centralized operation responsible for providing career development activities for all six MSU colleges:



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