Professional growth comes from self-awareness, exploration, deliberate practice, and a focus on the long term.

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Minerva’s focus on your success means you benefit from teams devoted to individualized career advancement not available at other universities, from personal coaching and talent development to employer outreach and matching, and ongoing promotion and publicity.

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We help advance your career during your time at Minerva and throughout the rest of your life.

The Coaching & Talent Development team helps you lay the foundation for meaningful work in your field of choice and continues to provide guidance, support, and promotion as your career progresses.

Alex Nguyen, Vietnam, engages with community leaders during the annual Civitas event.

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of students secured internships after their first year


of managers said Minerva student performance was above average

Gaining work experience during school is the best preparation for your career after graduation.

With the help of the Coaching & Talent Development team, you will have numerous opportunities to work with top organizations in various public, private, and not-for-profit sectors, from technology, finance, and management consulting to education and scientific research — including positions at Minerva.


During their undergraduate years, Minerva students pursue a range of opportunities with top global organizations — from research institutes and NGOs to technology start-ups and multinational corporations — where they work on important projects with meaningful outcomes. This video highlights Class of 2019 student Njeri Chumo during her internship at Autodesk Foundation.

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You have a unique perspective and the world should benefit from it.  

Editorial and speaking engagements are an excellent way to share your stories and ideas, while establishing your reputation as a thought-leader. By connecting you to media outlets, conferences, and other events, the Coaching & Talent Development team helps you build your portfolio and public persona.

Applications for Fall 2023 are closed.

If you want to apply for Fall 2024 or a later term, you can begin part 1 now.