Skills to identify your values
Design thinking for your life and career
Summer planning strategies
Internship and job search techniques
Grad school guidance
Tools to present confidently
Insights into how to have meaningful conversations
Time management strategies
Tips to overcome procrastination
Guidance around personal branding
From year one, you will:
Minerva University alumni go forth into the world and embark on exciting journeys with some of the best-known corporations, research institutions, and NGOs, including:
Available to students with financial need.
Manageable in conjunction with your academic work.
Career-Related Academics & Experiences
Minerva University offers multiple ways to gain real-life professional development experiences that seamlessly integrate with your classwork. For example, as a first year, you will participate in a team-based project that focuses on solving real-world problems for a local partner organization. During the summer and through the academic year, Minerva University has launched a series of student-focused labs to provide immersive research and project opportunities to expand the global reach of hands-on learning. As a senior, your Capstone project offers an opportunity to build technical skills and expertise that directly relate to your career goals. This approach builds in-demand skills and prepares you to take on the world.
Minerva University Labs
To expand the global reach of hands-on project-based learning, Minerva University offers a series of student-focused labs to provide immersive research and project opportunities available to students in the summer and during the school year. Some examples include:
Location: Limon, Costa Rica
Partner: EARTH UNIVERSITY
Foci: Sustainability, agriculture, conservation, and natural resource management
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Partner: The Masason Foundation
Foci: Developing AI solutions with a positive impact on society. Students pitch their start-up ideas directly to investors
Location: San Francisco, US
Foci: Developing ideas about how sound therapy and music can be empirically tested in psychology research
A Minerva University education is a transformative one, in more ways than you might think. We not only equip you with the skills and knowledge to succeed, but also to nurture a global network of peers, mentors, advisors, and champions who will support your personal and professional development throughout your time with us and beyond graduation.
Get support in developing critical storytelling and conversational skills that let you tell your story your way, capture the interests of audiences, and secure positions within global organizations.
Lean on upperclassmen and Minerva University alumni with similar interests and goals to your own and get vital advice for life and work beyond graduation.
Meet mentors through civic project partners and curated career exploration conversations that set you up for a successful and impactful future within organizations you care about.
Make connections with internship employers who can help you pave the way for life after you leave Minerva University. Many internship employers invite students back into their organizations with full-time opportunities, provide referrals to graduate schools, and introduce you to connections in the industries you want to be involved in.