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Welcome to the Upper Midwest Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (UMW HERC). Our institutions are committed to helping job seekers identify employment opportunities and cultural resources within the geographic region.  The Upper Midwest Higher Education Recruitment Consortium provides the largest higher education job board in Minnesota, eastern North Dakota, eastern South Dakota, and western Wisconsin, listing all open faculty, staff, and executive positions at over 50 colleges and universities.

As a non-profit consortium of higher education employers, our sole aim is to help the most diverse and qualified candidates find the right jobs at our institutions.

To learn more about living in the Upper Midwest, vist our regional information page.

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HERC's spring 2016 meeting, "Recruitment, Retention, and Reality," will be held June 16th-17th at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.  The event will be co-sponsored by MnCUPA-HR. Dr. Jerlando F. L. Jackson, Vilas Distinguished Professor of Higher Education and the Director and Chief Research Scientist of the Equity and Inclusion Laboratory at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will provide the keynote address, "Ethnic and Racial Administrative Diversity: Understanding Work Life Realities and Experiences in U. S. Higher Education."  Register here.  For additional information, see this flyer.

 

 

 

 

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UMW HERC covers Minnesota, eastern North Dakota, eastern South Dakota and western Wisconsin.

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  1. How interns can impress an employer this summer

    College students should use summer internships to improve their business etiquette, build their network and seek a full-time offer if they enjoy the job, Lindsey Pollak, millennial workplace expert at The Hartford, suggests. "Asking about benefits as an intern shows interest and I wouldn't be shy about communicating that you really want to work there if you like it," Pollak says. Forbes (5/20)
    23 May 2016 13:00:12 CDThttp://www.forbes.com/sites/nataliesportelli/2016/05/20/5-mistakes-to-avoid-making-at-your-internship-this-summer/#39b5a57584bf
  2. How graduate students can succeed without an internship

    Graduate students can still find a good job without an internship by engaging in industry-specific social media networking and getting involved in student groups, recent graduate Alice Williams advises in this blog post. "Joining a graduate student organization, in particular, is a valuable way to network with others to learn about their research and connect with like-minded individuals," she writes. InsideHigherEd.com (5/22)
    23 May 2016 13:00:12 CDThttps://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/gradhacker/internship-isn%E2%80%99t-always-necessity
  3. Resources that can help college graduates land a job

    CNBC (5/19)
    23 May 2016 13:00:12 CDThttp://www.cnbc.com/2016/05/16/tips-for-college-graduates-on-the-job-hunt.html
  4. Gig workers should get to organize, Sen. Warren says

    Workers in the gig economy should be allowed to organize and negotiate with their parent company for benefits and protection, says Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. These workers should pay into Social Security and have access to catastrophic insurance and paid leave, she says. The Hill (5/19)
    23 May 2016 13:00:12 CDThttp://thehill.com/policy/technology/280576-warren-says-on-demand-economy-workers-should-be-able-to-organize
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