Government & Nonprofit Career Fair

Are you interested in learning about careers in the government and nonprofit sectors?  Do you want to connect with employers who are seeking candidates that are passionate about making a difference in their communities?

Attend the 2022 Government & Nonprofit Career Fair! This fair provides a great opportunity for students to connect with local, regional, and national non-profit organizations as well as local, state, and federal government agencies for internship, job, and volunteer opportunities.

2022 Government & Nonprofit Career Fair
Friday, October 28
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Great Hall, Ground Floor
Coffman Memorial Union Bldg
University of Minnesota
300 Washington Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455


Register for the 2022 fair on Handshake by clicking here! *Registration deadline extended to Wednesday, October 26!

Fair attendance is FREE and open to all current students. Transportation included!


50+ local, regional, and national nonprofits; local, state and federal government agencies

New organizations and agencies are added frequently, please check back often for the most updated list of participants. 

Students are encouraged to attend one of the following sessions in order to learn more information about the fair and effective strategies for connecting with employers: 

  • Information + Preparation VIRTUAL Drop-In Hour: Thursday, October 13 from 4-5 PM. Location: Zoom (Register on Handshake HERE)
    • This information and preparation session will take place two days before the Government & Nonprofit Career Fair registration deadline. This is a great session for students to attend if they are on the fence about attending the fair and would like more information, as well as if they would like to receive preparation tips for the career fair.
  • Preparation Session: Thursday, October 20 from 4-4:45 PM. Location: Tomson Hall, Rm. 212 (Register on Handshake HERE)
    • This preparation session will take place the week prior to the Government & Nonprofit Career fair. This is a great session for registrants to attend if they would like preparation tips before the fair.


Students are encouraged to meet with Zoe Davis to learn more about the fair. Meetings are available during drop-in hours on Tuesday afternoons from 3-5 pm and by appointment through Handshake. For any additional questions, please email Zoe Davis (