Helping our members succeed. We are MNACE.
Minnesota Association of Colleges and Employers.

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About

Our dynamic organization of 130 members include 31 colleges and 42 employers. Our members acquire valuable skills and connections through their participation in timely events and professional development opportunities. MNACE has helped its members to thrive, as is evident in the excellent feedback received by current members.

 

Our Mission

  • To bring together educational and employment representatives who are involved in the career development and employment of college students and alumni.

  • To increase communication and interaction among members and provide a forum to share best practices and discuss common issues, trends, and concerns.

  • To promote and facilitate the personal and professional development of our members.

130 members

31 colleges

42 employers

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“MN ACE has provided a rich network of employer relationships to access in ways that benefit our on-campus recruiting efforts at Concordia University, St. Paul. The seasonal programs hosted by MN ACE are consistently relevant, informative, and energizing. I appreciate the diverse membership and the enthusiastic participation during meetings! I always leave with new professional contacts, information to share, and practical action to take.”

 

-Esther Vuong| Career Advisor, Concordia University, St. Paul

Member Benefits

Holding Phones

Networking

Networking opportunities between colleges and employers

 

Shared best practices on college recruiting from the employer and college perspective.

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Annual Meetings

Three (3) annual meetings to connect with 100+ MNACE members. Reduced meeting fees.

Access to professional development programs including local and national speakers. 

Open Book

Members Only Content

Access to the ‘Members Only’ section of the MNACE website that includes a calendar of career fairs, annual recruiting events, meeting notes, and a directory of all college and employer members.

 

Leadership and involvement opportunities for both employers and colleges.

Collegiate Unit Members

$50/institution or unit

Collegiate Unit Members are defined as a unit representing the interests of the student support professionals at a college or school within a college or university. There is no limit to the number of individuals that may represent a unit member, but all individuals must be currently employed by the Unit. One representative from the unit must be designated as the voting member to participate when a membership vote is called. Collegiate: College/School/Office

Employer Organization/Unit Members

$100/employer organization or unit

Employer Organization/Unit Members are defined as a unit representing the interests of the human resource and hiring professionals at a specific branch/office of a for-profit company which hires or serves current students and recent college graduates in the Minnesota area. There is no limit to the number of individuals that may represent a unit member, but all individuals must be currently employed by the Unit. One representative from the unit must be designated as the voting member to participate when a membership vote is called. Employer Unit: Branch/Office/Location

Non-Profit Organization/Unit Members

$50/employer organization or unit

Non-Profit Organization/Unit Members are defined as a unit representing the interests of the human resource and hiring professionals at a specific non-profit branch/office of a non-profit organization or foundation which hires or serves current students and recent college graduates in the Minnesota area. There is no limit to the number of individuals that may represent a unit member, but all individuals must be currently employed by the Unit. One representative from the unit must be designated as
the voting member to participate when a membership vote is called.

​Membership

View our membership plans to become a member.

Not ready to become a member just yet? Join our non-member mailing list!

Dues​

Open to all Minnesota employer representatives, non-profit organizations, and college personnel who work in the areas of career services, cooperative education, or internships. This also includes Western Wisconsin schools.

2021-2022 Annual Dues:

*Renewed prior to July 1st for the following year.

*Annual meeting fees may vary, but are generally $50-65 per member

MNACE Members act as official representatives for their organizations/unit and their job function(s) include career services, career development, professional development, or recruitment and training of college students and graduates. MNACE membership is broken into three categories:

  • Collegiate Unit Members

  • Employer Organization/Unit Members

  • Non-Profit Organization/Unit Members

*Note: There is no limit to the number of individuals that may represent a unit member, but all individuals must be currently employed by the Unit.

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