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



Our dynamic organization includes colleges and 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.

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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 opportunities between colleges and employers


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


Annual Meetings

Three (3) annual meetings to connect with 100+ MNACE members

Access to professional development programs including local and national speakers. 

Open Book

Get Involved

Leadership and involvement opportunities for both employers and colleges.

Collegiate Members

Collegiate Members are defined as individuals representing the interests of the student support professionals at a college or school within a college or university. 

Employer Members

Employer Members are defined as individuals representing the interests of the human resource and hiring professionals at a specific branch/office of a company that hires or serves current students and recent college graduates in the Minnesota area. 


Join our member mailing list!

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.

Annual Dues

Membership is free!

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

MNACE Members include representatives from career services, career development, professional development, or recruitment and training of college students and graduates. MNACE membership is broken into two categories:

  • Collegiate Members

  • Employer  Members

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