The Construction and Facility Management programs prepare you to work in the built environment.
Our number-one priority is to see you succeed. Whether you're looking for an internship, your first job, or answers to questions about your career, you'll find resources here.
Graduates of the University of Minnesota's Construction and Facility Management programs have a bright future! Here is a sampling of answers to questions students may have about a career in the field.
What kind of job can I find with a degree in Construction and Facility Management?
Some job titles include:
- BIM Specialist
- Building Inspector
- Construction Supervisor
- Field Engineer
What industries should I consider working in?
The types of employers seeking graduates of this program are:
- Architectural and engineering firms
- Building owners and managers
- Government agencies
- General building contractors and subcontractors
Who's hiring graduates of this program?
Alums of this progam have gone on to work for construction management companies large and small, around Minnesota and across the US. Many graduates of the program transition to their first job via internships. Here's a list of companies that have hosted CM interns in the past.
Find an Internship or Job
Take advantage of these resources to search for your next internship or your first job.
- Visit Career and Internship Services for guidance on major and career exploration, internship planning, job searching, resume and cover letter writing, interview prep and practice, and more.
- Set up job posting alerts on LinkedIn and Indeed.
- Create an account in Handshake, a U of M-managed job and internship resource for U students and alumni.
- Get comprehensive information about a wide range of careers including typical duties, salaries, employment outlook, skills, and interests on O*NET and Careerwise.
More Career-Related Links
Make the most of your time here! Attend career fairs. Schedule an appointment with a career advisor. Get involved with an industry-related student group or professional association. Contribute to a community project on a study-abroad trip in Costa Rica. The options to learn and get familiar with this field are limitless, but here's a start: