University of Minnesota
Office of Human Resources

Happy to Be Here

The U of M Relocation Assistance Program partners with 50 other higher education institutions in this region to form the Upper Midwest Higher Education Recruitment Consortium ( Watch three videos of UMW HERC job search and relocation success stories.

Minnesota Sunset

Making Connections

Daniel Muñoz-Hutchinson shares about the job search process in relocating with his partner to Minnesota from Philadelphia. She had accepted a position at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, and Daniel successfully accessed the UMW HERC website to find a faculty positions at St. Cloud State University and eventually St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN.

Aerial View of the College of Saint Scholastica in Duluth

Aloha, Minnesota!

Iwalani Else spent 17 years working in academia in Hawaii before deciding to relocate to Minnesota. Her husband is originally from this area, and they moved here to be closer to family. Through the UMW HERC, she found and accepted a position at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN. She shares her thoughts on what this transition has meant to her and her family.

Overlooking Mississippi River

Wouldn't Want to Live Elsewhere

What is Minnesota really like? Daniel Muñoz-Hutchinson recently relocated with his partner to Minnesota from Philadelphia. He shares how their initial impressions grew into a love for the area, as well as what it’s really like to be a “Minnesotan.”