3 Common Struggles Students Face When Trying to Land a Job

Transitioning from university to the working world poses an unfamiliar challenge to most students. The toughest part to understand is that sometimes there’s no clear-cut rule book to follow when applying for jobs. However, there are several general practices necessary …

By Alexandra Petrini
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The Job Market Looks Up for New Graduates

A recent report from the Collegiate Employment Research Institute at Michigan State University confirms what DU Career Advisers have been seeing for some time. The coming year will be a strong one economically, particularly for Colorado. On the Pioneer Careers …

By Sue Hinkin
Sue Hinkin Executive Director of Career Services Sue Hinkin
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Career Services Success Stories: Ruoxi Zhao

I am from China, and am a senior student majoring in Finance at the University of Denver. I will be graduating June next year. I am currently working at the International Admission Office at DU. I hope I can work …

By Ruoxi Zhao
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Internship Insights: Madeline Burbach at Hearts and Horses

Interview with Madeline Burbach, major in psychology and minor in biology, class of 2015
Summer 2014 intern with Hearts and Horses in Loveland, CO

What was your role in your job or internship?

Hearts and Horses is a nonprofit organization …

By Helena Karchere
Helena Karchere Career Services Marketing and Events Manager Helena Karchere
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Follow Up to Stand Out!

Following up with employers is one of the most important parts of a job search. It’s a great way to stand out from your competition, and it shows employers that you go above and beyond to reach your goals!

After a …

By Antonia Gabrielli
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4 Reasons to NOT Meet your Future Employer on Campus Wednesday October 22

DU Career Services is bringing over 80 employers to campus Wednesday October 22 to meet DU students and alumni in our Fall Career and Internship Fair! They come from the for-profit, government, and non-profit sectors and have various open …

By Helena Karchere
Helena Karchere Career Services Marketing and Events Manager Helena Karchere
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Location vs. Job Opportunity – Which factors should you consider?

Though the job market seems tough to break into for recent grads, young professionals are increasingly picky with entry-level opportunities. With more career sites offering filtered searches based on everything from career level to industry, graduates feel a sense of entitlement …

By Alexandra Petrini
Alexandra Petrini
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Seven Tips for a Successful Career Fair Experience!

The DU Career and Internship Fair is next Wednesday! Here are some tips for making the most out of the opportunity to meet 70+ employers from many different industries looking for interns, entry-level and mid-upper level employees.

Know your goals: …

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To Accept or Not Accept? Get your salary questions answered!

Do you know what to do next once you’ve been offered a position? Plan ahead so you make the choices and negotiations that are best for your career! This Wednesday, October 8 from 4-5:30pm a panel of representatives from numerous …

By Helena Karchere
Helena Karchere Career Services Marketing and Events Manager Helena Karchere
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Ease Into Networking Through Informational Interviews

We hear and read about it all the time…”you must network for career success”! But many people are overwhelmed with the idea of networking and are not sure where to start. Informational interviewing allows a conversation to happen, usually 1-on-1, …

By MaryMichael Hawkins
MaryMichael Hawkins Director of the Career Center MaryMichael Hawkins
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