Meet your new Non-profit and Government Employer Wednesday April 23!

Whether you are a current student or alum, and no matter what you have studied, there are great opportunities waiting for you at DU’s Spring Non-profit and Government Career and Internship Fair next Wednesday April 23. Join us anytime from 2-5pm at Gates Field House to talk with employers about volunteer, internship, and full-time positions.

Find out how to best prepare for the Fair here! And if you need free, lightly-used dry cleaned clothes to wear come to Driscoll … Continue reading »

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Are You Job Searching? You Are Wasting Your Time If…

Let’s face it, searching for a job is hard! It takes more time than you think, pushes most people outside of their comfort zone and utilizes skills that may not come naturally. However, if you see yourself in any one or more of these items below, it is likely that your job search is going to take you longer than it should. Why make it any more difficult?

You are wasting your time if…

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Jump on this AMAZING summer opportunity and get published in USA TODAY!

USA TODAY is looking for Collegiate Correspondents for Summer 2014 

 

This resume-building opportunity is available to all registered students of any major.  Collegiate Correspondents work with reporters, editors, and

editorial staff to submit one story per week.  Stories are eligible for publication on usatoday.com, usatodaycollege.com, and in the USA TODAY print newspaper.  Collegiate correspondent stories have appeared on the front page of USA TODAY!

Summer 2014 Semester Registration, Round One:  March 30 – April 5. 

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LinkedIn, Tinder and the Field of Dreams

As a career coach, I frequently get asked the question “Does LinkedIn actually help with finding a job?”

The answer is a resounding YES; however, I have noticed that many job seekers misunderstand the site and, as a result, have limited success.

There is a general assumption that, because recruiters are heavily using LinkedIn, that today’s job seeker can simply post a profile to get employed.  I call this phenomenon the “Field of Dreams Mentality,” as it’s built on the … Continue reading »

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How to Adjust “Normal” College Habits after Graduation

Leaving college behaviors behind can be one of the most difficult changes to make after graduation. After spending years frequently surrounded by your friends and peers, there can be a period of culture shock when you transition into a professional environment.

You don’t have to give up on being yourself when you begin your career, but you may have to adjust which behaviors you keep public and which you keep private.

Keep these tips in mind when you begin your … Continue reading »

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Need a Job or Internship? Use of University Career Services Correlates to Job-Search Success

The school year will be over before you know it!

Will you be a new graduate seeking that first job this spring?  Or an undergrad or grad student seeking that so-important internship? Don’t wait until the last minute to jump-start that job or internship search! 

Take control of your future right now at www.du.edu/career.  From career assessments (like MBTI and Strong), to resume workshops, mock interviews, career fairs, job & internship databases, employer visits and individual advising–more students than ever before are taking advantage of the outstanding career resources … Continue reading »

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University of Denver City Ventures with Colorado Women’s College

In February, a group of 18 students from the Colorado Women’s College (CWC) at the University of Denver visited several employers in two days as part of City Ventures, a Leadership/Career Development class.  The course is co-taught by Career Services Advisor, Carolyn Sommers, and DU adjunct instructor and consulting psychologist, Tanja Hinterstoisser.  As nontraditional students, the women of CWC come to  the University of Denver with several years of professional experience and by completing a degree, many hope to leverage their … Continue reading »

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Career Peer Advisor Here to Help with Resume Reviews

Hello!

Hi! My name is Emily. I am a third-year DU student studying International Studies and Sustainability, and I am also the Career Peer Advisor in the Career Services Center. I transferred here from Front Range Community College last quarter and I have since been enjoying being active on campus through my job and the other various on-campus activities with which I am involved. My job as the Career Peer Advisor is especially rewarding because I am learning so much … Continue reading »

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Are good grades going to hurt your career prospects?

Everyone knows you’re supposed to study hard when you’re at college so that you can get good grades. Take notes. Attend class. Write papers. Study. Study. Study.

Well, what if I told you that this might be sabotaging your career prospects?

A lot of students have a real single-minded focus on grades. I get it. I was pretty obsessed with getting an 85.00% average during my undergrad as this meant my next year of tuition was free (now you want … Continue reading »

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Arrow Hits the Mark at DU

DU rocked it,” said  Arrow Electronic‘s Sr. Manager of University Recruitment and Relations, Teresa Kostenbauer.  Former Director of Marketing and Outreach for Daniel’s College of Business Career Services, she was referring to the meeting between Colorado’s only Fortune 150 Company (2.4 B in sales), Arrow Electronics, and the DU students who attended their information seminar and dinner held on Wednesday evening at Anderson Commons. Over 100 students, alumni, faculty and staff had an opportunity to learn more about the significant … Continue reading »

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