Your Senior Year Checklist

You’ve heard it time and time again. You’re a senior this year? What are you going to do after you graduate? From parents and friends to people you meet on the street, it seems like everyone is asking you this … Read more »

By Alexandra Petrini
Alexandra Petrini
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Find a Job in Sales this Thursday at the United Career Fair in Denver

Summer is the perfect time to network with potential employers, and apply for internships and jobs. Here is a career fair off-campus sponsored by United Career Fairs that will offer opportunities to talk with employers about positions in sales and sales … Read more »

By Helena Karchere
Helena Karchere Career Services Marketing and Events Manager Helena Karchere
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To Accept, or Not to Accept?

There is not a “right” way to go about handling multiple potential job offers. However, there are several guidelines you should ALWAYS follow in this type of situation. Be sure to speak with a Career Counselor to discuss your unique … Read more »

By Antonia Gabrielli
Antonia Gabrielli Career Counselor
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“Work’s a Beach” at Lakeshore Talent Community

Are you a recent college graduate who’s not quite sure what career path you’d like to take?  The team at Lakeshore, a “candidates first” talent acquisition firm, just might have the answer!   Several DU Employer Services representatives met with Lindsay Hay … Read more »

By Tina Stack Oldweiler
Tina Stack Oldweiler Employer Relations Manager
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Find Career Satisfaction through Planned Happenstance

“We do not always need a plan to create a career. Instead, we need a plan to act on happenstance – to transform unplanned events into career opportunity.”

–From “In praise of uncertainty” by Kathleen Mitchell, October 25, 1998 (SF … Read more »

By Pat O'Keefe
Pat O'Keefe Assistant Director Pat O'Keefe
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An Archaeological Dig: Identify Your Motivated Skills for Career Choice

Do you know what motivates you and moves you? Does it matter whether you choose a career in which you feel totally engaged and in the flow—maybe where you lose track of time? Definitely! You are more likely to be … Read more »

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Make it easy for the employer to pick you!

You know that reinforcement makes information stick in your memory – that’s why you take notes during class and then study your notes repeatedly (reinforcement) to get a good grade. Use the same technique in your job search! Reinforce in … Read more »

By John Haag
John Haag Internship Director and Career Counselor John Haag
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8 Students Awarded Summer Internship Award!

There were seventeen student applicants for the Summer Internship Award offered by the University Career Center. Eight were awarded $2,500 for working 200 hours or more at an unpaid internship this summer. The money helps students pay for housing, food, … Read more »

By Helena Karchere
Helena Karchere Career Services Marketing and Events Manager Helena Karchere
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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 … Read more »

By Helena Karchere
Helena Karchere Career Services Marketing and Events Manager Helena Karchere
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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 … Read more »

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