Maximize your long winter break: 4 tips to make the most of your time away from DU

Everyone is looking forward to six weeks of time away from school, right? In chatting with students from years’ past, I have heard that you may find that six weeks suddenly becomes a very long time to be back home with …

By Rebecca Damas
Rebecca Damas Assistant Director of the University Career Center Rebecca Damas
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Internship Insights: Daniel Zimny-Schmitt at the Chicago Mayor’s Office

Interview with Daniel Zimny-Schmitt, Class of 2016, BA Environmental Science, minors in Spanish and Geography
Summer 2014 Intern with the Mayor’s Office, City of Chicago

What was your role in your job or internship?

I worked as a Sustainability Communications …

By Helena Karchere
Helena Karchere Career Services Marketing and Events Manager Helena Karchere
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Join a National Academic Honor Society – Gain Leadership and Career Skills!

Gain outstanding leadership skills for your resume while also expanding your professional network! Help Career Services launch a DU chapter of the nationally recognized Delta Epsilon Iota student organization focused on career success. Undergraduate (sophomores-seniors) and graduate students welcome.

We are …

By Heidi Perman
Heidi Perman Assistant Director of the University Career Center Heidi Perman
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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
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
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
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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