Seeking a Job in Colorado? These Virtual Career Fairs Offer Opportunity.

Every year almost 75% of DU students and graduates report wanting to settle in Colorado and work on the Front Range (Colorado Springs to Ft. Collins). If you are among these folks seeking to stay in this great state, the …

By Sue Hinkin
Sue Hinkin Executive Director of Career Services
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Leveraging DU’s Clubs and Organizations for Professional Development

How do you set yourself apart from other candidates? One of the biggest dilemmas with gaining a competitive advantage in the job and internship market is having a robust resume with transferable skills. It is not enough to simply graduate …

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DU Career Services Hosts Over 100 Employers at Networking Luncheon

On August 21 DU Career Services welcomed over 100 guests from a wide variety of industries to hear presentations from six different career centers on campus.  This idea spawned from the DU Career Services Employer Advisory Board, who wanted to …

By Jane Mall
Jane Mall Employer Relations Director of Career Services Jane Mall
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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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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 …

By John Haag
John Haag Internship Director and Career Counselor John Haag
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