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
Read more »

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
Read more »

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
Read more »

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: …

By Antonia Gabrielli Read more »

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
Read more »

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
Read more »

5 Prominent International Affairs Graduate Schools Coming to Campus Monday Oct 6!

Representatives from the following schools will be on campus on Monday, October 6 from 3-4:30pm in Driscoll Student Center Room 1864 to discuss academic programs, admission requirements, financial aid, and career opportunities for students with graduate degrees in international affairs:

Columbia University’s School …

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

School’s out Forever: Finding the full-time job that’s right for you

A guest post by Corinne Shalvoy, Staffing Consultant for Level 3 Communications

“Back to School” is on many of our minds, at the moment. Whether you have toddlers or teenagers (or no kids at all), one cannot escape the slew …

By Corinne Shalvoy
Corinne Shalvoy Staffing Consultant
Read more »

Just Do It! DU Career Services visits Nike World Headquarters

Just Do It!  And we did….DU Career Services recently traveled to Portland, OR to visit the Nike World Headquarters and learn more about Nike’s robust and engaging summer internship program called “Nike Ignite”.  The program is a 12 …

By Jane Mall
Jane Mall Employer Relations Director of Career Services Jane Mall
Read more »

Networking – blah, blah blah! What is it really?

Networking – blah, blah blah! (Anyone want to hang out instead? That sounds like more fun!)

You’ve probably heard ‘you should network’ from your parents, your teachers, and old Uncle Charlie in Chicago (They probably smile wisely when they tell …

By John Haag
John Haag Internship Director and Career Counselor John Haag
Read more »