6 Tips for Job Searching During Difficult Economic Conditions

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During times of economic trouble, job-seeker anxiety can understandably run high for those looking for internships and full-time employment. For those graduating soon, the current environment can feel especially distressing.

Having worked in the career development field for over 20 …

By Heidi Perman
Heidi Perman Assistant Vice Chancellor, Career & Professional Development Heidi Perman
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Alumni Professional Development

Career and Professional Development Resources for Alumni

Whether you’re still evaluating new careers, are ready to take the plunge and make a change, or simply want to advance your career, we’re here to help. We offer personalized career coaching, connections …

By Cindy Hyman
Cindy Hyman Director of Alumni Career & Professional Development Cindy Hyman
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Get Hired Now: Purposeful & Prepared (June 15-19, 2020)

Get Hired Now Purposeful & Prepared June 15-19 2020

This isn’t the job search you expected—DU is here to help.

Get Hired Now is an annual program at the end of Spring Quarter to help graduating students learn the necessary skills to successfully land a job after graduation. This …

By Kyle Inselman
Kyle Inselman Career Advisor Kyle Inselman
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Spring Virtual Information Session Recordings

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Employer Connections Career and Professional Development presents Virtual Information Sessions hosted by employers actively recruiting for Summer/Fall 2020. Please view the recordings of these virtual events below.

Aspiro Adventure (31:31)
The Blue Bench (38:15)
Community Reach (43:21)
Denver Math Fellows …

By Paige Luna
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Credited Job/Internship Search Class – Online this Summer!

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For the first time we’re offering our popular job & internship search two-credit course online and in the summer. Re-built from the ground up as an asychronous (no meeting times) online class for summer quarter, “The Job & Internship Search” …

By Kyle Inselman
Kyle Inselman Career Advisor Kyle Inselman
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Inspiring Alumni Webinar Series

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DU is committed to its mission as a private university dedicated to the public good. Through our Inspiring Alumni webinar series, we are excited to share the stories of some of our alumni who contribute to the common good. We …

By Cindy Hyman
Cindy Hyman Director of Alumni Career & Professional Development Cindy Hyman
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Reducing Negative Self-Talk through the Job/Internship Process

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Reducing Negative Self-Talk through the Job/Internship Process
written by Career Peer Advisor Alyssa Bekerman

If you’re like me, then it’s very easy for you to spiral into racing thoughts of negative self-talk about finding a job or internship. Such thoughts …

By Stacey Stevens
Stacey Stevens Associate Director Stacey Stevens
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Calling all Faculty Career Champions!

Faculty Career Champion Working Group touring the new Burwell Center for Career Achievement.

Would you or a colleague like to have input regarding DU students’ career and professional development strategies?   Career & Professional Development is currently seeking nominations of faculty that teach undergraduate students who would like to participate on the Faculty Career …

By Jane Mall
Jane Mall Career & Professional development Jane Mall
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Combating “All or Nothing” Thinking Through the Job Search Process

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Combating “All or Nothing” Thinking Through the Job Search Process
written by Career Peer Advisor, Alyssa Bekerman

Are you a graduating student who’s thinking something like “I’ll never find a job,” “I have no experience,” or “I need to have …

By Stacey Stevens
Stacey Stevens Associate Director Stacey Stevens
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2020 Summer Internship Award Program

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The Summer Internship Award Program through the Career & Professional Development Center is now live and ready for applicants. The Summer Internship Award Program is designed to increase the ability for students to participate in internship opportunities that are unpaid. …

By Stacey Stevens
Stacey Stevens Associate Director Stacey Stevens
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Fulbright Information Sessions

Are you interested in spending 9 months or more in a fully paid program in almost any country researching, studying and/or teaching? The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers recent graduates and graduate students the opportunity to research, study and teach …

By Ashton Butler
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