What Does it Mean to Lead in a “VUCA” World?

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A term originally coined by the United States War College, a “VUCA” world is one in which things are volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous. Following the collapse of the USSR and the end of the Cold War, the VUCA framework …

By Grace Goodman
Grace Goodman Assistant Director, Alumni Career & Professional Development Grace Goodman
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Enhance Your resume and Make It Shine

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We are just a little less than a month away from the annual Fall Resume Review Days on the Driscoll Bridge. This year the event will be held from 12pm-4pm on the Bridge on October 4th. Employers and …

By Andrew Gupton
Andrew Gupton Career Advisor Andrew Gupton
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United States Department of State Events

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There are two events held by the State Department this month that are open to all!

U.S. Department of State
International and Domestic Careers Information Session
Tuesday, September 19, 2017

U.S. Foreign Service Officer and Diplomat in Residence (DIR) Stewart …

By Nadia Iranpour
Nadia Iranpour
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Clinical Experience: What it is and How to Find it

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Gaining clinical experience is not limited to Biological Sciences majors or pre-medicine students. It’s a crucial experiential learning activity for anyone who is interested in learning more about career options in healthcare or may be considering graduate study.

While there …

By Kimberly White
Kimberly White Career Advisor Kimberly White
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Prepping for an interview – don’t forget to research the company!

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Preparing ahead of time can make or break an interview.  Many people spend all of their time preparing their answers about themselves and their experience and do little company research.  Don’t make this mistake!  You need to know the company …

By Rebecca Damas
Rebecca Damas Assistant Director, Internship and Career Advisor Rebecca Damas
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Global Friends Program at DU – Deadline is 9/20/17

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Are you interested in participating in the Global Friends Program

for the 2017-2018 Academic Year?

This program is a wonderful opportunity for faculty, staff and local alumni to promote cross-cultural friendship on the University of Denver campus. This is a great …

By Maria Kuntz
Maria Kuntz Assistant Director, Advancement Marketing Maria Kuntz
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Create a Compelling LinkedIn Profile

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As more employers use LinkedIn to research candidates AND use the tool as a way to collect applications, it is more important than ever that job seekers are thoughtful about how they develop their LinkedIn profile. Below are a few …

By Heidi Perman
Heidi Perman Executive Director, Career & Professional Development Heidi Perman
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What Recruiters Are Really Looking For

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What Recruiters Are Really Looking For

In today’s complicated world of job searching, Recruiters can be the key holders to a candidate’s success. You could be the most qualified individual for a particular position, but if the Recruiter or hiring …

By Andrew Gupton
Andrew Gupton Career Advisor Andrew Gupton
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Ease Into Networking Through Informational Interviews

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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 Mary Michael Hawkins
Mary Michael Hawkins Director, Career & Professional Development Mary Michael Hawkins
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Alumnifire ignites the Pioneer Network

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Undergraduate business student Sam Bloomfield will graduate in June with a BSBA in marketing and minors in accounting and leadership studies. While nearly 70 percent of DU alumni remain in the Front Range after graduation, Sam hopes to move back …

By Maria Kuntz
Maria Kuntz Assistant Director, Advancement Marketing Maria Kuntz
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