Now Open! – 2024 Summer Internship Award Application

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

By Mary Michael Hawkins
Mary Michael Hawkins Senior Director, Undergraduate Career & Professional Development
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Top 4 Tips for Graduate School Applications

Hello, I am Brett Semelsberger, currently rounding off my senior year at the University of Denver. Alongside my academic pursuits, I have had the privilege of serving as a career peer advisor at the Burwell Center for Career Achievement, where …

By Brett Semelsberger
Brett Semelsberger
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Have You Heard of Micro-Internships? Learn More & Find One Now!

Micro-Internships are short-term, professional assignments that help you build skills, explore career options, and prove yourself to prospective employers. Unlike a traditional internship, these paid opportunities typically range from 5 to 40 hours of work, and many can be completed …

By Mary Michael Hawkins
Mary Michael Hawkins Senior Director, Undergraduate Career & Professional Development
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Govern for America Fellowship Opportunity

Apply to be a Fellow at Govern for America
Application deadline is this Friday, October 28th
Click here to view the recorded Information Session

GFA Fellows work alongside other government leaders on real issues facing our communities — analyzing data to …

By Paige Luna
Paige Luna Assistant Director, Employer Connections
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Ways DU Faculty Can Help Students Create a Rich 4D Experience!

The 4D Experience is DU’s commitment to students’ lifelong learning, engagement, and thriving through the elevation and integration of four dimensions: intellectual growth, character exploration, well-being, and careers and lives of purpose. 

The four dimensions serve as a holistic framework …

By Jane Kolb
Jane Kolb Career & Professional Development
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Learn about Burton Snowboards & their Internship Program!

Burton Snowboards hosted a virtual information session for DU students on Thursday 5/26 from 11AM-12PM MST to share more information about their first-ever internship program with internship opportunities available beginning this summer! Internships are remote with the opportunity to fly …

By Paige Luna
Paige Luna Assistant Director, Employer Connections
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Colorado Parks and Wildlife Employer Information Session Recording

The Employer Connections Team hosted a Virtual Information Session with Colorado Parks & Wildlife on March 29th, 2022. This DU-specific event is your chance to meet and talk with leaders with Colorado Parks and Wildlife.  CPW is a nationally recognized …

By Paige Luna
Paige Luna Assistant Director, Employer Connections
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Professional Mentoring Series: Industry Exploratory Mentoring Group (IEMG)

The Industry Exploratory Mentoring Group (IEMG) is a continuation of the Industry Insights Group pilot program that give students the opportunity to connect with alumni and explore various industries to learn more of the individual divisions that make up and …

By Michael Johnson
Michael Johnson Assistant Director 4D Mentoring
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Partnering with Faculty to Develop Students’ Career Readiness Skills

Last summer,  College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences (CAHSS) faculty chairs, Andrea Stanton (Chair-Religious Studies) and Rachel Walsh (Chair-Languages, Literatures, and Cultures) received an internal grant to fund a career and professional development faculty training program on course and …

By Jane Kolb
Jane Kolb Career & Professional Development
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8 Jobs That Are Great for Empaths (and 3 That Typically Aren’t)

While it’s important for everyone to get on a career path and find jobs that feel like the right fit for them, it’s especially important for empaths, who are more empathetic, sensitive, and in tune with others’ thoughts, feelings, and …

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10 Jobs That Are Great for Sociology Majors (Plus Expert Advice on How to Land One)

Sociology is one of those majors with no set path after graduation, which can be scary as you’re planning to enter the workforce for the first time. The trade-off is that you’ll actually have a lot of flexibility in what …

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