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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Navigating Academia As A First-Gen Latinx Student: From A Latinx University Professor

As a Mexican-born, first-generation college student raised in Arizona, my ultimate goal was to graduate college. My parents had less than a sixth-grade education, so I never thought I would become a university professor teaching in spaces my family hadn’t …

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How Invesco’s Veronica Castillo Lifts Up Latinx Professionals at Work and in Her Community

Veronica Castillo is quick to point out that growing up, she was not fed by a silver spoon.

“My parents are of Mexican descent,” she explains. “My mom raised me as a single mom and migrant farm worker. We had …

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A Look At Our 2024 Pride Summit

Here at PowerToFly, we believe in celebrating Pride all year long but that doesn’t stop us from going all out each June with our annual Pride: Championing LGBTQIA+ Leaders & Allies summit!

We were thrilled that over 11,000 people registered …

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Transforming Learning Disability into Workplace Capability with ADHD Coach Alexandra Gilbert

In today’s episode, your host Kimberly is joined by Alexandra Gilbert, CEO of consulting and coaching business Cape-Able Consulting LLC, a consulting agency created to help people with ADHD or learning disabilities struggling in their careers to reach their highest …

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Interested in Finding a Last-Minute Internship Opportunity this Summer? 

Act today by contacting 1-3 DU alumni. Use Crimson Constellation, LinkedIn, and other DU social media groups to connect with alumni who can help you find that perfect last-minute internship. See tips below on how to effectively leverage your DU …

By Evan Davis
Evan Davis
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Why Internships Matter – and how to Find One! 

WHAT IS AN INTERNSHIP? 

An internship is a form of experiential learning that takes what you’ve learned in the classroom and gives you an opportunity to practice and apply it in a professional setting. Internships offer students the chance to …

By Evan Davis
Evan Davis
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You’re Not Too Late! 5 Internship Myths

If you’ve been wanting a summer internship but don’t have one landed just yet, don’t worry! There is still time to find a summer internship, and here are the 5 biggest myths about internships that can slow down your search. 

By Evan Davis
Evan Davis
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Starting a New Job While Non-Binary? Set Yourself Up for Success

You’ve made it through the interview process, accepted your job offer, and now you’re off to begin your new job. When you start in your new position and meet your co-workers, you want to make the best first impression possible. …

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Creating a Safe Space for Neurodivergent Teammates and Allies at CallRail

At CallRail, Divergent Minds is an Employee Resource Group (ERG) dedicated to providing resources, education, and support for people who identify as neurodivergent and their allies.

The ERG was founded in early 2023 by just a few team members. By …

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IBM’s Neurodiversity Advancement Initiative Supports Employees Revealing Their Authentic Self in the Workplace

In this episode of Work in Progress, I’m joined by Nat Lyckowski, the global neurodiversity advancement leader for tech giant IBM.

“Neurodiversity is a concept to respect and accept neurological differences as a natural part of human variation. Just like …

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