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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Celebrate National Student Employment Week 2023!

Join the Office of Student Employment in celebrating our student employees and supervisors this National Student Employment Week, held between April 10th and 14th!

Throughout the Week
Here are our ideas for (free and low-cost) ways supervisors can show their …

By Elise Goss-Alexander
Elise Goss-Alexander Interim Director, Student Employment
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Celebrate National Student Employment Week!

Join the Office of Student Employment in celebrating our student employees and supervisors this National Student Employment Week, held between April 4th and 8th!

Throughout the Week

Here are our ideas for (free and low-cost) ways supervisors can show their …

By Elise Goss-Alexander
Elise Goss-Alexander Interim Director, Student Employment
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Career & Professional Development Launches Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Plan

*Updated December 2021

The diversity, equity & inclusion strategic plan for Career & Professional Development ensures our services meet the unique needs of all stakeholder groups. In alignment with the unifying philosophy recently outlined by the Office for Diversity, Equity …

By Heidi J. Perman
Heidi J. Perman Assistant Vice Chancellor, Career & Professional Development
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How to react when an employee discloses a disability

This article appeared originally in Fast Company.

One time in a job interview, the hiring manager asked me to tell them about myself. “Tell me about yourself” always feels like a loaded question. What, and how much, am I supposed …

By Haley Moss
Haley Moss
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COVID Protocols for Employers Visiting Campus

COVID Protocols for Employers Visiting Campus *UPDATED AS OF SPRING 2022*

DU is committed to a culture of care on our campus to minimize the spread of the virus by following state and local public health orders, DU COVID-19 protocols, …

By Paige Luna
Paige Luna Assistant Director, Employer Connections
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How To Disclose Your Illness Or Disability To Your Employer

How To Disclose Your Illness Or Disability To Your Employer

By Hannah Olson

After graduating from college, Lyme disease nearly derailed my early career in Washington, DC. I was hooked up to an IV for 8 hours a day and …

By Symba
Symba is the leading program management platform powering thousands of workforce development programs, including internships, bootcamps, apprenticeships, and more!
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How to Make Your Voice Heard in the Workplace (Especially as a Woman or Minority)

Have you ever sat silently as a coworker talked for 47 of the 50 minutes allotted for a meeting? Have you mentioned an idea only to be ignored or have someone else say it later and get credit? It can …

By The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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How Can Employers Create Safe Spaces for Women & People of Color? [Interview]

Mikaela Kiner is an executive coach, entrepreneur, and HR consultant who recently authored the book Female Firebrands: Stories and Techniques to Ignite Change, Take Control, and Succeed in the Workplace, in which she interviewed thirteen successful, mission-driven women to learn …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Employers: Posting Post-Graduate & Internship Positions in PCO

PCO is DU’s internship and job board for students and alumni. It’s a one-stop shop where students will find student employment positions, internships, & full-time opportunities on the site. They can also make appointments with their career advisor and register …

By Paige Luna
Paige Luna Assistant Director, Employer Connections
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*UPDATED* Career & Professional Development Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Strategic Plan Underway

The team within Career & Professional Development takes our work around diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) very seriously. DEI values inform and guide our work as a department, and we are committed to ensuring that our services and resources meet …

By Heidi J. Perman
Heidi J. Perman Assistant Vice Chancellor, Career & Professional Development
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