Supervisor Spotlight

“Recognizing that their work is a large contribution to the greater team and they are not just there to do “busy” work is a substantial step to make the experience beneficial and valuable to student employees.” – Hayley Olson

By Stacey Stevens
Stacey Stevens Director of Student Employment
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Meet the 2022 Faculty Career Champions

Now in its 6th year, the Faculty Career Champion award has become a true example of the ways faculty create the 4D Experience for students as they begin to pursue careers and lives of purpose.  DU is known for close faculty/student …

By Jane Kolb
Jane Kolb Career & Professional Development
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Korbel MA: 4 Things You Need to Know Before Your Summer Internship Ends

As summer internships start to come to a close, we wanted to share this great article from Fast Company with some things to think about as your internship may be coming to an end. We look forward to hearing about …

By Korbel Careers
Korbel Careers
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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 Director, Undergraduate Career & Professional Development
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How to Build Your Personal Brand and Why It’s So Important

The goal of personal branding is to develop an image that conveys a message—ideally one that will boost your career. What follows is a discussion about what personal branding is, why it’s so important, and the methods to use to …

By Ron Stefanski - Firsthand
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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2021 School District Virtual Career Fair Session Recordings

The Employer Connections Team hosted several school districts from the Denver metro area at our 2021 School District Virtual Career Fair. Employers at this event are actively recruiting from all majors with opportunities varying from teachers, to paraprofessionals, social workers, …

By Paige Luna
Paige Luna Assistant Director, Employer Connections
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Tell Your Story – How to Teach Success

Elizabeth Hoffner is a alumna of the Daniel’s College of Business. She graduated in 2018 with her Bachelor’s degree in finance. She is now a Senior Associate and Deputy Director at El Pomare Foundation in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Tell us …

By Grace Braddish
Grace Braddish
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Why is networking beneficial to undergrads?

What comes to mind when you hear the term networking?

The idea of “networking” conjures up a lot of feelings for students – anticipation, hesitation, reluctance – and it’s easy to understand why. We often define networking as a structured, professional, and …

By Kimberly English
Kimberly English Career Advisor
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How to Use LinkedIn as a Networking Tool

LinkedIn can be an extremely powerful tool for growing your network and meeting new people. Don’t know where to start? Check out these practical ways to use LinkedIn as a networking tool!

1. Polish Your Profile

You may wonder why …

By Megan Pritchett
Megan Pritchett Graduate Career Advisor
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Tips for Networking Success

TIPS FOR NETWORKING SUCCESS!

Networking can be a great way to meet interesting people and is a good way to discover opportunities. The key to being successful is to expand your thinking and consider networking something that you do on …

By Patty Hickman
Patty Hickman Director, Graduate Career & Professional Development
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Conversation Starters: How to Prepare for Networking Events

Connecting DU, Mentor-For-A-Moment, Career Fairs, Employer Meet & Greets.  These events are happening all over campus throughout the year and for many they may create anxiety about how to show up and make the most of the connections with DU …

By Mary Michael Hawkins
Mary Michael Hawkins Director, Undergraduate Career & Professional Development
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Networking Strategies for Graduate Students

Networking as a graduate student can seem intimidating, there is often a lot of pressure to find the right job. Much like networking after undergrad there are lots of things you can do to get your name out there and …

By Emma Spalding
Emma Spalding
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