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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Student Employment Positions in PCO

PCO

Student employment positions are now posted in PCO, along with internships and full-time positions. Jump into this system to search for and apply for positions. In this same system, you can also make an appointment with career advisors and …

By Laine Stubbs
Laine Stubbs
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Proven Ways to Demonstrate Your Leadership Skills Without the Experience

For your next position, you’re looking for a management role. You know you could lead a team of people, devising strategy and inspiring them to do their best work. 

There’s only one problem: you haven’t actually been a leader before. 

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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What International Students Should Know About Student Employment at DU

Hello, international students! (And welcome to DU for our incoming students!)

Are you interested in working on campus to make some money, build your U.S. professional skills, and prepare for your future career? We know lots of you are, and …

By Elise Goss-Alexander
Elise Goss-Alexander Interim Director, Student Employment
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How to Use Your Critical Thinking Skills: Program & Event Planning 

Do you want to plan an event or program but don’t know where to begin? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Planning events or programs can be challenging, and it can feel overwhelming to start the process. Luckily, we’re here to …

By Ila Dovre Wudali
Ila Dovre Wudali
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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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Navigating Generational Diversity, Part 1: Why do Generational Differences Matter in the Workplace?

If you’re unfamiliar with the concept of “generational diversity,” you’re probably not alone. For all the focus on diversity and inclusion in the legal industry, this is one form that has received far less attention. And while generational diversity is, …

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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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 Executive Director, Employer Connections & Alumni Career Engagement
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Supervisor Spotlight

“I like to create meaningful learning experiences that help students grow while contributing to the goals of the department in meaningful ways. I also think students bring unique perspectives that can’t be found with other types of employees, and that adds a lot of value to our work.” – Luke Watcher

By Stacey Stevens
Stacey Stevens Executive Director, Employer Connections & Alumni Career Engagement
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Supervisor Spotlight

“Take the time to help them develop job goals. If the student does not see the value in the job, it may not be as an impactful opportunity as you hope it would be.” – April Osborne

By Stacey Stevens
Stacey Stevens Executive Director, Employer Connections & Alumni Career Engagement
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