Courtney Giles

Graduate Fellow, Career and Professional Development

Courtney Giles

Hello!  I’m Courtney, and I am currently pursuing my M.A. in Higher Education and serving as the Graduate Fellow in the Office of Career & Professional Development. I enjoy advising students in one-on-one advising sessions, and I am available to see students in any major. As Graduate Fellow, I also run the Career Closet, a resource where DU students can access professional attire to keep for free. Starting during the Fall Quarter 2020, the Career Closet will be permanently located in the new Burwell Center for Career Achievement. Finally, I am the Career Center’s liaison for students in the Disability Services Program, Learning Effectiveness Program, and other students who identify as part of the disability community. Please reach out to me with any questions–I look forward to connecting with you!

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How to Dress for Video Interview Success

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Since the onset of the pandemic, video interviews have become the norm. And long after Covid-19 is a thing of the past, it's a good bet that video interviews will be here to stay. This means you need to become …

By Mariam Simmons - Vault
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Real Talk: Here’s How You Should Actually Interview When You Have a Disability – Lauren Hamer

Interview Disability

Real Talk: Here’s How You Should Actually Interview When You Have a Disability was originally published on The Muse by Lauren Hamer. Please click here to read the article in full.

In an article from The Muse, Lauren Hamer argues …

By Courtney Giles
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5 Lessons I Needed to Learn About Job Searching as a Disabled Person – Esme Mazzeo

5 Lessons I Needed to Learn About Job Searching as a Disabled Person

5 Lessons I Needed to Learn About Job Searching as a Disabled Person was originally published on The Muse by Esme Mazzeo. Please click here to read the article in full.

In an article from The Muse, Esme Mazzeo shares …

By Courtney Giles
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4 Tips for Building Your Professional Wardrobe

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Whether you're new to the working world or hoping to revamp your style, building your professional wardrobe can be daunting. From color coordination to determining what is and isn’t appropriate to wear to work, there are many factors to consider …

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How to Thrive at Work After a Major Medical Diagnosis

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For someone facing a major medical diagnosis, navigating their professional life while also receiving treatment can be daunting. Fortunately, there are many resources out there to help people strike an important balance between professional success and overall well-being. Vault recently …

By Stephan Maldonado - Vault
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What is Ableism? | Confronting Ableism in the Workplace

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Despite the significant number of people living with disability across the U.S.—and the world at large—widespread misconceptions about disability can cause ableist language and behavior to proliferate. 

But what is ableism, and how does it play out in the …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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