Elise Goss-Alexander

Assistant Director, Student Employment

Elise Goss-Alexander

Elise Goss-Alexander supports student employees and their supervisors at the University of Denver in creating meaningful employment opportunities to prepare students for post-graduation career outcomes. In her role, Elise builds partnerships across campus and provides training to student employees on professional development and diversity, equity, and inclusion topics.

Before joining DU in October 2020, Elise worked as a graduate career advisor with American University’s School of International Service, where she supported service-oriented students in exploring and pursuing impactful, sustainable careers. In this position, she served on the Technology and Diversity & Inclusion committees of the Eastern Association of Colleges and Employers (EACE). Previously, she worked in human rights and foreign policy. Elise holds a BA in international studies and religious studies from American University and an MTS in religion, ethics, and politics from Harvard Divinity School.

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How to Make Your Voice Heard in the Workplace (Especially as a Woman or Minority)

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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 …

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Student Employment Training Menu

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In addition to the trainings we offer each quarter for student employees and their supervisors, we can also come present on the professional development topic of your choice in your staff meeting or other gathering! If you’d like to request …

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Student Employees Achieve Series: Spring 2021

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This quarter, we’re tackling performance evaluations, impressing hiring managers with your student employment experience, and more! Read more »

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Student Employees of the Year!

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The Student Employment team invites all student employees, supervisors, and supporters to celebrate with us as we honor our Student Employees of the Year, Kun Ning and Marrissa Carrillo, and recognize all of this year’s nominees! (Friends and family are very welcome!) Join us on Thursday, April 15, 2021, from 1:00 – 2:00 pm MT. Read more »

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Student Employees Achieve Series: Winter 2021

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This time around, we’re tackling professionalism and authenticity, workplace conflict, student employee stress, managing your manager, and more. Join us for these conversations throughout the quarter! Read more »

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Student Checklist for On-Campus Employment

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We want to make the student employment process as clear and easy as possible, so take a minute to explore the steps below. If you’ve still got questions, you can find more in-depth information in the Student Employment Guidelines, and you can contact us any time at stuemp@du.edu. Read more »

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Nominate Your Student Employee of the Year!

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Do you supervise a stellar student employee? Recommend them as this year’s Student Employee of the Year!

Here’s how:

Download this template and use it to write a one-page recommendation letter. Tell us all about your student employee’s accomplishments, contributions, …

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