Jane Kolb

Career & Professional Development

Jane Kolb

Jane Kolb has been at the University of Denver since 2012.  In her current role as Director of Campus Engagement, she develops engagement strategies for faculty outreach and student organizations as well as develops  new programming to help students reach their Career Milestone through a variety of career development opportunities.  She also manages the successful student nominated Faculty Career Champion initiative and oversees the 4D mentoring initiatives.  Prior to this role, Jane led a team of employer relations staff at DU whose primary focus is to assist employers with their hiring of the incredibly talented DU students and alumni.  Prior to joining DU, she spent 11 years as the Director of Corporate Relations and Director of the Experiential Learning Center at Northern Illinois University in the College of Business. Jane also has several years of corporate sales experience in the software industry and has owned and operated two small businesses.  Jane received a B.A. in Finance from Aurora University and a M.S. Ed from Northern Illinois University (NIU) in Adult and Higher Education with an emphasis on Human Resource Development. 

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What to do when employers reach out to faculty and staff

Are you a DU faculty or staff that:

Has received some form of inquiry from a company or organization in our community about hiring your students?
Wishes they had time to do more with your industry connections but just don’t …

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2019 Faculty Career Champions Announcement

On Tuesday, September 10, Career & Professional Development announced the 2019 Faculty Career Champion Award winners at the 3rd annual Faculty Career Champion breakfast celebration. Chancellor Jeremy Haefner and Interim Provost Corrine Lengsfeld greeted over 120 Faculty Career Champions.  This …

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DU Boots on the Ground

Did you know that DU now has an ongoing full-time presence in major cities across the nation? We have a team out there to help you and your students succeed!

Since its launch in April 2018, the Advancement Regional Team …

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Faculty Tips – Integrating Transferable Skills into Syllabus Learning Outcomes

Faculty are in a great position to link classroom learning to posts-graduation goals to help students see the value of their major coursework and common curriculum requirements. Writing, research, verbal communication, critical thinking, and data analysis are just a few …

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Connecting DU: Sustainability Careers – Creating Engaging Networking Opportunities

As part of IMPACT 2025, DU is actively striving to engage students with networking opportunities that offer ways to connect to alumni and employers in a fun and casual atmosphere that takes the fear out of networking.   Career & Professional …

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Announcing the 2018 Faculty Career Champions

On Friday, September 14, Career & Professional Development announced the 2018 Faculty Career Champion Award winners. This is a student nominated award that focuses on faculty members who have made an impact on students’ career and professional development path.  We …

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Meet the 2017 Faculty Career Champion Award Winners – Dr. Lewis Griffith and Dr. Nancy Lorenzon

On September 13, 2017, DU Career Services hosted an appreciation breakfast for over 100 faculty who were nominated by students for making a difference in their career development journey.  At the end of the 2016-2017 academic year, DU Career Services …

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