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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 …

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Don’t forget about the LinkedIn Group for Korbel!

The Josef Korbel School of International Studies has a deep network of alumni working across the world for a wide array of organizations. From federal and foreign governments, to local NGOs, the Korbel alumni community is one that current students …

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Perfecting Your Personal Pitch or 30-second Elevator Speech

Re-sharing this article that was originally published by Maria Kuntz, faculty for the Communication Management Master of Arts Program at DU. 

An elevator pitch is a short introduction of your career skills, experience and interests. It’s designed to help you …

By Jamie Polliard
Jamie Polliard Internship Program & Office Manager Jamie Polliard
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Tell Your Story – Connecting Students in Crisis

Jacqui Tejada is an alumna of the Graduate School of Social Work. She obtained her Master’s degree in social work in 2016. She is now a Student Affairs Case Manager at the University of California San Diego in La Jolla, …

By Grace Braddish
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Alumni Offer Advice in Difficult Economic Times

Recognizing that our 2nd years are graduating during difficult economic times, we’ve reached out to alumni who graduated during past recessions. About 50 of them graciously agreed to talk to you, and offer their advice and support. Please see this file

By Heather Rutherford
Heather Rutherford Career Advisor Heather Rutherford
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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 Kimberly English
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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 Megan Pritchett
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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 Mary Michael Hawkins
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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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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 …

By Jane Kolb
Jane Kolb Career & Professional Development Jane Kolb
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Career & Professional Development Contact & Location

Phone
303.871.2150
Address

Burwell Center for Career Achievement
2190 E. Asbury Avenue
Denver, CO 80210

Career & Professional Development Hours

M 8:00am-4:30pm
T 8:00am-4:30pm
W 8:00am-4:30pm
TH 8:00am-4:30pm
F 8:00am-4:30pm

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