Why is networking beneficial to undergrads?

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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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Alumni Professional Development

Career and Professional Development Resources for Alumni

Whether you’re still evaluating new careers, are ready to take the plunge and make a change, or simply want to advance your career, we’re here to help. We offer personalized career coaching, connections …

By Cindy Hyman
Cindy Hyman Director of Alumni Career & Professional Development Cindy Hyman
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Recordings of Prior Career Programs: Networking

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Alumni Career & Professional Development offers regular career programs in person and virtually. You can find the video replays of those covering networking below.

Magnetic Networking, 2019
Learn proven strategies to help you develop professional relationships.

Magnet Theory of …

By Cindy Hyman
Cindy Hyman Director of Alumni Career & Professional Development Cindy Hyman
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Recordings of Prior Career Programs: LinkedIn and Social Media

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Alumni Career & Professional Development offers regular career programs in person and virtually. You can find the video replays of those covering LinkedIn and social media below.

How to Make the Most of Your LinkedIn Profile, 2020 (33:41)
Learn everything …

By Cindy Hyman
Cindy Hyman Director of Alumni Career & Professional Development Cindy Hyman
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How to Use LinkedIn as a Networking Tool

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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

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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

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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

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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 Mall
Jane Mall Career & Professional Development Jane Mall
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Geography Alumni from 1973-2016 Share Key Career Insights

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On May 11, Alumni Engagement, Career & Professional Development, and the Department of Geography & the Environment came together to host a Dine & Dialogue on Careers in Geography. Five alumni from across Environmental Science and Geography – from brand-new to …

By Kimberly English
Kimberly English Career Advisor Kimberly English
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Leverage the DU Network to Get Your Foot Into the Door for Policy, Law, & Government

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Like any other industry, networking matters, and with the vast number of University of Denver alumni who have found career success in Government, Policy & Law, building those strategic connections can make all the difference.

Whether you’re considering a career …

By Andrew Gupton
Andrew Gupton Career Advisor Andrew Gupton
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