Internships & Experiential Learning

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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Employment and Marijuana in CO

7 Things to know about employment and marijuana use in Colorado

1. What is Amendment 64?
In 2012, Colorado adopted an amendment to its Constitution (Amendment 64) making it legal for individuals 21 and older to legally use or possess …

By Heather Rutherford
Heather Rutherford Career Advisor Heather Rutherford
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Put Your Best Foot Forward and Prepare for a Career Fair!

Are you planning to attend a career fair?

Prepare for the fairs by reviewing these resources shared by the Employer Connections team. We can’t wait to see you at an event!

Tips on Resumes/Cover Letters
Interview Prep Help
Make an …

By Paige Luna
Paige Luna Coordinator, Employer Connections "Serving all employers with job posting and events support in Pioneer Careers." Profile Picture
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Spring Virtual Information Session Recordings

Employer Connections Career and Professional Development presents Virtual Information Sessions hosted by employers actively recruiting for Summer/Fall 2020. Please view the recordings of these virtual events below.

Aspiro Adventure (31:31)
The Blue Bench (38:15)
Centura Health (1:00:12)
Comcast (59:06)
Community …

By Paige Luna
Paige Luna Coordinator, Employer Connections "Serving all employers with job posting and events support in Pioneer Careers." Profile Picture
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Reducing Negative Self-Talk through the Job/Internship Process

Reducing Negative Self-Talk through the Job/Internship Process
written by Career Peer Advisor Alyssa Bekerman

If you’re like me, then it’s very easy for you to spiral into racing thoughts of negative self-talk about finding a job or internship. Such thoughts …

By Stacey Stevens
Stacey Stevens Director, Student Employment Stacey Stevens
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Combating “All or Nothing” Thinking Through the Job Search Process

Combating “All or Nothing” Thinking Through the Job Search Process
written by Career Peer Advisor, Alyssa Bekerman

Are you a graduating student who’s thinking something like “I’ll never find a job,” “I have no experience,” or “I need to have …

By Stacey Stevens
Stacey Stevens Director, Student Employment Stacey Stevens
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Build Skills and Earn Money Through Project Work

Are you looking for some ways to earn money and gain experience while being a virtual student? While Pioneer Careers has numerous job and internship listings, there are several sites out there that can connect you with short-term freelance projects …

By Heidi J. Perman
Heidi J. Perman Assistant Vice Chancellor, Career & Professional Development Heidi J. Perman
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5 Internship Facts You Won’t Believe

Internships can change the trajectory of your intended career path.  They provide valuable insights into an industry, job or employer you’ve been considering.  Plus, employers expect students to have some experience by graduation.  Get inspired and start your search now!

By Mary Michael Hawkins
Mary Michael Hawkins Director, Undergraduate Career & Professional Development Mary Michael Hawkins
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6 Tips for Job Searching During Difficult Economic Conditions

During times of economic trouble, job-seeker anxiety can understandably run high for those looking for internships and full-time employment. For those graduating soon, the current environment can feel especially distressing.

Having worked in the career development field for over 20 …

By Heidi J. Perman
Heidi J. Perman Assistant Vice Chancellor, Career & Professional Development Heidi J. Perman
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Summer Internship Award Program Recipient Spotlight: Grace Williams – US Embassy in the Philippines

Grace Williams is a senior at DU studying International Studies and International Business. Through the Summer Internship Award Program, which provides funding for unpaid internships, Grace interned last summer with the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines  as a Public Diplomacy …

By Stacey Stevens
Stacey Stevens Director, Student Employment Stacey Stevens
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