Professional Development

How to Make the Most out of Work Conferences

When preparing for a work conference it’s important to remember you have a limited amount of time to make an impression. With that in mind, the following tips will help you deal with whatever you might encounter at a conference.

By Sarah Kuhn - Firsthand
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Partnering with Faculty to Develop Students’ Career Readiness Skills

Last summer,  College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences (CAHSS) faculty chairs, Andrea Stanton (Chair-Religious Studies) and Rachel Walsh (Chair-Languages, Literatures, and Cultures) received an internal grant to fund a career and professional development faculty training program on course and …

By Jane Kolb
Jane Kolb Career & Professional Development
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How to Apply Your Problem Solving Skills in the Workplace

Illustration by Marian Blair

Problem solving is a “soft skill” valued by just about every employer. And its importance will only grow in the future—the World Economic Forum predicts that by 2025 (and beyond), employers will increasingly seek out creative …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
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Korbel MA Students: Denver Temporary and Permanent Staffing Agencies

Temporary and permanent staffing agencies are a great resource to get young professionals started in their careers. Permanent staffing agencies specialize in specific fields and allow job candidates to fill temp-to-hire or direct hire positions. Temp-to-hire positions give employers a …

By Korbel Careers
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Korbel MA Students: Tips for Quality Recommendation Letters

5 Tips for a Quality Letter of Recommendation: Blog Post Written by Carmen Iezzi Mezzera, Executive Director of Associate of Professional Schools of International Affairs (@apsiainfo)

Letters of Recommendation provide valuable insights into a candidate. Recommenders offer first-hand testimony that

By Korbel Careers
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5 Ways Entry-Level Employees Can Advocate for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Work

Diversity and inclusion have long been buzzwords that companies parade—often for marketing purposes. But in the past few years, more and more job seekers and employees, particularly millennials and Gen Z, are vetting companies by their diversity and inclusion track …

By Anisa Purbasari Horton - The Muse
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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 …

By Ron Stefanski - Firsthand
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Korbel MA Students: 5 Tips to Prepare for a US Government Security Clearance in Advance

Re-sharing an article written by Carmen Iezzi Mezzera, Executive Director of the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs 

Many highly rewarding careers require a security clearance. While the process can be daunting, advance preparation will ensure that you are …

By Korbel Careers
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Korbel MA Students: 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 …

By Korbel Careers
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Guide for Job Seekers & Workers with a Disability – William D. Goren

Guide for Job Seekers & Workers with a Disability: Your Rights When Looking for a Job and Getting Reasonable Accommodation Under the ADA was originally published on MoneyGeek by William D. Goren. Please click here to read the article in …

By Courtney Giles
Courtney Giles Graduate Fellow, Career and Professional Development
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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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