Professional Development

Career Resources for Female Identifying Folks

The job search process can be exhausting. Everything from updating your resume to negotiating your salary takes work, and that is all before the job starts! There can be even more barriers for women as they enter male dominated fields …

By Emma Spalding
Emma Spalding
Read more »

A Guide to Using Pronouns and Other Gender-Inclusive Language in the Office

Picture this: You’re gathered around the coffee machine one morning with a group of your co-workers when Joe says, “You guys missed a great story Robin told while we were manning the conference booth yesterday. No seriously, dude, she’s so …

By The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
Read more »

Great Students Don’t Necessarily Make Great Employees—Here’s Why

Katie Parrott’s college career advisor used to put her in the category of “ostrich person.” The term was reserved, she recalls, for students who’d “stick their head in the sand and pretend that school was never going to end.”

In …

By The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
Read more »

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
Read more »

5 Tips to Beat the Heat and Still Dress Professionally

Professional attire may seem at odds with hot weather. In fact, the ubiquity of business suits is one of the reasons offices pump the A/C high in the summer, to such an extent that in Japan the government has sponsored …

By Kyle Inselman
Kyle Inselman Assistant Director
Read more »

Tips for Success on the Job!

Do you have an internship, job, or another exciting opportunity lined up for the summer?

Great!

If you are wondering how to make the most of the experience, and set yourself up for success in the first 30, 60, or …

By Kimberly English
Kimberly English Career Advisor
Read more »

Explain It Like I’m 5: Sharing Your Research With a Wider Audience

Are you an undergraduate researcher? Whether you’re doing research on or off campus, figuring out the best ways to articulate your research can be challenging. This is true in discipline-specific settings (poster presentations and conference), but becomes even tougher when …

By Kimberly English
Kimberly English Career Advisor
Read more »

Milestone 4: Launch Your Future

You are the sum of your experiences and now is your time to shine! Create your personal, professional narrative and learn to articulate your DU story in a compelling manner for any interview.

Why Is Interview Preparation Important?

After an …

By Heidi J. Perman
Heidi J. Perman Assistant Vice Chancellor, Career & Professional Development
Read more »

Taking a Mindful Minute this Holiday Season

No matter which holidays you celebrate in the wintertime, if any, you might feel an increase in stress this time of year. With final exams at school, coworkers out of the office, a slow job search season, family and friends …

By Kyle Inselman
Kyle Inselman Assistant Director
Read more »

Your First 90 Days on the Job- From Interview to Success

You just beat out the competition for your new job so now it’s time to deliver! Here are some tips to help you succeed.

1. Listen—Observe—Learn
Take the time to understand your team, the culture, goals and overall vibe of …

By Mary Michael Hawkins
Mary Michael Hawkins Director, Undergraduate Career & Professional Development
Read more »

Sidebar

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

Contact other Campus Career Offices