How Playing Dungeons & Dragons Helped My Career

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This blog was written by DU student Hannah Renea Bumgarner and originally appeared on HerCampus.com on January 31, 2018.

The return of the liberal arts. The lack of soft skills. Employees who are content experts, but unable to work in groups …

By Maria Kuntz
Maria Kuntz Assistant Director, Advancement Marketing Maria Kuntz
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8 Employee Benefits for Working Parents

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We would all love to be able to stay home and take care of the kids without having to worry about going to work. But, for most of us, this just isn’t financially feasible. Raising kids is expensive, and even …

By Jane Hurst
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How an English Professor Infused Career into the Classroom

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When DU English professor, Donna Beth Ellard, wanted to make her First Year Seminar (FSEM) course an engaging and meaningful experience she began to ask herself “How can poetry assist a student over four years by helping them decide what …

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

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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 White
Kimberly White Career Advisor Kimberly White
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Milestone 4: Launch Your Future

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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 Perman
Heidi Perman Executive Director, Career & Professional Development Heidi Perman
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Milestone 3: Gain Experiences

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Securing a high quality internship or professional experience that helps you develop the skills necessary for your future is a key step to preparing for your post-graduation goals.

We recommend that you target a position within a professional setting under …

By Heidi Perman
Heidi Perman Executive Director, Career & Professional Development Heidi Perman
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Career Achievement Milestones

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The Career Achievement milestones are you guideposts to professional success during your time at DU!

Taking time to work on your professional goals throughout your academic career, rather than waiting until graduation, will ensure that you are well prepared for …

By Heidi Perman
Heidi Perman Executive Director, Career & Professional Development Heidi Perman
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Milestone 2: Build Your Connections

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Build your One DU community of support which includes staff, employers, alumni and friends of the University all eager to support your career and professional success!

 

Why is Building Connections Important?

Nationally, about 70% of professionals indicate they found …

By Heidi Perman
Heidi Perman Executive Director, Career & Professional Development Heidi Perman
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Milestone 1: Map Your Path

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There are many ways to trace the path of your career journey. One such way is to create a resume or CV to serve as a map depicting where you’ve been, and also provide ideas about where you’re going. …

By Heidi Perman
Heidi Perman Executive Director, Career & Professional Development Heidi Perman
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What to do with a Media, Film, & Journalism Major?

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WHAT IS A MEDIA, FILM, AND JOURNALISM STUDIES MAJOR?

The University of Denver’s program in media, film and journalism studies focuses on a broad-based understanding of the role and operation of the …

By Austin R Rowe
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