*UPDATED* Career & Professional Development Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Strategic Plan Underway

DEI Phases

The team within Career & Professional Development takes our work around diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) very seriously. DEI values inform and guide our work as a department, and we are committed to ensuring that our services and resources meet …

By Heidi J. Perman
Heidi J. Perman Assistant Vice Chancellor, Career & Professional Development Heidi J. Perman
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Nominate Your Student Employee of the Year!

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Do you supervise a stellar student employee? Recommend them as this year’s Student Employee of the Year!

Here’s how:

Download this template and use it to write a one-page recommendation letter. Tell us all about your student employee’s accomplishments, contributions, …

By Elise Goss-Alexander
Elise Goss-Alexander Assistant Director, Student Employment Elise Goss-Alexander
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The Best Ways to Talk About Your COVID-19 Layoff in a Resume, Cover Letter, or Interview (With Examples!)

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Job searching while you don’t currently have a job always comes with worries about how potential employers will look at this gap. Unfortunately, even though it’s unfair and irrational, there are some companies that may discriminate against unemployed people when …

By Heather Krasna - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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6 Ways to Build Up Your Resume When You Can’t Afford to Do an Unpaid Internship

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Depending on your course of study or interest, you may also be able to land part-time employment on campus with faculty or administrators. Read more »

By Tiffany Waddell Tate - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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7 Questions You Should Definitely Ask When Interviewing for a Remote Job

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If you’re interviewing for a remote job, digging into the culture of the company where you’re hoping to work should be a top priority. And understanding the remote work culture specifically is even more crucial. Why? As experts point out, …

By Julie Anne Russell - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Tips for a Job Application Refresh

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Stuck at home due to the pandemic (or for any other reason)? Especially if you’re between jobs, this could be the perfect opportunity to hit reset and take a fresh approach to your job applications. If you’re looking to say …

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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How to Answer “What Is Your Work Style?” in an Interview (Plus Examples!)

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Some interview questions tell you exactly what they’re looking for. Others take a little more deciphering—“What is your work style?” is one of them.

You might have gotten questions like “What is your management style?” or “What kind of work …

By Stav Ziv - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Get Your Grad Degree Overseas

Affordable Degrees Abroad

By Denise Cope
President, Affordable Degrees Abroad

So many DU students have studied abroad or have had some significant international experience, and now they want more.  The natural next step is to get your graduate school degree abroad.  Here are …

By Mary Michael Hawkins
Mary Michael Hawkins Director, Undergraduate Career & Professional Development Mary Michael Hawkins
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Transferable Skills: The Key to Landing Your Dream Job

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For many people, making a career switch might feel like you’re starting over from scratch. But that’s not true: You have transferable skills. “Most job seekers think the skills they use for their current job only translate for that particular …

By Shelby Simon - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Supervisors Achieve Series: Fall 2020

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Trainings are available at the times below as well as on-demand. If the pre-scheduled time does not work for you, we can work with you on a time that does. Please consider attending the 2 trainings offered to students regarding …

By Stacey Stevens
Stacey Stevens Director, Student Employment Stacey Stevens
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