What to Expect: Visiting Career & Professional Development

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Is the concept of a college career office or career advisor new to you? You’re not alone! Most people haven’t had much experience with the concept of career counseling or career coaching until they get to college.  Career & Professional …

By Heidi J. Perman
Heidi J. Perman Assistant Vice Chancellor, Career & Professional Development Heidi J. Perman
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Employers: Posting Post-Graduate & Internship Positions in PCO

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PCO is DU’s internship and job board for students and alumni. It’s a one-stop shop where students will find student employment positions, internships, & full-time opportunities on the site. They can also make appointments with their career advisor and register …

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Supporting Your Doctoral Students’ Career Exploration Beyond Academia

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Being a faculty advisor to your doctoral students is a lot of responsibility and part of your role involves providing advice about the career options that your advisees can pursue. These conversations while difficult are increasingly important as the job …

By Patty Hickman
Patty Hickman Director, Graduate Career & Professional Development Patty Hickman
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Alumni Offer Advice in Difficult Economic Times

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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

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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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Student Checklist for On-Campus Employment

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We want to make the student employment process as clear and easy as possible, so take a minute to explore the steps below. If you’ve still got questions, you can find more in-depth information in the Student Employment Guidelines, and you can contact us any time at stuemp@du.edu. Read more »

By Elise Goss-Alexander
Elise Goss-Alexander Assistant Director, Student Employment Elise Goss-Alexander
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Pioneer Connect to be Sunsetted and Replaced

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As of December 31, 2020, the University of Denver, its students, parents and alumni no longer have access to Pioneer Connect.

The 5-year contract expiration was an opportunity to look at other technologies to insure we are providing the best …

By Cindy Hyman
Cindy Hyman Director of Alumni Career & Professional Development Cindy Hyman
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*UPDATED* Career & Professional Development Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Strategic Plan Underway

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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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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 »

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