Leveraging DU’s Clubs and Organizations for Professional Development

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How do you set yourself apart from other candidates? One of the biggest dilemmas with gaining a competitive advantage in the job and internship market is having a robust resume with transferable skills. It is not enough to simply graduate …

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To Accept, or Not to Accept?

There is not a “right” way to go about handling multiple potential job offers. However, there are several guidelines you should ALWAYS follow in this type of situation. Be sure to speak with a Career Counselor to discuss your unique …

By Antonia Gabrielli
Antonia Gabrielli Career Counselor
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“Work’s a Beach” at Lakeshore Talent Community


Are you a recent college graduate who’s not quite sure what career path you’d like to take?  The team at Lakeshore, a “candidates first” talent acquisition firm, just might have the answer!   Several DU Employer Services representatives met with Lindsay Hay …

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Find Career Satisfaction through Planned Happenstance

“We do not always need a plan to create a career. Instead, we need a plan to act on happenstance – to transform unplanned events into career opportunity.”

–From “In praise of uncertainty” by Kathleen Mitchell, October 25, 1998 (SF …

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An Archaeological Dig: Identify Your Motivated Skills for Career Choice

Do you know what motivates you and moves you? Does it matter whether you choose a career in which you feel totally engaged and in the flow—maybe where you lose track of time? Definitely! You are more likely to be …

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Make it easy for the employer to pick you!

You know that reinforcement makes information stick in your memory – that’s why you take notes during class and then study your notes repeatedly (reinforcement) to get a good grade. Use the same technique in your job search! Reinforce in …

By John Haag
John Haag Internship Director and Career Counselor John Haag
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Are You Job Searching? You Are Wasting Your Time If…

Let’s face it, searching for a job is hard! It takes more time than you think, pushes most people outside of their comfort zone and utilizes skills that may not come naturally. However, if you see yourself in any one …

By Mary Michael Hawkins
Mary Michael Hawkins Director, Career & Professional Development Mary Michael Hawkins
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Need a Job or Internship? Use of University Career Services Correlates to Job-Search Success

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The school year will be over before you know it!

Will you be a new graduate seeking that first job this spring?  Or an undergrad or grad student seeking that so-important internship? Don’t wait until the last minute to jump-start that job or internship search! 

Take control …

By Sue Hinkin
Sue Hinkin Executive Director of Career Services Sue Hinkin
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Internship Insights: Tory Rust at Fashion Denver


Interview with Tory Rust, strategic communications major and spanish, study art minors, class of 2013
Summer internship with Fashion Denver

What is your role in your internship?

I help run the Fashion Denver Facebook page, design work for posters, take …

By Helena Karchere
Helena Karchere Career Services Marketing and Events Manager Helena Karchere
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Internship Insights: Jordan Lewis Excels in the INROADS Program


Interview with Jordan Lewis, International Business major and triple minor Finance, Accounting, Spanish, class of 2013
Intern with INROADS/ENT Credit Union

What is your role in your internship?

I worked for a credit union (ENT) located in Colorado Springs …

By Helena Karchere
Helena Karchere Career Services Marketing and Events Manager Helena Karchere
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