Your Liberal Arts Degree and Career Uncertainty


If you sometimes feel uncertain about your professional future as a liberal arts graduate, you’re not alone. Having a major that doesn’t lead to an exact career title is both liberating and frightening for many liberal arts graduates!

Need a …

By Heidi J. Perman
Heidi J. Perman Assistant Vice Chancellor, Career & Professional Development Heidi J. Perman
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Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science Kicks Off New Co-Op Program with Employer Panel

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On January 15, the Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science hosted an employer panel discussion to promote the new co-op program scheduled to start June 2015.  Employers represented on the panel included Covidien/Medtronic, Gates Corporation, Lockheed Martin and Norgren/IMI …

By Jane Mall
Jane Mall Career & Professional development Jane Mall
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5 Ways to Stay Sane During Your Job Search


When applying to numerous jobs and internships, it can be overwhelming to keep track of each opportunity and their different hiring timelines! Here are some tips to help you stay organized:

1) Save your cover letter and resume as a …

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“Do Cool Things that Matter” – DU Students Visit Google

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Google headquarters in Mountain View, CA opened its doors to DU in December by hosting a group of DU students who participated in the Daniels City Trek tour .  Google employs 47,000 people worldwide and 14,000 at this location. The group …

By Jane Mall
Jane Mall Director Employer Relations, DU Career Services
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7 Tips to Make Your Resume Say, “I’m the One for the Job!”

There are thousands of articles on the internet that claim they hold the secret to success. But you have to remember that success does not fall into anyone’s lap unless they have worked for it. So, if you want to …

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Employer Tips: 9 Ways to Ensure that you DON’T get the Offer

One of the coolest things about my job (as the President/Chief People Connector of Goldstone Partners, Inc.)  is that I get a firsthand recall of the best—and the worst—things that happen during an interview.

The following are actual occurrences. Enjoy!

By Kimberly Lucas
Kimberly Lucas President/Chief People Connector
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Internship Insights: Tanner Mastaw in Zanzibar

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Interview with Tanner Mastaw, Class of 2015. BA in International Studies and Public Policy , minor in Spanish
Summer 2014 intern with the Tamani Foundation in Zanzibar

What was your role in the internship?

The mission of the organization is to provide quality …

By Helena Karchere
Helena Karchere Career Services Marketing and Events Manager Helena Karchere
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Maximize your long winter break: 4 tips to make the most of your time away from DU


Everyone is looking forward to six weeks of time away from school, right? In chatting with students from years’ past, I have heard that you may find that six weeks suddenly becomes a very long time to be back home with …

By Rebecca Damas
Rebecca Damas Assistant Director, Internship and Career Advisor Rebecca Damas
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Internship Insights: Daniel Zimny-Schmitt at the Chicago Mayor’s Office

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Interview with Daniel Zimny-Schmitt, Class of 2016, BA Environmental Science, minors in Spanish and Geography
Summer 2014 Intern with the Mayor’s Office, City of Chicago

What was your role in your job or internship?

I worked as a Sustainability Communications …

By Helena Karchere
Helena Karchere Career Services Marketing and Events Manager Helena Karchere
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3 Common Struggles Students Face When Trying to Land a Job

Transitioning from university to the working world poses an unfamiliar challenge to most students. The toughest part to understand is that sometimes there’s no clear-cut rule book to follow when applying for jobs. However, there are several general practices necessary …

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