6 Tips for Job Searching During Difficult Economic Conditions

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During times of economic trouble, job-seeker anxiety can understandably run high for those looking for internships and full-time employment. For those graduating soon, the current environment can feel especially distressing.

Having worked in the career development field for over 20 …

By Heidi J. Perman
Heidi J. Perman Assistant Vice Chancellor, Career & Professional Development Heidi J. Perman
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Graduate School Applications: What Do They Include?

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While every program will have specific requirements, there are some common elements to grad school applications. When planning to apply to grad school, prepare to meet the following requirements for most programs:

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By Kyle Inselman
Kyle Inselman Career Advisor Kyle Inselman
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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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Professional Attire Basics: Understanding Dress Expectations for the Interview and at Work

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For some people in their first internship or moving into a new industry, learning about professional dress expectations and business attire can be daunting. What’s the difference between business casual and business professional? What’s appropriate to wear at a start-up? What …

By Kyle Inselman
Kyle Inselman Career Advisor Kyle Inselman
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Student Employee Hiring Checklist

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If you would like to hire a student employee but are new to the process, be sure to follow each step listed below.  Before completing these steps on your own, check with your department to see if there is an …

By Stacey Stevens
Stacey Stevens Director of Student Employment Stacey Stevens
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Posting Student Employment Positions in Pioneer Careers

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

By Stacey Stevens
Stacey Stevens Director of Student Employment Stacey Stevens
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Knowing Your Rights as an LGBTQ+ Worker

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One of the unfortunate realities that LGBTQ+ people have to contend with is the potential for bias and discrimination in the workplace. While many more companies and organizations are becoming affirming and inclusive spaces for LGBTQ+ workers, some job seekers …

By Kyle Inselman
Kyle Inselman Career Advisor Kyle Inselman
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Put Your Best Foot Forward and Prepare for the Fall Career Fair Series!

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Are you planning to attend a career fair this fall?

Prepare for the fairs by reviewing these resources shared by the Employer Connections team. We can’t wait to see you at the Fall Career Fair Series!

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Student Employment Positions in Pioneer Careers

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For students interested in working while pursuing their studies and gaining valuable skills and experience, our student employment positions are a great opportunity. We have both work-study funded and non-work study funded positions posted in Pioneer Careers. 

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By Stacey Stevens
Stacey Stevens Director of Student Employment Stacey Stevens
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2020 Faculty Career Champions

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The 2020 Faculty Career Champions have been selected!  For the past four years, Career & Professional Development has asked students what faculty members have made a significant contribution to their career and professional development path.  This year over 400 students …

By Jane Mall
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Recordings of Prior Career Programs: LGBTQ+ Focus

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Career & Professional Development has hosted several webinars recently. Below, you will find recordings of webinars focused on LGBTQ+ students and alumni, featuring panels of alumni and friends of DU sharing their experiences of being LGBTQ+ in their careers.

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By Kyle Inselman
Kyle Inselman Career Advisor Kyle Inselman
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