Apply Online Successfully: Learn about Applicant Tracking Systems

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Have you ever wondered what happens when you apply to jobs online? Does it feel like your resume falls into a black hole, never to return? Have you submitted lots of applications online with no responses? Keep reading to learn …

By Megan Pritchett
Megan Pritchett Graduate Career Advisor Megan Pritchett
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Afraid to Talk About Sensitive Topics at Work? Read this Guide First

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Imagine this: you are at a meeting where some colleagues are beginning to talk about a sensitive topic, such as race and racism in higher education. You know that there is a possibility of accidentally offending someone with your thoughts, …

By Yejin Lee - Idealist Careers
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Faculty Tips for Integrating Career Development into the Classroom

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Integrating career development into the classroom is a great way to ensure students see the connections between coursework and their future career or continuing education goals.  According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), or Higher Education, Below …

By Jane Mall
Jane Mall Career & Professional Development Jane Mall
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Undergraduate Research for Career Preparation

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Have you ever thought about scholarly research in your field as career preparation for your students? It’s clear that research is helpful for students on a grad school track, both for helping them decide if they really want to do …

By Mark Siemens
Mark Siemens Director. Undergraduate Research Center | Associate Professor, Physics & Astronomy
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5 Books to Help You Think (and Talk) About Race

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For many people, the most recent protests related to the Black Lives Matter movement have sparked a desire to better understand racism—and ways to fight it—in the U.S. You may wish to deepen your understanding by reading books on the …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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Creating Remote Assignments for Student Employees

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Work with you student employee to create project-based learning opportunities. Project based learning is having students design, develop and construct hands-on solutions to a problem. Take these 4 steps: 1) Identify the problem, 2) Devise a solution, 3) Design and …

By Stacey Stevens
Stacey Stevens Director of Student Employment Stacey Stevens
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Student Employees and the Fall Return-to-Campus Plan

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Many supervisors are wondering how the Fall Return-to-Campus Plan might impact their student employees. While we encourage you to honor your student employees’ comfort levels, the nature of the position duties may require on-campus work. It’s important to be aware …

By Stacey Stevens
Stacey Stevens Director of Student Employment Stacey Stevens
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Get the Most Out of Your Work Benefits

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When you began working for a new employer, you were likely handed a large pile of information or employee handbook that detailed benefits along with work hours, expectations, company mission, and policies. If you were lucky, an experienced Human Resources …

By Cindy Hyman
Cindy Hyman Director of Alumni Career & Professional Development
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When You’re Not Certain, You’ve Got to Become an Explorer of Your World!

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“What are you going to do after DU!?” With two months away from graduation it’s likely that most encounters with family, friends, and professors lead to some variation of this question and you might not have an answer.

And, if …

By Carolyn Sommers
Carolyn Sommers Assistant Director of Career & Professional Development Carolyn Sommers
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Why is networking beneficial to undergrads?

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What comes to mind when you hear the term networking?

The idea of “networking” conjures up a lot of feelings for students – anticipation, hesitation, reluctance – and it’s easy to understand why. We often define networking as a structured, professional, and …

By Kimberly English
Kimberly English Career Advisor Kimberly English
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