8 Ways Volunteer Work Opportunities Can Improve Your Resume

A common misconception in the job seeking world today is that if it’s not completely relevant then it is definitely unnecessary. This does not always hold true, mainly because “relevant” is a subjective term. It’s such a task to cram …

By Rob Madisson
Rob Madisson Marketing Manager
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Real World Advice: Transitioning from College to the Workforce

Are you preparing to complete your degree and start working full time? Would you appreciate a few words of wisdom from people who have been in your shoes? The United States Patent and Trademark Office helps inventors and entrepreneurs introduce …

By Ronie Kononova
Ronie Kononova Student Marketing Assistant Ronie Kononova
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Mentoring in the Workplace


Looking for a way to enhance your professional and personal skills in the workplace?  Finding a mentor is a great way to do just that!  Mentoring programs are becoming a standard in many organizations.  According to Chronus Corporation, over 71 % …

By Maria Kuntz
Maria Kuntz Assistant Director, Advancement Marketing Maria Kuntz
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4 Lies You Tell Yourself to Avoid Setting Up Informational Interviews

If you’re looking for a job, odds are you’ve heard you should set up some informational interviews. (Refresher: They’re the coffee meetings you go on with networking contacts to get an insider perspective on their industry or role.)

You know …

By The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Resume Hacks: The Time-Saving Magic of Tab Stops

We’ve all been there—messing around with countless settings in Google Drive or Word trying to make the resume look just right. Especially when it comes to aligning locations and dates to the right margin, it can seem like a delicate …

By Kyle Inselman
Kyle Inselman Assistant Director Kyle Inselman
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Help! What do I put in my resume?

“Can I see your resume?” “Bring a copy of your resume!” “You need a resume!” “Update your resume!”

How many different messengers in your life have shared one of these “helpful” comments as you prepare for an internship or job …

By Julia Nelson
Julia Nelson Assistant Director, Employer Connections "Serving employers seeking candidates in the liberal arts." Julia Nelson
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Finance A to Z

It doesn’t matter how brilliant an entrepreneur or skilled an artisan you are, without some basic financial knowledge, even the best business ideas can falter and fail. Here we offer some key vocabulary words courtesy of Investopedia.com and Salary.com to …

By Grace Goodman
Grace Goodman Assistant Director, Alumni Career & Professional Development
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Diplomat in Residence- Stewart Devine

Stewart Devine is the United States Department of State Diplomat-In-Residence for the Rocky Mountains region. His office is based in the Josef Korbel School of International Studies here at the University of Denver. He is available as a resource, not …

By Korbel Careers
Korbel Careers
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Why Should Alumni Use a Career Coach?

Are you a DU alum looking for a new job? Thinking about changing careers? Looking for that perfect pre-retirement gig? Then perhaps a career coach is the right option for you. You wouldn’t ask the local dry cleaner to fix …

By Cindy Hyman
Cindy Hyman Director of Alumni Career & Professional Development
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Get Help With the Do’s and Don’ts of Pioneer Careers

You’ve seen the announcements and the posts about our exciting new platform for Pioneer Careers.  Still need some help in learning how to use it? We’ve created 4 short videos to help you maximize the useful tools in Pioneer Careers:

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By Mary Michael Hawkins
Mary Michael Hawkins Director, Undergraduate Career & Professional Development Mary Michael Hawkins
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