Good News for International Studies Master’s Candidates

Advanced degrees in international studies, and specifically international security studies, are becoming more desirable in the professional field. In September of 2020, National Student Clearinghouse presented a study that showed master’s programs had risen by 6% in 2019 across all …

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5 Ways Entry-Level Employees Can Advocate for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Work

Diversity and inclusion have long been buzzwords that companies parade—often for marketing purposes. But in the past few years, more and more job seekers and employees, particularly millennials and Gen Z, are vetting companies by their diversity and inclusion track …

By Anisa Purbasari Horton - The Muse
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Fellowship Timelines

Korbel graduate students often are interested in the fellowships and nationally competitive merit award during their time at Korbel or following graduation to begin their careers. The Office of Career and Professional Development at the Korbel School is here to …

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Assessing Organizational Culture

One of the most important things to consider when beginning your job search as you prepare to graduate from the Josef Korbel School of International Studies is what kind of culture you want your future employer to have. Organizational culture …

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Have You Heard of Micro-Internships? Learn More & Find One Now!

Micro-Internships are short-term, professional assignments that help you build skills, explore career options, and prove yourself to prospective employers. Unlike a traditional internship, these paid opportunities typically range from 5 to 40 hours of work, and many can be completed …

By Mary Michael Hawkins
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Career & Professional Development Launches Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Plan

The diversity, equity & inclusion strategic plan for Career & Professional Development ensures our services meet the unique needs of all stakeholder groups. In alignment with the unifying philosophy recently outlined by the Office for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, we …

By Heidi J. Perman
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What Can You Do With a Math Major? 10 Great Jobs to Explore

It’s not rocket science for me to guess that if you’re a math major—or potential math major—you likely love numbers and problem-solving. But what can you do with that passion once you get your degree? As someone who advises college …

By Meredith Pepin - The Muse
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Meet the 2021 Faculty Career Champions!

Career & Professional Development is thrilled to announce the 2021 Faculty Career Champion awardees.  This student nominated faculty award is now it is 5th year and we are again very moved to hear from students about the great DU faculty …

By Jane Kolb
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8 Benefits and Perks That Can Help Parents Thrive at Work and at Home

If there’s one thing working parents learned during the coronavirus pandemic, it’s that it’s not enough to simply have a job—it’s important to work for an organization that understands and makes accommodations for the unique challenges parents face.

This is …

By Leah Campbell - The Muse
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Two New Tools to Help Faculty and Students Connect with Alumni

Volunteer DU allows you to describe what you need and when, post the opportunity and collect the names of alumni interested in helping. Examples of how you might use Volunteer DU are:

Find classroom speakers
Find competition judges
Event or …

By Cindy Hyman
Cindy Hyman Director of Alumni Career & Professional Development Cindy Hyman
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