Advice for Mid-Career Job Seekers

Job searching is stressful, especially if you’re navigating a change in the middle of your career. Don’t get discouraged. There’s a lot you can do to help position yourself for success. Here are just a few tips on how to …

By Andrew Gupton
Andrew Gupton Career Advisor Andrew Gupton
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Re-Think Your Approach to Work-Life Balance

How many times have you heard advice to draw boundaries between work and home, to set up a separate study space away from where you relax, or keep meticulous track of your time? And how many times have you said, …

By Kyle Inselman
Kyle Inselman Assistant Director Kyle Inselman
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LinkedIn Summary Made Easy

Your LinkedIn profile should always include a summary! This is the first thing on your profile and is extremely important as you build your network. It is your digital first impression. Your summary should allow your true, professional self to …

By Ronie Kononova
Ronie Kononova Student Marketing Assistant Ronie Kononova
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2 Ways to Improve Your Social Media Footprint Over Break

Winter Break is here and it’s the perfect time to get cozy and focus inward. Make some cocoa, curl up in your favorite chair, and settle in for some selfie-reflection.

Breaks from school are great times to look over your …

By Kyle Inselman
Kyle Inselman Assistant Director Kyle Inselman
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Don’t Let Your Career Blow Up in Smoke

Don’t Let Your Career Blow Up in Smoke:
7 Things to know about employment and drug use in Colorado

In 2012, Colorado adopted an amendment to its Constitution (Amendment 64) which legalized the recreational possession and use of marijuana for …

By Mary Michael Hawkins
Mary Michael Hawkins Director, Undergraduate Career & Professional Development Mary Michael Hawkins
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DU Students and Alumni in Hot Demand!

On Monday, August 22nd, 250 employers visited campus to kick off the recruiting year by attending the 3rd Annual Employer Luncheon. These employers represented a wide variety of industries including consulting, finance, accounting, education, engineering, technology, non-profit, consumer products, hospitality, …

By Julia Nelson
Julia Nelson Assistant Director, Employer Connections "Serving employers seeking candidates in the liberal arts." Julia Nelson
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Jobs Outside Academia for PhD’S

JOBS OUTSIDE ACADEMIA FOR Ph.D’S

Do you have a PhD and are now thinking about exploring non-academic career options? The key is being open to applying your skills, abilities and interests in a wide variety of positions and industries.

Here …

By Patty Hickman
Patty Hickman Director, Graduate Career & Professional Development Patty Hickman
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Leverage the Power of Words to Craft Compelling Resume Content

Half the battle of creating strong resumes is in developing content that truly illuminates your strengths and showcases your accomplishments; telling the story of your past experiences in a compelling manner is where most folks struggle. Whether your experience was paid or unpaid, …

By Carolyn Sommers
Carolyn Sommers Assistant Director of Career & Professional Development Carolyn Sommers
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Graduate Research: Writing and Editing

You’ll be writing until there’s no need to write anymore, until you’ve covered your topic sufficiently and the questions are answered. Will it be 60 pages, 90, 150? Just depends. When you get started and throughout, don’t worry about the …

By Maria Kuntz
Maria Kuntz Assistant Director, Advancement Marketing Maria Kuntz
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Graduate Research: Organizing and Planning

Getting organized is key to your success. The thesis will not magically happen. It will not write itself and you cannot absorb theory through pillow osmosis—though that would be nice. A former boss told me that theses and dissertations require …

By Maria Kuntz
Maria Kuntz Assistant Director, Advancement Marketing Maria Kuntz
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