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
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How to Build Your Personal Brand and Why It’s So Important

The goal of personal branding is to develop an image that conveys a message—ideally one that will boost your career. What follows is a discussion about what personal branding is, why it’s so important, and the methods to use to …

By Ron Stefanski - Vault
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5 Tips to Prepare for a US Government Security Clearance in Advance

Re-sharing an article written by Carmen Iezzi Mezzera, Executive Director of the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs 

Many highly rewarding careers require a security clearance. While the process can be daunting, advance preparation will ensure that you are …

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14 Great Jobs for College Students That Give You “Real World” Skills

There’s a lot going on during your undergraduate years—and not all of it is directly tied to your future career. But at least part of going to college is about getting the skills you need to land your first job …

By Lily Zhang - The Muse
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Preparing Doctoral Students for Non-Academic Pathways

For students pursuing PhDs, the promise of tenure-line academic employment continues to shrink. Depending on which national survey one reads, only 10% to 30% of all PhDs, regardless of discipline, find themselves holding a tenure-track job offer.[1] And yet, …

By Donna Beth Ellard
Donna Beth Ellard Associate Professor of Medieval Literature
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12 Important Data Science Buzzwords in 2021

Every industry has its own jargon, a set of words or phrases that are instantly understood when relayed to another from the same industry, even if the meaning is lost on the average person. Data science is no different. The …

By Sakshi Gupta - Springboard
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Don’t forget about the LinkedIn Group for Korbel!

The Josef Korbel School of International Studies has a deep network of alumni working across the world for a wide array of organizations. From federal and foreign governments, to local NGOs, the Korbel alumni community is one that current students …

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How to react when an employee discloses a disability

This article appeared originally in Fast Company.

One time in a job interview, the hiring manager asked me to tell them about myself. “Tell me about yourself” always feels like a loaded question. What, and how much, am I supposed …

By Haley Moss
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10 Jobs That Are Great for Sociology Majors (Plus Expert Advice on How to Land One)

Sociology is one of those majors with no set path after graduation, which can be scary as you’re planning to enter the workforce for the first time. The trade-off is that you’ll actually have a lot of flexibility in what …

By Rebeca Piccardo - The Muse
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10 Great—and Very Different—Jobs for Economics Majors

As you get ready to graduate with a degree in economics—or maybe as you’re choosing your major—you’re bound to be wondering what sort of jobs you’re qualified for. You likely know that you can go into investment banking or management …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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