Tips for Success on the Job!

Do you have an internship, job, or another exciting opportunity lined up for the summer?

Great!

If you are wondering how to make the most of the experience, and set yourself up for success in the first 30, 60, or …

By Kimberly English
Kimberly English Career Advisor
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Leverage the DU Network to Get Your Foot Into the Door for Policy, Law, & Government

Like any other industry, networking matters, and with the vast number of University of Denver alumni who have found career success in Government, Policy & Law, building those strategic connections can make all the difference.

Whether you’re considering a career …

By Andrew Gupton
Andrew Gupton Career Advisor
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Veterans: Networking Tips

As a veteran you may face many challenges as you transition from active duty or reserve status back into civilian life. One way to reintegrate is to network as there are many opportunities to  connect. The key to being successful is …

By Patty Hickman
Patty Hickman Director, Graduate Career & Professional Development
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Using Social Media to Get a Job in the Hospitality Industry

In the year 1482, Leonardo da Vinci was looking for a job and documented his work history on a piece of paper for an employer he was pursuing. Handing in what is documented as being the first résumé in history, I am …

By Stephanie Van Cleve-DeHerrera
Stephanie Van Cleve-DeHerrera Associate Director, Hospitality Career Services
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Securing a Federal Government Job!

It’s that time of year when graduating college students are seeking that ever-elusive first job, which is time-consuming and stressful. This is especially true for students exclusively looking for jobs with the federal government. Crafting a federal resume and searching …

By Andrew Gupton
Andrew Gupton Career Advisor
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What Wonder Woman and Hermione Granger Can Teach Women about Career Success

I recently talked with an international student who expressed how hard it was for her to write her resume. Culturally, she had been taught that promoting herself was bragging and inappropriate. She came to the U.S. and our DU career …

By Cindy Hyman
Cindy Hyman Director of Alumni Career & Professional Development
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3 Organizations Setting the Bar in Hiring Employees with Autism

 

People with autism are “an untapped reservoir of talent” according to An Employer’s Guide to Managing Professionals on the Autism Spectrum (Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2017). While the range and severity of autism symptoms can vary widely, people with the disorder …

By Beth Wade
Beth Wade Assistant Director, Career & Professional Development
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Internships for Credit

If you have landed an internship, you might be wondering what steps you need to take in order to secure credit for the experience. Below are some important tips and considerations.

Basics of Internship Credit

Some companies will require that …

By Heidi J. Perman
Heidi J. Perman Assistant Vice Chancellor, Career & Professional Development
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Want to Stand Out? Share Your Global Perspective!

“As an international student, how can I stand out in the application process?”

It’s a great question, and one that can lead to rich, engaging conversations. It’s also one of the most frequently asked questions that we respond to in …

By Kimberly English
Kimberly English Career Advisor
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Careers in Geography & GIS

Geography majors build an impressive skill set as they move through the curriculum. They have the chance to learn technical competencies such as remote sensing and GIS, obtain a deeper understanding of our earth and the environment, and build skills in …

By Kimberly English
Kimberly English Career Advisor
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