Welcome to the University of Denver, we are excited to have you join our DU community! Career & Professional Development is here to help you with all aspects of your career journey whether you are looking for your first campus job or wanting to get started on an action plan for your post-graduation goals.

While it might seem early to be thinking about your career plans when you have just started college, there are several steps that are important to complete in your first year at DU:

  • Need a campus job? Check out our Student Employment page for details.
  • Set up your Pioneer Careers This site will allow you to search for campus jobs, internships, register for career events, schedule appointments and more!
  • Complete Career Achievement Milestone 1 by getting your resume updated for college and reviewed by a career staff member.
  • Schedule an appointment with your career advisor on Pioneer Careers or by calling 303.871.2150. Whether you are undeclared or have clear professional goals in mind, a meeting with your career advisor can ensure you are taking the steps necessary for professional success.

Your first-year at DU is an exciting time to meet new people and explore your interests. Joining a student organization can be a great way to meet people, explore passions, and build leadership skills. To learn more about student organization involvement visit Crimson Connect.

Professional Attire Basics: Understanding Dress Expectations for the Interview and at Work

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For some people in their first internship or moving into a new industry, learning about professional dress expectations and business attire can be daunting. What’s the difference between business casual and business professional? What’s appropriate to wear at a start-up? What …

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Build Skills and Earn Money Through Project Work

Are you looking for some ways to earn money and gain experience while being a virtual student? While Pioneer Careers has numerous job and internship listings, there are several sites out there that can connect you with short-term freelance projects …

By Heidi J. Perman
Heidi J. Perman Assistant Vice Chancellor, Career & Professional Development Heidi J. Perman
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5 Internship Facts You Won’t Believe

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Internships can change the trajectory of your intended career path.  They provide valuable insights into an industry, job or employer you’ve been considering.  Plus, employers expect students to have some experience by graduation.  Get inspired and start your search now!

By Mary Michael Hawkins
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Conversation Starters: How to Prepare for Networking Events

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Connecting DU, Mentor-For-A-Moment, Career Fairs, Employer Meet & Greets.  These events are happening all over campus throughout the year and for many they may create anxiety about how to show up and make the most of the connections with DU …

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Career Achievement Milestones

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The Career Achievement milestones are you guideposts to professional success during your time at DU!

Taking time to work on your professional goals throughout your academic career, rather than waiting until graduation, will ensure that you are well prepared for …

By Heidi J. Perman
Heidi J. Perman Assistant Vice Chancellor, Career & Professional Development Heidi J. Perman
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