2nd Year

Congratulations on successfully navigating your first year at DU. As a second-year student, you might be clarifying your interests and starting to think more about your career plans as well as the steps needed to achieve those goals.

Career Exploration
If you haven’t yet declared a major, you will need to do so by the time you have earned 75 credits. If you are feeling confused and questioning your plans, an appointment with your career advisor can help. Also check out the Career Exploration section of our site for tips, resources and events specifically intended for those that are exploring options.

Internships & Experience
Did you know that 50% of employers expect you to have 2 or more internships or related experiences by graduation? Your second year is the time to start building your resume to be marketable for your future goals. Internships are available year-round in the Denver area. Visit PCO to search internship opportunities and learn about upcoming career fairs that can help you land a position. Want to do an internship in another part of the country? Check out UCAN Intern for national postings.

Build Your Connections
Your second year at DU is a great time to begin building a strong professional network. As a second-year student, you should plan to complete Career Achievement Milestone 2 by attending a networking event or meeting with a professional in your field of interest to gain tips or advice. Check out our events page for a listing of upcoming networking events and check out our networking page for additional tips on making the most of these interactions.

2021 Summer Internship Award Program

The Summer Internship Award Program through Career & Professional Development is now live and ready for applicants! The Summer Internship Award Program is designed to increase the ability for students to participate in internship opportunities that are unpaid. Internships may …

By Sarabeth Morofsky
Sarabeth Morofsky Associate Director, Career & Professional Development Sarabeth Morofsky
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Promoting Yourself to Employers – New Feature in PCO

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Career & Professional Development encourages you to connect with employers directly to increase your chances at getting a job or internship. Consider promoting yourself to employers directly through the PCO career platform.  On March 12th, approved Employers will be invited …

By Mary Michael Hawkins
Mary Michael Hawkins Director, Undergraduate Career & Professional Development Mary Michael Hawkins
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Internships: 5 Tips To Career Success

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Internships are not just a good idea, they are critical to your career success. Here are 5 reasons why they are important:

Employers want to see experience—Classroom knowledge is essential, but employers also want to see work experience on …

By Patty Hickman
Patty Hickman Director, Graduate Career & Professional Development Patty Hickman
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Tell Your Story – Teaching More Than Just Language

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Kaetlin Henderson is a student in the Josef Korbel School of International studies, graduating this November with her Bachelor’s Degree. She has been able to study International Studies and German as an undergraduate student, and secured an internship as an …

By Grace Braddish
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Tell Your Story – Journalism for Change

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Grace Ganz is a senior at DU, who is getting her Bachelor’s degree from the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Science. She is a double major in Journalism and Music Performance. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Grace was able to …

By Grace Braddish
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Burwell Center for Career Achievement
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