3rd Year

Your third year at DU is an exciting time, especially if you are studying abroad through the Charrington Global Scholars initiative. Your junior year is also a key time to put a strong foundation in place for job searching or applying to graduate school in your senior year.

Study Abroad
If you plan to study abroad during your Junior year, check in with your career advisor before you go. Many large companies recruit for prestigious summer internships during the fall quarter. You will want to ensure you have a plan in place to apply for these programs while abroad. This is particularly true for students interested in summer internships with big accounting and consulting firms.

Upon your return from study abroad, we also encourage you to meet with your career advisor to get tips on effectively integrating your study abroad experience on your resume.

Internships & Research
During your third year at DU you should plan to complete Career Achievement Milestone 3 by completing a high-quality internship or research experience. Visit PCO to search internship opportunities and learn about upcoming career fairs that can help you land a position. Check out UCAN Intern for national postings and the Undergraduate Research Center for tips on gaining research experience.

Grad School
Does the career you are considering require additional education? Now is a great time to learn more – the bulk of your application preparation and planning will happen the summer after your junior year. Meet with your career advisor and check out our Graduate & Professional School page to ensure you have all of the information you need to get started.

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 …

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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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