4th Year +

Congratulations on making it to your final year as an undergraduate student! Your senior year at DU will be full of exciting milestones as you transition to life after graduation. The transition can also feel a little stressful until your post-graduation plans come into focus. The career team can help you develop an action plan that helps you feel supported through this transition.

Job Search
Start your search for post graduate jobs immediately in fall quarter, even if you do not graduate until June. Many large companies plan ahead and what to hire the best talent early in the year. Career fairs, employer information sessions and job postings can all be found on PCO. Check out the college pages on our website for additional job search tools related to your field of study.

Graduate & Professional School
If you plan to apply to graduate and professional school, many applications will be due in the fall quarter of your senior year. Your career advisor can review resumes and personal statements to ensure your application is strong and they can also help you prepare for interviews when they are a requirement for admissions.

Continue Building Your Network
Many students land their first full-time job by networking with other alumni of DU. To help facilitate connections, our team hosts numerous Mentor for a Moment and Connecting DU networking events each year. Visit PCO for a full listing of programs and to register. Pioneer Connect is also a great tool for finding alumni who are eager to support you in your job search as career volunteers. Are you looking to relocate outside of Denver after graduation? Get connected with our Regional Alumni Engagement teams who can help connect you with events and alumni in your target city.

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Winter Student Employment Job Fair!

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Student Employment Newsletter

Each quarter, the Student Employment team sends out a newsletter to student employees and their supervisors with updates, announcements, events, …


Career & Professional Development Contact & Location

Phone
303.871.2150
Address

Burwell Center for Career Achievement
2190 E. Asbury Avenue
Denver, CO 80210

Career & Professional Development Hours

M 8:00am-4:30pm
T 8:00am-4:30pm
W 8:00am-4:30pm
TH 8:00am-4:30pm
F 8:00am-4:30pm

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