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.

8 Steps to a Successful Interview

The Career & Internship Fair is tomorrow!  Be prepared for the interviews that result from your connections at the Fair.

1.       Research

a.       Employer website, news feeds, talk to alumni or others who already work there

b.      Dissect the job …

By Mary Michael Hawkins
Mary Michael Hawkins Director, Undergraduate Career & Professional Development Mary Michael Hawkins
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5 Critical Tips for Professional Emails

Email might not be college students’ favorite form of communication, but it is a critical communication method in the world of work and your job search.  Be certain to make a positive impression by following these 5 quick tips:

1) Reply within …

By Heidi J. Perman
Heidi J. Perman Assistant Vice Chancellor, Career & Professional Development Heidi J. Perman
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How to Handle the “What are you going to do when you graduate?” Question Like a Pro!

As graduation approaches, countless graduating seniors have a sudden urge to avoid all family gatherings and parental phone calls in an attempt to dodge one of the most dreaded questions of the college student experience:

What ARE you going to …

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