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.

How to Build Your Personal Brand and Why It’s So Important

The goal of personal branding is to develop an image that conveys a message—ideally one that will boost your career. What follows is a discussion about what personal branding is, why it’s so important, and the methods to use to …

By Ron Stefanski - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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14 Great Jobs for College Students That Give You “Real World” Skills

There’s a lot going on during your undergraduate years—and not all of it is directly tied to your future career. But at least part of going to college is about getting the skills you need to land your first job …

By Lily Zhang - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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9 Tips for Writing an Engaging Resume

Your resumé is the single most important document for getting noticed by a potential employer. Studies show that, on average, most hiring managers only spend about 6-7 seconds reading resumés, which makes creating an engaging resumé absolutely essential. While every …

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How to Tell If a Company Truly Values Diversity and Inclusion (or Is Just All Talk)

Employers talk a lot about diversity and inclusion. In fact, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a company that doesn’t say they’re diverse and inclusive. Companies make these claims on their web sites, in job descriptions, and at career fairs. But how …

By Victorio Duran III - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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How to Improve Your Problem-Solving Skills (and Show Them Off in Your Job Hunt)

Problem-solving skills are critical for any career path—no matter where you work or what job you have, you’ll face problems big and small all the time. And if you’re on the job hunt, showcasing your problem-solving skills can help you land your dream gig.

By Deanna deBara - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Student Employment Newsletter

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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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