Welcome to Alumni Career & Professional Development! Our team offers support for alumni in all phases of their professional lives. Check out all of our service offerings and resources below.

Alumni who graduated within the last year from a graduate or undergraduate program still have full access to the suite of services offered by their respective career services offices. Access those services exactly as you did as a student. If you graduated from the Sturm College of Law, the Daniels College of Business or earned a graduate degree from the Josef Korbel School of International Studies, you receive lifetime services from the career center in that school. Reach out directly to those offices via the above links. Alumni who are current DU employees may also make an appointment with the Human Resources & Inclusive Community Manager of Talent and Culture at mia.elizardi@du.edu.

Upcoming Events

  • 2021 Career Skills Conference | January 25-29, 2021 | 8 programs |  Learn more & register!
  • Job Club | February 11, 18 and 25, 2021 | Space is limited. Complete this form to participate.
  • Crucial Conversations: How to talk to Coworkers When Emotions are Strong and the Stakes are High | Webinar | February 16, 2021 | Learn more and register!
  • Storytelling in the Job Search: Is Your Personal Narrative a Boost or Boulder? | Webinar | February 23, 2021| Learn more and register!

Recordings of Prior Events
Miss a live program? Or looking for content on a specific career topic? Check out our robust offering of Recordings of Prior Events, available 24/7: Career Advancement | Career Transitions | EntrepreneurshipJob Search (General) | Job Search (Specific Areas) | Leadership | LinkedIn & Social Media | Networking | Resumes & Interviews

Quick Questions Coaching
Sessions may last up to 15 minutes and no appointment is necessary (first come, first served). Call 303.871.4331 during our office hours:

    • Mondays: 9–10 a.m. MT
    • Wednesdays: 9–10 a.m. MT
    • Thursdays: 4-5 p.m. MT
    • Fridays: 9-10 a.m. MT

Resume and LinkedIn Profile Reviews
Email alumnicareers@du.edu with your resume in Word format or a link to your LinkedIn profile. One of our expert career coaches will provide feedback within 4 business days.

Interview Practice
Login to Big Interview to practice interviewing, watch career videos and more. You’ll need a du.edu email. Don’t have one? Call University Technology Services at 303.871.4700 to set up your @alumni.du.edu email address.

Career Coach Referral Program
Looking for more in-depth career, leadership or executive coaching? Check out the Career Coach Referral Program to connect with one of our pre-screened career coaches. Each one offers a free, 15-minute intake appointment and a 20% discount off their regular rates.

Job Postings
Pioneer Careers – Find local and national jobs posted specifically for DU alumni and students. If you do not have a Pioneer Careers account,  email alumnicareers@du.edu for access.
DU Job Board – Find jobs at your alma mater.
DU Law Careers Online – DU Law alumni access this job board for legal openings.
Employers – Learn how to recruit for job or internship openings for entry-level and experienced professionals.

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As of December 31, 2020, the University of Denver, its students, parents and alumni no longer have access to Pioneer Connect.

The 5-year contract expiration was an opportunity to look at other technologies to insure we are providing the best …

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*UPDATED* Career & Professional Development Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Strategic Plan Underway

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The team within Career & Professional Development takes our work around diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) very seriously. DEI values inform and guide our work as a department, and we are committed to ensuring that our services and resources meet …

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If you’re interviewing for a remote job, digging into the culture of the company where you’re hoping to work should be a top priority. And understanding the remote work culture specifically is even more crucial. Why? As experts point out, …

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Some interview questions tell you exactly what they’re looking for. Others take a little more deciphering—“What is your work style?” is one of them.

You might have gotten questions like “What is your management style?” or “What kind of work …

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