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.

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

  • So You’re Applying to Grad School, Part 1: Smart Approaches to Begin the Admissions Process | Webinar | Tuesday, Oct. 13 | 12:00-1:00 pm MDT | Learn more
  • Clifton StrengthsFinder Workshop | Virtual Class | Wednesday, Oct. 14 | 4:30-6:00 pm | Learn more
  • So You’re Applying to Grad School, Part 2: Crafting a Successful Application | Webinar | Monday, October 19 | 6:00-7:00 pm MDT | Learn more 
  • The GOLD Series: Maintaining Mental Health During Your Job Search | Webinar | Tuesday, Oct. 20 | 12:00-1:00 pm MDT | Link coming soon
  • Life Sciences Virtual Career Fair | Friday, Oct. 23 | 2:00-5:00 pm MDT | Learn more
  • HireVeterans Virtual Alumni and Graduate Student Career Fair | Tuesday, Oct. 27 and Thurs. Oct. 29 | 10:00-4:00 EDT| Learn more
  • Connecting DU: Careers in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | Webinar | Tuesday, Oct. 27 | 5:00-6:30 pm MDT | Learn more
  • Mentor for a Moment: The Business of Helping | Thursday, Oct. 29 | 5:00-6:30 pm MDT | Learn more
  • Media, Design and Communications Virtual Career Fair | Wednesday, Nov. 11 | 4:00-7:00 pm MT | Learn more

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 | Entrepreneurship | Inspiring Alumni webinar series | Job 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
    • Tuesdays: 4–5 p.m. MT
    • Wednesdays: 9–10 a.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 (coming soon) 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, please email alumnicareers@du.edu for access.

DU Job Board
Are you interested in working at your alma mater? Check here for open positions on the DU Job Board.

Recordings of Prior Career Programs: LGBTQ+ Focus

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Career & Professional Development has hosted several webinars recently. Below, you will find recordings of webinars focused on LGBTQ+ students and alumni, featuring panels of alumni and friends of DU sharing their experiences of being LGBTQ+ in their careers.

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4 Ways to Build a Meaningful Second Act, Even During a Crisis

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In many ways, now seems like a crazy time to talk about your second act. The devastating impact of the coronavirus crisis on our economy, health and psyche has been staggering.

At this juncture, when even simple tasks like taking …

By Nancy Collamer, Author and Founder of MyLifeStyleCareer.com
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How Older Job Seekers Can Increase Their Tech Savvy

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As organizations switch to work-from-home models in the wake of COVID-19 and interviews, on-boarding, and professional development all continue to go virtual, technology has become an even more important piece of the job search puzzle.

While job seekers of all …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
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Feeling Distracted By Current Events? How to Stay Focused and Productive at Work

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Between the COVID-19 pandemic and the national unrest of the past couple of months, many people are feeling overwhelmed and distracted by the news cycle.  And with your news feed vying for your attention at all times, it can feel …

By Joeli Katz - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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Apply Online Successfully: Learn about Applicant Tracking Systems

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Have you ever wondered what happens when you apply to jobs online? Does it feel like your resume falls into a black hole, never to return? Have you submitted lots of applications online with no responses? Keep reading to learn …

By Megan Pritchett
Megan Pritchett Graduate Career Advisor Megan Pritchett
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