Ritchie undergraduate and graduate students take advantage of a wide variety of opportunities for hands-on, experiential learning and interdisciplinary collaboration. Students enter the workforce with excellent career prospects, and Denver’s thriving technology communities allow for our students to find their ideal career right here in Colorado. Career & Professional Development is here to support you as you discover your path, seek out meaningful experiences and internships, and take your next step after DU.

Drop-In Hours with STEM Career Advisors
College-specific drop-in hours happen every Thursday from 4-5 PM (MST). Join via Zoom to get immediate support. In the fall, weekly drop-in hours with your career advisors will be available. Schedules will be updated here each quarter.

Popular Industries for Ritchie Students
Students graduating from the Ritchie School of Engineering & Computer Science have skills that can apply to a wide array of industries. Common areas of employment include aerospace, energy, environmental & outdoors industry, biomedical, science & research, robotics, gaming, technology, information technology, engineering & startups.

Popular Job Titles for Ritchie Alumni

Burwell Center for Career Achievement Welcomes Students

BurwellImageCareer

By Sarah Satterwhite

The Burwell Center for Career Achievement opened its doors to students in September, ushering in a new era for DU students and alumni. Within the new building, the most recent of the Denver Advantage campus transformation, undergraduate …

By Sarah Satterwhite
Sarah Satterwhite Profile Picture
Read more »

Put Your Best Foot Forward and Prepare for a Career Fair!

Gradstudent

Are you planning to attend a career fair?

Prepare for the fairs by reviewing these resources shared by the Employer Connections team. We can’t wait to see you at an event!

Tips on Resumes/Cover Letters
Interview Prep Help
Make an …

By Paige Luna
Paige Luna Profile Picture
Read more »

Staying in Denver after graduation? Don’t give up your college roommate!

rent

As anyone working or attending college in Colorado, you know the quality of life it can bring.  You already realize it is a great place to live, work and play.  Each year  Career & Professional Development surveys DU recent graduates …

By Jane Mall
Jane Mall Career & Professional Development Jane Mall
Read more »

Spring Virtual Information Session Recordings

Burwell square

Employer Connections Career and Professional Development presents Virtual Information Sessions hosted by employers actively recruiting for Summer/Fall 2020. Please view the recordings of these virtual events below.

Aspiro Adventure (31:31)
The Blue Bench (38:15)
Centura Health (1:00:12)
Comcast (59:06)
Community …

By Paige Luna
Paige Luna Profile Picture
Read more »

Denver Industry Spotlight: IT-SOFTWARE

email-laptop-computer-marketing-ss-1920

Among all of Denver’s top industries, IT-Software was the fastest growing industry between 2012 and 2017 with a growth rate of over 32%. Denver is also considered a strong and growing technology community, representing (along with Boulder) 45% of the …

By Julia Uchiyama
Julia Uchiyama Profile Picture
Read more »