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 Wednesday from 3-4 PM (MST). Join via Zoom to get immediate support. Schedules will be updated here each quarter.

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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.

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Top 4 Tips for Graduate School Applications

Hello, I am Brett Semelsberger, currently rounding off my senior year at the University of Denver. Alongside my academic pursuits, I have had the privilege of serving as a career peer advisor at the Burwell Center for Career Achievement, where …

By Brett Semelsberger
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Have You Heard of Micro-Internships? Learn More & Find One Now!

Micro-Internships are short-term, professional assignments that help you build skills, explore career options, and prove yourself to prospective employers. Unlike a traditional internship, these paid opportunities typically range from 5 to 40 hours of work, and many can be completed …

By Mary Michael Hawkins
Mary Michael Hawkins Senior Director, Undergraduate Career & Professional Development
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Ways DU Faculty Can Help Students Create a Rich 4D Experience!

The 4D Experience is DU’s commitment to students’ lifelong learning, engagement, and thriving through the elevation and integration of four dimensions: intellectual growth, character exploration, well-being, and careers and lives of purpose. 

The four dimensions serve as a holistic framework …

By Jane Kolb
Jane Kolb Career & Professional Development
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Colorado Parks and Wildlife Employer Information Session Recording

The Employer Connections Team hosted a Virtual Information Session with Colorado Parks & Wildlife on March 29th, 2022. This DU-specific event is your chance to meet and talk with leaders with Colorado Parks and Wildlife.  CPW is a nationally recognized …

By Paige Luna
Paige Luna Assistant Director, Industry Partner to Education & Community Development, Health & Wellness, Outdoor Recreation, Food & Agriculture, Government & Public Service and Creative Industries
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Comcast Information Session Recording

The Employer Connections Team hosted a Virtual Information Session with Comcast on November 12th, 2021. Meet four area managers from Comcast with active paid internships for you!

Guest information, along with positions available in each area:

Jamie Panagos, Executive Director, VIPER …

By Paige Luna
Paige Luna Assistant Director, Industry Partner to Education & Community Development, Health & Wellness, Outdoor Recreation, Food & Agriculture, Government & Public Service and Creative Industries
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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

Monday 8:00am-4:30pm
Tuesday 8:00am-4:30pm
Wednesday 8:00am-4:30pm
Thursday 8:00am-4:30pm
Friday 8:00am-4:30pm