Daniels Career Services offers tools, resources and engagement opportunities that help students realize their career goals. As students explore career options, prepare for interviews, advance their individual professional development, and build successful business networks, Daniels Career Services supports students by customizing assistance and aligning programming.  The Daniels Career Services staff also develop relationships with company recruiters so they can easily engage with, recruit and hire Daniels students for jobs and internships. We offer career development events, such as career fairs, Meet & Greets and Info Sessions, in collaboration with our employer partners and which help bring students and company recruiters together. We are here to support students as they develop their skills and career interests and provide opportunities for them to connect with employers.

Career Appointments
Get individualized attention specific to your career goals by meeting with one of our experienced graduate or undergraduate career coaches. Gain understanding of internship and job opportunities that align with you and your desired career, and how to best prepare for them. Typical topics covered during appointments are:

  • Résumés and cover letters
  • LinkedIn reviews
  • Interview preparation and mock interviews
  • Career development and exploration
  • Job search strategies
  • Reviewing job offers
  • Salary negotiations

Book an appointment with a career coach for a personalized approach to your job search and career development and to gain an understanding of how to use the resources available to DU students.  To book an appointment, go online through Pioneerweb (DU ID Required). Go to the Student tab and select Make an Appointment. Flexible and extended hours are available.

Graduating in the Age of COVID-19
Job searching can feel like a daunting process, but even more so for those graduating during these unique and difficult times. Graduating in the Age of COVID-19 is a special resource to help you develop an effective job search strategy and includes tips and resources unique to this economic environment.

Graduating in the Age of COVID – Undergraduate Guide (pdf)
Graduating in the Age of COVID – Graduate Guide (pdf)

 

Top Job/Internship Search Tools for Daniels Students
Pioneer Careers – New job postings from individual firms who are targeting Daniels students.
Pioneer Connect– Connect with DU alumni to exchange career and professional development advice and find a job.
UCAN Internships – Access to a broad range of national opportunities for undergraduates
Student Internship Handbook – Quick reference guide to securing internships.
Andrew Hudson’s Job List
LinkedIn Jobs
Indeed
Additional Resources
LinkedIn News– Business news and insights you need to stay informed.
Google News – World-wide up-to-date news coverage.
Big Interview – Virtual interview practice.
O*Net – Descriptions of the world of work.
Vault– The best company and industry rankings and reviews.

 

2020 Faculty Career Champions

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The 2020 Faculty Career Champions have been selected!  For the past four years, Career & Professional Development has asked students what faculty members have made a significant contribution to their career and professional development path.  This year over 400 students …

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Denver Industry Spotlight: FINANCIAL SERVICES

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As the largest financial hub between Los Angeles and Chicago, the Metro Denver region employs around 101,560 individuals in over 14,000 financial service companies. Over the past five years, the financial services industry has grown over 10%, with 80% of …

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Denver Industry Spotlight: BEVERAGE PRODUCTION

Since 2014, Colorado craft beer has grown to a $3 billion industry, achieving the highest economic impact per capita of any state in the nation. Colorado also places second in the highest number of craft breweries in the nation, topping …

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Connecting DU: Sustainability Careers – Creating Engaging Networking Opportunities

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As part of IMPACT 2025, DU is actively striving to engage students with networking opportunities that offer ways to connect to alumni and employers in a fun and casual atmosphere that takes the fear out of networking.   Career & Professional …

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Using Social Media to Get a Job in the Hospitality Industry

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In the year 1482, Leonardo da Vinci was looking for a job and documented his work history on a piece of paper for an employer he was pursuing. Handing in what is documented as being the first résumé in history, I am …

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