Early Career Alumni

The University of Denver provides career support and professional development opportunities to our alumni community with special attention to the needs of young alumni who are just launching their careers.

Did you graduate within the last year?
As you begin your career, you still have access to the full suite of services offered by the campus career offices. This includes 1:1 appointments provided by our student facing team to help you find your first post-graduation job. To schedule an appointment, login to PCO using your DU ID and password or simply call 303.871.2150 for assistance. Forgot your DU ID? Email alumnicareers@du.edu and we can find it for you. To reset your password, call University Technology Services at 303.871.4700.

 

Did you graduate 1-5 years ago?
As an early career alum, you are navigating the beginning stages of your 40-year work life. Whether you want to change jobs, careers, or simply need help figuring out how to succeed where you are, Alumni Career & Professional Development is here to help.

For a full list of services and resources available to you as a early alum, visit our Alumni Career & Professional Development page.

 

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Featured Alumni Resources

Alumni Career and Professional Development Contact Info

Phone
303.871.4331
Address

Burwell Center for Career Achievement
2190 E. Asbury Avenue
Denver, CO 80210

Quick Questions Hours

M 9 AM - 10 AM
T 4 PM - 5 PM
W Closed
TH Closed
F 9 AM - 10 AM

Call for any career related questions!