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 a young alum, you are navigating the early 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 young alum, visit our Alumni Career & Professional Development page.

 

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Grace Goodman Assistant Director, Alumni Career & Professional Development
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Featured Resources


Career Coach Referral Program – DU Alumni Coaches

These pre-vetted coaches, all DU alumni, have agreed to offer a discount off their regular rates to other alumni.

Career Coach Referral Program – Friends of DU Coaches

These pre-vetted coaches, all friends of DU, have agreed to offer a discount off their regular rates to DU alumni.


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

M 8:00am-4:30pm
T 8:00am-4:30pm
W 8:00am-4:30pm
TH 8:00am-4:30pm
F 8:00am-4:30pm

Contact other Campus Career Offices