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 …

By Jane Mall
Jane Mall Career & Professional Development Jane Mall
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5 Tips to Beat the Heat and Still Dress Professionally

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Professional attire may seem at odds with hot weather. In fact, the ubiquity of business suits is one of the reasons offices pump the A/C high in the summer, to such an extent that in Japan the government has sponsored …

By Kyle Inselman
Kyle Inselman Career Advisor Kyle Inselman
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Alumna, Robin Colombin, Building Community in Benin

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A few days before Christmas I touched base with Robin Colombin over a Facebook messenger phone call. Robin (BS ’16, international business, minor in fine art) is stationed with the Peace Corps in rural Benin and traveled two hours to …

By Maria Kuntz
Maria Kuntz Assistant Director, Advancement Marketing Maria Kuntz
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Women Outnumber Men in Small Business Ownership

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It may surprise you to learn that of new businesses formed, a majority of them are women-owned. According to an April 2017 Forbes.com article, while national new-business formation rates were at 9% in 2016, a whopping 45% were women-owned businesses! …

By Grace Goodman
Grace Goodman Assistant Director, Alumni Career & Professional Development Grace Goodman
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Considering a Gig Job? Here’s What You Should Know.

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Gig jobs are those where workers earn money based on the task, or “gig” they complete. Gig workers are typically independent contractors or free-lancers who work part-time, without benefits, sometimes for multiple companies. There has been a lot of buzz …

By Cindy Hyman
Cindy Hyman Director of Alumni Career & Professional Development
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