Faculty and staff members play a critical role in students’ professional development by not only educating them in the classroom but also guiding the decisions they make about course offerings, graduate school choices, and career opportunities.

By working with Career & Professional Development faculty and staff can enhance students’ professional growth through a variety of career workshops, resources, and services to help integrate career development into the classroom and beyond.  Career & Professional Development also offers employer and alumni hosted events throughout the academic year for students to gain information, learn about career development resources and begin building their professional network through the Career Achievement Milestones.

Faculty Tips for Integrating Career Development into the Classroom

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Integrating career development into the classroom is a great way to ensure students see the connections between coursework and their future career or continuing education goals.  According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), or Higher Education, Below …

By Jane Mall
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Undergraduate Research for Career Preparation

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Have you ever thought about scholarly research in your field as career preparation for your students? It’s clear that research is helpful for students on a grad school track, both for helping them decide if they really want to do …

By Mark Siemens
Mark Siemens Director. Undergraduate Research Center | Associate Professor, Physics & Astronomy
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Creating Remote Assignments for Student Employees

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Work with you student employee to create project-based learning opportunities. Project based learning is having students design, develop and construct hands-on solutions to a problem. Take these 4 steps: 1) Identify the problem, 2) Devise a solution, 3) Design and …

By Stacey Stevens
Stacey Stevens Director of Student Employment Stacey Stevens
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Student Employees and the Fall Return-to-Campus Plan

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Many supervisors are wondering how the Fall Return-to-Campus Plan might impact their student employees. While we encourage you to honor your student employees’ comfort levels, the nature of the position duties may require on-campus work. It’s important to be aware …

By Stacey Stevens
Stacey Stevens Director of Student Employment Stacey Stevens
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How Faculty Can Infuse Career Development Into the Classroom

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Faculty Career Champions at DU have helped students in their career development journeys in so many ways. We asked one of the 2018 faculty champions, Jessica Reinhardt, to share some successful tips for infusing career into the classroom that can …

By Jane Mall
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