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.

On-Boarding Checklist for Student Employees

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Follow the checklist below to successfully on-board your student employee(s).
Prior to First Day
Create training & 1:1 meeting plan for the quarter.
Schedule time to greet student and complete first day agenda items.
Send the New Hire Survey via …

By Stacey Stevens
Stacey Stevens Director, Student Employment Stacey Stevens
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Career Skills for Student Employees

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Student employees have the opportunity to learn important career skills in their student employment positions. Learning these skills now, in an educational environment and with a great supervisor, makes them more prepared for the world of work. What are the …

By Stacey Stevens
Stacey Stevens Director, Student Employment Stacey Stevens
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Supervisors Achieve Series: Winter 2021

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For any and all on-campus supervisors (staff and faculty!). Trainings are available at the times below as well as on-demand. If the pre-scheduled time does not work for you, we can work with you on a time that does. Check …

By Stacey Stevens
Stacey Stevens Director, Student Employment Stacey Stevens
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Supporting Your Doctoral Students’ Career Exploration Beyond Academia

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Being a faculty advisor to your doctoral students is a lot of responsibility and part of your role involves providing advice about the career options that your advisees can pursue. These conversations while difficult are increasingly important as the job …

By Patty Hickman
Patty Hickman Director, Graduate Career & Professional Development Patty Hickman
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Pioneer Connect to be Sunsetted and Replaced

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As of December 31, 2020, the University of Denver, its students, parents and alumni no longer have access to Pioneer Connect.

The 5-year contract expiration was an opportunity to look at other technologies to insure we are providing the best …

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