First Generation Students & Alumni

Navigating college and career is complex for all students, but can be especially challenging if this experience is new to you and your family. Many of the team members within Career & Professional Development were first in their families to go to college, so many of us can related to your experiences!

We recommend that all students meet with their career advisor during their first year at DU. During the meeting, the staff member will learn about your professional interests and ensure you are taking the right steps throughout your college experience to set you up for success with your goals. We can also tell you about the role of Career & Professional Development so you understand how we support you throughout your college journey.

Check out our below article Career Tips for First Generation College Students which includes career tips as well as questions you can ask your career advisor.

2021 Summer Internship Award Program

The Summer Internship Award Program through Career & Professional Development is now live and ready for applicants! The Summer Internship Award Program is designed to increase the ability for students to participate in internship opportunities that are unpaid. Internships may …

By Sarabeth Morofsky
Sarabeth Morofsky Associate Director, Career & Professional Development Sarabeth Morofsky
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It’s Hiring Season!

Resume Review

You may not realize that January and February are prime hiring seasons on college campuses for both full-time jobs and internships. Many organizations looking to hire June grads and summer interns start early in the calendar year to ensure they …

By Heidi J. Perman
Heidi J. Perman Assistant Vice Chancellor, Career & Professional Development Heidi J. Perman
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What to Expect: Visiting Career & Professional Development

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Is the concept of a college career office or career advisor new to you? You’re not alone! Most people haven’t had much experience with the concept of career counseling or career coaching until they get to college.  Career & Professional …

By Heidi J. Perman
Heidi J. Perman Assistant Vice Chancellor, Career & Professional Development Heidi J. Perman
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*UPDATED* Career & Professional Development Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Strategic Plan Underway

DEI Phases

The team within Career & Professional Development takes our work around diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) very seriously. DEI values inform and guide our work as a department, and we are committed to ensuring that our services and resources meet …

By Heidi J. Perman
Heidi J. Perman Assistant Vice Chancellor, Career & Professional Development Heidi J. Perman
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Professional Attire Basics: Understanding Dress Expectations for the Interview and at Work

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For some people in their first internship or moving into a new industry, learning about professional dress expectations and business attire can be daunting. What’s the difference between business casual and business professional? What’s appropriate to wear at a start-up? What …

By Kyle Inselman
Kyle Inselman Assistant Director Kyle Inselman
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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

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Student Drop-in Hours

In-Person | Mondays 2:30 – 4:30 pm |Burwell Center

In-Person | Wednesdays 10:00 am-3:00pm |Burwell Center

Virtual |  Thursdays 1:00 – 3:00 pm | Join via Zoom

Virtual | Fridays 2:00 – 4:00 pm | Join via Zoom

Alumni Quick Question Hours & Resume Reviews Available