What Wonder Woman and Hermione Granger Can Teach Women about Career Success


I recently talked with an international student who expressed how hard it was for her to write her resume. Culturally, she had been taught that promoting herself was bragging and inappropriate. She came to the U.S. and our DU career …

By Cindy Hyman
Cindy Hyman Director of Alumni Career & Professional Development
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3 Organizations Setting the Bar in Hiring Employees with Autism

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People with autism are “an untapped reservoir of talent” according to An Employer’s Guide to Managing Professionals on the Autism Spectrum (Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2017). While the range and severity of autism symptoms can vary widely, people with the disorder …

By Beth Wade
Beth Wade Assistant Director, Career & Professional Development Beth Wade
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Funding an Unpaid Internship


Have you learned about an amazing internship, but aren’t sure if you can afford to take the role because it is unpaid? Don’t be discouraged, there are a lot of options that can help make this work! Below you will …

By Heidi Perman
Heidi Perman Executive Director, Career & Professional Development Heidi Perman
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Job Searching with a Chosen/Preferred Name

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It’s the first thing you type in an application form, the biggest text on your resume, and the first thing a potential employer learns about you: your name. What captures us more succinctly and wholly than our name? It’s more …

By Kyle Inselman
Kyle Inselman Career Advisor Kyle Inselman
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Job Offers: 5 Things to Consider


Congratulations! You have a job offer. What to do next? You will likely have to live with the salary for at least a year so now is the time to think about the offer!

Do research on the salary range …

By Patricia Hickman
Patricia Hickman Director, Graduate Career & Professional Development Patricia Hickman
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