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

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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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Want to Stand Out? Share Your Global Perspective!

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“As an international student, how can I stand out in the application process?”

It’s a great question, and one that can lead to rich, engaging conversations. It’s also one of the most frequently asked questions that we respond to in …

By Kimberly White
Kimberly White Career Advisor Kimberly White
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Have You Met Your Career Advisors?

Career Fair 2017

Career@DU is a collection of career offices across campus designed to meet the needs of every student. Whether you are a traditional undergraduate, a graduate student in a professional program or a student with unique needs, we’ve got career advisors …

By Kimberly White
Kimberly White Career Advisor Kimberly White
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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

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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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