Natural Sciences & Mathematics (NSM) undergraduate and graduate students discover unique opportunities to develop analytical and deductive reasoning skills whether in the classroom, in the lab or abroad.  The college has an educational model consisting of accessibility to research, innovative faculty and interactive learning experiences. NSM students are prepared to be inquisitive, globally-minded citizens. Career & Professional Development is here to support you as you discover your path, seek out meaningful experiences, internships/jobs or a post-doctoral opportunity as you take your next step after DU.

Drop-In Hours with STEM Career Advisors
College-specific drop-in hours happen every Thursday from 4-5 PM (MST). Join via Zoom to get immediate support. In the fall, weekly drop-in hours with your career advisors will be available. Schedules will be updated here each quarter.

Popular Job/Internship Search Tools for NSM Students
American Mathematical Society
Built In Colorado
BioSpace
LinkedIn Jobs
LabCorp
Confluence Denver
Earthworks
Colorado Nonprofit Association
GISJobs
Idealist
Colorado Bioscience Association
Global Health
Andrew Hudson’s Job List
Additional Resources
Undergraduate Research Center
Pre-Health Advising
Applying to Graduate & Professional School
Sample Resume MA Mathematics (pdf)
Sample Resume BS Biological Sciences (pdf)
Sample Resume BA Environmental Science (pdf)
Sample CV PhD Biophysics (pdf)

Popular Industries for Natural Sciences & Mathematics Undergraduate & Graduate Students
Students graduating from the Natural Sciences & Mathematics have skills that can apply to a wide array of industries. Common areas of employment include healthcare, aerospace, biomedical, sustainability/environment, energy, research, pharmaceutical, actuarial science, education and government.

Popular Entry Level Titles for Undergraduate NSM Students (informed by alum titles)
Clinical Assistant
Lab Technician
Formulation Technician
Data Analyst
Quality Analyst
Medical Scribe
Field Specialist
Energy Analyst
GIS Specialist
Survey Technician
Popular Masters and PhD Titles (informed by alum titles)
Research Assistant
Senior Data Scientist
Post-Doctoral Researcher
Applications Engineer
Professor
Environmental Field Technician
Chemist
Field Specialist
Immunoassay Scientist

Put Your Best Foot Forward and Prepare for the Fall Career Fair Series!

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Are you planning to attend a career fair this fall?

Prepare for the fairs by reviewing these resources shared by the Employer Connections team. We can’t wait to see you at the Fall Career Fair Series!

Tips on Resumes/Cover Letters

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What is Integrated Sciences?

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Integrated Sciences is a great program of study to pursue if you are interested in forging your own path in science, breaking down silos that often exist between the natural and physical sciences. At DU, the major is interdisciplinary; students who …

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Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, and Environmental Science

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If you are interested in Chemistry, you may notice that the University of Denver offers five options for undergraduate study. The first two years of coursework look quite similar for Chemistry students across programs, allowing for time to reflect on …

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Careers for Physics Majors

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Physics majors are fortunate to build a significant technical skill set that suits them well for careers in research, medicine, industry, academia, and so much more. Many Physics majors at DU engage in research both on and off campus, are …

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Staying in Denver after graduation? Don’t give up your college roommate!

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As anyone working or attending college in Colorado, you know the quality of life it can bring.  You already realize it is a great place to live, work and play.  Each year  Career & Professional Development surveys DU recent graduates …

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