Research shows that nearly 70% of people find their jobs through networking, with some surveys showing the number to be as high as 80-85%. Whether you are an undergraduate student, graduate student or alumni, DU is here to help you build your professional connections so that you can achieve and advance your career aspirations!
Throughout the year, the Career & Professional Development team hosts a wide-array of events that allow for students, alumni and employers to connect around thematic professional areas. Look for Mentor for a Moment events and the Connecting DU series of programs in our events calendar to join these networking sessions.
Global Network of Alumni Volunteers
In addition to formal networking events, we have thousands of alumni around the globe that are eager to support your job search and professional development goals. Visit Pioneer Connect to search over 5,000 volunteers from a wide array of fields ready to provide resume reviews, career advice and introductions. Students and alumni are also encouraged to join the University of Denver Alumni Group on LinkedIn to further network with the DU community of professionals.
Does networking make you nervous? You are not alone! Check out the below articles and resources to get useful tips on this important job search strategy.