Parents & Families

Parents & families – welcome to the DU community! As someone who cares about your student’s success, you have an important role to play in helping your family member take the steps necessary to achieve careers and lives of purpose. One of the most important things you can do is simply encourage your student to actively engage in career development throughout their time at DU! Explore this website to learn more about the wide array of support offered to your student and check out the articles below to see sample tips and advice we share with our community.

Research conducted by Gallup shows that students who regularly engage in career development activities during their time in college have better outcomes at graduation and are more likely to be satisfied with their college experience. Additionally, our University of Denver outcomes data shows that students who in an internship or research experience during college are significantly more likely to have their post-graduation plans secured within 6-months of graduation.

LinkedIn Summary Made Easy

Your LinkedIn profile should always include a summary! This is the first thing on your profile and is extremely important as you build your network. It is your digital first impression. Your summary should allow your true, professional self to …

By Ronie Kononova
Ronie Kononova Student Marketing Assistant Ronie Kononova
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2 Ways to Improve Your Social Media Footprint Over Break

Winter Break is here and it’s the perfect time to get cozy and focus inward. Make some cocoa, curl up in your favorite chair, and settle in for some selfie-reflection.

Breaks from school are great times to look over your …

By Kyle Inselman
Kyle Inselman Assistant Director Kyle Inselman
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DU Students and Alumni in Hot Demand!

On Monday, August 22nd, 250 employers visited campus to kick off the recruiting year by attending the 3rd Annual Employer Luncheon. These employers represented a wide variety of industries including consulting, finance, accounting, education, engineering, technology, non-profit, consumer products, hospitality, …

By Julia Nelson
Julia Nelson Assistant Director, Employer Connections "Serving employers seeking candidates in the liberal arts." Julia Nelson
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5 Critical Tips for Professional Emails

Email might not be college students’ favorite form of communication, but it is a critical communication method in the world of work and your job search.  Be certain to make a positive impression by following these 5 quick tips:

1) Reply within …

By Heidi J. Perman
Heidi J. Perman Assistant Vice Chancellor, Career & Professional Development Heidi J. Perman
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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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