Student Employment

What to do when employers reach out to faculty and staff

Are you a DU faculty or staff that:

Has received some form of inquiry from a company or organization in our community about hiring your students?
Wishes they had time to do more with your industry connections but just don’t …

By Richard Rathburn
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2019 Faculty Career Champions Announcement

On Tuesday, September 10, Career & Professional Development announced the 2019 Faculty Career Champion Award winners at the 3rd annual Faculty Career Champion breakfast celebration. Chancellor Jeremy Haefner and Interim Provost Corrine Lengsfeld greeted over 120 Faculty Career Champions.  This …

By Jane Kolb
Jane Kolb Career & Professional Development
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Faculty Tips – Integrating Transferable Skills into Syllabus Learning Outcomes

Faculty are in a great position to link classroom learning to posts-graduation goals to help students see the value of their major coursework and common curriculum requirements. Writing, research, verbal communication, critical thinking, and data analysis are just a few …

By Jane Kolb
Jane Kolb Career & Professional Development
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A Guide to Using Pronouns and Other Gender-Inclusive Language in the Office

Picture this: You’re gathered around the coffee machine one morning with a group of your co-workers when Joe says, “You guys missed a great story Robin told while we were manning the conference booth yesterday. No seriously, dude, she’s so …

By Stacey Stevens
Stacey Stevens Executive Director, Employer Connections & Alumni Career Engagement
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Great Students Don’t Necessarily Make Great Employees—Here’s Why

Katie Parrott’s college career advisor used to put her in the category of “ostrich person.” The term was reserved, she recalls, for students who’d “stick their head in the sand and pretend that school was never going to end.”

In …

By Stacey Stevens
Stacey Stevens Executive Director, Employer Connections & Alumni Career Engagement
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