Undergraduate Students

As an undergraduate student, we encourage you to engage in career development throughout your time at DU starting in your first year. Research shows that students that engage with career development during their time in college have better jobs and salaries at graduation than their less engaged peers. Securing internships and relevant experiences also makes a big impact on graduation outcomes! Start early to be ready to achieve your post-graduation goals.

The Career Achievement Milestones are a great place to start in your career preparation journey. Undergraduate students are expected to complete a minimum of one milestone during each year of your student experience.

MILESTONE 1: MAP YOUR PATH
Identify skills, strengths and interests to complete a resume or CV. Read more…

MILESTONE 2: BUILD YOUR CONNECTIONS
Develop your OneDU community to guide professional success. Read more…

MILESTONE 3: GAIN EXPERIENCES
Fulfill professional experiences that align with your career goals. Read more…

MILESTONE 4: LAUNCH YOUR FUTURE
Master your DU story to ace any interview and prepare for success as a new or continuing professional. Read more…

 

Apply Online Successfully: Learn about Applicant Tracking Systems

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Have you ever wondered what happens when you apply to jobs online? Does it feel like your resume falls into a black hole, never to return? Have you submitted lots of applications online with no responses? Keep reading to learn …

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Tell Your Story – Teaching More Than Just Language

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Kaetlin Henderson is a student in the Josef Korbel School of International studies, graduating this November with her Bachelor’s Degree. She has been able to study International Studies and German as an undergraduate student, and secured an internship as an …

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Tell Your Story – Journalism for Change

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Grace Ganz is a senior at DU, who is getting her Bachelor’s degree from the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Science. She is a double major in Journalism and Music Performance. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Grace was able to …

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Tell Your Story – Connecting Students in Crisis

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Jacqui Tejada is an alumna of the Graduate School of Social Work. She obtained her Master’s degree in social work in 2016. She is now a Student Affairs Case Manager at the University of California San Diego in La Jolla, …

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Tell Your Story – Media for Clean Water

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Danielle Ekstrand is a third-year student obtaining her Bachelor’s degree from the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and the Josef Korbel School of International Studies. She is studying international studies and sociology. She recently completed an internship as …

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Career Resources

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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Student Drop-in Hours

In-Person | Mondays 2:30 – 4:30 pm |Burwell Center

In-Person | Wednesdays 10:00 am-3:00pm |Burwell Center

Virtual |  Thursdays 1:00 – 3:00 pm | Join via Zoom

Virtual | Fridays 2:00 – 4:00 pm | Join via Zoom

Alumni Quick Question Hours & Resume Reviews Available