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…

 

5 Critical Tips for Professional Emails

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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Applying Online and Not Getting Interviews? Try This…

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One of the great frustrations of job seekers is applying online and then never hearing back from employers. Many candidates refer to it as the “black hole” of job applications.

It is critical for job seekers to understand that when …

By Heidi J. Perman
Heidi J. Perman Assistant Vice Chancellor, Career & Professional Development Heidi J. Perman
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6 TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL PHONE INTERVIEW

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 For many positions there is a step you must pass through before the in-person interview—the phone interview. Employers conduct phone interviews because this is an efficient way to screen through candidates without the time and expense of an onsite interview.

By Patty Hickman
Patty Hickman Director, Graduate Career & Professional Development Patty Hickman
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How to Handle the “What are you going to do when you graduate?” Question Like a Pro!

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As graduation approaches, countless graduating seniors have a sudden urge to avoid all family gatherings and parental phone calls in an attempt to dodge one of the most dreaded questions of the college student experience:

What ARE you going to …

By Heidi J. Perman
Heidi J. Perman Assistant Vice Chancellor, Career & Professional Development Heidi J. Perman
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How Many Internships do Employers Expect?

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One of the best things you can do as a college student is to get an internship (or two!) before you graduate. Consider the following statistics:

50% of employers expect students to have TWO or more internships by the time …

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

Contact other Campus Career Offices

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