Month: February 2020

Inspirations for Black Faces, White Spaces

The Rubenstein School of Environment A Bit of Background Despite the fact I wrote a book about the relationship between African Americans and the environment—and have studied the subject in depth—I don’t refer to myself an “environmentalist.” Most of my years have been dedicated to the arts since I dropped […]

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How Hiring Fits Into Your Business Growth Strategy

By Markey Read Each company’s origin story is unique, but what they all have in common is the opportunity to create a company culture. Like the culture in a petri dish, each company’s environment supports certain types of life forms better than others. Additionally, as the company evolves through the […]

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2019 Summer Internship Award Program

The Summer Internship Award Program through the Career & Professional Development Center is now live and ready for applicants. The Summer Internship Award Program is designed to increase the ability for students to participate in internship opportunities that are unpaid. Internships may be on or off the DU campus. The deadline […]

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Milestone 1: Map Your Path

There are many ways to trace the path of your career journey. One such way is to create a resume or CV to serve as a map depicting where you’ve been, and also provide ideas about where you’re going. Your resume or CV is your career development foundation. Starting early […]

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Salary Negotiation for Graduate Students

Many times, in interviews you will get asked the question, “So, what are your salary expectations?”. You do not want to be caught unprepared for that question. The question is designed really just to give the employer an idea of how close they are to what you need. To be […]

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Milestone 2: Build Your Connections

Build your One DU community of support which includes staff, employers, alumni and friends of the University all eager to support your career and professional success! Why is Building Connections Important? Nationally, about 70% of professionals indicate they found their job through networks and your time at DU is a […]

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The Importance of Proofreading for Your Career

Climbing up the career ladder is never easy, especially when your responsibilities and professional expectations are also rising. We know for a fact that every professional who has big plans for his career must be very attentive to his professional reputation. Your reputation as an employee or as a client […]

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Milestone 3: Gain Experiences

Securing a high quality internship or professional experience that helps you develop the skills necessary for your future is a key step to preparing for your post-graduation goals. We recommend that you target a position within a professional setting under the supervision of a practicing professional. This may include internships, […]

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12 Tips to Crush the Career Fair

Exploring career options in your major? Seeking an internship for the summer? Researching your options for after graduation? An alum looking for a career change? If so, the career fair might be an excellent event to attend. Whether you’re an alum, undergraduate, or graduate student, there’s something for you at our […]

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An Evening with Arrow Electronics!

Are you interested in building a relationship with one of Denver’s top companies and leading employer? Looking to engage in an opportunity to connect with top executives (CIO and others) and learn more about an immersive summer internship program? Then join the University Career Center for An Evening with Arrow Electronics on […]

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Milestone 4: Launch Your Future

You are the sum of your experiences and now is your time to shine! Create your personal, professional narrative and learn to articulate your DU story in a compelling manner for any interview. Why Is Interview Preparation Important? After an employer has read your application, the interview is a chance […]

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