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Darby Pappas and the Nerdy Side of Marketing

Darby Pappas, a junior at the University of Denver (DU), has never been afraid to go after what she wants and getting a marketing internship for the summer was no different. As one of the nine 2016 recipients of the Career Services Summer Internship Award, Darby had the opportunity to work […]

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Broaden Your Network with Pioneer Connect

You’ve likely heard how important it is to network. Professors, family, career advisers—everyone insists that a strong network is just as important to achieving your professional goals as a resume or cover letter. That’s all well and good—but how do you build up such a network? LinkedIn is a good […]

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I sem – Special English – Language Families

What is a language family?Most languages belong to language families. A language family is a group of related languages that developed from a common historic ancestor, referred to as protolanguage (proto– means ‘early’ in Greek). The ancestral language is usually not known directly, but it is possible to discover many of […]

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When it’s time to ask for a raise

Asking for a raise certainly falls into the category of things outside the comfort zone: it may be weird, difficult, and intimidating. Addressing a boss for a salary inquiry has always been one of the things that employees fear because, simply saying, some bosses may face it with a negative […]

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DU Career Services New Instagram!

If you’re looking for a favorite new Instagram account to follow, well, look no further than the new DU Career Services official Instagram page @DUCareerServices. The page will provide you with all Career Center updates from reminders of when the next career fair is happening to learning resume tips recommended […]

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How to Bounce Back After a Career Setback

It’s frustrating when friends and family members use clichés after you suffer a career setback. You don’t want to hear that another door will open when one closes when you are panicking about losing a job or failing to get a promotion. As time passes and you gain some clarity, […]

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I Sem – Special English – Linguistics

Linguistics is the scientific study of language. By this we mean language in general, not a particular language. If we were concerned with studying an individual language, we would say ‘I’m studying French… or English,’ or whichever language we happen to be studying. But linguistics does not study an individual […]

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Leveraging Social Media for Career Exploration

Often, when we think of social media and career development, we think of networking and connecting to new people. Certainly this is a useful benefit of social media. But did you know that social media can be helpful for your career at any stage, even before you’re ready to start […]

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Rising Tech Jobs in 2018: Where You Should Apply

Even though technology has become pervasive throughout every part of our daily lives, vacancies in the IT sector aren’t quite as prevalent. But there are some positions in the sector which are growing in demand, and poised to become some of 2018’s hottest IT jobs. Cloud Architect Everyone is making the switch […]

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I sem – Special English -Language and Identity

F. de Saussure defined language structurally as a system of signs used for communication. The signs are arbitrary (made up) and language is a social phenomenon. Language has two basic functions: communication and identity. We will deal with the communicative and linguistic aspects in other chapters. Here we will consider […]

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4 Tips for Surviving Super Day

For a term that sounds like so much fun, Super Day can often be one of the most stressful days during the interview process. Super day is the final round of interviews, typically for financial firms, at which point a small group of candidates participates in hopes of landing an […]

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I Sem-General English – Mini Teaching Vs. Micro Teaching

MINI TEACHING LESSON PLAN (for presenters) Name:                                                                  Subject: Grade Level:                                                        Date: OBJECTIVES: The student will be able to: [Identify each objective (what you want your students to learn or accomplish) by number, using appropriate verbs that indicate measurable objectives.  Additionally, be sure not to confuse objectives with goals.] MATERIALS: [In a […]

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7 Daily Affirmations for Frustrated Job Seekers

Once upon a time . . . I was invited into a final round of interviews for my next dream job. Like a good lil’ candidate, I went straight to LinkedIn to research my interviewers and prepare for who I would be speaking with. For no good reason, my subconscious began eliminating […]

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Grammar-Translation Method

Grammar – Translation Method Grammar Translation Method or Classical Method is the oldest method of teaching English in India. “Under the translation method, the meaning of English words, phrases, and sentences is taught by means of word – to –word translation into the mother tongue” says H. Champion. This method is […]

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8 Employee Benefits for Working Parents

We would all love to be able to stay home and take care of the kids without having to worry about going to work. But, for most of us, this just isn’t financially feasible. Raising kids is expensive, and even for those who have full-time employment, it can still be […]

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A Marketing Career Can Show You the World

Few careers can claim the opportunity for world travel that marketing contains. If you have a passion and desire to see the world, travel as much as you’d like, and experience the wonderful magic of unparalleled experiences, a marketing career would be a great choice for you. We’ll explore some […]

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