Month: February 2020

Skill Series #3: Written Communication

Why is it important to write well? What does ‘writing well’ mean, anyway? Every day I read resumes, cover letters, personal statements, essays and email and text messages. So do you. Have you ever gotten a text that made no sense? Was the verb or subject missing? Maybe you thought […]

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Start Your Job or Internship Search NOW

Do you plan on having a job or internship lined up for June 2018?  Think if you get started looking in March you’ll be way ahead of the game?  Think again!!  Recruiting has started happening earlier and earlier every year as companies compete for the best talent. There are currently […]

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7 Tips to Succeed at the Career and Internship Fair

Download the App—Check the online list of companies attending or download the Pioneer Life App for the most detailed information about who is attending, employer contact information and what positions they have open. Prioritize and do your research. Employers expect you to come prepared. Be Open to Exploring—Regardless of your class year, or if you are […]

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What to do with a Media, Film, & Journalism Major?

Careers for Media, Film & Journalism Majors WHAT IS A MEDIA, FILM, AND JOURNALISM STUDIES MAJOR? The University of Denver’s program in media, film and journalism studies focuses on a broad-based understanding of the role and operation of the media in contemporary society. The program prepares students for the competitive and continually […]

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LinkedIn + Natural Sciences Majors = Success?

Our career advisors support many students through the internship and job search, and LinkedIn is always an interesting topic of conversation. Many students aren’t on LinkedIn, and this is often the case for DU alumni in Natural Sciences & Mathematics as well. In my experience, the students who are on […]

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One negative employee can bring down others

A wealth of current research tells us that the most critical factor in controlling undesirable turnover and increasing retention of talented people are the skills of managers. People join companies but they leave managers. Satisfied employees are critical to the success of your business. If they’re not happy on the […]

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Employed by Graduation: T– 60 Days

Calling all Seniors and graduating Master’s, J.D. and Ph.D. students! You’ve been working hard, the registrar just sent out commencement and cap and gown information and you are ready to graduate – but are you ready to start your career? Graduation is just two months away and while that might seem […]

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Learn & Play at Career Carnival!

Visit our first ever Career Carnival to meet career staff in a fun atmosphere! At this event, Career Advisors will help students set up their Pioneer Careers accounts and teach students about the new career milestones for each year during the student experience. Once students visit the career services tent, […]

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My Way to Score the Job

Often the students are not worried about their future when they come to the university. They do not think about how easy will it be to find a job after graduation. One day it occurred to me: the incredible emotions and feelings engulfed me when I was on the path […]

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