CU-Denver---2016-Internships-2 February 1, 2016

Internships at CU Denver

Participating in a college internship is one of the most beneficial things a student can do. Not only can you add it to your resume, but it gives you real world experience in the field before you’ve earned the degree. Here are five of the greatest benefits to interning: Experience – The first thing that comes to mind and the reason most people take an internship is the experience. A valuable internship offers insights into a field that you just can’t get by sitting in a classroom, and being able to use your classroom knowledge on the job means you’re … Read More

January 5, 2016

Everything You Need to Know About On-Campus Housing

Living on-campus is a great way for students to get to know the area, as well as their fellow classmates! Dorm life places you in a building with students from all over the country that are starting their college careers, just like you. Here are some tips to make the best of on-campus: Think about what really matters when you pick a dorm – If you’ve decided on a major, living closer to that department might help you be on time for your classes. If your goal is to stay fit throughout the year, living near the gym or track … Read More

Job Opportunities on Campus

Many students hold part-time jobs both on and off-campus during their time at CU Denver. This can help with tuition or give students extra cash for the weekends! At the University of Colorado-Denver we have multiple opportunities for students to work on-campus, getting to know the school and acquiring additional experience. When working for the school as a student, you’ll take on one of two types of employment: hourly or work-study. To qualify for work-study, students must submit a FAFSA and be awarded money in the form of work-study. They must also be enrolled in at least 6 credits as … Read More

5 Things to Do Before You Choose Your Major

It is more common than you might think for students to be undecided about their major when they start, or even into their second year! Though it may be tempting to just pick something, take a look at our list of 5 things to do before you decide and you’ll be much more informed and ready to commit: Look back at your classes – Even classes you took because you had to can tell you something about where your skills and interests lie. Consider each class by how well you did and how much you enjoyed it. Then think about … Read More