CU Denver Admissions Blog May 15, 2015

In My Own Words, By Kyra Scrimgeour

Before I came to CU Denver, I didn’t understand how essential it is to live a life with purpose. It’s easy to simply scrape by from day to day, but what’s the point if there’s no meaning behind it? I wanted what I did to mean something, and it was only when I embraced my passions in writing that I found a basis for my life. Suddenly, my time on campus felt less like school, and more like a transformation into the person I wanted to be. This is what learning with purpose is all about. When I tell people that … Read More

CU Denver Admissions May 12, 2015

Get the Most Out of Summer Before College

Congratulations Class of 2015! You made it through the tumultuous high school years and came out a better, stronger human being. College doesn’t start until fall, so what are you supposed to do in the meantime? Here are a few ideas to help you get through the long days of summer (because we know you’re all excited to start school in the fall!). Read Just as athletes have to stay in shape during the off season, students need to keep their minds sharp and strong. Whether you’re reading fiction, online content, or the daily newspaper, get into the habit of … Read More

CU Denver Admissions May 4, 2015

Find an Internship with CU Denver’s InternLink

There are many things to consider when looking for an internship: where to look, when to look and the steps you need to take along the way. The helpful staff at CU Denver’s Experiential Learning Center have the resources to help you narrow down your search. One of those great resources is InternLink. InternLink has many valuable tools to help you find the internship that is right for you and your projected career path. CU Denver students can sign up and search online listings of hundreds of internships and co-ops as well as the option to set up alerts when … Read More

University of Colorado Denver April 20, 2015

Land a Job after College

Spring graduation is rapidly approaching! It’s time to start applying for your dream job. Here are some tips to help you get started. Perfect Your Resume Make sure your resume is updated and lists all of your current skills and accomplishments. List skills that are relevant to the type of career you want to pursue. If you’re interested in several fields, make a couple different resumes and send them out accordingly. Create an Online Presence Employers want to do some research on you and vice versa, so create an online presence with a LinkedIn profile. Even if your profile is … Read More