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

University of Colorado Denver April 13, 2015

Why Attend College in Denver?

There’s so many reasons why Denver is one of the fastest growing cities in America. Over 300 days of sunshine, close proximity to the Rocky Mountains, and Peyton Manning as a starting quarterback sure do help attract new residents. But let’s take a look at some numbers in regards to why studying and working in Denver is so appealing. To start, Denver’s unemployment rate is 2 percent less than the national average of 6 percent. That means more opportunities for a job when you graduate, and with hands-on experience from CU Denver, you’ll get an upper-hand in the healthy business … Read More

University of Colorado Denver April 6, 2015

Have You Checked Out Inworks?

Are you into taking risks? Do you like to think outside the box and combine ideas from multiple disciplines? Do you ponder about the world’s most challenging problems and think of new ways to solve them? If you answered yes to any, or all of these questions, check out Inworks. Inworks is a program here at CU Denver that encourages creativity and offers courses and workshops in design-thinking and problem-solving, rapid prototyping, entrepreneurship and personal development, and global issues including health and education. The Inworks studio, which resides in a glass-enclosed space on CU Denver’s campus, is full of the … Read More

University of Colorado Denver March 26, 2015

Your Guide to Internships

Going to classes and learning on-campus is just one part of the college experience. A real world experience at an off-campus internship is another valuable part of landing that dream job. In fact, it’s one of the most important things you can do as a college student! So how do you land your dream internship? First off, establish how much time you have to devote to an internship. Part-time? Full-time? Over your summer break? An internship is a job and you have to be there when you say you can. Many internships are flexible when it comes to your school … Read More