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Our mission

CU Boulder Career Services prepares each CU Buff for the ever-changing world of work, empowering students and alumni through education and connection to chart their career path.

Our vision

We work to weave career education into the fabric of the CU Boulder student experience, helping every CU Buff understand their life goals and build confidence in pursuing those goals. We serve the mission of career preparation by making growth and employment opportunities accessible and next steps clear.

We will accomplish this through a campus career ecosystem of students, faculty, staff, industry partners and online resources and tools to support meaningful connections and help every CU Buff reach their individual career goals.

Our values

We believe in:

  • Every student having access to meaningful and practical career education during their time at CU Boulder.
  • Widening access to professional networks and career opportunities.
  • Helping students build and articulate skills to increase their ability to choose their future.
  • Honoring diversity in all its forms and strive to provide inclusive, thoughtful resources that represent the varied experiences of CU Buffs.
  • The power of meaningful work to contribute to personal wellness.

Top six features of our services

  1. MySkills
    There are foundational skills that can be used in any industry, and skills that are in demand for any role you may be seeking.

  2. Major and Career Exploration
    Our career development advisors can help you pick the right major and focus your goals for your future beyond CU Boulder.

  3. Professional Experiences
    Whether it is mentorship you’re after or skill building, short-term experiences or opportunities to explore, we have you covered.

  4. Mock Interviews
    Practice and perfect your interview skills before the real deal.

  5. Resume and Cover Letter Help
    Our career development advisors can help you create and edit these essential documents for applying to jobs and internships.

  6. Career Fairs
    Large events where you can meet with a variety of employers all at once to find jobs and internships.