Your interview prep checklist

By the time you get to an interview, the employer has already decided that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. This is an opportunity for them to decide if you will be a good fit and contribute to the team. It is your chance to highlight your experiences,...

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Tips for finding a job before graduation

It’s your final year of college! While it may seem too early to start thinking about your job search, some companies begin recruiting as early as October, so it can be helpful for you to start preparing now. Those who wait for the spring semester may find that they missed...

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4 things to do after completing your summer internship

Internships can be crucial in developing new skills and understanding the world of work. As your summer internship wraps up, now is a great time to reflect on your experience and maintain the connections you made. Here are four things to do as you complete your internship and prepare for...

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Tips for building the perfect resume

Resume Samples First or Second Year Student Senior or Recent Graduate STEM Student Your resume is the first thing an employer will use to consider whether to bring you in for an interview or not. This document is critical and could be your only chance to convince the recruiter you...

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Advice for first-year students from your peers at Career Services

Adjusting to campus life and getting familiar with all of the opportunities to tap into can be overwhelming. Trust us, we’ve been in your shoes. It’s important to know that you are not alone and that your peers are here to help you through every step of your college career...

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The art of maintaining your network

As a graduate student, networking is equally important whether you plan to remain in academia or move into another field. Here are a few tips for making and nurturing those professional connections.

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Let's talk about your strengths

Every student at CU Boulder has the opportunity to discover and develop their strengths through the CliftonStrengths assessment. Here are a few steps for learning more about your strengths and how to apply them in your college journey.

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10 things to do this summer (besides work)

Ah, summer! For some students that means three months away from the stress of preparing for exams, managing projects and writing papers. For others it means taking more classes, working an internship or getting a part-time job. No matter what your plans are, don’t let the summer slip by without...

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So, you’re a college graduate! Now what?

For many college graduates, the receipt of a college diploma is a ceremonial leap into the real world. The transition from college to career can be difficult waters to navigate, which is why Career Services offers unlimited resources for CU Boulder alums. Career Services and the Alumni Association are partners...

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10 essential skills you’ll need for career success

Your time at CU will help you develop all kinds of skills you’ll use throughout your career. Many of those skills will come from your academic experience, and others you can develop through experiences such as internships, study abroad and research projects—called transferable or soft skills. Transferable skills are skills...