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How to avoid these common job search mistakes

April 19, 2023

An unintentional mistake can keep you from a great job or internship opportunity. When searching for jobs or internships, be intentional with your approach and pay attention to the details in how you present yourself to potential employers. Here are a few tips to help you avoid some common pitfalls...

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5 tips for starting your internship or job search

Sept. 7, 2022

It’s never too early to prepare for your job or internship search! And starting your search early can lead to many benefits, like securing a job or internship now even if it doesn’t start until later. Different industries often follow different hiring timelines. If you’re interested in consulting, accounting, finance...

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3 tips to help you build a professional network

Your professional network can be instrumental when it comes to finding jobs and internships. People in your network can provide different levels of support while you’re searching, whether it’s sharing job postings, proofreading your resume or practicing for interviews. You may not realize it, but you probably have a network...

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5 tips for landing a job before graduation

Graduation may seem far away, but it’s never too early to start thinking about life after CU. It can often take 6-9 months to find a job, so this is a great time to start your search. Here are some tips to help you plan for life after college, find...

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5 steps for setting up your Handshake profile

If a recruiter wants to find a CU Boulder student, the first place they will look is Handshake . So, here’s how to brand yourself and control what information employers find on this job search platform. Step 1: Create an account The Handshake account that you create is a great...

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Looking for a job or internship? Try out these search strategies

May 26, 2021

While searching for jobs or internships can feel challenging, there are strategies to make it easier. Here are some tips to help you in your search. Search more efficiently Setting up saved searches on employment platforms can be a huge help with finding opportunities. For example, if you set up...