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March 2, 2021

Online Career and Professional Development Opportunities for Alumni

University College alumni! The University of Denver’s Alumni Career and Professional Development is offering a wide range of webinars and events this spring just for you and designed to help you advance your professional skills and land your perfect job. From resume writing and career planning to a virtual career fair and developing self-care strategies during tough times, there is something for everyone no matter where you are in your profession.

See below for all of the virtual events the Alumni Career & Professional Development have arranged for this spring!

Webinar: Resumes and Cover Letters: Demystifying Your Application Materials; March 3, 2021 |5–6 p.m. MST
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Presenter: Andrew Gupton is a dedicated career coach, passionate about helping people transition into careers of their dreams. He has a background in talent acquisition/recruiting, working for a global manufacturing organization as a corporate recruiter and a high-volume staffing environment.
Description: Putting together a quality resume and a cover letter that displays your value is tricky. This webinar will debunk myths and help you put together application documents that play well to your audience. Your resume and your cover letter are often the first impression you give to employers—take this solid first step to ensure you stand out as a candidate!

Webinar: Woman Up! (or Man Up!): How to Manage Your Career Like a Boss; March 16, 2021 |5–6 p.m. MST
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Presenter: For more than 20 years, and with a nearly 100 percent success rate, Aimee Cohen has empowered women (and men) to take control of their careers. As an executive career coach and professional growth expert, she has partnered with hundreds of organizations and individual clients for career management coaching, transition training, and leadership and professional development.
Description: Getting a job is one thing, getting ahead in your career is another. There are a lot of unexpected twists and turns, mistakes, missteps, and a lengthy learning curve when it comes to grabbing the wheel and driving your own career success. While this session is supportive of Women’s History Month in March, we serve and welcome attendance from all alumni of both the University of Denver and/or University of Michigan.

Virtual Event: Hire Colorado Virtual Alumni and Graduate Student Career Fair; March 17–18, 2021
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Description: Meet recruiters from Colorado’s top employers online in 1:1, pre-scheduled, high-quality video and audio sessions. Industries include: accounting, consulting, education, engineering, finance, healthcare, government, nonprofit, marketing, media, sales, and technology.

Live Webinar: Resilience and Renewal in Hard Times; March 23, 2021 |12–1 p.m. MT
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Presenter: Gregg Vanourek is a leadership developer, executive, and award-winning author training, teaching, and speaking on leadership and personal development. He is a leading voice in these fields and has spoken to organizations around the world.
Description: We are facing great turmoil, a chapter in our lives and in history requiring us all to adjust and try to keep it all together despite the challenges and uncertainty. In this interactive session, Gregg will connect the dots between leading self and leading others, giving actionable tips on how to stay sane and strong and covering practices for personal resilience and self-care during hard times.

Webinar: Effective Team Management; April 8, 2021 |12–1 p.m. MT
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Presenter: Kate Frazier’s career in human resources includes coaching business leaders and individuals and partnering with organizations to translate business goals to achieve high impact performance.
Description: Managing an effective team means being an effective leader. This session covers practical ways to overcome common obstacles that can paralyze a team and team members from reaching their full potential. With good communication and opportunities to provide feedback, leaders can develop trust and accountability for a more productive team.

Webinar: How to Rock Your Interview and Land Your Dream Job; April 14, 2021 |12–1 p.m. MST
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Presenter: Kerry Moriarty (DU: BSBA) is an experienced executive recruiter. As the director of legal services at Galmont Consulting, she has placed senior attorneys in strategic roles with Fortune 500 Companies in the Midwest. As president of KerryON Consulting, she has worked with legal candidates, project managers, sales and marketing individuals, and a variety of other types of job expertise.
Description: It is always exciting to find out you have been selected to interview with one of your targeted companies. You are on your way to securing your dream job! BUT, interviews are tough. Even the most savvy professionals get nervous, maybe say the wrong thing and possibly just do not put their best foot forward. You finally have a shot at a great position- learn the tools that will give you the confidence so that you DO put your best foot forward.

Online Fellowship: Alumni Career Design Fellowship, April 17–May 16, 2021
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Please note: Registration closes April 12, 2021.
Description: Wondering what comes next for your career? Now’s the time to make a plan. Whether you want more from your current role or you want to change careers entirely, the fellowship will help you get there! The University of Denver and the University of Colorado Boulder have partnered with the career design experts at Mission Collaborative to bring you this 30-day online program that will give you the clarity and confidence you need to create a fulfilling career that fits you.

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