Preparing for your Life After CU Denver may seem intimidating and overwhelming. Join your peers in a series of career-related seminars which review the expectations of future employers, allow you to explore the option of graduate school and benefits of completing an MS and/or Ph.D., introduce you to the process of searching for and apply for employment, and lastly review the free CU Denver student resources that will allow you to prepare for your life after CU Denver.

Lifer After CU Denver Events:

"From CU Denver to STEM Industries" Friday, April 2, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.
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The Chemistry Department welcomes our undergraduate and graduate alumni as they discuss life after CU Denver. The alumni will share their experience and provide advice on finding employment in STEM industries. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions within a Q&A session.


"Health Professions Seminar" Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.
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Come join Trishia Vasquez for an informal conversation, as she reviews the health profession pathways and planning of course of study designed to improve your chances of success in the health career of your choice.

Success in the application process to professional school and the health professions depends on a passion for commitment to learning, breadth of life experience, well-developed interpersonal skills, a well-informed and mature understanding of the demands and requirements of the health professions, and personal energy and organizations.


"From CU Denver to Graduate School" Friday, April 9, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.
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The application process for a STEM graduate program may seem intimidating and overwhelming. Join Dr. Kristine M. Sikora Assistant, Dean, and Director of Recruitment and Marketing, and Dr. Scott Reed, Graduate Advisor, as they discuss STEM graduate program offerings and an overview of the application process. To help a student’s perspective, the panel will also include alumni and current graduate students. Students will have the opportunity to as questions within a Q&A session. Students who attend the seminar will be provided with fee waivers for application to the University of Colorado Denver|Anschutz Medical Campus graduate programs.


"STEM Resources for Life After CU Denver" Friday, April 16, 2021 at 12:30 p.m.
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The Chemistry Department welcomes Cynthia Silva from Kelly Scientific Resources to provide valuable Insite into the matching process between candidates and potential employers. Additionally, Rick Villarreal, from the Career Center will discuss the resources available to STEM students to help them with the preparation of CVs/resumes, cover letters, mock interviews, job search tools, and other materials and/or skills for a more successful Life After CU Denver. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions within a Q&A session.


"Chemistry Department Data Blast" Friday, April 16, 2021 at 1:30 p.m.
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Come meet current undergraduate and graduate research students and get introduced to the exciting research projects in the Chemistry Department as they present their work during our annual Data Blast. This is a great opportunity to get insight from your peers on how to get involved in undergraduate research and the daily expectations of laboratory work. Getting involved in undergraduate research gives you an ability to explore what a career in science would be like, builds transferable skills, and enhances your resume.


"Kick Starting Your Journey for Life After CU Denver" April 26-29, 2021

Preparing your curriculum vitae and/or resume, searching for employment, and writing your personal statement may seem overwhelming and intimidating. Join your peers in a series of Workshops offered by the Writing Center and the Career Center to help guide you in this process, as well as provide you with feedback so that you can put your best foot forward as you apply for your first job!