4 Tips for Writing Tighter Cover Letters

by Derek Loosvelt | October 13, 2020Re-posted from VAULT Cover letters are like first impressions. They’re often the first things employers see in your applications. So your cover letters need to be strong. They also need to be short. Recruiters have busy schedules. They don’t have time to read page-long cover letters. Ideally, your cover letters will…

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Anatomy of a Great Cover Letter

This article was originally posted by The Muse under the title “The Best Cover Letter Examples for Every Type of Job Seeker“. Check out the full article on themuse.com! The Elements of a Perfect Cover Letter Let’s talk about puzzles for a second. They’re made up of bits and pieces that fit together a specific…

The Number-One Rule for Cover Letters

by Kaitlin McManus | November 30, 2018 Re-posted from Vault Okay look—resumés are great. When done right, they’re clean, concise, and well organized. And if you’ve been following all the great advice out there, yours should be in pretty good shape. Cover letters are different—they’re freewheeling, making them more difficult to write. Think of the resumé as the multiple-choice…

Mastering the Art of the Cover Letter

June 8, 2018 — Re-posted from Jobipedia.org The cover letter is an incredibly helpful tool when applying to jobs because it provides recruiters with a more well-rounded sense of your skillset and who you are. However, if you are going to include a cover letter in your application, be sure to do it right. There is nothing…

Cover Letter Tips for Creative Careers

by Capitol Standard | October 23, 2017 Re-posted from Vault Good advice– on anything these days– is hard to find. But in no area is it so woefully inadequate as cover letters for creative professionals looking to thrive in creative careers. What’s so wrong with cover letter advice for creatives? In general, it is a call to mediocrity. And…

We’re hiring! Apply to be a Peer Intern

Come work with the Career Center! We’re hiring Peer Interns for 2019-2020 school year. Career Peer Interns operate individually and as part of a team, assisting the Career Center Staff in providing comprehensive career services to students and alumni. This position acts as a student liaison in providing peer services and in the promotion of…

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Due 4/1: Apply to be the Career Center Fellow

Are you… Graduating from CC in May? Interested in higher education, marketing, communications, graphic design, web development, videography, and social media? Looking for a professional, full-time job on campus after you graduate? Hoping to stay in Colorado Springs another year? All of the above?! Apply to be the Career Center’s Marketing & Communications Fellow! The…

PAID Internship at Colorado Open Lands – Due April 7

Colorado Open Lands (COL) is pleased to announce the launch of our COL/Sprout Foundation InternshipProgram for Summer 2019. This position is a 10-12-week full-time paid internship in our Lakewood, Colorado office. The Intern will engage in and learn about all aspects of land and water conservation, specifically through private land conservation. This position will provide support to all departments…

Multiple Summer Opportunities with Mile High Youth Corps

Use your time and talents to make a tangible difference in the lives and futures of youth in Denver! MileHigh Youth Corps (MHYC) is hiring a YouthBuild Leadership Development & Alumni Engagement VISTA to assist in the support of our life-changing program, which gives youth ages 17-24 a pathway to earning a GED/HS Equivalency, a living…

Seniors: Come to GYST to work on your post-grad plans!

Holy moly, it’s senior year already. What are you doing after you graduate?? Come sit with the Career Center once a week and figure it all out. This is a dedicated time and space to working on your post-grad plans: whether it’s finding a job, applying to grad school, working on a grant or fellowship,…

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4/2: Administrative Specialist with The Mediation Program of the D.C. Circuit

Position Description – The Mediation Program of the D.C. Circuit is accepting applications for the position of Administrative Specialist. The U.S. Courts of the District of Columbia Circuit offer alternative dispute resolution services in selected cases to enable parties in litigation to resolve their cases. The Mediation Program is responsible for program administration, screening eligible…

Editorial Internship Program, 5280, Denver

5280 offers editorial internship positions in the summer, fall, and spring. Internships are hands-on and involve a variety of responsibilities as well as the opportunity to regularly interact with the editorial staff. Primary duties include fact-checking stories, contributing research to larger stories and feature packages, and writing shorter stories for the front-of-the-book sections. Interns also enter…

NREL Year-Long Environmental Policy Analysis Internship

Posting Title Internship (Year Round) – Policy Analysis Location CO – Golden Position Type Intern (Fixed Term) Hours Per Week 40 Job Summary The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is a leader in the U.S. Department of Energy’s effort to secure an energy future that is both environmentally and economically sustainable. With locations in Golden,…

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Kids on Bikes Administrative Assistant Position

Our Story Freedom, joy, health and friendship. Kids on Bikes mission is to inspire and empower all kids to lead healthy, active, and happy lives through bicycling. The Administrative Assistant will be providing support to the Operations Manager through a variety of tasks. This position is geared toward learning the overall operations in a nonprofit…

Deadline 2/15/19: Congressional Budget Office , Assistant Analyst

Multiple Divisions The Congressional Budget Office is a small nonpartisan agency that provides economic and budgetary analysis to the Congress. CBO is seeking several assistant analysts to work in various divisions. Specific duties vary by division, but most include research assistance, statistical analysis, database management, graphics production, literature review, and quality assurance. Qualifications Candidates for…

Does Your Fall Break Need a Break? Do Some Career Research!

  Ahhh, fall break. Eating pie. Sleeping in. Spending the day in your favorite onsie. It will be glorious and I want you to enjoy every minute of it. Something else that I encourage you to do is spend some of your free time exploring professional opportunities for 2019 and beyond. In addition to these…

Fall Break Survival Tips

Going home for the holidays can be stressful. All of your family and friends will expect an update about what you’ve been doing since August and it can quickly become overwhelming and make you feel like this: Don’t freak out. Instead, develop a plan and start thinking about how you’re going to answer the tough…

Brattle Group: Research Analyst

Description Our Research Analysts (RAs) are involved in diverse, challenging assignments within a stimulating, collegial work environment. You will work side by side with internationally recognized experts in financial economics, corporate finance, energy, competition, and regulatory economics. You will have an opportunity to support our principals and academic advisors as they serve as expert witnesses before courts…