By Lauren Forbes
Too much alliteration? Apologies! The Career Development Center (CDC) at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law is seeking to hire two committed, energetic professionals for Career Consultant positions.
The positions report directly to the Assistant Dean of Career Opportunities. They will provide career consulting services and resources to assist law students and graduates in the areas of career development, effective job search strategies, networking, interviewing and cover letter / resume writing.
Following are the essential duties of the position:
Career consulting, planning and programming as noted below. 60%
Primary duties include providing effective career consulting, planning and implementing career-related programming, building relationships with employers for the benefit of DU Law Students and alumni. The Career Consultants provide career advising on a broad range of career paths.
In addition, each consultant has particular areas of focus for purposes of providing specialized career advising, programming, and conducting employer outreach.
The CDC anticipates that the following areas of focus will be divided between the two new consultants:
(1) Public Sector – specialized advising on career paths in government and public interest; planning programs on public sector careers; building relationships with local and national government and public interest employers
(2) Private Sector – specialized advising on career paths in law firms and corporate legal departments; planning programs on private sector careers; building relationships with local and national private sector employers
(3) Judicial Clerkships – judicial clerkship advising, related programming, and employer outreach
(4) Diversity and Inclusiveness – providing specialized advising on the Colorado Pledge to Diversity Program and other hiring programs focused on recruiting law students from diverse backgrounds
Participating in relevant professional organizations, conducting employer outreach to build and maintain relationships with employers, and helping to “match” students with employment opportunities. 30%
The Career Consultant also helps the Assistant Dean to compile and report employment statistics. 5%
Other duties as assigned. All members of the CDC staff assist with other functions as needed to meet the office’s short and long term goals. 5%
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