In this highly competitive job market, candidates need to be at their best to secure employment in their chosen fields. Completing this nine-part Certificate of Employability, created by the Career Center, can give you an edge over the competition and create confidence in your job search skills. This program will teach you the best practices for job search strategies including targeting employers, understanding the online job hunt, building your résumé and cover letter, networking with employers, becoming noticed at job fairs, preparing for interviews, and best of all, negotiating the offer. Don’t miss out on job opportunities because you aren’t prepared!
Contact the Career Center
at 303-556-2250 to register and have this course added to your Blackboard
account. This program is offered free of charge to all CU Denver students. Another perk is that you can complete the Certificate of Employability at your own pace.
This program acts as a supplement to the information that the Career Center staff provides and consists of nine self-contained modules—each containing a wealth of information and a corresponding video presentation. You can access the Career Center Certificate of Employability Program by looking at individual modules as needed. To formally complete the program and receive an official Career Center Employability Certificate, an online exam must be completed. You can also schedule an optional in-person meeting at the Career Center to discuss results and ask any further questions about the program.
Career Center Certificate of Employability Modules
- Job Search Strategies
- Targeting Employers
- Online Job Hunting
- Résumé Building
- Writing Cover Letters
- Utilizing Job Fairs
- Negotiating Offers
All of these easy-to-navigate modules are available 24/7 in Blackboard, accessible here
Benefits of the Certificate of Employability
- It's free!
- It's like having a Career Center appointment available 24/7
- Self-paced, accessible online
- Introduces students to the expectations of the professional work environment
- Ensures that more CU Denver students are prepared to enter the job market
- Eliminates some of the worry associated with job preparation