Career Days at Mines

Connecting Orediggers with their future

Welcome Mines Students and Alumni

Leading companies are looking for new employees with the skills necessary to take the world into the future, and you have the opportunity to connect with many of them. Build up your network, learn about career possibilities, and sharpen your interview skills, all at the Mines Career Days.

Career Center Services

The Career Center is currently operating with both in-person and virtual services. We are available to support students, alumni, faculty, staff, and industry partners during regular business hours. For assistance:

  • Students can request in-person and virtual appointments via DiggerNet
  • Students can attend in-person drop-in advising at the Career Center: Details in DiggerNet
  • Email or leave us a voicemail: both are checked regularly
  • With additional questions, use the Raise Your Hand form

Contact Us

Career Services

1200 16th St., E180
Golden, CO 80401

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Mines career days

SPRING 2024 career days: January 30 & 31, 2024

Where: Student Rec Center

Time: 10am – 3pm (doors open at 9am for students graduating May or August)

Both dates open to ALL students and alumni – all majors sought on both dates for open positions. Different companies each date, so be sure to attend BOTH dates!

DAY 1 is Tuesday, January 30, 2024 | Earth, Energy, and Environment

Industries represented: Chemicals, Civil/ Construction, Management Consulting, Education/Instruction/Administration, Energy – Alternative/ Renewable, Energy – Oil & Gas, Environmental Resources/ Water, Government/ Public Sector, Humanitarian/ Non-Profits, Mining, Transportation & Logistics, Utilities (Public & Private)/ Power

DAY 2 is Wednesday, January 31, 2024 | High Tech, Aerospace, and Futures

Industries represented: Aerospace/ Defense/Aviation, Automotive, Banking/ Finance/Accounting, BioTech/ BioEng-Pharmaceuticals, Electrical/ Electrical Components, Government/Public Sector, Healthcare/ Medical Equipment, High Tech/Information Technology, Legal/Law, Manufacturing/ Machinery/ Equipment, Metals, Military, Retail/ Wholesale

*Employers will select the date that matches their industry, and to accommodate their recruiting needs and schedules. Make sure to check both January 30 and 31st in Career Fair Plus to see all employers attending! 

Check out the list of companies in DiggerNet. Career Fair Plus will also be used to display the companies and their booth locations starting January 8th.

If you have questions about Career Days, contact the Career Center.

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Prep with Reps

January 29, 2024, 12PM-3PM
Ben. H. Parker Student center, Grand Ballrooms

On the day before the in-person Career Day, several companies, organizations, and employers will volunteer their time to help you prepare for Career Day. At the Prep with Reps event, you will have a unique opportunity to review your resume, practice your elevator pitch, get interviewing tips, and build connections with recruiters, all in one location.

 This event is a great opportunity to ease your nerves before Career Day and employers are eager to help!

 In addition to increasing your confidence and skills at this event, you can also:

  • Get a professional photo taken
  • Print your resume for Career Day
  • and more!



attendees in Fall 2023


attendees in Spring 2023



companies participated
in Fall events


companies participated
in Spring events

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jobs posted by
800 organizations
in DiggerNet

Career Days take place each fall and spring semester. Don’t miss out on your opportunity to connect with your dream company.

Strong Partnerships

Our Recruiters


“Please continue to host these events. We love participating in them virtually as well because our primary recruiting team is located in our headquarters, so this enables more of us to participate”

– World Wide Technology

Our Recruiters


“The students blew us away. They were professional, motivated and impressive and we wish we could have hired all of them. It was also great talking with women with STEM degrees—that kind of representation matters”

– JT4

Career Days can be an important step in your career journey. Use our resources to
maximize your time at these events.


The Colorado School of Mines Career Center is committed to embracing the inclusion and diversity of our campus community, thereby creating equal opportunity for everyone.  We feel that acknowledging, respecting, and promoting each student and graduate, with their distinctive combination of age, sex, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status or military service, and socioeconomic background, brings a creative, innovative and valued new workforce to our family of employers.

Those with accessibility accommodations or support needs are encouraged to contact L. Jane Cain at 303-273-3233,