Prospective Students

Thinking about becoming a Mines student? Check out the resources below to see how the Career Center can help you as soon as your first semester. 

COVID-19 Operations

The Career Center is currently operating remotely but is available to support students, alumni, faculty, staff and industry partners during regular business hours. For assistance:

  • Request a virtual appointment (students) via DiggerNet
  • Attend virtual drop-in advising: hours and details in DiggerNet
  • Email or leave us a voicemail: both are checked regularly
  • Additional questions: use the Raise Your Hand form

Contact Us

Career Services

1200 16th St., E180
Golden, CO 80401
303-273-3233

careercenter@mines.edu

Monday-Friday
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Mines Strategy is a career resource that guides students from the beginning of the job search process to the end. 

Career Center Advising Services

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One-on-One Advising

Meet with a Career Advisor to get the help you need, however you need it.

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Resume and Cover Letter Writing

Write, update, and tailor your application materials to be a stand-out candidate.

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Interview Preparation

Practice interview questions and chat through strategies to become a master interviewer.

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Career Exploration

Explore the many career paths and opportunities available for Mines students.

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Job Search Strategies

Get connected to resources and strategies to craft a structured and motivating job search. 

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Internship searching

Find experiences that provide you with valuable experiential learning opportunities.

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networking strategies

Learn strategies to build and grow your professional network.

Graduate school materials

Craft effective graduate school application materials.

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Offer letter review

Review your offer and learn strategies to convey your value in salary and offer negotiations. 

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Co-Ops

Co-ops provide students with the opportunity to gain academic credit and experiential learning. 

Career Center Events

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Career Days

Every September and February, the Career Center hosts hundreds of organizations that provides opportunities for students to connect with employers and learn about the various career opportunities available to them.

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Employer Info sessions

At various times throughout the year, employers come to campus to share about the purpose of their companies, their day-to-day work, and company cultures. 

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Workshops

The Career Center hosts workshops throughout the year to help students brush up on their skills, career paths, and goals. 

DiggerNet is the one-stop-shop for all things Mines Career Center. You can make an advising appointment with a career advisor, check out our upcoming events and workshops, search for jobs and internships, and lots more!

DiggerNet access will be provided to new students prior to beginning their first semester. 

“It is absolutely amazing to be able to put on gloves and touch a vehicle that is going into space, let alone contribute to a team of incredibly smart individuals to help build this vehicle and get it into space.”

Nadia Smith
Mechanical Engineering

OUR COMMITMENT TO INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY

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 needs, concerns or requests are encouraged to contact L. Jane Cain at 303-273-3233, lcain@mines.edu.