Parents & Families

Student with family posing on blue turf

Parents and families can have a huge influence on a student’s career and major aspirations. If you’re here because you’re wondering how you can support your student in their career development process, we can help!

If you attended BroncoVenture Orientation with your student, you learned how important it is for your student to Make College Count! The most important thing you can do to help ensure your student’s future career success is encourage him or her – frequently – to Make College Count!

To best help your student, familiarize yourself with the resources available to them so that you’re able to make specific recommendations to your student as needed.

Virtual Career Center

Explore the Virtual Career Center with your student to easily find the best resources to meet your student’s needs. From interactive virtual workshops to career information databases, your student can access to the tools needed to plan for a career or get a job in our Virtual Career Center.

The Virtual Career Center can help your student with:

Career Counseling and Job Search Advising

Encourage your student to make an appointment with one of our career counselors or job search advisors. Learn more about the career planning process and career counseling here.

Here are some of the things we can help with:

  • Decisions about majors and career paths
  • Administration and interpretation of career assessments
  • Career planning and becoming employable
  • Creating a career preparation plan
  • Searching for jobs or internships
  • Resumes and cover letters
  • Personal branding, LinkedIn, and your online presence
  • Interviewing

Who is helping your student? Meet our staff.

Workshops and Events

The Career Center hosts or partners with other departments to host a variety of workshops and events to help your student plan for a career, expand their professional network, and connect with employment opportunities. See our event list for more information.


The Career Centers posts on- and off-campus student employment opportunities, internships, and career employment positions on Handshake. Make sure your student knows about Handshake and how to access it! Have your students follow the instructions on this page to access their Handshake account.