Career Resources

Get career ready with help from the Career Center

The College of Liberal Arts prepares future leaders with the help from CSU Career Services.

Students and alumni can

  • Receive liberal arts-specific career advising
  • Attend job fairs and networking events
  • Get the help they need to find success after school

Connect with the Career Center by attending drop-in hours, scheduling an in-person or virtual appointment with a counselor, or browse the online career resource center.

Career Exploration Activities

Explore what you can do with a major in the liberal arts

Upcoming Events

Career fairs, industry tours, and alumni panels

Meet our Career Education Manager

Kelsey Schultz

Kelsey Schultz (she/they)

Career Education Manager, College of Liberal Arts

Kelsey has always wanted to call Colorado home, so after living in five other states, she’s proud and excited to be a part of the CLA and Career Center Ramily! She brings seven years of experience in higher education and storytelling, focusing on empowering liberal arts students. Through faculty collaboration and student engagement, she’s excited to create and implement a strategic plan to build CSU students’ career confidence with an equity and inclusion focus so they can change the world.

Become Career Ready


Search and find internship and career opportunities.

Liberal Arts Job Board


Connect with others in the industries you’re interested in.

Interview Preparation
LinkedIn Alumni Search


Learn how to communicate your skills and experiences effectively.

Liberal Arts Resume Samples
Cover Letter Guide
Pride Career Resources

CAREER TIP: When you're looking for employment, split your time effectively!

Resume/Cover Letters
Researching Jobs

Interested in pursuing an advanced degree? The Career Center is here to help you decide if graduate school is the right next step for you.

Explore alumni career stories

The Value of a Liberal Arts Degree - Alumni Panel

Watch a career coaching webinar featuring stories from liberal arts alumni. Take their advice for networking, finding opportunities, being open to the many possibilities with your degree, and getting experience outside of the classroom while you’re at CSU.

  • Makeda Hope-Crichlow (she/hers), Diversity Program Manager & Early Talent Recruiting at Zillow
  • Eric Roche (he/him), Budget Officer for the City of Portland, TX
  • Rose Gorrell (she/hers), Museum Manager at the Frisco Historic Park & Museum

Meaningful Life, Meaningful Work Stories

Find career inspiration by reading stories in our alumni magazine of liberal arts grads who are making a difference in their communities and around the world.

Juliana Vélez speaking at conference in GuatemalaJuliana Vélez
Communication Studies, ’11
Manager of HerStory Campaign

“I hope to be able to continue providing support, resources, and mentorship for women and girls. I want every girl to feel that they have the right to decide what their future looks like, to feel confident and empowered.”

Vélez and her U.S. colleagues partner with 52 in-country, community-based organizations that are working toward improving the educational and social opportunities of girls.

Read more about Vélez's career journey >> 

Alex HernandezAlexandra (Alex) Hernandez
History, B.A. ’08, M.A. ’10
Program Manager for  the National Park Service

"Bringing to light what has happened in our history, helping people understand that it could happen again, and trying to create a space where people can talk. This is what I do."

As the acting program manager for the Heritage Partnerships Program in the intermountain region, Hernandez works with the National Historic Landmarks Program, JACS Grant Program, HABS/HAER/HALS, and National Heritage Areas Program. She oversees historic preservation projects from Texas to Montana. 

Read more about Hernandez's career journey >> 

Vince Blaser presenting at health organization

Vince Blaser
Journalism and Technical Communications, ’04
Director of Frontline Health Workers Coalition

“I love the challenge of taking neglected or complex issues and helping them make sense to people and motivate them to act."

Blaser is using the skills he developed at Colorado State University to advocate for improved access to health workers for millions of people in low- and middle-income countries like India, Senegal, Guatemala, and Mali. 

Read more about Blaser's career journey >> 

Paul DeMaret smiling next to CSU Professor Bill McBridePaul DeMaret 
English, B.A ’88, M.A ’95
Language Arts Teacher at Rocky Mountain High School

“I think nothing prepares you better to examine life than an English degree because it throws open the doors of how we make meaning -- of texts, of experiences, of the world -- and of how we communicate this meaning with each other.”

DeMaret was inspired by the faculty in the CSU English department to pursue teaching, and their influence continues to impact the work he does with students in Fort Collins. 

Read more about DeMaret's career journey >>