Industry Partnerships at MSU Denver

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The Industry Partnerships team serves as your comprehensive connection to the robust talent pipeline MSU Denver has cultivated. While each partnership varies, our priority is to expand career opportunities for MSU Denver students and alumni through relevant career development programs and experiential learning while supporting workforce development for organizations such as yours.

Through our work together, we will guide you through engagement opportunities to build brand awareness among Roadrunners, and support you and your team’s recruiting goals.  With that, welcome to the Industry Partnerships Team at MSU Denver!  Read on to learn more.


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Ready to explore resources specific for your industry? Click the link below that most closely matches your company’s industry area to connect to an Industry Navigator and learn more about what you can do on campus and in the community with MSU Denver!

Check out the events being offered for both students and employer partners across the C2Hub!

Please use the link below to view the full event offerings from the C2Hub this semester.

C2Hub Events


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Partner with us to build a sustainable diverse talent pipeline for your organization with recruiting events and post opportunities for jobs, internships, service learning and volunteering. With top talent retention rates, MSU Denver is your source for a skilled and motivated workforce who want to grow their careers right here in Colorado. Roadrunners are studying among 100+ majors, eight master’s programs and several internship opportunities that prepare them for career success with organizations like yours.

Recruiting at MSU Denver opens business development possibilities that are unmatched across the state, and shows your commitment to driving economic mobility and community development that will benefit the entire region. Here are some of the ways you can be at the leading edge of recruiting with MSU Denver:


Post a Position

Are you actively recruiting to fill open positions? Post job and internship opportunities and collect resumes through our career management self-service portal, Career Link.  Posting is free, but employers must meet our eligibility requirements and policies.  Post a Position here!

On-Campus Interviewing

Coordinating your interviews through our office is a convenient and efficient way to meet with MSU Denver students. Allow us to do the work and manage the entire interview schedule through Career Link, or simply schedule a date with one of our team members and we will help promote it.  Request an On-Campus Interview here!

Employer Information Sessions

Virtual or In-Person, these 60-minute employer-sponsored sessions have an open agenda (that you set) and are a great opportunity to connect with interested students, share information about your organization or collect resumes! Employers must be actively recruiting for entry-level career-focused jobs or internships. Request an Info Session here!

Career Fairs & Networking Events

Our career fairs and networking events offer employers a way to connect with students and alumni looking for employment opportunities. Check Career Link regularly, as more events may be added throughout the semester. Find information on Registering for Career Fairs here!  Please note that the cost to participate in these events does vary. Log into CareerLink for details.

Career Trek

Host students at your office for a “day in the life” experience so they can start to visualize themselves in their careers.

Ready to Learn More?

Find your Industry Focused Resources to connect with your Industry Navigator who can walk you through Recruitment engagement options that align with your goals.


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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Build a more diverse and inclusive work environment by investing in top talent and accessing equity resources that support diversity recruitment. Below are some ways the Industry Partnerships team can assist with your diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.

Through the Classroom to Career Hub, we support our industry partners who share our commitment and are working to recruit and retain a diverse workforce.  We hope the resources and information provided on this page facilitate your connection to our rich and unique campus community and our talented students.

Mentor through the Community of Mentorship Professionals and Student Scholars (COMPASS)

The Community of Mentorship Professionals and Student Scholars (COMPASS) Program connects industry professionals in an area of study.  

Are you an employer interested in becoming a mentor? Please designate your interest by emailing [email protected]

To Affinity and Beyond

Step directly into your individual identity through, ‘To Affinity & Beyond’ workshops and events! As a collective, MSU Denver learners, staff/faculty and external partners are invited to share space centering the unique identities of our community. Through workshops, intentional dialogue, and our Narrative Networking Night, individuals have the opportunity to navigate shared experiences and connect in a casual, but comfortable setting. We welcome all identities and stories to join us! A community for one is a community for all!


Branding and Partnership

Increase your visibility on campus with promotional and branding options through the C2 Hub and affiliated groups on campus.  Advertise and engage students through mentoring, guest lecturing, scholarships and student services. Collaborate with faculty experts on research and assessment projects.

Guest Speaking

Share your knowledge and expertise with students in the classroom. Join our Roadrunner Roster directory and get connected with faculty.

Career Readiness & Roadrunner Advisor Network

Join our Roadrunner Advisor Network to provide career conversations, mock interviews, resume reviews, and networking skill development to assist our students in honing their professional brand.

Campus Consulting or Advisory Board

Connect with departments on new and emerging technologies or business opportunities in your field or industry.

Capstone & Senior Experience Classes

Partners can contribute to these final semester courses by providing content or real-world problems, and feedback to students through these courses.

Project Site Visits

Create name recognition by hosting our students at construction sites and benefit our students while highlighting your company

Ready to Learn More?

Find your Industry Focused Resources to connect with your Industry Navigator who can walk you through Branding & Partnership engagement options that align with your goals.


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Professional Learning & Development

Develop your employees with certificates, undergraduate degrees, master’s programs and continuing education.

Skills Lab

The University launched its virtual Skills Lab to help people learn new skills in growth industries – for free. Working with industry leaders, MSU Denver curated existing technical courses with new faculty-created trainings in areas such as e-commerce, cybersecurity and health services.

Employee Training

Upskill employees by taking advantage of our certificate programs such as a Personal Financial Planning certificate.

Scholarships & Stipends

Support student retention and graduation via scholarships and stipends tailored to support the interests of your organizations.

On-site Visits

Employer hosted events designed to introduce students to an organization’s employment opportunities and work culture. Employer plans and organizes the entire event, MSU Denver advertises and gets students to participate.

Graduate Certificates

MSU Denver offers three different graduate certificates in cybersecurity for people to gain digital investigation and defense expertise as well as cybersecurity leadership skills.

Career Launchpad

Provide affordable pathways to high-demand careers and multiple academic credentials. Take a noncredit course in a high-demand field that can lead to a job or convert the course to credit and get an MSU Denver certificate or degree.

Ready to Learn More?

Find your Industry Focused Resources to connect with your Industry Navigator who can walk you through Professional Learning & Development engagement options that align with your goals.


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Internship Program Development

Let us help you develop an internship program that moves the needle for you while also preparing students for real world projects. Employers provide a valuable extension to the learning experience of a college student. Check out the information below for frequently asked questions about our internship program development and recruiting.


The MSU Denver Classroom to Career Hub is committed to working in the best interest of our students and learner population. Our policies are in accordance with the National Association of Colleges and employers (NACE) Principles for Ethical Professional Practice, and are expected to be followed by those engaging with MSU Denver and its affiliated activities. For questions or clarification on policies, please reach out to your Industry Navigator.

Connect with Us

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Connect with the C2Hub on LinkedIn

Click the button below to add us to your network to stay updated on events and happenings with the C2Hub, and watch for additional engagement opportunities!

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

We would love to talk further about your ideas for recruiting MSU Denver students.

Classroom to Career Hub

Office: Admin 270

Phone: 303-615-1133

Email: [email protected]