MSU Denver

Welcome to Industry Partnerships at MSU Denver!

As part of the C2 Hub, the Industry Partnerships team connects our diverse student population to prospective employers in a variety of industries that are aligned to students’ career ambitions. While each partnership varies, the priority is expanding career opportunities for MSU Denver students through relevant career development programs and experiential learning while supporting the talent pipeline of organizations.  Review our general industry brochure and our key industry areas to engage below.
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General Brochure

Industry Partnerships
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Accounting and Financial Services

Accounting and Financial Services
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Advanced Manufacturing

Advanced Manufacturing
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Aerospace and Aviation

Aerospace and Aviation
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Information Technology

Information Technology

Meet the Team

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Maluwa Behringer

Executive Director

Industry Area: Education


Coming soon

Associate Director

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Tim Meeks

Associate Director

Industry Areas: Advanced Manufacturing, Aerospace, Infrastructure Engineering, & Energy and Natural Resources

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Catharine Ingram

Associate Director of Operations, Programs and Events

[email protected] 303-605-7886 LinkedIn Profile
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Ally Veneris

Industry Navigator

Industry Areas: Information Technology

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Nicole Magloire

Industry Navigator

Industry Areas: Business Operation and Financial Services


Coming soon

Events Manager

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Derek Bowers

Earn & Learn Program Coordinator

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Cathy Fabiano

Administrative Assistant

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Andrew Pino, MHA

CMS Business Analyst

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Take advantage of these additional tools by setting up an Employer Account:

  • Post your positions (job, internships, service learning and volunteer) for FREE.
  • Register for career fairs and networking events.
  • Coordinate on-campus interviews.
  • Manage your employer profile.

Create an Account


  1. To start, take a moment to review our policies for employer eligibility. If you have any questions about the policies, feel free to contact us at [email protected]
  2. Click HERE and select ‘Sign Up’. (If you are in our system regularly, you may want to bookmark this page).
  3. Find your organization and complete your account information. Note that we have many organizations already in the system, so try a few ways to search to ensure yours is, indeed, new (i.e. city & county OR city and county; US Department OR U.S. Department). The system is particular about abbreviations and punctuation.
  4. If your organization is NOT listed, type in the full name of your organization and complete your account information.
  5. New accounts will be reviewed within 24-48 business hours. Once approved, you will be notified and have access to the system.

See our Employer Quick Guide

Post Open Positions

  1. Posting a position is free and easy. Once your Career Link account is approved, simply sign in and click ‘Post a Position’, from the left menu of the Home screen.
  2. Complete the form and click ‘Submit’.  Positions will be reviewed within 24-48 business hours.
  3. Once approved, you will be informed that your position has been posted.  Please remember to review our policies on eligibility.


Event Registration

  1. Log into MSU Denver Career Link.
  2. Under ‘My Account’, take a moment to update your profile and your organization’s information, if needed. This will expedite your event registration.
  3. Under ‘Events’ on the left menu, select the type of event you would like.
    • If you select ‘Career Fairs & Networking’, click ‘View’ to get more information about the event. Click ‘+Sign Up’ to register for the event. Complete the information and click ‘Confirm’.
    • If you select ‘Now Hiring/Info Sessions’, click ‘Request Information Session’ tab in the center of the page. Complete the required fields and click ‘Submit’.
  4. You will receive a confirmation within 24-48 hours, once we have reviewed your request.
  5. No registration is guaranteed until payment has been received, if applicable.


For more information, contact the C2Hub at 303.615.1333 or email [email protected]

Employer Policies

Classroom to Career Hub is committed to working in the best interest of our students. Our policies are in accordance with the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Principles for Prof


Metropolitan State University of Denver is a great place to find candidates! Our entrepreneurial spirit drives partnerships and programs that gives students unique opportunities.

We are among the most diverse 4-year universities in Colorado, with 46% of undergraduates identifying as students of color. MSU Denver has 100+ majors, eight master’s programs and a variety of internship opportunities that prepare its students for career success.

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.

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.

Fees: Virtual Sessions- $150 Standard $100 Gov/Non-Profit

On Campus Sessions- $250 Standard $200 Gov/Non-Profit

**Approval is based on Industry Partnership Team and campus space availability. Available September-November, you propose the date/time.**

Post Positions: Post job and internship opportunities and collect resumes through our career management system, Career Link.  Posting is free, but employers must meet our eligibility requirements.

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 and we will help promote.

Branding Your Organization: We encourage employers to establish their presence. This can make your organization more visible and familiar to students. To support this effort, we offer the following options. Register for these options in Career Link.

Pop Up Pizza Party ($500) – This option includes a 2-hour tabling opportunity in a campus location (indoor or outdoor) that makes sense for your organization. Fee reserves your tabling location, a table and chairs & iPie Pizza to feed up to 100 students. Bring your company swag, banners and up to 4 representatives from your organization.

Sponsor a Food Truck ($1200) – This option includes a branding opportunity (2-4 hours) by sponsoring a food truck on campus. Fee reserves your food truck location, a company table & chairs & the cost of the food truck. We will also take care of pre-event marketing to targeted student populations. Bring your company swag, banners and up to 4 representatives from your organization.

** Requests for branding packages need to be made 2-3 weeks in advance. Approval for this option is based on Industry Partnership Team, campus space and food truck availability.**

Cost to participate in these programs and events may vary.  Please log into Career Link for exact pricing and registration.

For questions or more information, contact our office at (303) 615-1333 or email [email protected].

Diversity Recruiting

MSU Denver is a leader in educating Colorado’s workforce and committed to diversity, equity and inclusion.

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.

Statement from the Office of Diversity & Inclusion

Metropolitan State University of Denver’s commitment to bolstering diversity is proactive and balanced. The University supports and values diversity in all forms in a teaching and learning community marked by mutual respect, inclusion, and cooperation.

Click here to learn more…

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Colorado residents, 80 percent of whom stay in Colorado after graduating



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Visit About MSU Denver for more information

Contact Us

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.

Email the Industry Partnerships team at [email protected].

Post a Position

Eligible employers can post employment opportunities free of charge on MSU Denver Career Link, our online recruiting system.

This is one of the best places to reach students and recent graduates who are actively looking for positions, jobs and internships. Once registered, you will also receive notifications for up-coming recruiting events.

Positions must provide paid compensation in the form of an hourly wage, salary or stipend (unless it is an internship approved for academic credit).  And the employee must have access to a resource, other than the direct supervisor, in the event of a workplace conflict or dispute.

Ineligible positions include:

  • Commission-only positions.
  • Positions based out of an unregistered/licensed private or home organization.
  • Positions where the pay rate is less than the Colorado state minimum wage.

Please review our full Employer Policies for complete information regarding eligibility and expectations.

Internships – Information for Employers

Employers provide a valuable extension to the learning experience of a college student.

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Talent Pipeline

Participate in recruiting events and post opportunities for jobs, internships, service learning and volunteering.

Lockheed Martin Co-op Program

Students work full-time in the summer and flexible hours during fall and spring in areas such as 3D-printing, electronics and spacecraft testing. The program gives students more responsibility than most internships by fully integrating them into the team. The outcome: 80% of participants are hired full-time when they graduate.

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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.

FirstBank Graduate Assistantship

Colorado-based FirstBank funded a position at MSU Denver to help provide support and career opportunities for students from diverse backgrounds. The graduate assistant oversees equity programming, mentors students, and promotes FirstBank opportunities

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Branding and Partnership

Advertise and engage students through mentoring, guest lecturing, scholarships and student services. Collaborate with faculty experts on research and assessment projects.

Tivoli Brewing Co. Partnership

Frequent campus collaborator Tivoli Brewing Co. hosted a Veterans Day event with specially brewed beers and donated part of the proceeds to MSU Denver’s Veteran and Military Student Emergency Scholarship Fund.


Professional Learning and 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.

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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]

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