Alumni Association

University of Colorado Boulder

Job resources

Are you between jobs or exploring a new career path? Do you have job openings or an internship you would like to post for other Buffs to apply? The Alumni Association in partnership with Career Services offers a multitude of alumni resources specifically for Buffs, including job search and networking strategies, resume and cover letter samples, interviewing tools and much more. Visit the Career Services webpage for more information.

Join our career workshops, events, teleclasses and webinars

Utilize all of the career resources that the Alumni Association and Career Services has to offer!

Whether you are a new professional, changing careers or reentering the workforce, we have events designed to meet your needs. See a complete list of events. Additional events available through Career Buffs (Reactivate your ID by calling 303-492-6541).

Job postings

If you’re searching for a job or considering a career change, browse Career Buffs, which features job postings and events. If you are new to the tool, you will need to get your ID reactivated by calling Career Services at 303-492-6541.

Career Counseling

The world of work is constantly changing as are the needs and goals of today’s workforce. CU is committed to helping alumni manage their career transitions. Lea Alvarado and Donna Lynch are the two Alumni Career Counselors and are available by phone or in person for appointments. The first two sessions are free and each additional session, up to six per year, is $30. Call 303-492-6541 to schedule an appointment.

Lea Alvarado
Alumni Career Program Manager & Career Counselor
Career Services/Alumni Association

About Lea

Lea Alvarado develops career programs and special events and provides one-on-one career counseling to alumni, locally and across the country. She has more than 15 years of career development experience in corporate, nonprofit and university settings as a career counselor, executive recruiter and staffing manager. Lea has worked with adults in transition in both the aerospace and biotechnology industries and also has created programs and services specifically for alumni. She is a trained coach and has a master’s degree in counseling with a specialization in career development. She enjoys helping people develop strategies that will increase their job search success. She is especially passionate about helping individuals shift their perspective in a way that decreases their anxiety and improves their confidence and sense of hope with regard to their job search or career transition.

alentine Roche, M.S., Alumni Career Counselor

Valentine Roche, M.S., Alumni Career Counselor

About Valentine

Valentine Roche provides career counseling and coaching to CU Boulder alumni.  Valentine’s professional background includes working in various leadership roles that have included teaching, management and leadership training, organizational development and career coaching.  Valentine has an exceptional ability to identify client’s strengths which in turn influences their career decisions.  Additionally, she helps clients create relevant career alternatives, as well as career transition strategies. Valentine’s coaching philosophy is based on the co-active coaching model.  She believes that clients are naturally creative, resourceful and whole. When she works with an individual or group, she addresses the client’s whole life. The agenda comes from the client, and a relationship is developed defining how they want to be coached. The client is involved in creating a powerful relationship that fits their working and learning styles.


If you’re an employer, bring Buffs on board with your company by posting job openings and internships. Visit Career Services’ employer page for more information.

Get Involved

We realize many of you are looking for ways to stay connected and contribute to CU. We have plenty of opportunities to get involved, especially in assisting students and alumni with their career exploration and job search. Read more.