Children's Hospital Colorado

Questions and Answers About Applying for a Job at Children's Colorado

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Here are some frequently asked questions candidates may have when applying for a job at Children's Hospital Colorado. Please read these before contacting someone at Children's Colorado with you question.

Q: Do you accept paper applications or resumes?
A: No, in order to be considered an applicant you must apply through our online application process.

Q: Can I attach a cover letter?
A: Yes, choose the "Cover Letters and Attachments" option from the Careers home page. Choose the attachment type, name your file, and locate on your computer. You will see your attachment in your application page when you complete.

Q: How do I upload my resume?
A: Please visit how to apply for information.

Q: When I click on "Search for Jobs Online" I get a blank page. What can I do?
A: Our application does not support Internet Explorer 7.0 and 8.0, Mozilla, or Firefox. Internet Explorer version 6.0 is the supported browser for our online application. If you are experiencing browser issues, please visit our job application link directly.

Q: I don't understand the terms used to describe the status of my application.
A: Please visit the Glossary of Terms at the bottom of the Apply for a Job page.

Q: Can I make changes to my application after I have submitted it?
A: No, if you need to make changes to your application you will have to re-apply in order to update your application information. Or, should you get called for an interview you may bring your updated resume with you.

Q: Can I change my address, phone or email information?
A: Yes, you can update your personal information by logging in and clicking on the My Profile link in the My Career Tools box.

Q: How long does it take to hear back from Children's Hospital Colorado after I have successfully submitted my application?
A: Each position will vary depending on the hiring manager, number of applicants and urgency to fill the position. Please allow at least 2-3 weeks to hear from a hiring manager if you are selected for an interview. You will receive an email notification each time your application status is updated.

Q: Will I hear from someone if I am not selected for the job I applied for?
A: No, due to the high volume of applications we are not able to respond to each individual. Check your status online by clicking on the "Applications-View Current Status" link in the My Career Tools box. If your status is "Declined" you either did not meet the qualifications for the position or another applicant who best fit the position was selected. You will also receive an email, at the email address you provided, each time your status is updated.

Q: What if my computer freezes and I have to close down the application will the system save my information?
A: No, only if you have clicked on the "Save without submitting" button throughout the application process will the system save the data you entered.

Q: Where are internships listed?
A: We offer Child Life, Psychology and High School Student internships. We typically do not offer other internships online at this time. If you are looking to gain experience at Children's Hospital Colorado, we encourage you to pursue one of our many volunteer opportunities.

Q: What if the position I am looking for is not posted on the website?
A: The position must be posted for you to apply. All applicants who apply without selecting a specific job are not considered an applicant. If you saw a job listed on another website and you do not see it in our database, that means the job is no longer available. All open jobs are in our database.

Q: How do I receive emails when a job I might be interested in is posted?
A: To create a "job agent" navigate to the "Advanced Search" page. Put a keyword (for example: "director" or "nurse") in the "Keyword Search" box, set the "Find job posted within" drop down to "Anytime" and click the "Save Search" button. Name your search, click on "Use as Job Agent", enter your email address, click on "Save Search". You will receive an email anytime a new position is posted including the keyword you entered.