Make An Opportunity Plan


When your Plan A derails or does not seem to be coming together, people will ask “What’s your back-up plan?” In that moment you glance to the side and already feel like you are about to embark on something less …

By Kay Gruder
Kay Gruder Assistant Director of Graduate Student Career Programs and Services
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Developing Long Term Career Goals – the SMART way!


“Plan your work for today and every day, then work your plan.” – Margaret Thatcher

Should I pursue graduate school or not? Should I relocate or stay local? Should I apply for that promotion or look elsewhere for opportunity?

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Tech Tuesday: Interview Must-Knows on HuskyCareerPrep


Have you ever thought about what it’s like to be on the other side of a job interview – on the side of the employer? From the human resources perspective, how is it possible to determine who is the best …

By Lisa Famularo
Lisa Famularo Graduate Assistant
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Finding a Mentor at your 1st Post-UConn Position


Navigating your first position after graduation can be nerve-wracking, exciting, and slightly overwhelming. Having a mentor can help you navigate the behavioral norms at your organization, give you suggestions on how to make a positive impression, and share advice on …

By Emily Merritt
Emily Merritt Career Consultant, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
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Pharm.D Résumé Writing – From Good to Great


  The Pharm.D program at UConn is highly competitive, requiring strong analytical abilities, good communication, and scientific knowledge. In the process of learning about becoming a pharmacist, students must also prepare for internships, fellowships, and beyond. So where to start…how …

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Questions to Ask the Nursing Hiring Manager

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The interview is going well, answers are detailed and related, and you feel the employer knows everything about you, and then the interviewer asks, “Do you have any questions for me?” Not the appropriate time to be speechless because you …

By Laura Evangelista
Laura Evangelista Assistant Director for Curriculum Design and Pre-Professional Advising
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