Words Matter – Closing the Deal on Your Résumé

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For students looking to start a career in sales or marketing, you know that the right word, phrase, or piece of punctuation can make or break the deal. An effective résumé incorporates some of the same strategies one might use …

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Undergraduate International Student Success Story Xinming Zhou

Xinmin Zhou

Xinming Zhou is a junior studying cognitive science at UConn. Xinming has been quite involved on campus and has taken a very proactive approach to career readiness.

Moving to Connecticut from China

Xinming came to UConn from China and experienced …

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3 Alternative Experiential Learning Resources for Business, Finance, Sales, & Marketing Students


Going to college, many students hope to gain practical experience in their field. One way of achieving this goal is by taking part in experiential learning, which consists of internships, co-ops, research, clinical, part-time jobs, and more. Many students are …

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of 2020 graduates reported having a positive career outcome


of students with positive career outcomes reported participating in experiential learning prior to graduation

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