Svetlana Gelpi-Dominguez: Graduate Student Success Story

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Name: Svetlana Gelpi-Dominguez
Undergraduate Institution:
B.A.- Universidad del Turabo (2015)

Graduation Institution:
Ph.D. Candidate– Chemistry (UConn)

How did you choose your particular internship?

“In January 2016, I went to a High Performance Computing conference …

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They Should Value Continued Education As Much As You Do


When determining the characteristics of your dream employer, the degree to which they value continued education is an important factor to consider. In my experience, the most common definition of continued education is earning advanced degrees, but I would argue …

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Undergraduate Student Success Story: Alexis Bazydola

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Major: Sport Management

Year: Sophomore

What was your internship and how did you find it?
I worked as a Hockey Operations Intern for the Nashville Predators NHL organization. I found this option through a few connections I had in the …

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Career Lessons from “Friends”


“I’ll Be There For You” is a theme song that will be forever stuck in our heads.  Audiences have been captivated by the lives and antics of Monica, Rachel, Phoebe, Joey, Chandler, and Ross for years, even after the series …

By Amanda Masciadrelli
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How to Talk about Your Research so Everyone Understands

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Over the course of your career, you will probably have to explain your technical research to people who are not familiar with your field. This can be anyone from a parent, friends, or a well-meaning stranger, but sometimes explaining your …

By Katherine Nelson
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Just one page? Most likely, yes!


Odds are, no matter where you see yourself this summer or post-graduation, you are going to need a résumé. Simply put, a résumé is the best tool employers, mentors, and hiring managers have to gain more knowledge of your experience …

By Ana Clara Blesso
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