Using AI to Your Advantage When Becoming Career Ready

When using ChatGPT or other Generative AI platforms, it is important to think of these programs as a tool to enhance the development of materials and content, and not a replacement.

By Nancy Bilmes
Nancy Bilmes Director (she/her)
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My Experience Interning at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station

Hear from Center for Career Development Intern, Alex, about her experience interning at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station and the skills she was able to learn and strengthen.

By Alexandra Carabetta
Alexandra Carabetta
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Navigating Preferred Versus Legal Name in the Workplace

It can be difficult to know when you can use your preferred name rather than your legal name, but there are a few instances where it is clear which should be used. Read on for different ways to present your preferred name and strategies when you are in the workplace.

By Lydia Sutton
Lydia Sutton
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5 Takeaways for Aspiring Higher Ed Professionals with PhDs

In a recent career panel for graduate students titled “Expand Your Career Options” (Fall 2023), four panelists with PhDs working in different offices at UConn shared their career trajectories and advice. Read on to see the key takeaways from this panel and stay tuned for the next Expand Your Career Options event!

By Damiao Zoe Xu
Damiao Zoe Xu Graduate Assistant, Graduate Student and Postdoc Career Programs and Services (She/Her/Hers)
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