Turning Stress into Success

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The words “career,” “internship,” or “graduation” can bring up fear within many students. I, personally, know that although the idea of not having to study, getting paid, and being able to work on something you are passionate about may bring …

By Maura Oei
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Networking is Easier than You Think

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I’d never heard of Husky Mentor Network, have you? When asked to do this project I asked, “isn’t it a little too early for this, given I’m a freshman?”, but throughout this process I learned it’s never too early …

By Rita Tsafack-Tonleu
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Faculty Support for Visiting the CCD

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Earlier this week, Dr. Eva Lefkowitz, professor and department head in Human Development & Family Studies, wrote a blog post about the value of engaging in career counseling as an undergraduate student. In her blog, she outlines many reasons …

By Lisa Famularo
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How to Successfully be a Project Manager

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There is a vast amount of information and knowledge we gain throughout our college journey – but one topic that seems to slip between the cracks is the idea of project management. This entails being able to organize, plan, and …

By Linda Rivera
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Career Counseling for CLAS Majors

CLAS Career Consultants Lisa Famularo ’18 MA (right) and Kristen Soprano ’04 (CLAS) in the Wilbur Cross Building on September 17, 2018. (Bri Diaz/UConn Photo)

The Center for Career Development’s own Kristen Soprano and Lisa Famularo were interviewed for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences’ blog about their jobs providing career counseling for CLAS students.

What are some of the common career development challenges …

By Dan Russell
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How to Have a Meaningful and Fruitful Internship Experience

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So you’re back from your summer internship or job and you’re mingling with friends before class starts and it seems like everyone besides you was able to network, land their future job early, or gain lifelong experiences that you just …

By Linda Rivera
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CLAS Students: Top 5 Ways to Prepare for the Fall Career Fairs!

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Each fall, the Center for Career Development (CCD) hosts two career fairs: the All-University Career Fair and the STEM Career Fair. If you are a CLAS student, you may have heard in the past that the career fairs are only …

By Lisa Famularo
Lisa Famularo Career Consultant, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Lisa Famularo
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Important Information About the New HuskyCareerLink!

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We are extremely excited to announce the new HuskyCareerLink powered by Handshake! The UConn Center for Career Development has collaborated with Handshake – a modern career development platform – to power HuskyCareerLink, replacing our current vendor, Purple Briefcase. Access to …

By Lee Hameroff
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Connecting Students and Businesses Right Where They Are

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The Center for Career Development has a presence on all of UConn’s campuses. Our office at UConn Hartford was featured as part of this story in the Hartford Business Journal: “In year two, UConn Hartford has growth plans, …

By Dan Russell
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Ask a Real Recruiter: How Do I Answer Interview Questions With the Right Amount of Detail?

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Dear Recruiter,

How do I know if I’m providing enough detail when answering interview questions?

Signed,
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Dear Wary of Being Wordy,

An ideal interview answer gives enough information to convey your accomplishments without overloading the interviewer …

By The Muse
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