How to Take a LinkedIn Selfie – Yes, Selfies Are Now Okay!

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When creating your LinkedIn profile, a quality profile photo will give your profile a complete look, and LinkedIn reports that profiles with a photo receive more views. The Center for Career Development typically has recommended not using a selfie, and …

By Kelsey Keefe
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Starting Your Blog – What You Need to Know

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In the Information Age, everyone wants information immediately and blogs tend to fill that void. Blog posts are great because they’re a low-cost investment, you’re able to establish yourself as a thought leader in your industry, you have flexibility in …

By Emily Zangari
Emily Zangari Director, Digital Content & Strategy
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Utilizing Recruit Military to Search for Job Opportunities

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Recruit Military is the #1 military-to-civilian recruiting firm.  They offer free, comprehensive job search and career transition services for veterans of the U.S. Military. If you have served in the U.S. Military in any way at any time, you qualify …

By Victoria
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Effective Communication & Professionalism for Your Virtual Internship

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Understanding how to be an important asset for the organization that you work for is the first step to demonstrating professionalism and dedication. Take the time to realize what is expected of you when you start your virtual internship. Know …

By Ashaliegh Carrington
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What and Who is an Entrepreneur?

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Many of us hear the word “entrepreneur” when we discuss an individual who has “made it big” with their idea. Some household names who began as entrepreneurs, such as Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Oprah Winfrey are now the leaders of …

By Chrys Tsilibes
Chrys Tsilibes Assistant Director, Corporate Partner Relations, Fairfield County Chrys Tsilibes
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4 Career Lessons from Janelle Monáe

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The multitalented singer, songwriter, actor, performer, producer, and activist Janelle Monáe has had a busy quarantine. In addition to fighting food insecurity amid the Covid-19 pandemic and starring in the second season of Amazon’s Homecoming, the eight-time Grammy-nominated artist was the …

By Christina Badini
Christina Badini Assistant Director, Corporate Partner Relations, NYC Christina Badini
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Be a Part of History, Volunteer at our National Election 2020 Polls!

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The Office of the Secretary of the State is seeking over 300 volunteer poll workers for Election Day 2020.  Career majors in the fields of political science, public policy or human rights may be particularly interested in learning and gaining …

By Robin Shefts
Robin Shefts Assistant Director (Hartford Campus) Robin Shefts
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Graduate Student Career Council – Leadership Opportunity

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Are you a graduate student? Does your degree program reside on the Storrs campus? Then you are eligible to apply to become a member of the Graduate Student Career Council (GSCC). Members on the Council serve in volunteer roles to …

By Tithi Basu Mallik
Tithi Basu Mallik Graduate Student Career Programs and Services Graduate Assistant Tithi Basu Mallik
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What is an Arts Major and is it Right for Me?

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Did you love art class as a kid? Do you use every inch of paper to doodle? Do you love visiting interesting museums and exhibits? Do you look at the design of a website or graphic and wonder how it …

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4 Professional Organizations to Join for Nurses

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One of the most important parts of securing and excelling at your job is networking. This is becoming ever more important in the field of Nursing. Whether you’ve been a nurse for many years or you’re just starting out, joining …

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