What I Wish I Knew – My biggest regrets from undergrad

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I wish I had studied abroad – At the time I thought I would be missing out on my college friends and social life, and wasn’t ready to be so independent. It wasn’t until my senior year that I …

By Emily Merritt
Emily Merritt Career Consultant, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Emily Merritt
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Ask About It: I don’t have anything to wear to an interview

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By Amanda Bradley
Amanda Bradley Marketing and Communications Manager Amanda Bradley
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Why you probably won’t land your dream job. Today.

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Everybody wants to land their “dream job.” Who wouldn’t? Some have even publically stated that they’ve finally found their dream job only to find later that perhaps it was more of a nightmare.

First of all, define your dream job …

By Lisa McGuire
Lisa McGuire Assistant Director for Corporate Partner Relations Lisa McGuire
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What’s the Difference Between an Offer Letter and a Contract?

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Understanding the difference between an offer letter and a contract is one of the key ways to set yourself up for success in your career. Since the terms are closely linked, many recent grads tend to think of them interchangeably …

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The Real Reasons You Didn’t Get a Call Back

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Applying to a job (or internship or co-op) can feel like sending your application into a black hole, to hear back months later, if at all. What’s worse is not hearing back after an interview that you thought went well. …

By Kelsey Keefe
Kelsey Keefe Career Consultant Kelsey Keefe
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Jobs you’ve never heard of that might be for you

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Doctor, lawyer, teacher, engineer, salesperson…the list goes on. These are jobs we’ve all heard of, and may or may not have the skills or desire to be. But have you heard of food stylist, chief listening officer, futurist …

By Lisa McGuire
Lisa McGuire Assistant Director for Corporate Partner Relations Lisa McGuire
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Ask About It: Changing Major

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By Amanda Bradley
Amanda Bradley Marketing and Communications Manager Amanda Bradley
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All you ever wanted to know about graduate certificate programs (and more!)

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At some point in your graduate career, you have probably heard of UConn’s graduate certificate programs. I remember entering my graduate training and hearing students mention them, but I never really knew what they were or why I should consider …

By Katherine Nelson
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Navigating Next Week’s CAHNR Career Night and Health Professions Graduate School Admissions Panel Programs

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The upcoming CAHNR Career Night and Health Professions Graduate School Admission Panel programs are scheduled for next Wednesday November 1st. The Health Professions Panel will convene at 4:00 PM in Austin Room 108 and be immediately followed by CAHNR Career …

By Paul Gagnon
Paul Gagnon Career Consultant, College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources Paul Gagnon
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What Does a Day in the Life of a Communications Specialist Look Like?

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From writing press releases to organizing events, communications specialists enjoy a lot of excitement in their day-to-day work. If you’re thinking of working in communications, you might be wondering what a day in the life of a communications specialist looks …

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