6 Ways Your Résumé Should Differ from Your LinkedIn Profile

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Although your resume and LinkedIn profile are both important job-search tools, they serve slightly different purposes and are read by slightly different audiences under different conditions. As a result, they should never be identical.

Here, we explore the difference between building …

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Pharmaceutics and Pfizer—What to Do with Your Science Degree

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Between 2000 and 2009, pharmaceutical innovations alone caused a 73% increase in life expectancy. Even today, medical treatment and pharmacy make a huge impact in people’s everyday lives. But getting a drug or product to market takes massive amounts …

By May Zhang
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Decision Making Paralysis: Easy to Identify, Hard to Move

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Some decisions can be made fairly easily: if it is raining outside, we know to grab an umbrella; if we need to complete a course in order to graduate, we take that class; if our phone or laptop needs to …

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Understanding Opportunities in the Life Science Industry

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When you think of careers that make a positive impact on the world, you might think nurses, doctors, teachers, and activists. Though this is accurate, you probably aren’t thinking agrotechnology and bioinformatics – you may not even know what those …

By Alex Argueta
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The Prescription for a Healthy Résumé

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The thought of creating a résumé from scratch can be enough to keep you up at night, similar to the way a cold, a stomach bug, or any other medical ailment can keep you from getting a good night’s rest.  …

By Kristen Soprano
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Science and Sema4: Using Your Science Degree for More

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As a STEM major, it might sometimes feel like you have a very narrow choice of careers, limited to abstract, lab-based research. But that’s not always the case. Though lab work is one of the major applications of a STEM …

By May Zhang
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Three Ways Being a Career Intern Helped Me Land a Full Time Position

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I came to be a career intern the same way that many of us did. I saw an email, completed the application, and gave it my best shot at the interview. As a freshman, I didn’t know much of anything, …

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Review of the 2019 Internship Showcase

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On Monday, February 4th, in the Wilbur Cross South Reading Room, over one hundred and fifty students gathered together to talk about two very important subjects – Internships and Co-ops.  Students who have held internships at various companies throughout the nation …

By Kailee Himes
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Congratulations to the 2018 Experiential Learning Award Winners!

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Linda Rivera ’19, Undergraduate Intern of the Year
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Linda has been with the Conair Corporation for the last two summers, serving as a Research & Development intern in the Personal Care Division. As a chemical engineering major, Linda …

By Kailee Himes
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Now Accepting Applications for the UConn Extension Summer 2019 Internship Program!!

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The UConn Extension Internship Program  is now accepting applications for the summer 2019 program. UConn underclassmen and “super seniors” (those graduating in either August or December 2019) interested in gaining valuable (and paid) in-the-field experience in a career-oriented discipline such …

By Paul Gagnon
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