Employment Opportunity Scams are Increasing – What to Watch For

One of the biggest hurdles that I, as well as the rest of my graduating class, had to endure was to sift through the fraudulent opportunities, fake emails, and never-ending phishing scams sent our way. To protect myself, I quickly …

By Francesca Crivello
Francesca Crivello Operations Coordinator
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The Center for Career Development’s first Faculty Fellow – Dr. Natalia Smirnova

As the Career Center continues to move toward its vision of ‘creating a university-wide career readiness culture that prepares all students for post-graduation success’, they have been extending their reach to partnering with faculty and staff more intentionally over the past several years. In addition to Career Everywhere and the Career Champion program, staff at the Career Center determined it would be beneficial to hire a faculty fellow to continue to bridge the gap between the academic side of the house and the Center.

By Gillian Bullock
Gillian Bullock
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Six UConn Stamford Students Named Spectrum Scholars

Six UConn Stamford students are among the 20 Spectrum Scholars chosen by Spectrum for its newest class of scholars. The Scholarship, designed for underrepresented college students with financial need, grants each recipient with a $20,000 scholarship, a professional Spectrum mentor, and the opportunity for an internship at one of the company’s corporate campuses.

By Chrys Tsilibes
Chrys Tsilibes Assistant Director, Corporate Partner Relations
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Don’t Stress the Career Stuff

As the spring semester begins, it’s common to feel overwhelmed. Here are a few tips to stay happy and healthy this semester!

By Jarrin Araujo
Jarrin Araujo
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Opening Eyes and Minds: UConn Experts Help Transform Connecticut K-12 Curricula

State turns to CLAS faculty for expertise on Black and Latino history, Asian American and Pacific Islander studies, and more.

By Heather Moylan
Heather Moylan Editor 2
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CAHNR Alumna Liz Underwood Treats Animals in Need of Special Care

With a lifelong desire to help animals, UConn alumna Liz Underwood now provides critical care at one of the largest private practices in the Southern United States.

By Anna Zarra Aldrich
Anna Zarra Aldrich TEMP UNIV Spec
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School of Social Work Welcomes Innovations Institute to Improve Child and Family Services Nationwide

With the addition of Innovations Institute, the School of Social Work expands UConn’s leadership and contributions nationwide

By Ziba Kashef
Ziba Kashef Publicity/Marketing Administrator
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Get Your Start in Entrepreneurship and Innovation!

Interested in a career in entrepreneurship and innovation? This free virtual experience program is perfect to give you critical skills and information about the challenges that come with being an entrepreneur!

By Michelle Shavnya
Michelle Shavnya
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Emmy Award-Winning UConn Professor Takes on Zero Tolerance, Family Separation with Second PBS Frontline Documentary

Oscar Guerra’s first Frontline documentary was judged the Best News Story in a Newsmagazine at the 2021 Emmy awards.

By Jaclyn Severance
Jaclyn Severance University Public Relations Associate 2
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Experience Spotlight: Sydney Romantics Branding and Design Virtual Internship

Are you interested in gaining skills and experience in the arts, media and communication? This virtual internship is perfect for exploring your interest! Read on to learn more about the internship and how to apply.

By Samantha Valle
Samantha Valle
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Exploring Career Options: An Unforgettable Software Engineering Experience!

Interested in exploring a career in technology? Take this opportunity to learn about a virtual software engineering experience to see if it’s something you’d like to do!

By Eunice Asante
Eunice Asante
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