Using AI to Your Advantage When Becoming Career Ready

When using ChatGPT or other Generative AI platforms, it is important to think of these programs as a tool to enhance the development of materials and content, and not a replacement.

By Nancy Bilmes
Nancy Bilmes Director (she/her)
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How to Prepare for a Career Fair

Not sure how to get ready for a career fair? Check out these tips and tricks to help you feel comfortable and confident to attend your next career fair!

By Lily Guberman
Lily Guberman
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Benefits of Attending Career Fairs for Graduate Students

Are you hesitant about attending a career fair because you’re a graduate student? Read on to learn about the benefits to attend a career fair and how you can connect with employers as a graduate student!

By Damiao Zoe Xu
Damiao Zoe Xu Graduate Assistant, Graduate Student and Postdoc Career Programs and Services (She/Her/Hers)
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Preparing for the Career Fair as a Math Major

A math major prepares students for a variety of careers, and Career Fairs provide these students with opportunities to connect with employers who are looking for their skillset. Use these tips to prepare for a Career Fair as a math major.

By Ge Li
Ge Li
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An Innovative Approach to Bringing Career to the Classroom

Whether for career advice, industry insight, a subject matter expert, or learning more about a specific organization, employers and alumni are ready and willing to share information with your students.

By Christina Badini
Christina Badini Assistant Director, Corporate Partner Relations
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Networking Advice: The Informational Interview

Informational Interviews are an excellent method to gain industry insights, receive helpful advice, and start to build connections.

By Lisa McGuire
Lisa McGuire Associate Director, Corporate Partner Relations
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The 4 Types of Questions You Should Ask at the End of Every Interview

You’re prepping for your interview and you’re thinking about, “What am I going to say when they ask what questions they have for me?” Stand out by asking thoughtful questions your interviews will remember.

By Kay Kimball Gruder
Kay Kimball Gruder Associate Director, Graduate Student & Postdoc Career Programs and Services | Pronouns: she/her/hers
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How the AmeriCorps VISTA Program led me to a position at CT Foodshare

By dedicating a year of service, VISTA members offer support to organizations making sustainable change in areas that affect poverty, including education, public health, climate, access to benefits, and more.

By Beth Bohem
Beth Bohem Network Relations Representative
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My Experience as a Lobbying Intern

A lobbyist serves as an intermediary between the client and lawmakers in an attempt to influence legislation. Here’s my experience as an intern for a lobbying and public relations firm in Hartford.

By Chris McAuliffe
Chris McAuliffe
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5 ways to find an internship when you’re a member of an LGBTQ+ community

Finding an internship as a member of the LGBTQ+ community can present unique challenges, but there are several strategies you can use to increase your chances of success:

1. Research LGBTQ+ friendly companies: Look for companies that have LGBTQ+ inclusive …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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