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Meet Mara Silva & Maribeth Teves, Founders of the Google Student Developer Club

A new student-run organization is coming to the UConn Stamford campus for Fall 2021— the Google Student Developer Club. Founded by Computer Science students Mara Silva and Maribeth Teves, the Google Student Developer Club helps students connect theory to practice …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Associate Director, Regional Campuses Tara Malone
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A Year-by-Year Approach for Developing a Personal Career Plan during your College Years

First-year students are usually surprised to learn that career planning is a process that begins as early as your first year and is continuously developed through all your college years. Career development is a lifelong process, and today is the …

By Desiree Martino
Desiree Martino Career Coach Desiree Martino
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8 Reasons to Consider a Career in Healthcare and Wellness

If you’re looking for an exciting, rewarding and fast-paced career, the healthcare and wellness field may be right for you. 

There are many different pathways to healthcare, each with its own unique set of responsibilities. The Center for Career Development …

By Zachary Macinnes
Zachary Macinnes Assistant Director of Corporate Partner Relations Zachary Macinnes
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How to Use Handshake to Find Jobs

There is a job and internship search site tailored specifically for you, and it could be hiding right under your nose! It’s called Handshake, and it’s the primary way the Center for Career Development connects UConn students with employment opportunities …

By Erik Zawodniak
Erik Zawodniak Erik Zawodniak
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Disclosure & Your Rights in the Workplace

Many undocumented and DACAmented students wonder – do I have to discuss my immigration status with employers? The short answer – no. This choice is always yours to make, and I recommend making the choice that YOU are comfortable with. Just like …

By Mary Malerba
Mary Malerba Assistant Director, Corporate Partner Relations Mary Malerba
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Alumni Success Story: Amy Dixon, Paralympic Athlete

Amy Dixon has always been a competitor in her life. She started to ride in equestrian events at the age of five and was swimming in meets at six. She’s played soccer and was an “all-around sports geek” in high …

By Mike Enright
Mike Enright
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Jumpstarting Your Legal Internship Search: Government Roles

Photograph by Brett Jordan-Unsplash

One benefit to pursuing a career in the legal field is that the opportunities are limitless—private practice, in-house, academia, nonprofit legal work, prosecution, government—and the list goes on. One area that should not be overlooked is …

By Ashley Reed - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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14 Great Jobs for College Students That Give You “Real World” Skills

There’s a lot going on during your undergraduate years—and not all of it is directly tied to your future career. But at least part of going to college is about getting the skills you need to land your first job …

By Lily Zhang - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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7 Improv Techniques That’ll Make Conversations at Work Less Awkward and More Productive

Talking to people at work can be challenging and stressful. Whether you’re attending meetings, conversing with clients, or just making small talk in the hallway, nerves can start to take over. What do you do with your hands? How long …

By Megan Gray - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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How to Break Into the Communications World

Get an inside look on how some communication professionals entered into the field of communication. Gain insight on the most surprising things about working in the field, what is different about the interview process than in other fields, and some …

By Christina Badini
Christina Badini Assistant Director, Corporate Partner Relations, NYC Christina Badini
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