2 Alternative Experiential Learning Resources for Education and Social Services Students

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Going to college, many students hope to gain practical experience in their field. One way of achieving this goal is by taking part in experiential learning, which consists of internships, co-ops, research, clinical, part-time jobs, and more. Many students are …

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Employer Insights for Graduate Students Applying for Jobs in Consulting: 3 Tips from Representatives at Slalom

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Employer Insights, an event held every semester, invites speakers and representatives from different employers to connect with graduate students and offer job and career prep advice on their industry fields. In a recent session, Slalom’s Talent Acquisition Manager Eric …

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In Case You Missed It: Advice & Perspective: How Taking Risks Led Me to Career Success

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“I wonder if there is a risk that’s too big” wonders Don Hill, a current Assistant Director for the UConn Law Career Center and Vice Chair for the East Hartford Town Council. It certainly was a big risk to take …

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8 COVID-Related Interview Questions You Should Be Ready to Answer During—and After—the Pandemic

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The pandemic affected all of us in one way or another (often in many more ways than one), so it’s probably inevitable that COVID-19 will be on our minds for the foreseeable future. We’re still processing what we’ve gone through …

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6 Options for International Students Who Didn’t Win the H-1B Lottery

6 Options for International Students Who Didn’t Win the H-1B Lottery

International student career specialist Marcelo Barros was recently interviewed by Vault and provided alternative visa solutions for international students who are not selected during the H-1B lottery process.  Marcelo suggests that students consider the following options:

OPT extension;
Specific work visas …

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3 Alternative Experiential Learning Resources for Agriculture Students

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Going to college, many students hope to gain practical experience in their field. One way of achieving this goal is by taking part in experiential learning, which consists of internships, co-ops, research, clinical, part-time jobs, and more. Many students are …

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An Interview with Ritika Bajaj

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Ritika is an accomplished student at UConn, majoring in Economics and minoring in Analytics. She also served as the President of the Indian Students Association and sat down with us to speak about her experiences!

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New Programs Supporting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Have Visible Outcomes

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As social justice issues become more prominent on campus, Breanna McFarlane (CLAS ’22) and her peers share some of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) initiatives empowering diverse voices and promoting learning and action for equity …

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Learn New Career Skills Virtually This Summer!

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With summer quickly approaching you may find yourself wondering, is it too late for me to find a meaningful career experience? And the answer is, of course not! There are wonderful opportunities still available for you to gain experience this …

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Busting the Model Minority Myth of Asian Americans

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The staff writers at BestColleges.Com conducted an interview with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion specialist, Farzana Nayani, on what the model minority myth is, its origin, and the steps society can take to dismantle it.

According to Nayani, the model minority …

By Aaliyah Castleberry
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