2019 Internship & Co-op Week: February 4th-7th!

It’s not too early to think about internships – especially for Summer 2019! Join the Center for Career Development from February 4th through the 7th for a week of internship and co-op related events. From an Internship Showcase to the Internship & Co-op Fair, there’s bound to be something for everyone’s need, interest, and industry:

Prepare for the Fair: Internship Showcase & Employer Panel

Monday, February 4th, Wilbur Cross, North Reading Room, 5-6pm
New to internships? Looking for your next experience? Nervous about the Internship & Co-op Fair? Come learn from fellow UConn students who have interned across the country! Represented internship sites include: Google, Pratt & Whitney, Cigna, Elizabeth Arden, the Nashville Predators NHL Team, and the Boston Children’s Hospital – among many more. Employers will also be on-hand featuring short panels to help you prepare for the Fair later in the week!

Résumé Lab

Tuesday, February 5th, HBL Electronic Classroom 1, 4-6pm
Wondering how you can improve your résumé before the Internship & Co-op Fair? Or perhaps you’re a bit stuck on how to get started? Have no fear, the Center for Career Development is here! To start, there will be a brief 10-minute presentation to go over the basic sections of a résumé. Afterwards, the lab is free to any and all questions or to work on your résumé. You can leave when you’re done! Laptops and/or hard copies are encouraged.

Internship & Co-op Fair

Wednesday, February 6th, Student Union 3rd Floor, 11am-3pm
Ready to find your next internship or co-op? Employers will be on campus looking to meet students from a wide range of majors with a variety of experience. For a full list of employers attending the Fair, download the HuskyCareerLink app.

Interviewing 101 Webinar

Thursday, February 7th, CCD On Demand, released at 11am
Odds are, your internship or co-op search will include an interview! Kick your feet up and learn about successful interviewing strategies from the comfort of home. This webinar, featuring both Center for Career Development staff and Indeed recruiters, will share tips and strategies for presenting yourself in the most successful manner. This will be released via the Center for Career Development’s online video platform: CCD On Demand!

Come to one event or participate in all four – the Center for Career Development is here to help you find what fits you!

By Ana Clara Blesso
Ana Clara Blesso Associate Director, Career Coaching & Experiential Learning