Welcome to the Science, Data, & Technology Career Community!

This page is designed for undergraduate and graduate-level students who are either majoring, minoring, or interested in a career in the science, data, and technology industries. Here you will discover a versatile array of career resources that are designed to enhance your job searching, knowledge of career paths, networking opportunities, and overall preparation for life beyond UConn.

Although the look and feel of the Career Community webpages are similar, the content on each Career Community page is curated for the careers in their respective industries.

Featured Articles

Here is where you can find timely advice and perspective on career and professional development topics. Articles are authored by either a member of the Career Center, University partners, an employer contact, or students. In addition, students and alumni will find blogs with career advice about diverse topics, including internship and job search strategies, interviewing preparation, networking, and career resources. Review the Featured Articles library! You’ll also find value in reading student and alumni success stories that provide unique perspectives from the UConn Husky point of view.

Featured Jobs

On the Science, Data, & Technology career community, you’ll see featured jobs and internships relevant to the industry; all of these opportunities are posted on Handshake. Search early and often is a best practice that the Career Center encourages all students to participate in. Look at this week’s Featured Jobs!

Featured Events

Here is where you can find career programs and events sponsored by the Career Center and other career-oriented events featured on the Science, Data, & Technology community paged. Many of these events will be related to this Career Community. However, you’ll also see campus-wide events and workshops such as career fairs, networking events, and professional development workshops. Check out the calendar of events!

Husky Mentor Network

This is your opportunity to build and grow your professional network. The Husky Mentor network is a virtual space that provides students with an opportunity to connect with alums and friends of UConn to network and receive advice. Your profile is already created and is waiting to be activated by logging in with your NetID and password. Get connected today!

Job Market Insights

This is one of our most powerful career exploration tools to date! This tool will assist you with career market research specific to industries and occupations domestically and locally. You can obtain information in the following categories:

  • Occupation Description
  • Employment Trends
  • Top Employers
  • Education Levels
  • Annual Earnings
  • Technical Skills
  • Soft Skills
  • Job Titles

Career Outcomes

Students/alumni who are researching career data will be able to obtain information in the following categories:

  • First Destination
  • Top Employers
  • Starting Salary
  • Employment Locations
  • Top Universities

Student Organizations

We’ve identified campus clubs and organizations related to the Science, Data, & Technology Career Community. Joining a club or organization on campus can provide valuable and practical skills that enhance your professional development. Additionally, employers recognize the value of student involvement in campus activities, primarily related to your industry or career fields. Check out the list of featured students organizations.    

Professional Organizations

It’s recommended to explore professional organizations related to the Science, Data, & Technology Career Community are listed. Additional professional organizations can be found by clicking the button provided. Joining professional associations are opportunities that lead to many benefits for new graduates, including access to career journals, professional development workshops/conferences, continuing education credits, leadership training, and networking, mentoring & job opportunities.

Discuss professional associations with your professors, as well as begin researching them online.  Many professional organizations offer membership discounts to college students. Also, professional association memberships can be listed on résumés, which can positively impact employers.

Vault Guides

Vault is a dynamic resource that equips students with industry-specific information that can promote informed decision-making related to their career path.

Featured Resources

Take a look at resources that have been featured on this community page to gain insight on tools that can enhance your career readiness in preparation.

The Science, Data, & Technology community page can be a one-stop shop for industry-specific information that can enhance your career development. Students from all UConn campuses have unlimited access to the Career Center’s virtual career resources 24/7 via the Center for Career Development website

Please click here to schedule an appointment to meet with a Career Coach from the Center for Career Development. 

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By Wiley Dawson
Wiley Dawson Career Consultant Wiley Dawson