Svetlana Gelpi-Dominguez: Graduate Student Success Story

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Undergraduate Institution: B.A., Universidad del Turabo (2015)

Graduation Institution: Ph.D. Candidate in Chemistry, UConn

How did you choose your particular internship?

“In January 2016, I went to a High Performance Computing conference (HPC) looking for possible non-academic work …

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Student Success Story: Timothy Bussey

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Name: Timothy Bussey

Undergraduate Institution:

B.A. – Political Science (Columbus State University, Columbus, GA)

Visiting Student Certificate – Politics, Philosophy, and Economics (Regent’s Park College, University of Oxford, Oxford, England)

Graduation Institution:

M.A. – Political Science with …

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Student Success Story: Jennifer Dealy

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Name: Jennifer Dealy

Undergraduate Institution:

B.A.-Psychology (Assumption College, Worcester, MA)

Graduate Institution:

M.A.- HDFS (UConn)

Ph.D. Candidate – HDFS (UConn)

How did you choose your particular internship?

“I have always been interested in translating my research interests in promoting secure …

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Student Success Story: Hyeseong Kang

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Name: Hyeseong Kang

Undergraduate Institution:

B.A.- Sociology/Psychology (Double Major) (Korea University)

Graduate Institution:

M.A.- Clinical and Counseling Psychology (Korea University)

Ph.D. Candidate- Human Development and Family Studies (UConn)                  

How …

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Carter Lennon Graduate Student Success Story

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Name: Carter Lennon
Doctoral Degree: University of Connecticut, Social Psychology (2013)
Master’s Degree: Central Connecticut State University, Health Psychology (2009)
Bachelor’s Degree: Eastern Connecticut State University, General Psychology (2007)

Background Information: Carter Lennon is currently …

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2017 National HWW PreDoctoral Fellow

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Winifred Maloney Awarded Summer 2017 Fellowship from Humanities Without Walls at Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities


Humanities Without Walls aims to create new avenues for collaborative research, teaching, and the production of scholarship in the …

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Marc Reyes: Student Success Story

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Hometown: Kansas City, Missouri

 Education: University of Connecticut: Ph.D. Candidate, History
University of Missouri, Kansas City: Master of Arts, History University of Missouri, Columbia: Bachelor of Arts, History

 Interest: Marc loves live music and enjoys traveling across the …

By Briana Williams
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What I Learned in my Job Search: Finding my Perfect Match!

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Current Job: Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Rhodes College

Education: Ph.D. Geography, UConn

Hometown: Qingdao, China

Interests: Sports, Cooking

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Find mentors from different areas whom you trust and can share your experiences and concerns. It …

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Inspiration

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As the semester winds down and daylight quickly turns toward darkness, we can all use a little inspiration. Do you ever wonder what other graduate students and are doing? Every semester, the Center for Career Development gathers graduate student success …

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Graduate Student Success Story: Kristina Bosco

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Current Job – Medical Social Worker

Education – Bachelors: Central Connecticut State University, Psychology | Masters: University of Connecticut, MSW Social Work

Hometown – West Hartford, CT

Interests – “I love to travel and my favorite place that I have visited …

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