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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


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 …

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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


Build a circle of mentorship

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

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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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Kay Gruder Assistant Director of Graduate Student Career Programs and Services Kay Gruder
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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 is …

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My Story: Making a Career Change at Age 29

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I have an undergraduate and master’s degree in accounting and worked as a tax accountant for six years.  Now, I am a graduate assistant at UConn’s Center for Career Development and am working toward another master’s degree, but in Higher …

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Christina Harney Graduate Assistant Christina Harney
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Student Success Story: Anthony Patelunas


Tell me about your educational path.

I started my undergraduate career as a Marine Biology major at Stockton College in New Jersey, then transferred to Stony Brook University as a Marine Vertebrate Biology major. While there, I found an opportunity …

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Ellen Morelli Career Intern
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Student Success Story: Samantha Podurgiel

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Samantha Podurgiel, PhD Student

Tell me about your educational path.

I entered UConn in 2006 as a psychology major. Spring semester of my sophomore year, I took a physiological psychology course and knew I wanted to focus on …

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Student Success Story: Mehdi Karzar Jeddi


Mehdi Karzar Jeddi

PhD Student

Tell me about your research. What area did you focus on for your PhD?

My research has been focused in understanding the underlying physics in several complex systems in fluid dynamics. First, I worked on developing …

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