Networking: A Guide for the Timid & Easily Intimidated

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“Network, network, network.” I can’t count the amount of times I’ve heard this ~simple~ advice. We are always told that networking is one of the best ways to advance our career, but for many of us, it’s not as straight …

By Arianna Dines
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Idealist Grad Fair: The Next Step to Your Common Good Career

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“Want to change the world? There’s a degree for that!

Are you looking to enter a career in social work, public policy, nonprofit management, international affairs, public interest law, social entrepreneurship or another similar field? The Idealist Grad Fair …

By Hannah Halloran
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Why Should You Get Involved This Year

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So, it’s the first week of the semester- you can feel the energy in the air! So much learning to be had and opportunities to experience!

Whether you live on-campus, or are a commuter, first year student or senior, there …

By Corinne Golash
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Leaving with Grace & Professionalism

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Well, summer is almost over, folks (I know, I know). As one season changes to another, many students are ending summer internships and professionals are closing out seasonal or temporary experiences. Along with change comes the awkwardness of saying goodbye. …

By Ana Clara Blesso
Ana Clara Blesso Assistant Director of Experiential Learning Ana Clara Blesso
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New internship? New job? Don’t just survive; thrive!

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Summer is often a time when students and recent alumni are starting new experiences – many of them jobs and internships. I was once there myself; starting a new job and wanting to not just survive – but thrive. I …

By Ana Clara Blesso
Ana Clara Blesso Assistant Director of Experiential Learning Ana Clara Blesso
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3 Things Recruiters Always Look for on Your LinkedIn Profile

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Let’s cut to the chase: If your profile isn’t telling hiring managers who you are, what you’re about, and how well you’ll do the job–you could be missing out on your next opportunity (and not even know it).

As an …

By The Daily Muse
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Need help adulting?

Do you have questions about life after graduation? Adulting can be hard, but don’t worry we can help!

On Wednesday, April 12, 2017 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM the Center for Career Development is hosting “Beyond UConn, Transitioning to …

By Amelinda Vazquez
Amelinda Vazquez Assistant Director of Programming Amelinda Vazquez
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Setting Your Squad Goals at Work

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I recently watched a panel moderated by the lovely and eloquent Melissa Harris-Perry. During this panel, she spoke of “squad-care;” admittedly, a phrase I had never heard of before. Most of us are likely familiar with “self-care,” the idea …

By Ana Clara Blesso
Ana Clara Blesso Assistant Director of Experiential Learning Ana Clara Blesso
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CLAS Career Night: Exploring Business Careers with CLAS Alum Fareed Rasheed ’08

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Are you interested in pursuing a career in business? Want to know more about what a typical day in the life of a sales consultant is like? Check out the alumni interview below Fareed Rasheed, Sales Consultant at Cintas Corp. …

By Lisa Famularo
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Gaining Experience Advice for Students with Disabilities

Often students with disabilities focus more on their academics and their disability needs and find at graduation that they do not have the same experiential learning or leadership experiences as their peers. While students with disabilities have strong grade point …

By Laura Evangelista
Laura Evangelista Assistant Director for Curriculum Design and Pre-Professional Advising Laura Evangelista
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