The Hidden Job Market

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Wondering why you haven’t heard back from any of your applications? 80% of jobs aren’t posted on job boards–they’re secured through the hidden job market. Watch this video to find out what it is and how you can access it. …

By Alex Argueta
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6 Ways Your Résumé Should Differ from Your LinkedIn Profile

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Although your resume and LinkedIn profile are both important job-search tools, they serve slightly different purposes and are read by slightly different audiences under different conditions. As a result, they should never be identical.

Here, we explore the difference between building …

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Three Ways Being a Career Intern Helped Me Land a Full Time Position

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I came to be a career intern the same way that many of us did. I saw an email, completed the application, and gave it my best shot at the interview. As a freshman, I didn’t know much of anything, …

By Alex Argueta
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Review of the 2019 Internship Showcase


On Monday, February 4th, in the Wilbur Cross South Reading Room, over one hundred and fifty students gathered together to talk about two very important subjects – Internships and Co-ops.  Students who have held internships at various companies throughout the nation …

By Kailee Himes
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Now Accepting Applications for the UConn Extension Summer 2019 Internship Program!!

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The UConn Extension Internship Program  is now accepting applications for the summer 2019 program. UConn underclassmen and “super seniors” (those graduating in either August or December 2019) interested in gaining valuable (and paid) in-the-field experience in a career-oriented discipline such …

By Paul Gagnon
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Networking is Easier than You Think


I’d never heard of Husky Mentor Network, have you? When asked to do this project I asked, “isn’t it a little too early for this, given I’m a freshman?”, but throughout this process I learned it’s never too early to …

By Rita Tsafack-Tonleu
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Important Information About the New HuskyCareerLink!

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We are extremely excited to announce the new HuskyCareerLink powered by Handshake! The UConn Center for Career Development has collaborated with Handshake – a modern career development platform – to power HuskyCareerLink, replacing our current vendor, Purple Briefcase. Access to the …

By Lee Hameroff
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Connecting Students and Businesses Right Where They Are

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The Center for Career Development has a presence on all of UConn’s campuses. Our office at UConn Hartford was featured as part of this story in the Hartford Business Journal: “In year two, UConn Hartford has growth plans, aims …

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Stay up to Par by Networking: Lessons from the Late, Great, Arnold Palmer

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The sport of golf has been gaining popularity over the past few years thanks in part to emerging talent like Jordan Spieth and Rory Mcllroy. While I myself am not a golfer and not overly familiar with these two particular …

By Kristen Soprano
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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 opportunities for …

By Sydney Carr
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