How the Career Leadership Experience Program Helped My Career Development

The Career Leadership experience has been one of the most beneficial programs I have been a part of. The program showed the career competencies I have fully developed and the competencies I can continue to work on.

By Ainsley Colish
Ainsley Colish
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Student Success Story: Ariana Venegas

Ariana Venegas ’22 is a senior Environmental Studies major and English minor with a deep passion for sustainability and the environment.

By Lisa Famularo
Lisa Famularo Assistant Director, Equity and Inclusion
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Student Success Story: Amayia Cordova

Amayia Cordova is a senior double majoring in Mathematics and an Individualized Major in Healthcare Analysis. After graduation, Amayia will be joining The Hartford as a Group Benefits Underwriter.

By Erik Zawodniak
Erik Zawodniak
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Student Spotlight: Hanbyoul Kang

Meet Hanbyoul Kang! She is an International Student from Korea studying Physiology and Neurobiology. Below, she shares her experience at UConn thus far and her future hopes and aspirations with us! 

Please tell us your name, your year, and why …

By Chelsea Osei
Chelsea Osei
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Student Success Story: Emmanuel Sainville

Emmanuel Sainville is a senior on the Stamford Campus majoring in Digital Media & Design. He has interned with Digital Media Connecticut, worked with Veeder Root, and been a documentary intern at UConn. Hear Emmanuel’s story and how he took …

By Ayane Reis Da Conceicao
Ayane Reis Da Conceicao
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Informational Interview with an Advocacy Lawyer at a Non-Profit

Many people do not realize the limitless career paths that a law degree can lead you, including advocacy within the nonprofit sector. Recently, I had the privilege of interviewing Diane Dauplaise, a Staff Attorney at Network For Victim Recovery (NVRDC) …

By Taylor Fenerty
Taylor Fenerty Outreach and Engagement Intern
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Student Success Story: Irene Soteriou

Irene Soteriou (she/her/hers) is a junior Cognitive Science and Statistics double major with a minor in Communication. We had a chance to discuss her virtual internship at Genocide Watch, a nonprofit organization dedicated to predicting, preventing, stopping, and punishing genocide …

By Lauren Deleon
Lauren Deleon Program Development and Marketing Intern
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How Advocating for Yourself Can Advance Your Career

Ebun Ojekunle ‘14 (CLAS) explains how she has advocated for herself throughout her career and the positive effect of advocacy skills. She discusses salary negotiations, finding a mentor, asking for a professional training opportunity, and other valuable skills that students …

By Margot Eversdyke
Margot Eversdyke CLAS Career Ambassador Intern
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Our Pathways to Undergraduate Research

There are multiple paths to getting involved in undergraduate research. As part of Internship, Research, and Co-op Month, we invited 3 seniors to share with us their journeys to undergraduate research and advice they have for other students who are …

By Lisa Famularo
Lisa Famularo Assistant Director, Equity and Inclusion
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Student Spotlight: Irish Esperida

Irish shares her experience as a woman in STEM and the support system she has built on her academic journey.

By Chelsea Osei
Chelsea Osei
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