The Lead the Pack Program


My name’s Jess Kirchner, and I’m a junior here at UConn, studying political science and economics. I’m also in my third year of Arabic, and intend to do something with refugee work after graduation! I’m a Student Involvement Ambassador in …

By Jessica Kirchner
Jessica Kirchner
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Student Success Story: Julia Cobuzzi


Julia Cobuzzi, allied health sciences major, was selectively picked by the UConn Summer Extension Internship program to gain hands-on work experience in her field.

Julia came into our office last week to share some of her exciting professional experiences over …

By Autumn Magro
Autumn Magro Communication Intern
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My first week as a “Blue Agent”


“Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely.”   –  Karen Kaiser Clark


This is my first internship experience ever and I am super excited about it. I did not know what was in store for me. When my friends …

By Srinivas Godavarthi
Srinivas Godavarthi
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Are You Linked In?

Are You Linked In?

As an RA on campus in Garrigus Suites, with upperclassman residents there’s a big focus on career development. When it comes to the career related to-do list it can often seem overwhelming. “Where do I even start?” I’ve asked myself that …

By Hendrix Taylor
Hendrix Taylor Resident Assistant (RA)
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From UConn to Developing During FoodCorps Service


FoodCorps is a nationwide team of AmeriCorps leaders who connect kids to real food and help them grow up healthy. Here, UConn alumna Jennifer Kruzansky shares her perspective on serving with FoodCorps in Norwalk, Connecticut.

As I sit in my kitchen finishing …

By Jennifer Kruzansky
Jennifer Kruzansky FoodCorps Service Member
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And the results are in!


Undergraduate Intern of the Year

The University of Connecticut’s Center for Career Development (CCD) has awarded its annual Undergraduate Intern of the Year Award to Meredith Rittman. Rittman was chosen for the 2015 Intern of the Year Award for her internship …

By Amanda Carchedi
Amanda Carchedi Marketing and Communications Manager
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Meet Student Success Story Jay Latimer!

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Jay Latimer

Majors: Materials Science & Engineering; German Studies

Class Standing: Senior


What got you interested in your majors?


I actually came into UConn as a Civil Engineering student. I have always been intrigued by how structures are …

By Brittney Austin
Brittney Austin Communication & Marketing Intern
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Meet Student Success Story Julia DeMoranville!

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Julia DeMoranville

Majors: Molecular and Cell Biology, Child Health and Development (individualized)

Class Standing: Senior

Describe your history at UConn.

I started at UConn in fall of 2012 as a Biological Sciences major in the honors program. I joined Rubyfruit …

By Brittney Austin
Brittney Austin Communication & Marketing Intern
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Alumni Working for the Common Good


Having earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Allied Health Sciences with a concentration in Public Health and Health Promotion with minors in Political Science and Human rights, Sumia Hussain (class of 2015), began her career in common good just four months after graduating. Currently, a …

By Moury Khan
Moury Khan
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Meet Student Success Story Kerrin Kinnear!


Kerrin Kinnear

Major(s): Environmental Studies

Minor(s): Geography

Class Standing: Senior


Describe your history at UConn.

I came to UConn totally unsure of what I wanted to study.  I started as a Psychology major, switched to Marketing, and finally landed …

By Brittney Austin
Brittney Austin Communication & Marketing Intern
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