Three things I did at UConn that helped me get my Blackboard summer internship

As an intern under the community and retention marketing team, I worked on a variety of interesting and impactful products, had conversations with everyone from a former intern to the Chief Marketing Officer, and even flew down to the Reston headquarters to attend our flagship user conference.

By Lauren Deleon
Lauren Deleon Program Development and Marketing Intern Lauren Deleon
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Success Story – Xiaochen Liu

“Your health and wellness are the foundation of any success!”

Xiaochen Liu was an international student who received both a master’s degree (2016) and a Ph.D. from UConn in Cognition, Instruction, and Learning Technology (2020). “Like every graduate student experienced …

By Desiree Martino
Desiree Martino Career Coach Desiree Martino
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Student Success Story: Brendon Thammavongsa

Brendon Thammavongsa is a rising senior majoring in Exercise Science. He is an active member of Lambda Phi Epsilon, the world’s largest Asian-interest fraternity, and UConn Hip-Hop Initiative, where he serves as Social Media Director.

How has your membership in …

By Erik Zawodniak
Erik Zawodniak Erik Zawodniak
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Alumna Success Story: Hayley Segar Dives Into Women’s Swimwear Industry

Hayley Segar ’17 says her mentors helped with everything from marketing to securing trademarks.

By Claire Hall
Claire Hall Editorial Manager
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An Interview with DO Student, Sam Dion

Sam Dion (’20) is a first-year DO (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine) student at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine. During her undergrad at UConn, she studied Physiology and Neurobiology on a pre-med track. I had the chance to interview her to …

By Anusha Gopinath
Anusha Gopinath CLAS Career Ambassador Anusha Gopinath
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Deepthi Varghese Success Story

Deepthi Varghese is a TD Module Engineer at Intel Corporation. Deepthi earned a PhD in Polymer Chemistry from UConn. “I am currently working as a process engineer in the dry etch module at Intel. My current role focuses on technology …

By Desiree Martino
Desiree Martino Career Coach Desiree Martino
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Student Success Story – Nathan Pérez-Espitia

Nathan is a UConn senior at the Storrs campus, double majoring in Political Science and Philosophy and enrolled in the Department of Public Policy’s Fast Track Masters in Public Administration (MPA) program.  He has interned with the Connecticut Lieutenant Governor’s …

By Erik Zawodniak
Erik Zawodniak Erik Zawodniak
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Alumni Success Story: Valeria Popolizio

Valeria Popolizio (she/her) graduated from UConn in 2020, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Humans Rights with a minor in Latino Studies. She is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Educational Transformation with a concentration in Advocacy and Policy on an accelerated track at Georgetown University.

By Heidi Pineda
Heidi Pineda Affinity Community Outreach and Programming Intern Heidi Pineda
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How UConn Junior Danielle Livingston is Helping to Make Career Dreams Come True

From a very young age, almost all children dream of what they want to be when they grow up; from teachers to astronauts or zookeepers to firefighters the possibilities and interests are endless! Some children go on to pursue those …

By Kristen Soprano
Kristen Soprano Career Consultant Kristen Soprano
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Student Success Story: Sahmra Sawyer

Sahmra Sawyer is a rising senior on the Stamford Campus majoring in Psychological Sciences.

Sahmra Sawyer is studying Psychological Sciences at UConn Stamford. While her long-term goal has been to become a therapist, this summer she discovered a love for …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Associate Director, Regional Campuses Tara Malone
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