Is This The Most Social Major at UConn?

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Lena Lac ’22, a sociology major from Hartford, CT is a local celebrity to the class of 2023 because of her role as an Orientation Leader, but there is so much more to her than the job she had this …

By Marina DeThomas
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An Inside Look at Corporate America

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In April, I was offered the opportunity, along with two other students, to work with The Hartford Insurance Group on the National African American Insurance Association (NAAIA) Talent Competition. Members of The Hartford served as our coaches and helped guide …

By Rita Tsafack-Tonleu
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HackUConn Winning Team Features 2 CLAS Students

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Each year, HackUConn brings together students and tech industry experts for a non-stop 24 hour invention competition. This year’s …

By Arianna Dines
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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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Undergraduate Student Success Story: Kwame Eyiah

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Major: Economics
Minor: Analytics
Year: Junior

What was your internship or co-op and how did you find it?

During the summer of 2017, I was a Market Risk Intern at The Hartford. In June of 2016, I took part in …

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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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Undergraduate Student Success Story: Alexis Bazydola

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Major: Sport Management

Year: Sophomore

What was your internship and how did you find it?
I worked as a Hockey Operations Intern for the Nashville Predators NHL organization. I found this option through a few connections I had in the …

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Undergraduate Student Success Story: Morgan Reiss

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Morgan Reiss

Major: Psychology

Minors: Human Development and Family Studies, Criminal Justice, and Cognitive Science

Year: Senior

What was your internship or co-op and how did you find it? I was an intern at the Department of Children and Families …

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Undergraduate Student Success Story: Zane Grady

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Zane Grady

Year: Senior

Major: Materials Science and Engineering

What was your internship or co-op and how did you find it? 

My co-ops/internships were through at NASA Langley Research Center (Hampton, VA), working as a materials research student. I found these …

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Career Lessons from the Dark Knight Trilogy

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Imagine coming across Batman’s resume; yes The Batman, the one who “Maintained the welfare of Gotham City by operating as the region’s number one crime fighter while holding a full-time chair position at Wayne Enterprises.” Now, your bullet statements probably …

By Amelinda Rossitto
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