Share Your Insights on Identity and Career Development

UConn students are invited to participate in a survey, Identity and Career Development, conducted by the Center for Career Development. After completing the survey, you will have the opportunity to win one of ten $25 gift cards!

By Lisa Famularo
Lisa Famularo Assistant Director, Equity and Inclusion | Pronouns: she/her/hers
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Professional Organizations Promoting Visibility and Equity within the Black Community

Professional organizations provide opportunities for networking, mentorship, and professional development catered to your career goals and interests. To help celebrate Black History Month we are highlighting professional organizations within the black community!

By Avery Caya
Avery Caya Graduate Assistant, CLAS/Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (They/Them/Theirs)
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The Importance of Black Owned Business 

Black Owned Businesses are important community staples that create new jobs and improve the relationship within them. Read on for a list of local Black Owned Businesses and how you can support them.

By Mya Davis
Mya Davis
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Graduate School Considerations for Black Students

As the school year proceeds, juniors and seniors are beginning to finish their graduate school search and are beginning applications. While choosing between areas of study, masters vs. Ph.Ds., and ensuring all prerequisites are complete are things all students should …

By Mya Davis
Mya Davis
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My Experience in a Yale REU Program

My internship allowed me to explore my passion for clinical-based research. I learned how first-hand experience in how molecular research was done and gained an understanding the pathobiology of chronic lung diseases, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

By Darlene Burckson
Darlene Burckson
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10 Questions with Sakeena Everett

A new faculty member, Everett is an avid literacy advocate and expert in urban education, teacher education, and literacy education. Here we explore her recent publication for the National Council of Teachers of English.

By Shawn Kornegay
Shawn Kornegay Publicity/Marketing Administrator
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Mental Health Support for Black Students and Professionals

Explore mental health resources for Black students and professionals as well as strategies to manage your stress.

By Mya Davis
Mya Davis
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Student Success Story: Karus Sabio

Karus Sabio ’23 is a senior majoring in Political Science on the UConn Stamford campus. Throughout her four years at UConn, she has worked at Apple Inc. and has been involved on campus in various meaningful ways.  Read on to learn more about Karus’ experiences and the advice she has for fellow students.

By Lauren Rosenkranz
Lauren Rosenkranz Career Consultant - Stamford Campus Pronouns: she/her/hers
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5 ways BIPOC Students Can Launch a Career in the Sports Industry

Are you a BIPOC student interested in the sports industry?

Learn about the steps to take so that you can meet your career goals!

By Wiley Dawson
Wiley Dawson Assistant Director, Hartford Campus (He, Him, His)
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Meet the millennial entrepreneur who just scored a $1 million investment for her inclusive ‘Black Girl Sunscreen’ brand

It was risky, Shontay Lundy said, to create a sunscreen line marketed toward Black people. But it was a risk she was willing to take.

In 2016, Lundy launched her company, Black Girl Sunscreen, saying she was was “underwhelmed” by …

By Dominic-Madori Davis
Dominic-Madori Davis Reporter
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Employment Resources for the Black Students Affinity Community

The Black Students Affinity Community has many resources for students as they embark on their career journeys.

By Maggie Cummings
Maggie Cummings Career Consulting and Services Intern
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