Employment Opportunity Scams are Increasing – What to Watch For

One of the biggest hurdles that I, as well as the rest of my graduating class, had to endure was to sift through the fraudulent opportunities, fake emails, and never-ending phishing scams sent our way. To protect myself, I quickly …

By Francesca Crivello
Francesca Crivello Operations Coordinator
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Social Work Student Receives Prestigious Fellowship to Address Mental Health

Kelly Sanchez ’15 says social work allows her to return to her roots: ‘The whole reason I did psychology was to work with people’

By Ziba Kashef
Ziba Kashef Publicity/Marketing Administrator
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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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La Comunidad Intelectual: Developing Latinx Professionals

Learn about the La Comunidad Intelectual living-learning community and the benefits it brings to students in the program!

By Heidi Pineda
Heidi Pineda DE&I Career Ambassador Program Coordinator
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Latinx Employment Resources

Learn more about employment organizations that center and serve the Latinx community and how to get involved.

By Maggie Cummings
Maggie Cummings Career Consulting and Services Intern
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ICYMI: Struggle and Success: Stories from Entrepreneurs

The Center for Career Development recently collaborated with the Puerto Rican and Latin American Cultural Center (PRLACC) and the UConn Stamford Entrepreneurship Club to host a panel featuring 3 Connecticut entrepreneurs who shared their career struggles and successes, as well as advice on how to successfully navigate the startup process.

By Heidi Pineda
Heidi Pineda DE&I Career Ambassador Program Coordinator
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Latino Economic Development Center’s Entrepreneur Training for Success Program

Starting a business is no easy feat, but with the right support, you can turn your idea into reality.

By Spencer Hayes
Spencer Hayes Graduate Assistant, Programming (She/Her/Hers)
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METAS Mentoring Program: Professional and Career Development for Latinx Students

METAS is a peer-mentoring program out of the Puerto Rican and Latin American Cultural Center that aids in the professional and career development of Latinx students.

By Heidi Pineda
Heidi Pineda DE&I Career Ambassador Program Coordinator
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3 Reasons Why Becoming a Member of Prospanica Can Be a #MajorKey to your Success 

Networking and continued education are essential elements of effective career and self-development. According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, career and self-development are “proactively developing oneself and one’s career through continual personal and professional learning, awareness of one’s strengths and weaknesses, navigation of career opportunities, and networking to build relationships within …

By Wiley Dawson
Wiley Dawson Assistant Director, Hartford Campus (He, Him, His)
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NSF Renews Support for Diversity in STEM Through Alliance Based at UConn

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently renewed a five-year grant to help ensure the future of an alliance that is based at UConn and dedicated to expanding diversity in STEM fields.

Founded in 2001, the Northeast Louis Stokes Alliance for …

By Mike Enright
Mike Enright
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Celebrating the Rise of Hispanic Women Workers

Half a century after the passage of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964, economic inequality in the United States continues to be inextricably linked to both race and gender. Due to occupational segregation, workplace harassment and discrimination, as well …

By Analilia Mejia
Analilia Mejia
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