Alumni Success Story: Amy Dixon, Paralympic Athlete

Amy Dixon has always been a competitor in her life. She started to ride in equestrian events at the age of five and was swimming in meets at six. She’s played soccer and was an “all-around sports geek” in high …

By Mike Enright
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Start Your Career Path With the Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP)!

The Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) is a recruitment and referral program that connects federal and private-sector employers nationwide with college students and graduates with disabilities who wish to demonstrate their abilities in the workplace through summer or permanent jobs. Candidates …

By Victoria
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Neurodiversity Recruitment Programs

What is a neurodiversity recruitment program?

A neurodiversity recruitment program is a hiring initiative that a company designs and implements to specifically find neurodiverse candidates for job openings. Some neurodiversity recruitment programs have been around for years, like the Autism …

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Tips to Promote Workplace Inclusivity for Individuals with Invisible Disabilities

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 61 million adults in the United States live with a disability. Disabled-World.com further adds to this information sharing that an “estimated 10% of people in the U.S. have a medical condition …

By Kristen Soprano
Kristen Soprano Career Consultant Kristen Soprano
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Empowering Pre-Health Students and Medical Professionals with Disabilities

Pursuing A Career in Healthcare

Pursuing a career in healthcare is a journey that often comes with a lot of questions. This may be because generally lots of schooling and training is required whether you are interested in medical school, …

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Transportation Resources to Get You to Your Next Interview, Internship, or Job

Transportation is a critical piece of the job and internship search process and can present an employment barrier for those who don’t have convenient reliable access. If you are able to drive and afford a car (and all the associated …

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New Neurodiversity at UConn Microsoft Teams Community

If you are a UConn student who identifies as neurodiverse, consider joining this new Microsoft Teams community along with other neurodiverse students at UConn!

The goal of this community is to build a network of support for students to share …

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Tips on How Students with Disabilities Can Prepare for Job Interview

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Students with disabilities who are beginning the job search process would be advised to read the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) at https://www.ada.gov/. The ADA states “The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) gives federal civil …

By Robin Shefts
Robin Shefts Assistant Director (Hartford Campus) Robin Shefts
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Wells Fargo: Corporate & Investment Banking Diverse Pathways Forum

The Wells Fargo Diverse Pathways Forum is designed for current sophomores who are interested in the financial services industry (investment banking, sales & trading, corporate banking, and commercial real estate). During the forum, you will have the chance to hear …

By Katarzyna Paszek
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Join the NSA for their Virtual Career Invitational for People with Disabilities!

What is the National Security Agency (NSA)?

The National Security Agency (NSA) leads the U.S. government in cryptology, also known as the art and science of making and breaking codes. This includes working with both signal intelligence (communication systems, radars, weapon …

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