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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Disclosure & Your Rights in the Workplace

Many undocumented and DACAmented students wonder – do I have to discuss my immigration status with employers? The short answer – no. This choice is always yours to make, and I recommend making the choice that YOU are comfortable with. Just like …

By Mary Malerba
Mary Malerba Assistant Director, Corporate Partner Relations, Eastern CT, Rhode Island and College of Agriculture, Health & Natural Resources (CAHNR) Mary Malerba
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6 Tips for Undocumented Students who are Interested in Starting a Business

Building a business from the ground up is an incredible feat even without the additional challenges that can come with being an undocumented business owner. Luckily, there’s advice and information out there that can help, much of which comes from …

By Mary Malerba
Mary Malerba Assistant Director, Corporate Partner Relations, Eastern CT, Rhode Island and College of Agriculture, Health & Natural Resources (CAHNR) Mary Malerba
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Student Success Story – Michael Hernandez

Michael Hernandez ’22 (CLAS), a rising senior at UConn, has been named one of 20 students nationally to be selected as a Key into Public Service Scholar by Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s most prestigious academic honor society.

The award recognizes …

By Mike Enright
Mike Enright Media Services Associate
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5 Key Traits that Undocumented Students and Successful Entrepreneurs Have in Common

The life of an entrepreneur is filled with challenges, creative problem solving, and a ton of hard work – but it also comes with adventure, the ability to pursue your passion, and the power to cultivate your career journey. Entrepreneurs …

By Mary Malerba
Mary Malerba Assistant Director, Corporate Partner Relations, Eastern CT, Rhode Island and College of Agriculture, Health & Natural Resources (CAHNR) Mary Malerba
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How to Earn an Income as an Undocumented Individual

As graduation approaches, students begin sorting out their next plan. But while your fellow classmates may be submitting job applications, as an undocumented student you may be wondering about your career options. This can be a confusing process and if …

By Mary Malerba
Mary Malerba Assistant Director, Corporate Partner Relations, Eastern CT, Rhode Island and College of Agriculture, Health & Natural Resources (CAHNR) Mary Malerba
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4 New Books to Challenge You This Spring

The last year has been characterized by upheaval. Not only have our ways of living and working changed significantly in pandemic conditions, but we’ve also witnessed more widespread (and very necessary) questioning of social norms and political institutions through the …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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First Gen Students– Apply for funding for your Summer 2021 experience!

Are you participating in an unpaid or minimally paid internship or co-op?
How about a job shadow, conference, or training session?
Do you have an upcoming interview and need some funds to participate?

Apply for funding for your Summer 2021 …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Associate Director, Regional Campuses Tara Malone
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Navigating the Hiring Process as a DACAmented Job Seeker

The process of searching for employment and going through the hiring process can be challenging for any job seeker, but can be especially so for those who have received DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). Understanding your rights and what …

By Mary Malerba
Mary Malerba Assistant Director, Corporate Partner Relations, Eastern CT, Rhode Island and College of Agriculture, Health & Natural Resources (CAHNR) Mary Malerba
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Unique Professional Assets of Undocumented Students

Undocumented students offer a variety of special skills that make them competitive participants in the workforce. Though employment opportunities for undocumented students may be limited, their strengths help them distinguish themselves in the professional areas of entrepreneurship, freelance, or independent …

By Victoria
Victoria Victoria
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