10 Virtual Career Fair Tips You Need to Know

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Your guide to preparing for virtual career fairs and making a great impression with recruiters.

This fall, the UConn Fall Career Fairs will be held virtually on Handshake.

Attending a virtual career fair on Handshake will give you an edge …

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Have an Innovative Idea? Join Stamford Innovation Start Up Weekend (9/25-9/27)

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Join the Virtual Startup Weekend and create a company in 3 days!

Techstars Startup Weekend is the best place to come and test your idea or join others to work on theirs. Startup Weekend is hosted by Sacred Heart University …

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How to Prepare for Virtual 1-on-1 Sessions

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The guidance you need to feel confident, poised and prepared to meet recruiters online.

Before you dive into your first one-on-one session with an employer during a virtual career fair, there are a few simple ways to set yourself up …

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Student Success Story: May Zhang

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May Zhang, a former Career Intern at the Center for Career Development, completed a BS in Pharmacy Studies and a minor in Biology in May 2020. On track to obtain a Pharm D, May shares her story and talks about …

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Connecting International Students with Employers – Register Today for UConn’s Virtual Career Fair

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Are you an international student seeking an internship or job in the upcoming year? If so, you are encouraged to attend the Center for Career Development’s Virtual Career Fair week in September. This is an excellent opportunity to network with …

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Discussing work authorization during an interview

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Job search is nearly always a very stressful process. For international students in addition to the anxiety around making a positive impression, interviewing, negotiating, there is the issue of work authorization. Many students wonder about when they should be discussing …

By Tithi Basu Mallik
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Taking competencies into account when preparing for medical or dental school interviews

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The 2021 application cycle for health professional schools has been marked by certain challenges due to testing disruptions and more in light of the current COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, many schools have voiced that they will be placing even …

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The Danger With First Impressions – 5 Tips for Navigating

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Have you ever gone to an interview and quickly felt a connection with some individuals and not with others? Perhaps you felt certain that you were qualified for a position but something felt a bit off throughout the interview. Maybe …

By Kay Kimball Gruder
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Graduate Student Career Council – Leadership Opportunity

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Are you a graduate student? Does your degree program reside on the Storrs campus? Then you are eligible to apply to become a member of the Graduate Student Career Council (GSCC). Members on the Council serve in volunteer roles to …

By Tithi Basu Mallik
Tithi Basu Mallik Graduate Student Career Programs and Services Graduate Assistant Tithi Basu Mallik
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What to do when it seems like you have nothing to put on your résumé

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As a student, the pressure to build a strong résumé is high. There are lots of sample résumés out there – perhaps some that belong to your friends and classmates – that seem to have endless experiences and accomplishments listed on them. …

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