Aaliyah Castleberry

Career Consultant

Aaliyah Castleberry

Aaliyah (she/her/hers) is a Career Consultant and serves as a liaison to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) with a focus on the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Cultural and Ethnic Centers and Institutes. Aaliyah meets with students to discuss various career-related topics such as major and career exploration, career planning materials and resources, post-graduation opportunities and general career development. Aaliyah also develops relevant content related to career development and the Arts, Media and Communication Career Community.

Prior to joining the CCD team in June of 2020, Aaliyah earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with a minor in Community Engagement and a Master of Science in Counselor Education with a focus on Student Development in Higher Education from Central Connecticut State University.

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How to Network Your Way into a UX/UI Design Job

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As the field of UX and UI design continues to evolve and grow, it is crucial for those entering into a UX/UI career to get an early start in creating the building blocks for a diverse, active, ever-expanding network. An …

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Job Searching and Networking as your Authentic Self

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Jim Arnoff is a Certified Life Coach who specializes in coaching in the entertainment industry where he combines his coaching skills with his experience as a television packaging agent. Jim facilitates career coaching workshops for organizations and major media companies …

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4 Music Careers for Non-Musicians

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When you think about careers in music, you likely think about musicians. However, there are many music careers that don’t require mastery of a musical instrument. So, if you love music and want to build a career in or around …

By Leo Nguyen - Vault
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4 Paths to a Career in Art Therapy

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Thirsty For Art is a YouTube channel where this Art Therapist shares their experiences with art therapy and how you can pursue multiple career paths within the field. In this video, Youhjung speaks to 4 paths to a career in …

By Aaliyah Castleberry
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Interested in a Career in Sports Media? Advice from a Recent Communications Alum!

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I interviewed a recent UConn graduate of the Communications department who works in production in the Olympics department at NBC Sports, America’s Olympic Network. She and I met to discuss her career path, skills she has learned along the way, …

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4 Ways to Build Meaningful Workplace Relationships Remotely

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Networking isn’t just about finding a job. Strategic and effective networking can help you gain insights about yourself, and can be a source of support and strength as you navigate the peaks and valleys of a job search. Building meaningful …

By Lisa Dubler - Idealist Careers
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Starting a New Job While Non-Binary | Set Yourself Up for Success

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You’ve made it through the interview process, accepted your job offer, and now you’re off to begin your new job. When you start in your new position and meet your new co-workers, you want to make the best first impression …

By Joeli Katz - Idealist Careers
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Who’s Hiring | 7 Organizations That Help Veterans

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On November 11, we observed Veterans Day to thank those who have served our country. But you don’t have to wait a whole year to give your thanks again. It’s important that we know their stories and get to know …

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How To Put Your Best Foot Forward During A Video Interview

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As the quality and reliability of affordable video conferencing software and hardware increases by the day, video interviews have become commonplace for candidates and recruiting companies alike.

The Coronavirus pandemic has taken something that was viewed as more niche and …

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Can Data Science Save the 2020 Election?

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On the night of November 8, 2016, Brian Olson was attending an election night party at his local bar with a group of close friends. A data science expert and software engineer, Olson had come armed with three laptops, whose …

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