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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Welcome to the Government, Public Administration, and Law Career Community!

Welcome to the Government, Public Administration, and Law (GPAL) Career Community! This page is an excellent resource to gather information, resources, and advice about careers in GPAL. If you are interested in working within government, public administration and legal industries, …

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The Most LGBTQ-Friendly Firm on Wall Street

It’s hard to believe that, last week, in 27 U.S. states, it was legal to fire employees solely based on their sexual orientation—if they were gay, bisexual, or transgender. But now, following Monday’s landmark Supreme Court ruling on LGBTQ rights, …

By Derek Loosvelt - Vault
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Busting the Model Minority Myth of Asian Americans

The staff writers at BestColleges.Com conducted an interview with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion specialist, Farzana Nayani, on what the model minority myth is, its origin, and the steps society can take to dismantle it.

According to Nayani, the model minority …

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4 Resources for LGBTQ+ Entrepreneurs

According to Investopedia, “A startup is a company in the initial stages of business and are typically founded by one or more entrepreneurs who want to develop a product or service for which they believe there is demand.” They are …

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

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 …

By Simona Galant - Springboard
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Job Searching and Networking as your Authentic Self

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

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

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!

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

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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