Alexis Cortes

Graduate Assistant

Alexis Cortes

Alexis Cortes (she/her/hers) is the Careers for the Common Good Graduate Assistant at the Center for Career Development. In this role, she works collaboratively with Community Outreach Programs, Services, and Initiatives and the Human Rights Institute in order to expose students to socially-responsible vocations in industries that range from public-service & non-profits, to benefit corporations and social enterprises. In particular, she manages the annual Careers for the Common Good Career Fair where students have the opportunity to network with several employers and organizations that focus on serving the greater good.

Alexis graduated in May 2020 from the University of Connecticut with a Bachelor of Arts in English and Political Science. She is currently pursuing her Master of Public Administration through UConn’s Department of Public Policy at the Hartford campus.

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2 Ways to Tell if Your Employer is Committed to the Success of the Black Family


Since 1976, February has been recognized as Black History Month, an observance meant to celebrate and honor the contributions of Black and African American individuals within the United States. Each year, Black History Month designates a theme to encourage public …

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