Alex Manna

Program Assistant/Employer Relations Coordinator, Stamford Campus

Alex Manna

Alex is the Program Assistant for the UConn Stamford Center for Career Development. Alex provides administrative support including front desk operations, data collection and reporting, training and supervision of student workers, and project management. In addition, Alex assists in marketing career development programs and events and coordinates on-campus employer visits. Alex received a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Minor in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality studies from UConn Stamford.

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Career Exploration: Online Tools to Guide You on Your Journey

The internet is filled with a variety of information for anyone looking to research a prospective career: wages, education requirements, statistics and job trends, and so much more. However, what is equally vital, and what students often omit throughout the …

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3 Organizations to Help First-Generation Students

As a first-generation student, you may feel like you are alone sometimes, and as if nobody around you has faced these problems and challenges before. You’re the first member of your family to attend college, and that can be an …

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How to Create a Safe Space for Transgender Coworkers

A safe space is an environment where people feel secure that they won’t be discriminated against, harassed, or otherwise harmed emotionally or physically. Ideally, every place should be a safe space for everyone. But unfortunately, for members of marginalized groups, …

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3 Ways to Normalize Pronouns in the Workplace

Until recently people have not often had to wonder what pronouns a person might use. It can be confusing and awkward to approach the topic of pronouns in the workplace, but it is important to make transgender and gender non-conforming …

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Interested in Starting Your Own Business? 

So, you’re interested in starting your own business? You don’t know where to start, and that’s okay. Starting a business or taking a delve into forming an entrepreneurial mindset can be intimidating, but that doesn’t mean that you need to …

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Finding the Non Profit Organization That’s Right For You

So, you’re interested in working for a non-profit. But, wait, there’s so many to choose from, which one is the right for you? In this article, we will go over the steps to finding a non-profit organization that aligns with …

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The Value of Connecting with Employers at Virtual Events

It can be hard­ to really put yourself out there when everything seems to be online and remote at this time. Students are used to meeting with employers at events on campus and having a conversation in person to connect …

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AT&T Summer Learning Academy: An Alternative to the Typical Internship

Have you ever wondered about the different ways you can connect with a leading global technology and communications company? This summer, AT&T provided college students a free, self-paced online learning “externship” certificate program, designed to support college students looking for …

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Want to Make a Difference? Consider Virtual Volunteering!

There are times when we might feel like we can’t do anything; that the world is out of control, and especially out of our grasp. With the way that our lives have been flipped upside down due to the COVID-19 …

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Let’s Talk About Things to Consider in your Job Search

There are many things that go into deciding whether or not you want to apply to a company, and then whether or not you decide to accept a job offer, but, how often do you take a pause and actually …

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