Amelinda Rossitto

Associate Director, Programming & Internal Relations

Amelinda Rossitto

Amelinda Vazquez (she/her/hers) is the Associate Director, Programming & Internal Relations at the Center for Career Development. Amelinda leads the Center’s strategic vision for in-person and virtual career readiness programming for UConn Nation. In addition to career development programs, Amelinda oversees internal relations, which focuses on building and sustaining relationships with internal organizations within UConn’s community.  Through internal relations, Amelinda manages communication, outreach, and partnership with over 70 internal university constituencies including academic departments, student organizations and activities, cultural centers, and student support departments.

Amelinda earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Eastern Connecticut State University and a Master of Science in Communication from Central Connecticut State University. Amelinda has worked in Higher Education in various capacities. Prior to her beginning at UConn, she worked at both Eastern Connecticut State University and Assumption College in Residential Life and served as the Communication Chair for the NASPA Region I Latino Knowledge Community.

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Adulting 101: What Benefits Should You Expect From a Potential Employer?

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Top employers in today’s market offer a wide range of benefits to entice recent graduates. But before you get too excited about Taco Tuesdays or take-your-dog-to-work perks, there are some key employee benefits that add significant value beyond your paycheck …

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How Vision Boards Can Help You Achieve Your Goals

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Are you a visual learner who appreciates creative activities like scrapbooking? If so, a vision board may be a great tool for planning and illustrating your goals and aspirations.

Coupled with a well-thought-out strategy, a vision board can help you …

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We’re Glad You’re Here!

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We are pleased to welcome you to the business, finance, sales, and marketing career community. This community is designed to help you understand potential pathways and identify opportunities in business, finance, sales, and marketing. We will connect you with industry …

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Am I good candidate for an MBA program or graduate school? Take this 1-minute assessment!

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Have you been strongly considering getting an MBA or attending graduate school post-UConn? On the other hand, maybe you’ve just been tossing around the idea. Wherever you are in your decision-making process, graduate school is a massive undertaking, in both …

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11 New Behavioral Interview Questions Big 4 Firms Are Asking Now

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If you’re planning to interview with one of the Big 4 professional firms—DeloitteEYKPMGPwC—you likely know that you’ll have to answer questions about your strengths and weaknesses, as well as field a number of so-called behavioral …

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How to Answer the 7 Most Important Sales & Trading Interview Questions

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The key to acing a sales and trading interview is preparation—and beginning your preparation as soon as possible. It’s a lot easier to begin learning finance concepts gradually than it is to become a fixed-income derivatives expert in two weeks. …

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Career Lessons from the Dark Knight Trilogy

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Imagine coming across Batman’s resume; yes The Batman, the one who “Maintained the welfare of Gotham City by operating as the region’s number one crime fighter while holding a full-time chair position at Wayne Enterprises.” Now, your bullet statements probably …

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Applying to Graduate School

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So you’ve decided you’re ready for graduate school! Congratulations! This process can be both exciting and overwhelming. The Center for Career Development has created a video that will help you understand how to research graduate schools, how to prepare for …

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Awesome Life Hacks to Take Advantage of this Summer

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Life Hack #1: “Volunteers who give back, pay back.”

SponsorChange is an organization that pays volunteers’ student loans for every project completed.
Website: www.sponsorchange.org

Life Hack # 2: “Live and Learn On Organic Farms”

Volunteer around the world at organic farms …

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Need help adulting?

Need help adulting?

Do you have questions about life after graduation? Adulting can be hard, but don’t worry we can help!

On Wednesday, April 12, 2017 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM the Center for Career Development is hosting “Beyond UConn, Transitioning to Life after …

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