Christina Badini

Assistant Director, Corporate Partner Relations, NYC

Christina Badini

With focus on the New York Metropolitan Area, Christina connects employers with UConn talent. Her experience includes partnering with employers across diverse industries to develop an on-campus presence and recruitment strategy through employer engagement initiatives including career fairs, workshops, and networking events at Teachers College, Columbia University. Prior to working in higher education, Christina was a school counselor in the Stamford Public Schools where she helped high school students achieve their academic, college, and career goals.  In addition, she worked with first generation college bound students through college access programs to help them be successful in higher education. Christina also has more than five years of experience in international staffing, recruitment fairs, and cultural exchange.  Her extensive experience in working with students in transitions helps provide employers insight on expanding access to full-time and internship roles to talented candidates. Christina has a BA in Psychology and Italian from Binghamton University and a MA in School Counseling from Fairfield University.

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How to Break Into the Communications World

Get an inside look on how some communication professionals entered into the field of communication. Gain insight on the most surprising things about working in the field, what is different about the interview process than in other fields, and some …

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Learn New Career Skills Virtually This Summer!

With summer quickly approaching you may find yourself wondering, is it too late for me to find a meaningful career experience? And the answer is, of course not! There are wonderful opportunities still available for you to gain experience this …

By Christina Badini
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Digital Content and Digital Marketing – Two Types of Jobs That Are In Demand and Growing

As we all know, the world of work has been greatly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. While certain industries have been particularly hit hard in early 2020, the demand for some jobs grew. Do careers in digital marketing and content …

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How to Break into the Finance Industry

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If you are interested in the finance industry but are not a finance major, it’s important to know it’s not always about your major.  With so many different divisions and departments in the finance …

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3 Tips for Fighting Interview Fear

Interview fear is nothing to be ashamed of. In fact, it’s natural, stemming from the human desire to seek approval and validation. So, first, when trying to deal with your interview fear, it’s important to recognize that interview fear is …

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Summer Internships at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met) is offering paid summer opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent graduates, from a diverse range of academic backgrounds.

With over forty departments at both The Met Fifth Avenue and …

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Networking when Job Searching…. Where to Begin?

Networking is the best way to form mutually beneficial relationships and trade information, opening a pathway of possible opportunities. Nonetheless, there is a stressful stigma of networking being an arduous process that involves selling yourself and the unrealistic requirement of …

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Investment Banking vs. Management Consulting: How to Decide

Investment Banking vs. Management Consulting: How to Decide was originally published by WayUp Guide.

For ambitious college students who are interested in a challenging and exciting career, the choice often comes down to two industries: investment banking and management consulting. …

By Christina Badini
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4 Career Lessons from Janelle Monáe

The multitalented singer, songwriter, actor, performer, producer, and activist Janelle Monáe has had a busy quarantine. In addition to fighting food insecurity amid the Covid-19 pandemic and starring in the second season of Amazon’s Homecoming, the eight-time Grammy-nominated artist was the …

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To Make a Positive Impact, Intern at This Global Bank

Today, two of the most important questions students ask themselves when deciding where to intern are “Will the work I perform make a difference on the projects I’m staffed on?” and “Will the projects I work on make a significant …

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