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Success Story – Cindy Barreto

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Cindy is a first-year Doctor of Philosophy student pursuing a degree in Disease and Urban Ecology and Evolution in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.

Essential Skills Learned in School will help in the Workplace

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) Interview – You could be Vetted by a Robot during your Next Interview

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Did you know that your next job interview could be an asynchronous, one-sided interview with a bot? Companies use artificial intelligence interviews regularly to quickly scan and cull applicants. Artificial intelligence evaluates answers to your questions and creates an employability …

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 Success Story – Feiyang Chen 

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 Feiyang Chen graduated with a Doctoral Degree in Polymer Chemistry in 2020 and went on to secure employment with UConn Health Connecticut Convergence Institute as a researcher. Read on below to learn about her journey from her academic years to …

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3 Life Strengths of Being an International Student and Postdoc 

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I came across this article titled Choice vs. Circumstances in the Carpe Careers column at “Inside Higher Ed”. Two international Ph.D. and postdoc researchers shared their experiences studying and researching in the U.S. The authors discussed three skills they leaned …

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Practice Interview Questions for International Students

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Do you have an interview scheduled in the near future?  Have you ever wanted to practice some questions before your interview?

The Center of Career Development through the platform Big Interview recently launched pre-recorded video interview questions tailored to prepare …

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3 Essential Job-Search Strategies for International Students in 2021

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To say the least, the Trump administration didn’t extend a warm welcome to international students at U.S. colleges and universities. Will the Biden administration be more welcoming? Will international students have a better chance of securing H-1B visas? Will they …

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International Students are Encouraged to Meet with a Career Coach

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Have you ever wondered what a Career Coach is?  Or have you contemplated whether or not you should participate in a Career Coaching Session? UConn’s Center for Career Development offers a personalized approach to all of your career exploration needs.

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Job Search Advice from Fellow International Students & Alumni

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The Center for Career Development and International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) recently hosted a virtual panel discussion “Navigating the Job and Internship Search for International Students”. This was an opportunity for current international students and alumni to learn about …

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Success Story:  Anand Gupta 

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Doctor of Pharmacy graduate and international student overcomes obstacles during a hiring freeze and country-lock down by landing a job as Formation and Analytical Project Manager at Ambio Inc. directly after graduation this year. 

Dr. Anand Gupta received his degree …

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Using Myvisajobs.com to Find Employers Who Sponsor Visas

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Myvisajobs.com is an online portal for international students seeking employment opportunities in the United States. It provides an annual H1B Visa Report that indicates which employers sponsored employees, for what positions, and in which cities and states. “Myvisajobs.com was created …

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