Francesca Crivello

Operations Coordinator

Francesca Crivello

Francesca Crivello is the Operations Coordinator for the Center for Career Development. Francesca manages and assists in the performance of programs and events; evaluates supplemental resources; supervises student employees; assists in the preparation of budgets and monitors expenses; and directs departmental workflow. Prior to her role at the Center for Career Development, Francesca worked for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, compiling application materials and processing them through the online system. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish, Linguistics, and Psychology and a Minor in Business Administration from UConn.

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Student Success Story: Corpierlina Medor


Recent graduate Corpierlina Medor (she/her/hers) earned a bachelor’s degree in Allied Health Science from the College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources in May 2020. Since graduating, Corpierlina enrolled in a master’s degree program in Biomedical Science at Barry University …

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Student Success Story: Pedro Argueta


Pedro Argueta (he/him/his) earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychological Sciences from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences in May 2019. Since graduation, Pedro has secured employment with Aetna – CVS Health as a Talent Development Associate. Hear Pedro’s story …

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Student Success Story: Leila Shwayhat


Leila Shwayhat (she/her/hers) earned her bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering from the School of Engineering at UConn in May 2018. After graduation, Leila secured employment with Loureiro Engineering Associates as an Engineer. Hear Leila’s story and how the resources …

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Religious Discrimination in the Workplace

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Religious discrimination can take place in the workplace – or even in the application stage. 

In response to widespread discrimination, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was passed. It is a landmark civil rights and labor law that addresses the …

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Student Success Story: Kritika Shankar


Kritika Shankar earned a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from the College of Liberal Art and Sciences with a minor in Molecular and Cell Biology at UConn in May 2019. Since graduating, Kritika is in pursuit of a Master of Public …

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Student Success Story: Amanda D’Arbanville


Amanda D’Arbanville (she/her/hers) earned her bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the School of Business in December 2019. Since graduation, Amanda has secured employment with Charter Communications as a Sales & Marketing Specialist. Hear Amanda’s story and how she overcame difficulties associated …

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Educational and Financial Resources: U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs


American Indian and Alaska Native students and recent graduates have a dynamic and powerful resource available to them: the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA). The BIA is housed in the U.S. Department of the Interior and was established almost 200 …

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Feeling Disconnected? How Employee Resource Groups Can Help


Many organizations have employee resource groups (ERGs) that enable employees to build community, offer and receive mentorship, plan social events, and promote inclusivity. Generally, ERGs bring employees with shared identities, lifestyles, and values together—and they don’t only contribute to fostering …

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Student Success Story: Hope McMorran


Hope McMorran (she/her/hers) graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Psychological Sciences and a minor in Human Development & Family Studies from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences in 2018. In pursuit of a Masters in Education at Penn State …

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Student Success Story: May Zhang

May Zhang

May Zhang, a former Career Intern at the Center for Career Development, completed a BS in Pharmacy Studies and a minor in Biology in May 2020. On track to obtain a Pharm D, May shares her story and talks about …

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