Gabrielle Comella

Corporate Partner Relations Coordinator

Gabrielle Comella

Gabrielle Comella is the Corporate Partner Relations Coordinator at the Center for Career Development. As the coordinator, Gabrielle manages activities and programs supporting the Center’s employer engagement strategies and Corporate Partner Relations team. Additionally, Gabrielle supports day-to-day administrative duties of the team, and manages large-scale programs & events, including the annual career fairs. Prior to joining UConn in December 2019, Gabrielle received her bachelor’s degree in Hospitality & Tourism Management and worked in various customer service roles, focusing on sales and operations.

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12 Tips for Making Your Video Meetings More Inclusive—So Everyone Feels Heard

In some ways, video meetings are a lot like in-person meetings. You get together, say hello, and get down to business. Unfortunately, that also means that the same biases that exist in physical offices can carry over into video meetings. …

By Jo Yurcaba - The Muse
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How to Be an Active Ally to Black Women at Work

Ally” is a popular word in the workplace these days as people seek to put action behind the pledges of racial justice and equality that many organizations have made. Often, people use the term allyship to refer to a general …

By Ella F. Washington - The Muse
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How to Make Your Voice Heard in the Workplace (Especially as a Woman or Minority)

Have you ever sat silently as a coworker talked for 47 of the 50 minutes allotted for a meeting? Have you mentioned an idea only to be ignored or have someone else say it later and get credit? It can …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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Celebrating Women’s History Month at the Spring Career Fair

As we celebrate Women’s History Month, it seems appropriate to celebrate these strong female leaders representing organizations that recruit with UConn! When starting your career journey, it is not only important to think about what type of role you want, …

By Gabrielle Comella
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9 Alarming Facts About What the Pandemic Is Doing to Women in the Workplace

Let’s face it, progress for women in the workplace was moving at a snail’s pace even before the coronavirus pandemic hit. Now all those gains are at risk of being quickly undone and worse. For the past six years, Lean …

By Stav Ziv - The Muse
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5 Rewarding Teaching Careers in a Post-Covid-19 World

The economy has been brought to a grinding halt over the last few months, and everyone is feeling the squeeze. But although Covid-19 has closed schools and affected every industry from travel to retail, the field of education has been …

By Sarah Daren - Vault
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A Quick Guide to Careers in Social Work

A career in social work is one of the most effective ways to improve the quality of life of people around you. And the need for social workers is always on the rise. So if you have the desire to …

By Judy Robinson - Vault
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I Thought I Wanted to Be a Lawyer, But I’m Happier as a Social Worker

“I love my job. I think, at this point in my life, it’s the perfect job for me,” my colleague Sara Yzaguirre shared with me as we sat in her office. “I’ve been here almost three years, and I still …

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A Guide to Using Pronouns and Other Gender-Inclusive Language in the Office

Picture this: You’re gathered around the coffee machine one morning with a group of your co-workers when Joe says, “You guys missed a great story Robin told while we were manning the conference booth yesterday. No seriously, dude, she’s so …

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What Types of Skills are Best for an Education Major?

A scientist, an actor, a chief executive officer and a philanthropist. What do these four professions have in common? They all possess skills that you will need as an educator.

This is because the list of abilities that define an …

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