Kelsey Keefe

Career Consultant

Kelsey Keefe

Kelsey Keefe (she/her/hers) joined the Center for Career Development in 2017 and has worked at the University of Connecticut since 2013. As part of the programming team, Kelsey plans, implements, and evaluates the Center for Career Development’s programming initiatives, specifically with respect to webinars and other virtual programming. Additionally, she provides one-on-one career coaching, facilitating major and career exploration and decision-making and career readiness skill development.

Kelsey earned her Master of Arts in Adult Learning from UConn and Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences (Major: Psychology) with a minor in Architectural Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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The Real Reasons You Didn’t Get a Call Back

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Applying to a job (or internship or co-op) can feel like sending your application into a black hole, to hear back months later, if at all. What’s worse is not hearing back after an interview that you thought went well. …

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The Right Way to Follow Up on a Job Application

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Have you ever applied to a job and waited months to hear back? Or, maybe, you never heard back? Learn the right way to follow up on a job application to stand out as an applicant and gain information about …

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Five TED Talks on Happier (School)Work

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What makes us feel happy? Fulfilled? Motivated? Productive? The speakers in these enlightening TED Talks discuss the complex answers to these questions. Consider how you can use these evidence-based strategies to guide you in setting and achieving your academic and …

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Five TED Talks on Everyday Leaders to Watch this Summer

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We often think of leaders as people in positions of power, like government officials and company examples. Everyday leaders are people who lead by example and improve other’s lives simply by carrying on with their everyday lives. These inspiring TED …

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