Marina DeThomas

CLAS Career Ambassador

Marina DeThomas

Year: Junior

Major: Cognitive Science

Hometown: Sandy Hook, CT

How have you personally used and benefited from the Center for Career Development?
The Center for Career Development has provided me with resources to navigate and plan for my future after college. Before meeting with my career consultant I was completely overwhelmed with graduate school options and career pathways. She really helped me focus in on what I am passionate about.

What are your future career goals?
I am hoping to earn a degree in Higher Education Student Affairs and work on a university campus.

What are some other extracurricular activities that you are involved in?
I am a choreographer in the UConn Dance Company, a member of the Dean of Students Advisory Board, and I am also a member of the Alzheimer’s Association.

What is something unique about you?
I am obsessed with pugs and it’s my dream to have my own one day!

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