Mary Malerba

Assistant Director, Corporate Partner Relations

Mary Malerba

As Assistant Director for Corporate Partner Relations, Mary is dedicated to connecting employers to UConn students and alumni. She partners with employers to facilitate opportunities for recruiting UConn talent through posting internships/jobs in Handshake, attending our career fairs and participating in events.

 

Mary has worked in several non-profit and higher education roles dedicated to supporting academic and career success. Prior to coming to UConn, Mary worked with the U.S. Air Force overseas providing career services to military members and their families. Mary has also worked with the University of Arizona and Wentworth Institute of Technology in student recruitment and advising positions. Mary earned a Master of Education Degree in Human Relations from Northern Arizona University and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Emmanuel College (Boston, MA).

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Disclosure & Your Rights in the Workplace

Many undocumented and DACAmented students wonder – do I have to discuss my immigration status with employers? The short answer – no. This choice is always yours to make, and I recommend making the choice that YOU are comfortable with. Just like …

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6 Tips for Undocumented Students who are Interested in Starting a Business

Building a business from the ground up is an incredible feat even without the additional challenges that can come with being an undocumented business owner. Luckily, there’s advice and information out there that can help, much of which comes from …

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5 Key Traits that Undocumented Students and Successful Entrepreneurs Have in Common

The life of an entrepreneur is filled with challenges, creative problem solving, and a ton of hard work – but it also comes with adventure, the ability to pursue your passion, and the power to cultivate your career journey. Entrepreneurs …

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How to Earn an Income as an Undocumented Individual

As graduation approaches, students begin sorting out their next plan. But while your fellow classmates may be submitting job applications, as an undocumented student you may be wondering about your career options. This can be a confusing process and if …

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Navigating the Hiring Process as a DACAmented Job Seeker

The process of searching for employment and going through the hiring process can be challenging for any job seeker, but can be especially so for those who have received DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). Understanding your rights and what …

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4 Benefits of Joining a Professional Organization for Asian/Asian American/Pacific Islander Students

Professional organizations aim to support the professional development and interests of their members. They engage members by providing cutting-edge information, offering programs for professional growth and access to a strong network. These organizations are typically geared toward a specific industry …

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4 Career Pathways Benefited by Candidates with Religious Knowledge

What is the first thought that comes to mind when you think of “faith-based careers”? Many people picture religious leaders or those who hold other roles within a religious community. However, there are a variety of options for those who …

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Religion & Your Résumé

Your résumé provides employers with a first look at who you are and what you may be able to contribute to their organization. When your faith is an integral part of your identity, you may wonder whether information about your …

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