Wiley Dawson

Career Consultant

Wiley Dawson

Wiley Dawson (he/him/his) is a career coach and liaison to the School of Engineering. Wiley collaborates with faculty, staff, student groups, alumni, and employers to coordinate career-related programming and events to assist students with career exploration and decision making. With expertise in career development, job and internship search strategies, application development, and interview preparation, Wiley is prepared to help students pursue their professional aspirations.

 

Prior to coming to UConn, Wiley worked in the Office of Career and Professional Development at Albertus Magnus College for over four years. Wiley received a Master of Science in Counseling with an emphasis in Higher Education from Central Connecticut State University, where he worked as a graduate assistant in The Learning Center. Wiley received his Bachelor of Arts in History and Social Science from Eastern Connecticut State University, where he developed his passion for career development and education.

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Say My Name | Why Pronouncing Names Correctly is Important

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Most people would agree that names matter. At the most basic level, they serve as important identifiers. We introduce ourselves with them. Sometimes, we even choose new ones because they are more aligned with our identities.

Given their elemental importance, …

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Acclaimed Udemy Instructor Colt Steele on the Best Way to Learn Software Engineering

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Acclaimed Udemy instructor Colt Steele built his career around his three biggest passions: coding, teaching — and cats.

He’s the creator of the Web Development Bootcamp, one of the best-selling and top-rated courses on Udemy, and he led Galvanize’s 6-month software …

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Top FAQs about our Machine Learning Engineering CT

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According to hiring managers, knowing machine learning concepts is important but not enough to get you hired. For this reason, we launched in 2019 our Machine Learning Engineer Career Track. Below we compiled the most common questions being asked by …

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Experiential Learning Opportunities: Navy and the Department of Defense

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In the summer of 2021, both the Department of Navy and the U.S. Department of Defense will be offering experiential learning programs for studentsNotably, these opportunities will be placed right here in New England, both in …

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Taking Advantage of Social Distancing & the Virtual Environment, Part 1

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During these uncertain times, college students and job seekers alike find themselves scrambling to secure relevant and adequate employment experiences. In this blog series, I will provide advice on several ways to virtually gain relevant experience and exposure during time

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Building the Rural Physician Workforce: The International Medical Graduate (IMG) on a J-1 Visa

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Those in the primary care sphere predict physician shortages could reach north of 50,000 physicians by 2032. With just 9% of physicians practicing in rural communities where 25% make up the US population, rural recruiters must consider additional solutions …

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