List of References vs Letter of Reference: What’s the difference?

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A list of references or a letter of reference (also called a letter of recommendation) is often a necessary component of your job search or your application to an academic program. While one is a list of the contact information …

By Caitlin Cincotta
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Learn from the Best in Upcoming CLAS Master Class Series!

CLAS Master Class Series

Looking for knowledge from industry leaders on marketing, communications, branding, and product management? Look no further than UConn Center for Career Development’s upcoming CLAS Master Class Series! The COVID-19 Pandemic has reshaped how companies do business, requiring new flexibility and …

By Erik Zawodniak
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Latinx Heritage Month Spotlight – Joanna Rivera Davis

Joanna Rivera Davis, Assistant Director, UConn Academic Achievement Center

In celebration of Latinx Heritage Month, we asked inspiring Latinx professionals to share their stories in their own words. Meet Joanna Rivera Davis, Assistant Director at the UConn Academic Achievement Center.

“Remember who you are” was something frequently said by …

By Joanna Rivera Davis
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Latinx Heritage Month Spotlight – Ana Usúa Maldonado

Ana Usúa Maldonado, Workforce Consultant at The Hartford

In celebration of Latinx Heritage Month, we asked inspiring Latinx professionals to share their stories in their own words. Meet Ana Usúa Maldonado, Workforce Consultant at The Hartford.

Can you believe it is already October? 2020 has been such a …

By Ana Usúa Maldonado
Ana Usúa Maldonado Workforce Consultant
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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 …

By Wiley Dawson
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Latinx Heritage Month Spotlight – Andre Santiago

Andre Santiago, Vice President for Programs, Leadership Greater Hartford

In celebration of Latinx Heritage Month, we asked inspiring Latinx professionals to share their stories in their own words. Meet Andre Santiago, Vice President for Programs at Leadership Greater Hartford (LGH).

Andre Santiago has been a member of the LGH …

By Andre Santiago
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Asking for a Letter of Recommendation for Graduate School

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Recommendation letters for graduate school are used by admissions officers to fill out their knowledge of you as a candidate. The rest of your application package details your history, skills, and motivation behind applying; a recommendation letter corroborates all the …

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How to Prepare for Virtual 1-on-1 Sessions

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The guidance you need to feel confident, poised and prepared to meet recruiters online.

Before you dive into your first one-on-one session with an employer during a virtual career fair, there are a few simple ways to set yourself up …

By Evan McMunn
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Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Hired in Healthcare

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According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, jobs in the healthcare industry are projected to grow by 14% between 2018 and 2028, which will equate to approximately 1.9 million new jobs in 10 years. This rate of growth is much faster …

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Starting Your Blog – What You Need to Know

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In the Information Age, everyone wants information immediately and blogs tend to fill that void. Blog posts are great because they’re a low-cost investment, you’re able to establish yourself as a thought leader in your industry, you have flexibility in …

By Emily Zangari
Emily Zangari Director, Digital Content & Strategy
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