Career Champions

Success Story – Cindy Barreto

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Cindy is a first-year Doctor of Philosophy student pursuing a degree in Disease and Urban Ecology and Evolution in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.

Essential Skills Learned in School will help in the Workplace

Through the years, Cindy …

By Desiree Martino
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First Gen Students– Apply for funding for your Summer 2021 experience!

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Are you participating in an unpaid or minimally paid internship or co-op?
How about a job shadow, conference, or training session?
Do you have an upcoming interview and need some funds to participate?

Apply for funding for your Summer 2021 …

By Tara Malone
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Student Success Story: Corpierlina Medor

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Recent graduate Corpierlina Medor (she/her/hers) earned a bachelor’s degree in Allied Health Science from the College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources in May 2020. Since graduating, Corpierlina enrolled in a master’s degree program in Biomedical Science at Barry University …

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Student Success Story: Nikita Rodriguez

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Nikita Rodriguez earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychological Sciences from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at UConn Stamford in May 2020. Since graduation, Nikita has secured employment with Florida International University as an Assistant Residential Life Coordinator. She …

By Tara Malone
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Center for Career Development Recognized at NACE Awards

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Established in 1956, the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) is a professional association that connects over 9,500 college career services professionals and over 3,200 university relations and recruiting professionals. NACE is the country’s leading source of information on …

By Jim Lowe
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Student Success Story: Michelle Pesantez

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Michelle Pesantez is a current Allied Health senior at UConn-Storrs, graduating in the spring of 2021. Her path to success took advantage of every opportunity UConn had to offer, from regional campus stepping stones to Student Support Services. Michelle’s hard …

By Ethan Couillard
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 Success Story – Feiyang Chen 

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 Feiyang Chen graduated with a Doctoral Degree in Polymer Chemistry in 2020 and went on to secure employment with UConn Health Connecticut Convergence Institute as a researcher. Read on below to learn about her journey from her academic years to …

By Desiree Martino
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Alumni Spotlight: Janae McMillan

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Alumni Spotlight is a recurring series of articles we post here to allow us to remember and celebrate the accomplishments of our once (and always) esteemed Huskies, who now are in the world, achieving goals they always wanted to set. …

By Javon Adote
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Looking for an Internship? Why I Considered the UConn Career Center for Mine!

Career Intern Irene Soteriou

I first realized that I wanted to work at the Center for Career Development during my freshman year at UConn. I was a member of Law Society at the time, and the President of the organization was a strong, independent …

By Irene Soteriou
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Student Success Story: Pedro Argueta

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Pedro Argueta (he/him/his) earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychological Sciences from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences in May 2019. Since graduation, Pedro has secured employment with Aetna – CVS Health as a Talent Development Associate. Hear Pedro’s story …

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