Career Champions

What is the difference between Business and Technical Writing?

You might just be wondering how you explain the difference between business and technical writing to a student. First off we need to ask the question, just what is technical writing, and how is it related to business writing and will students …

By Alex Manna
Alex Manna Program Assistant/Employer Relations Coordinator, Stamford Campus
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Career Champion May Spotlight Blog: Natalia Smirnova

Dr. Natalia V. Smirnova, Assistant Professor in Residence in the Department of Economics, embodies how incorporating career into the classroom addresses the equity gap for her first-generation UConn Stamford economics students.

By Cecelia Lickteig
Cecelia Lickteig
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Career Champion Spotlight – Rory McGloin

Rory McGloin, Ph.D has been involved with the Career Champion Program since its start. He is an Associate Professor of Business Communication & Director in the UConn College of Liberal Arts & Sciences/School of Business, Assistant Director of Communication and Program Development in the Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CCEI), and the Associate Director of Communication Programming and Development in the Professional Education Program in the School of Engineering.

By Cecelia Lickteig
Cecelia Lickteig
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Career Champion Spotlight Blog: Marc Senatore

Marc Senatore is the Assistant Vice President – Digital Acquisition Strategy Manager at Synchrony. He has been an active member of the Career Champion Program for the past four years and has dedicated his time to providing students with career advice and information.

By Cecelia Lickteig
Cecelia Lickteig
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Career Champion Spotlight – Jessica Groves

Jessica has been an active member of the Career Champions Program for the past several semesters and has dedicated her time to providing students with career advice and information.

By Cecelia Lickteig
Cecelia Lickteig
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The 7-Day Handshake Profile Challenge

These seven small steps will help you kick off your career hunt painlessly and effectively using Handshake.

By Evan McMunn
Evan McMunn Publicity and Marketing Administrator
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Alumni Success Story: Siara Maldonado

Siara Maldonado (she/her/hers) graduated from UConn in May of 2021 with a Bachelor of Arts in Global Health with Honors. She is currently pursuing a dual Master’s degree in Social Work and Public Health through the University of Maryland Baltimore and John Hopkins University and working remotely for Mount Sinai’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

By Heidi Pineda
Heidi Pineda Affinity Community Outreach and Programming Intern
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Three things I did at UConn that helped me get my Blackboard summer internship

As an intern under the community and retention marketing team, I worked on a variety of interesting and impactful products, had conversations with everyone from a former intern to the Chief Marketing Officer, and even flew down to the Reston headquarters to attend our flagship user conference.

By Lauren Deleon
Lauren Deleon Program Development and Marketing Intern
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2021 First Destination Outcomes For Undergraduate Students

The Center for Career Development is pleased to report that the results for the 2021 graduating class indicate that 90% of undergraduate students have reported favorable outcomes at the six-month post-graduation milestone. This represents a 5-percentage point increase from last year’s result of 85%.

By Jim Lowe
Jim Lowe Assistant Vice Provost, Executive Director
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ICYMI: How We Found a Sense of Belonging as Friends and Professionals

Ashton Beason-Jones ‘11 (CLAS) and Jordan Bennett ‘11 (CLAS) began their personal and professional relationship as fellow roommates and political science majors. During their time together at UConn, they learned the value of finding a sense of belonging, especially as …

By Erik Zawodniak
Erik Zawodniak
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