Career Fairs and Events

A Year-by-Year Approach for Developing a Personal Career Plan during your College Years

First-year students are usually surprised to learn that career planning is a process that begins as early as your first year and is continuously developed through all your college years. Career development is a lifelong process, and today is the …

By Desiree Martino
Desiree Martino Career Coach Desiree Martino
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5 Career and Professional Development Events Specifically for the AAPI Community

Summer is here! While that may mean sun and fun for some, it also means the start of conference season for others. If you are looking for an opportunity to enhance your skills, build a network of industry professionals, or …

By Kristen Soprano
Kristen Soprano Career Consultant Kristen Soprano
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In Case You Missed It: How Advocating For Myself Advanced My Career

In career and life, one of the most important skills is advocating for ourselves. Yet, what does advocating for ourselves look like when it comes time to land research experience, negotiate a salary, or find a mentor? Ebun Ojekunle ’14 …

By Erik Zawodniak
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Pathways to Healthcare

Pathways to Healthcare: One of the World’s Fastest-Growing Industries

Becoming a healthcare professional requires hard work and drive. Skills, experience, and education requirements vary depending on the career you hope to pursue; with some requiring a tremendous amount of post-undergraduate …

By Caitlin Cincotta
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Employer Insights for Graduate Students Applying for Jobs in Consulting: 3 Tips from Representatives at Slalom

Employer Insights, an event held every semester, invites speakers and representatives from different employers to connect with graduate students and offer job and career prep advice on their industry fields. In a recent session, Slalom’s Talent Acquisition Manager Eric …

By Damiao Zoe Xu
Damiao Zoe Xu Graduate Assistant, Graduate Student and Postdoc Career Programs and Services Damiao Zoe Xu
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In Case You Missed It: Advice & Perspective: How Taking Risks Led Me to Career Success

“I wonder if there is a risk that’s too big” wonders Don Hill, a current Assistant Director for the UConn Law Career Center and Vice Chair for the East Hartford Town Council. It certainly was a big risk to take …

By Erik Zawodniak
Erik Zawodniak Erik Zawodniak
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Expand Your Career Options: A Career in Consulting for Graduate Students

The field of consulting has attracted many graduate students from various academic disciplines. A panel of UConn alumni addressed myths about consulting and shared tips with graduate students on preparing for a career in consulting during the event, Expand Your …

By Damiao Zoe Xu
Damiao Zoe Xu Graduate Assistant, Graduate Student and Postdoc Career Programs and Services Damiao Zoe Xu
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Pathways to Healthcare: Getting Experience 

Pathways to Healthcare: Getting Experience
Gaining experience is a significant part of career exploration. Exposure to a variety of roles in healthcare is an important aspect in learning about and exploring career paths that may interest you. Meaningful experiences working …

By Caitlin Cincotta
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Research in Undergrad: The Black Experience

During the Center for Career Development’s Internship, Research, and Co-Op month, a panel was held to highlight the experiences of Black undergraduate students who have done research at UConn outside of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). Research on West …

By Dominque Moore
Dominque Moore Graduate Assistant: Career Development Dominque Moore
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Celebrating Women’s History Month at the Spring Career Fair

As we celebrate Women’s History Month, it seems appropriate to celebrate these strong female leaders representing organizations that recruit with UConn! When starting your career journey, it is not only important to think about what type of role you want, …

By Gabrielle Comella
Gabrielle Comella Corporate Partner Relations Coordinator Gabrielle Comella
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