College to Career Transition

Helpful Podcast: AsianBossGirl

Tired of not seeing diverse, Asian-American experiences covered by mainstream media? Want to hear countless Asian-American professionals talk about their career journeys? Look no further than AsianBossGirl, a fun and enlightening podcast hosted by Melody Cheng, Helen Wu, and Janet …

By Erik Zawodniak
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The Value of a Post-Graduate Internship

The uncertainty of graduation and what lies after can induce large amounts of stress on students from all majors with varying career goals. From deciding whether to relocate, to applying to jobs, to figuring out if you want to continue …

By Clarice Pennock
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Student Success Story: Jenifer Gaitan

Jenifer Gaitan attended the UConn Stamford campus and earned a Bachelor’s degree in History with a minor in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies in May 2021. Upon graduation, Jenifer landed a position as an Associate for Media and Content at

By Tara Malone
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Benefit Corporation Spotlight: Patagonia

Benefit Corporations, or Certified B Corps, are for-profit organizations with a socially responsible mission. They accomplish goodwill through applying the B Corp legal organization to their agency in order to make a change. One example of a B Corp that …

By Zoeann Day
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ICYMI: How I Built Professional Wealth During and After College

Professional wealth and social capital: two terms that came up often in our conversation with Chauntay Mickens ’10 (CLAS). Professional wealth doesn’t just refer to money. It refers to the wealth of career and networking opportunities available to those with …

By Erik Zawodniak
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Benefits of Working at a Benefit Corporation

For-profit companies can offer a lot of opportunities that other experiences may not provide. However, there is also less accountability in for-profit companies to ensure high-quality treatment of their workers and often their main goal isn’t to make a positive …

By Sean Roach
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LinkedIn – Engage with Connections and Write Effective Messages

LinkedIn is the primary social networking collaboration that can be utilized to support your career development. You are encouraged to use LinkedIn to connect with people who can share their experiences, and potentially link you to other individuals on the …

By Desiree Martino
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What Are B-Corps?

As students, our careers are constantly on our minds; especially since, for some of us, graduation is looming. The nature of career preparation is constantly changing, as is the job market. In this growing climate that we live in, many …

By Zoeann Day
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An Interview with Ritika Bajaj

Ritika is an accomplished student at UConn, majoring in Economics and minoring in Analytics. She also served as the President of the Indian Students Association and sat down with us to speak about her experiences!

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By Nishitha Edupuganti
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3 Tips for Entering into the Healthcare Industry during a Pandemic

COVID-19 has been impacting everyone in different ways. And one of the most important sectors to support the recovery from the pandemic is the healthcare industry. You may be feeling some nerves about what the environment feels like and how …

By Nishitha Edupuganti
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