Hidden Gems: Healthcare and Wellness Organizations

Here at UConn, our students and alumni have one important thing in common: involvement. Students here, both current and past, are extremely involved within the campus community. One of the major ways that students and alumni are involved is through engagement in student and …

By Maggie Cummings
Maggie Cummings Career Consulting and Services Intern Maggie Cummings
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National Make A Difference Day 2021: How To Get Involved

This coming Saturday, October 23rd, 2021, is National Make A Difference Day! What is the goal of this day? National Make A Difference Day is the largest national day of community service in the country. It is celebrated every year …

By Clarice Pennock
Clarice Pennock Career Intern Clarice Pennock
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4 Reasons to Double Major in Human Rights

Choosing a major can be tough. Maybe you have multiple interests, or maybe you just have no idea what you want to study or what you want to do with your life at all. Relatable. When I was a freshman, I was pretty clueless. My …

By Brynne Bergen
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The Latinx Experience at UConn

National Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15th through October 15th. UConn has a variety of programs and centers which support Latinx students in their education, professional, and personal journeys: El Instituto, the Puerto Rican/Latin American Cultural Center, and La …

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LGBTQ+ and (Dis)Abled in Career

October is both LGBTQ History Month and National Disability Employment Month. LGBTQ History Month is celebrated October 1-31. It was founded in 1994 by Rodney Wilson, a high school history teacher in Missouri and the first openly gay K-12 teacher …

By Dominque Moore
Dominque Moore Graduate Assistant: Career Development Dominque Moore
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What is this Career Community all about?

If this is your first time visiting the Education and Sports career community, you might be wondering what it is and how to use it. Let’s face it, our website is pretty great but it can be tough sometimes to …

By Eran Peterson
Eran Peterson Assistant Director, Career Coaching and Counseling Eran Peterson
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Welcome to the Arts, Media, and Communication Career Community!

Welcome to the Arts, Media, and Communication Career Community! There are a ton of career resources at, but it can be challenging at times to find exactly what you are looking for as a student interested in Arts, Media, …

By Steve Kligerman
Steve Kligerman Career Consultant Steve Kligerman
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Disclosure & Your Rights in the Workplace

Many undocumented and DACAmented students wonder – do I have to discuss my immigration status with employers? The short answer – no. This choice is always yours to make, and I recommend making the choice that YOU are comfortable with. Just like …

By Mary Malerba
Mary Malerba Assistant Director, Corporate Partner Relations Mary Malerba
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Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers: A Motivated Organization for Students in STEM

Did you know that only 7% of the STEM workforce identifies as Hispanic? This disparity has not gone unnoticed by the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers. 

SHPE has a mission to combat this gap through trainings, programming, and mentorships. SHPE envisions a world where Latinos are influential …

By Spencer Hayes
Spencer Hayes Graduate Assistant Spencer Hayes
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Hispanic Heritage Month and Its Relation to Career

Hispanic Heritage Month was introduced by California Congressman George E. Brown who represented San Gabriel Valley in Southern California. It started out as Hispanic Heritage Week in 1968 under President Lyndon B. Johnson and grew into a full month (September …

By Dominque Moore
Dominque Moore Graduate Assistant: Career Development Dominque Moore
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