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Five Reasons You Should Join an Online Veteran Network

 

Former service members are aware of the difficulties that can come from adjusting to life outside of the military. Whether it’s acclimating to a new job title and company or understanding the inner workings of today’s corporate culture, Veterans …

By Paige Brown and David Tenenbaum
Paige Brown and David Tenenbaum
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Alumni Success Story: Amy Dixon, Paralympic Athlete

Amy Dixon has always been a competitor in her life. She started to ride in equestrian events at the age of five and was swimming in meets at six. She’s played soccer and was an “all-around sports geek” in high …

By Mike Enright
Mike Enright
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How to Take an Impressive, Free Headshot by Yourself

Many college students have gathered the importance of a résumé or cover letter but may not have realized the importance of a professional-looking photo. Popular networking platforms, such as LinkedIn, are designed in such a way that your photo is …

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10 Jobs That Are Perfect for Extroverts

Different types of people excel in different types of jobs—so if you want to thrive in your career, it’s in your best interest to find a job that’s well-suited to your personality. If you’re an extrovert, you might be drawn …
By Deanna deBara - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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5 Tips for Kickstarting an IT Career

As technology continues to evolve and transform our lives, IT workers are more in demand than ever—and IT careers are more rewarding than ever. IT careers now offer great job security, flexible paths, and very attractive salaries. And today, great …

By Jeremy Ambrose - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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Student Success Story – Michael Hernandez

Michael Hernandez ’22 (CLAS), a rising senior at UConn, has been named one of 20 students nationally to be selected as a Key into Public Service Scholar by Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s most prestigious academic honor society.

The award recognizes …

By Mike Enright
Mike Enright Media Services Associate
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Alumni Success Story: Yuri Hosokawa Turns Down the Heat at Tokyo 2020

Yuri Hosokawa ’16 (CAHNR) already knows her life’s mission, and it’s no small feat. The kinesiology and exercise science alumna wants to improve pre-hospital care for people at high risk of exertional heat stroke in her home country of Japan. …

By Anna Zarra Aldrich
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Student Success Story – Nicole Khusid

UConn’s Office of Undergraduate Research each year provides Summer Undergraduate Research Fund (SURF) awards to support full-time undergraduate students in summer research or creative projects – an initiative that continues this year, despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

SURF …

By Mike Enright
Mike Enright Media Services Associate
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Student Entrepreneurs Use Nutritional Bar to Reach Out to Those in Need

Senior nutritional sciences major Eva Quigley ’22 (CAHNR) has created a novel protein bar that not only fills a market need but also supports children in food-insecure households.

Armed with knowledge of the relationship between food and health, Quigley noticed …

By Anna Zarra Aldrich
Anna Zarra Aldrich TEMP UNIV Spec
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Student Success Story: Matthew Phillips

Each year, UConn’s Office of Undergraduate Research provides Summer Undergraduate Research Fund (SURF) awards to support full-time undergraduate students in summer research or creative projects – an initiative that continues this year, despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

SURF …

By Mike Enright
Mike Enright Media Services Associate
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