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Student Success Story: Boya Yuan

Boya Yuan

Major: Landscape Architecture

Class Standing: Senior

Internship: UConn Community Research & Design Collaborative

How did you become involved in this internship program?

I just spoke to my professor. The internship was an extension to a project in my …

By Brittney Austin
Brittney Austin Communications Assistant
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How To Decline A Job Offer – by Kristen Faucon of AGCareers.com

No matter what the reason may be, at some point you may have to decline a job offer or remove yourself as a candidate for a position. After going through the application and interview process, you have devoted a lot …

By Paul Gagnon
Paul Gagnon Career Consultant, College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources Paul Gagnon
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Student Success Story: Emma Price

Emma Price

Major: Animal science

Minor: MCB

Classing Standing: Senior

Can you describe your role as a supervising teaching assistant with UConn’s FYE program?

I help first year students at UConn transition into their new college life. My specific role …

By Brittney Austin
Brittney Austin Communications Assistant
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E-mail 101

Throughout college, students should always be thinking of different ways to develop their personal brand. One way for students to build their brand is practicing proper e-mail etiquette. Here are my top five tips for perfecting electronic communication:

Choose a …

By Ellen Morelli
Ellen Morelli Career Intern
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How to wrap up an interview

So if you have read this article on interviewing you now know how to ace an interview. You feel pretty confident about how to prepare for and answer interview questions. However, you are still unsure as to how to end …

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Five Elements You Probably Didn’t Know About LinkedIn

Since its debut in 2003, LinkedIn has continuously enhanced its image to become a popular career management resource. Having a professional account will not only provide a user with tremendous networking opportunities, but it will also boost that user’s “hirability.” …

By Ellen Morelli
Ellen Morelli Career Intern
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Narrowing Your Internship Search

Looking on HuskyCareerLink, Indeed, LinkedIn, Monster and other job sites for internships can be a great approach to finding that first internship opportunity for you. It can also be very daunting, trying to sift through thousands and thousands of postings, …

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Dress the Part

Even with the most developed résumé, a great elevator pitch, and a lot of relevant experience, if you aren’t dressed like a professional, a potential employer will not see you as one. So make sure you dress the part for …

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