Guest Blog

Recognizing Women Student Veterans and Service Members on Campus

Women have played integral roles in the history of our nation’s military and in March, Women’s History Month, we remember and recognize the many achievements of women and women in the military. As more women veterans and service members enroll …

By Monika Sziron
Monika Sziron
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Two Career Center Team Members Win UConn Spirit Awards

A big congratulations to Kay Kimball Gruder and Lisa Famularo on being selected as recipients of the 2021 UConn Spirit Awards! Kay was selected as the University Citizen Award winner for exemplifying excellence in exhibiting University workplace values, and Lisa’s …

By Mike Enright
Mike Enright
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Raytheon Technologies Scholarship Opportunities

Did you know employers often offer scholarship opportunities for select student groups?

Raytheon Technologies is an aerospace and defense company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. The company was formed in 2020 through …

By Dana Ziter
Dana Ziter AD of Student & Faculty Engagement
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It’s a Match for 100+ Doctors-to-Be in UConn Medical School’s 50th Graduating Class

When it comes to Match Day, the exhilaration experienced by students at the UConn School of Medicine is – well, unmatched.

An annual tradition at medical schools around the country in which students are connected with residency programs where they’ll spend …

By Lauren Woods
Lauren Woods
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Using Handshake to Search for Biology Internships/Jobs

Handshake is UConn’s online recruiting system where you can search for jobs and internships. As a biology major, Handshake has many opportunities just for you regardless of whether you are looking for opportunities in healthcare, research, teaching, or another field. …

By Katerine Pais
Katerine Pais Academic Advisor
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New Law on Hairstyles Makes It Easier for Connecticut Workers to be Authentic

Connecticut Joins Eight States in Fighting ‘Natural Hair’ Discrimination

Several UConn alums say that from late childhood on, they experienced pressure to straighten or cut their hair to conform to a culture that values hair styles typically associated with white …

By Clarie Hall
Clarie Hall
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Miguel Cardona Named 1st UConn Grad to Serve as U.S. Secretary of Education

President Joe Biden’s nominee for U.S. Secretary of Education, Neag School alumnus and Connecticut’s Education Commissioner Miguel Cardona ’01 MA, ’04 6th Year, ’11 Ed.D., ’12 ELP, was officially confirmed on March 1, 2021, by the U.S. Senate. Cardona was …

By Shawn Kornegay
Shawn Kornegay
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9 Alarming Facts About What the Pandemic Is Doing to Women in the Workplace

Let’s face it, progress for women in the workplace was moving at a snail’s pace even before the coronavirus pandemic hit. Now all those gains are at risk of being quickly undone and worse. For the past six years, Lean …

By Stav Ziv - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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3 Ways Blacks and African Americans can Tackle Inequalities in Finance

On January 1st, 2021, moneygeek – a personal finance website that aims to educate and inform consumers of the complexities related to personal financial management and investment – published a resource blog titled “Tackling Disparities in Finance for Black And African …

By Wiley Dawson
Wiley Dawson Career Consultant Wiley Dawson
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9 Data Science Communities to Join in 2021

Data science is a great profession—but it can also be a lonely one. For many newly qualified data scientists, the first few years out of college are a real challenge. Without the camaraderie and friendship provided by your peers, …

By Guest Contributor - Brian Skewes. - Springboard
Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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