Innovation & Entrepreneurship

5 Key Traits that Undocumented Students and Successful Entrepreneurs Have in Common

The life of an entrepreneur is filled with challenges, creative problem solving, and a ton of hard work – but it also comes with adventure, the ability to pursue your passion, and the power to cultivate your career journey. Entrepreneurs …

By Mary Malerba
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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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4 Resources for LGBTQ+ Entrepreneurs

According to Investopedia, “A startup is a company in the initial stages of business and are typically founded by one or more entrepreneurs who want to develop a product or service for which they believe there is demand.” They are …

By Aaliyah Castleberry
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An Interview with a UConn Werth Innovator & Entrepreneur

Natalie Lacroix is an accomplished student at UConn, who has had a major impact on the University’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation programs. She is a Werth Innovator and was selected to be the first Project Manager for the pilot team of …

By Nishitha Edupuganti
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How to Earn an Income as an Undocumented Individual

As graduation approaches, students begin sorting out their next plan. But while your fellow classmates may be submitting job applications, as an undocumented student you may be wondering about your career options. This can be a confusing process and if …

By Mary Malerba
Mary Malerba Assistant Director, Corporate Partner Relations Mary Malerba
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For Undergraduates, Early Research Experience Pays Off

Rahul Kanadia, associate professor of physiology and neurobiology, speaks with biology undergraduates in the Leveraging Mentoring and Early Research to Advance Academic Potential (LEAP) program in the Gant Building on March 18, 2021. (Bri Diaz/UConn Photo)

Participating in research is …

By Katarzyna Paszek
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$100 and a Dream: A Small Business Owner’s Journey

Brittany Harrington, President and Owner of Harrington Diving & Marine Services, shares her story of how she started a successful business with her husband, Peter. With hard work and determination, they achieved their dream and you can too!

My husband, …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Interim Associate Director, Regional Campuses Tara Malone
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Calling All Readers: 3 Books to Help Your Career Development

Why not spend some time curled up with a good book — in this case, a book with valuable career development insight? We asked 3 staff members at the Center for Career Development which books they would recommend, and here are …

By Erik Zawodniak
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Become A Werth Innovator and get a 3k Scholarship

UConn rising sophomores and juniors are invited to apply for the next cohort of Werth Innovators of the WILD Program!

Are you an inventor, artist, or builder? Do you find yourself creating solutions to problems? When you hear the word …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Interim Associate Director, Regional Campuses Tara Malone
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Student Success Story: Isabella Montenegro

Isabella Montenegro (she/her/hers) earned a Bachelor’s degree in Digital Media and Design, a concentration in Digital Media Strategies for Business, and a minor in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies from the School of Fine Arts in December 2019. Since graduation, …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Interim Associate Director, Regional Campuses Tara Malone
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