Learn from the Best in Upcoming CLAS Master Class Series!

CLAS Master Class Series

Looking for knowledge from industry leaders on marketing, communications, branding, and product management? Look no further than UConn Center for Career Development’s upcoming CLAS Master Class Series! The COVID-19 Pandemic has reshaped how companies do business, requiring new flexibility and …

By Erik Zawodniak
Erik Zawodniak CLAS Career Ambassador Erik Zawodniak
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Earn a Certificate in Design Thinking with IBM!

Design Thinking exercise.

UConn Stamford is offering undergraduate students an opportunity to participate in an IBM Design Thinking training experience.

Design Thinking is considered a transdisciplinary approach to problem-solving. Types of design thinking methodology are popular within the design, engineering, entrepreneurship, science, and …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Assistant Director, Career Development, Stamford Campus Tara Malone
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Here’s What You Missed: Career Conversations October 7th, 2020

Environmental Engineering Career Conversations

With the semester starting back up, we also started our weekly Career Conversations! These are panel discussions that our staff moderates in which different employers and UConn alumni in the engineering industry lead a discussion about companies, opportunities, and life …

By Javon Adote
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Experiential Learning Opportunities: Navy and the Department of Defense

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In the summer of 2021, both the Department of Navy and the U.S. Department of Defense will be offering experiential learning programs for studentsNotably, these opportunities will be placed right here in New England, both in …

By Wiley Dawson
Wiley Dawson Career Consultant Wiley Dawson
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Have an Innovative Idea? Join Stamford Innovation Start Up Weekend (9/25-9/27)

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Join the Virtual Startup Weekend and create a company in 3 days!

Techstars Startup Weekend is the best place to come and test your idea or join others to work on theirs. Startup Weekend is hosted by Sacred Heart University …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Assistant Director, Career Development, Stamford Campus Tara Malone
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6 Expert Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Mentorship

Mentor and mentee.

The right mentor can help change your career path for the better, guiding important decisions and sharing important career advice. If you’ve already explored the many benefits of mentorship and figured out your game plan to find a mentor, the …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Assistant Director, Career Development, Stamford Campus Tara Malone
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Consulting as a Career

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A consultant is someone who reviews a situation and offers ideas and solutions that people close to the problem or circumstance might not see; they offer alternatives and ideas that may be creative, impersonal, save money, or shift a company …

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What and Who is an Entrepreneur?

Fall 2019 Innovation Expo

Many of us hear the word “entrepreneur” when we discuss an individual who has “made it big” with their idea. Some household names who began as entrepreneurs, such as Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Oprah Winfrey are now the leaders of …

By Chrys Tsilibes
Chrys Tsilibes Assistant Director, Corporate Partner Relations, Fairfield County Chrys Tsilibes
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25 Quotes from Entrepreneurs to Help You Get Your Idea off the Ground

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Starting your own business is like planting a new garden. There’s an upfront investment of time and money. Early …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Assistant Director, Career Development, Stamford Campus Tara Malone
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Entrepreneurship Defined: What It Means to Be an Entrepreneur

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The road to entrepreneurship is often a treacherous one filled with unexpected detours, roadblocks and dead ends. There are lots of sleepless nights, plans that don’t work out, funding that doesn’t come through, and customers that never materialize. It can …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Assistant Director, Career Development, Stamford Campus Tara Malone
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