Connecting International Students with Employers – Register Today for UConn’s Virtual Career Fair

Connecting International Students with Employers - Register Today for UConn’s Virtual Career Fair

Are you an international student seeking an internship or job in the upcoming year? If so, you are encouraged to attend the Center for Career Development’s Virtual Career Fair week in September. This is an excellent opportunity to network with …

By Desiree Martino
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AT&T Summer Learning Academy: An Alternative to the Typical Internship

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Have you ever wondered about the different ways you can connect with a leading global technology and communications company? This summer, AT&T provided college students a free, self-paced online learning “externship” certificate program, designed to support college students looking for …

By Alex Manna
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Taking Advantage of Social Distancing & the Virtual Environment, Part 1

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During these uncertain times, college students and job seekers alike find themselves scrambling to secure relevant and adequate employment experiences. In this blog series, I will provide advice on several ways to virtually gain relevant experience and exposure during time

By Wiley Dawson
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Meet the Researcher – Xiaomei Cong

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Babies who are born prematurely have to fight through days, weeks, or even months of stressful existence.

University of Connecticut School of Nursing professor Xiaomei Cong saw this struggle firsthand working as a registered nurse in a neonatal intensive care …

By Anna Aldrich
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8 Tips for a Successful Teaching Internship

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**This is a guest blog by Laura Becker, (NEAG Graduate)

Approaching the start of a school year can be exciting yet overwhelming.  As you begin your position in a new school, there are a few things that can help you …

By Eran Peterson
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MarketingEDGE First-Gen Initiative

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*Although the application deadline has past for this opportunity it is a great example of a first-gen initiative.

MarketingEDGE is a 50-year-old national nonprofit committed to shaping the future of marketing leadership by connecting students, academics, and professionals to the …

By Chrys Tsilibes
Chrys Tsilibes Assistant Director, Corporate Partner Relations, Fairfield County Chrys Tsilibes
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10 Ways to Land an Internship During COVID-19 (It’s Not Too Late!)

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The coronavirus pandemic has left very little unchanged, and internships are no exception. The results of a survey released by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) in May found that 22% of employers had revoked internship offers in …

By Meredith Pepin - The Muse
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Effective Communication & Professionalism for Your Virtual Internship

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Understanding how to be an important asset for the organization that you work for is the first step to demonstrating professionalism and dedication. Take the time to realize what is expected of you when you start your virtual internship. Know …

By Ashaliegh Carrington
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What Can I Do with A Degree in Public Administration?

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Public Administration is a broad field with many diverse career paths and opportunities. Students can decide which career path most interests them based on their short-term/long-term career goals. One suggestion to consider for discovering which career path is best suited …

By Robin Shefts
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How to Use State Government Websites to Find Opportunities

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Exploring government websites can be very helpful in identifying state priorities and issues, the departments dedicated to those, and future opportunities. If you have already found a position to apply to, reading other parts of the website can give you …

By Kalle Nelson
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