Internships & Co-ops

Career Connections for All Majors

Let me ask you something…

Are you on the job search and want to visit different worksites? Are you an underclassman that wants to know the best strategies for building your resume? Do you want to take a Friday off …

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Why Co-Ops Are Great

Internships are great. With Forbes reporting 80% of college students completing at least one internship by the time they graduate, it’s obvious they’re pretty popular, too.

Co-ops aren’t as well-known with this generation of Huskies, but are a huge opportunity …

By Ashley Browning
Ashley Browning Assistant Director, Corporate Partner Relations Ashley Browning
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Make Your Internship Work for You—Get It on Your Transcript

Completing an internship should be a mutually beneficial relationship. You fill an important niche in the day-to-day operations of the company while developing critical skills, expanding your network, and learning about the industry. But there is another way that you …

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6 Ways to Maximize Your Internship Using LinkedIn

We can all agree that making the most of your internship is important for building experience, networking with employers and other interns, and possibly landing that full time position after you graduate. There are many articles describing how you can …

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Why Leave Campus, Fine Arts Students?

Sometimes opportunities are truly in our own backyard. It’s easy to forget when we live on such a large campus that so many places exist to become involved, gain skills, and engage in valuable experiences. I’ll lay out a few …

By Jennifer Grunwald
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Your Summer Internship Starts Now!

Are you planning on pursuing an internship next summer? Many prestigious programs have their deadlines during the fall semester, especially those in government, financial services, accounting, and law fields. These internships are highly sought after, so the Center for Career …

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Internship Experience with WITNESS

This summer, I interned at an international NGO (nongovernmental organization) called WITNESS based in Brooklyn, NY. WITNESS is an independent nonprofit organization which focuses on training individuals to use video as a powerful tool to fight human rights abuses and …

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How to Fund your Internship Experience

The cost of an internship can be steep at times, especially if taking it for credit. If a student uses a 529 to pay for college expenses, there may be ways to tap into the 529 when interning for credit. …

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Make That Money

While internships are popular on campus, UConn’s Co-Op Program is a lesser-known opportunity that students can take advantage of to get full-time, hands-on learning while making money. That’s right, co-ops are full-time, career-related work experiences that are always paid.

Much …

By Ashley Browning
Ashley Browning Assistant Director, Corporate Partner Relations Ashley Browning
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Need experience to get experience? How does that work?

Throughout our entire undergraduate career we experience the same old story again and again; you need experience to get experience.

It’s the hardest thing to figure out if you don’t know what kind of experience you need or where to …

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