Internships & Co-ops

3 Alternative Experiential Learning Resources for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Students

Going to college, many students hope to gain practical experience in their field. One way of achieving this goal is by taking part in experiential learning, which consists of internships, co-ops, research, clinical, part-time jobs, and more. Many students are …

By Lisa Martelli
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Research in Undergrad: The Black Experience

During the Center for Career Development’s Internship, Research, and Co-Op month, a panel was held to highlight the experiences of Black undergraduate students who have done research at UConn outside of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). Research on West …

By Dominque Moore
Dominque Moore Graduate Assistant: Career Development Dominque Moore
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8 Great Jobs for Philosophy Majors (and Tips for How to Land One)

As someone with a philosophy degree, you’re probably sick of questions about why you chose that major or what job you’re going to get. And you’ve likely heard all of the super original jokes about philosophy giving you as many …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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Transportation Resources to Get You to Your Next Interview, Internship, or Job

Transportation is a critical piece of the job and internship search process and can present an employment barrier for those who don’t have convenient reliable access. If you are able to drive and afford a car (and all the associated …

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8 Competencies for Career Readiness

Employers within the U.S. evaluate job applicants on holistic measures – a demonstration of skills, knowledge, experience, and abilities required to effectively transition into the workforce and successfully perform a job.

The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) outlines eight …

By Desiree Martino
Desiree Martino Career Coach Desiree Martino
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Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Pathways to Computing Internship Goes Virtual

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is hosting a 10-week virtual summer intern program that connects undergraduate students with learning opportunities in computer science, computational science, and mathematics. The Pathways to Computing Virtual Internship Program will be offered as a virtual …

By Matt Lakin
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First Gen Students– Apply for funding for your Summer 2021 experience!

Are you participating in an unpaid or minimally paid internship or co-op?
How about a job shadow, conference, or training session?
Do you have an upcoming interview and need some funds to participate?

Apply for funding for your Summer 2021 …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Associate Director, Regional Campuses Tara Malone
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Center for Career Development Recognized at NACE Awards

Established in 1956, the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) is a professional association that connects over 9,500 college career services professionals and over 3,200 university relations and recruiting professionals. NACE is the country’s leading source of information on …

By Jim Lowe
Jim Lowe Assistant Vice Provost, Executive Director Jim Lowe
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Internship Opportunities in Agriculture, Food, and the Environment with UConn Extension

Looking to get experience in the field and unsure where to start? Consider applying for a Summer 2021 Internship through the UConn Extension Internship Program in one of the many offered disciplines to get hands-on involvement and enhance your professional …

By Jessica Buller
Jessica Buller Career Consultant Jessica Buller
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Career Spotlight: Council on Foreign Relations Summer Virtual Internship

Are you driven by a diplomatic ideology? Do you wish to contribute to a think tank specializing in U.S. foreign policy and international affairs, so you can make an impact on world affairs?

For a centennial, The Council of Foreign …

By Andrea Gonzalez
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