Tips on Searching for Government Internships/Jobs during a Pandemic

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Searching for an internship or job has many inherent challenges, but during a global pandemic, they seem to be astronomical.  Now that many companies and organizations are closing temporarily or minimizing staffing, traditional hiring has changed to reflect the times. …

By Robin Shefts
Robin Shefts Assistant Director (Hartford Campus) Robin Shefts
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Food, Glorious Food


Do you love food? Are you interested in how ingredients combine? Do you think about nutrition and how food affects the body? Do you want to make new ice cream flavors? Is The Food Network your go-to channel? If you …

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Ending Strong at Your Practicum


Congratulations, you have finished your practicum! Hopefully, you were able to learn many new things about your field, continued to improve skills, and made professional connections. Though you have finished this experience, there are many things that you can do …

By Kalle Nelson
Kalle Nelson Graduate Assistant Kalle Nelson
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Types of Internships for Communications Majors

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With their ability to communicate effectively in almost any situation, communications majors are some of the most sought after candidates in all sorts of professional fields. With so many opportunities available, you might be wondering how to find a job …

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A Day in the Life of a Small Commercial Underwriting Intern

The Hartford

This past summer I worked as a Small Commercial Underwriting Intern at The Hartford. My first day was an orientation for all of the 100+ interns in all different areas (Claims, Finance, IT, Operations, etc.) with tours of the buildings …

By Selah Ford
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Your Summer Internship Has Been Canceled—Now What?

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 by Vault Law Editors | April 16, 2020

As COVID-19 has forced law schools to go virtual, lawyers to work virtually, and law firms to cut salaries and furlough employees, it has also affected summer internships and summer associate programs. Some programs …

By Robin Shefts
Robin Shefts Assistant Director (Hartford Campus) Robin Shefts
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The Global 2,000: Multinational Corporations You Could Work For

Global 2000

Do you have an interest in international relations or global affairs? Do you want to work for a company that has a reach beyond the country where you live now? Are you an international student looking to work in the …

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International Student Success Story: Hao-Jan Luh

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The Experiential Learning Awards are the Center for Career Development’s way to celebrate the tremendous experiences of the students and employers we work with each day! The 2019 Graduate Student Intern of the Year was awarded to Hao-Jan Luh. Here …

By Tithi Basu Mallik
Tithi Basu Mallik Graduate Student Career Programs and Services Graduate Assistant Tithi Basu Mallik
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Interning at a Government Relations Firm – Srishti Banerjee

Penn Lincoln Strategies - A full service Government Relations and Public Affairs Consulting Firm

Srishti Banerjee is a UConn senior studying Political Science. Last summer, she interned at Penn Lincoln Strategies

Erik Zawodniak: What made you decide to become a Political Science major?

Srishti Banerjee: I have always had this drive to understand the …

By Erik Zawodniak
Erik Zawodniak CLAS Career Ambassador Erik Zawodniak
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Saving the Planet One Day at a Time

Marine Scientists working on a research project.

Climate Change, Deforestation, Animal and Marine Life Welfare, and Conservation are all highly charged topics, yet ones students at UConn study and research on a daily basis. If these areas are a high priority to you, working at a job …

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