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The only way a U.S. employer is going to know that you have skills, knowledge, and the experience to succeed in an internship or job is if you tell them! However, what are you supposed to do if talking about …

By Kay Kimball Gruder
Kay Kimball Gruder Assistant Director of Graduate Student Career Programs and Services Kay Kimball Gruder
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7 Questions You Should Be Ready to Answer in Your Human Resource Interview


As you start thinking about applying for jobs in the HR field, you may be taking steps to help you prepare for an upcoming interview. After all, being successful in the interview process is key to helping you get that …

By Victoria
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Tips on How Students with Disabilities Can Prepare for Job Interview


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Students with disabilities who are beginning the job search process would be advised to read the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) at The ADA states “The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) gives federal civil …

By Robin Shefts
Robin Shefts Assistant Director (Hartford Campus) Robin Shefts
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Artificial Intelligence (AI) Interview – You could be Vetted by a Robot during your Next Interview

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Did you know that your next job interview could be an asynchronous, one-sided interview with a bot? Companies use artificial intelligence interviews regularly to quickly scan and cull applicants. Artificial intelligence evaluates answers to your questions and creates an employability …

By Desiree Martino
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Navigating the Hiring Process as a DACAmented Job Seeker


The process of searching for employment and going through the hiring process can be challenging for any job seeker, but can be especially so for those who have received DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). Understanding your rights and what …

By Mary Malerba
Mary Malerba Assistant Director, Corporate Partner Relations Mary Malerba
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3 Best Practices for Virtual Interviews

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During the current pandemic, virtual interviews have risen in popularity and most likely will continue to be a staple in interviewing for a long time. The ease with which virtual interviews are conducted is very attractive to many companies. After …

By Melissa Nowak
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Interview Preparation: A Reflection on Mind, Body, and Soul


Are you seeking a new lens and insight for preparing job or internship interviews? Jillian Ives, PhD candidate in the Neag School of Education’s Learning, Leadership, and Education Policy program offers a fresh perspective on interview preparation that might help …

By Damiao Zoe Xu
Damiao Zoe Xu Graduate Assistant, Graduate Student and Postdoc Career Programs and Services Damiao Zoe Xu
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5 Questions to Prepare For When Interviewing in the Nonprofit/Service Industry


Thinking about joining a nonprofit? Preparing for the interview will be a key factor in determining your success, but chances are, you won’t be able to anticipate every question the interviewer throws at you. Luckily, we’ve compiled a list of …

By Irene Soteriou
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Virtual One-on-One Sessions: The 8 Tips You Need to Know Before Meeting an Employer

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How to make the best impression during one-on-one meetings.
How to prepare for your one-on-one
1. Set up a dedicated space

A little planning goes a long way in finding the right spot to conduct your one-on-one sessions. A few …

By Evan McMunn
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Practice Interview Questions for International Students


Do you have an interview scheduled in the near future?  Have you ever wanted to practice some questions before your interview?

The Center of Career Development through the platform Big Interview recently launched pre-recorded video interview questions tailored to prepare …

By Desiree Martino
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