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50+ Black-Owned and Led Companies for Students to Follow

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Dozens of Black-owned and Black-led companies hire students and young alumni. Follow these companies to discover your next career move.

Handshake’s goal has always been to connect students of all backgrounds to meaningful careers and help build diversity in the …

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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 …

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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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Career Exploration: Online Tools to Guide You on Your Journey


The internet is filled with a variety of information for anyone looking to research a prospective career: wages, education requirements, statistics and job trends, and so much more. However, what is equally vital, and what students often omit throughout the …

By Alex Manna
Alex Manna Program Assistant/Employer Relations Coordinator, Stamford Campus Alex Manna
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Job Searching and Networking as your Authentic Self


Jim Arnoff is a Certified Life Coach who specializes in coaching in the entertainment industry where he combines his coaching skills with his experience as a television packaging agent. Jim facilitates career coaching workshops for organizations and major media companies …

By Aaliyah Castleberry
Aaliyah Castleberry Career Consultant Aaliyah Castleberry
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Using Handshake to Search for Biology Internships/Jobs


Handshake is UConn’s online recruiting system where you can search for jobs and internships. As a biology major, Handshake has many opportunities just for you regardless of whether you are looking for opportunities in healthcare, research, teaching, or another field. …

By Katerine Pais
Katerine Pais Academic Advisor
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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
Evan McMunn Publicity and Marketing Administrator Evan McMunn
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Goldman Sachs Undergrad Virtual Insight Series


Goldman Sachs Undergrad Virtual Insight Series is an interactive multi-day, flexible program to accommodate with your schedule. This program is for current college freshman and sophomores. The program is open to all majors and provides to students an introduction to …

By Katarzyna Paszek
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Career Center Interns Tell All: Why you should consider an internship with us!

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Did you know, the Center for Career Development conducted 1,635 undergraduate résumé critiques, facilitated 219 practice interview appointments, hosted over 570 events and presentations, and developed content that generated over 600,000 website pageviews during the 2019/2020 school year? Did you …

By Kristen Soprano
Kristen Soprano Career Consultant Kristen Soprano
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3 Life Strengths of Being an International Student and Postdoc 


I came across this article titled Choice vs. Circumstances in the Carpe Careers column at “Inside Higher Ed”. Two international Ph.D. and postdoc researchers shared their experiences studying and researching in the U.S. The authors discussed three skills they leaned …

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