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10 Jobs That Are Perfect for Extroverts

Different types of people excel in different types of jobs—so if you want to thrive in your career, it’s in your best interest to find a job that’s well-suited to your personality. If you’re an extrovert, you might be drawn …
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Job Search Resources for LGBTQ+ Students

Across UConn’s campuses, there are numerous offices and departments available to support and guide LGBTQ+ students in their career search process and preparation.  Within the Center for Career Development, LGBTQ+ students can find strong and applicable resources and assistance related …

By Spencer Hayes
Spencer Hayes Graduate Assistant Spencer Hayes
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Student Success Story: Jenifer Gaitan

Jenifer Gaitan attended the UConn Stamford campus and earned a Bachelor’s degree in History with a minor in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies in May 2021. Upon graduation, Jenifer landed a position as an Associate for Media and Content at

By Tara Malone
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Competing Against an Inside Job Candidate

What if you are applying for a faculty job and suspect there is an inside candidate. Are you concerned?

If you are, it might be because the idea of competing against an inside candidate makes you feel less qualified. Then …

By Kay Kimball Gruder
Kay Kimball Gruder Assistant Director of Graduate Student Career Programs and Services Kay Kimball Gruder
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Benefit Corporation Spotlight: Patagonia

Benefit Corporations, or Certified B Corps, are for-profit organizations with a socially responsible mission. They accomplish goodwill through applying the B Corp legal organization to their agency in order to make a change. One example of a B Corp that …

By Zoeann Day
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Benefits of Working at a Benefit Corporation

For-profit companies can offer a lot of opportunities that other experiences may not provide. However, there is also less accountability in for-profit companies to ensure high-quality treatment of their workers and often their main goal isn’t to make a positive …

By Sean Roach
Sean Roach Career Intern Sean Roach
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LinkedIn – Engage with Connections and Write Effective Messages

LinkedIn is the primary social networking collaboration that can be utilized to support your career development. You are encouraged to use LinkedIn to connect with people who can share their experiences, and potentially link you to other individuals on the …

By Desiree Martino
Desiree Martino Career Coach Desiree Martino
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What Are B-Corps?

As students, our careers are constantly on our minds; especially since, for some of us, graduation is looming. The nature of career preparation is constantly changing, as is the job market. In this growing climate that we live in, many …

By Zoeann Day
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Pathways to Healthcare

Pathways to Healthcare: One of the World’s Fastest-Growing Industries

Becoming a healthcare professional requires hard work and drive. Skills, experience, and education requirements vary depending on the career you hope to pursue; with some requiring a tremendous amount of post-undergraduate …

By Caitlin Cincotta
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2 Alternative Experiential Learning Resources for Education and Social Services 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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