Learn from the Best in Upcoming CLAS Master Class Series!

CLAS Master Class Series

Looking for knowledge from industry leaders on marketing, communications, branding, and product management? Look no further than UConn Center for Career Development’s upcoming CLAS Master Class Series! The COVID-19 Pandemic has reshaped how companies do business, requiring new flexibility and …

By Erik Zawodniak
Erik Zawodniak CLAS Career Ambassador Erik Zawodniak
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The Value of Connecting with Employers at Virtual Events

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It can be hard­ to really put yourself out there when everything seems to be online and remote at this time. Students are used to meeting with employers at events on campus and having a conversation in person to connect …

By Alex Manna
Alex Manna Program Assistant/Employer Relations Coordinator, Stamford Campus Alex Manna
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Here’s What You Missed: Career Conversations October 7th, 2020

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With the semester starting back up, we also started our weekly Career Conversations! These are panel discussions that our staff moderates in which different employers and UConn alumni in the engineering industry lead a discussion about companies, opportunities, and life …

By Javon Adote
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Here’s What You Missed: Engineering Career Conversations September 30th, 2020

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With the semester starting back up, we also started our weekly Career Conversations! These are panel discussions that our staff moderates in which different employers and UConn alumni in the engineering industry lead a discussion about companies, opportunities, and life …

By Javon Adote
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Asking for a Letter of Recommendation for Graduate School

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Recommendation letters for graduate school are used by admissions officers to fill out their knowledge of you as a candidate. The rest of your application package details your history, skills, and motivation behind applying; a recommendation letter corroborates all the …

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How to Prepare for Virtual 1-on-1 Sessions

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The guidance you need to feel confident, poised and prepared to meet recruiters online.

Before you dive into your first one-on-one session with an employer during a virtual career fair, there are a few simple ways to set yourself up …

By Evan McMunn
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10 Virtual Career Fair Tips You Need to Know

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Your guide to preparing for virtual career fairs and making a great impression with recruiters.

This fall, the UConn Fall Career Fairs will be held virtually on Handshake.

Attending a virtual career fair on Handshake will give you an edge …

By Evan McMunn
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How to Take a LinkedIn Selfie – Yes, Selfies Are Now Okay!

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When creating your LinkedIn profile, a quality profile photo will give your profile a complete look, and LinkedIn reports that profiles with a photo receive more views. The Center for Career Development typically has recommended not using a selfie, and …

By Kelsey Keefe
Kelsey Keefe Career Consultant Kelsey Keefe
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Graduate Student Career Council – Leadership Opportunity

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Are you a graduate student? Does your degree program reside on the Storrs campus? Then you are eligible to apply to become a member of the Graduate Student Career Council (GSCC). Members on the Council serve in volunteer roles to …

By Tithi Basu Mallik
Tithi Basu Mallik Graduate Student Career Programs and Services Graduate Assistant Tithi Basu Mallik
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4 Professional Organizations to Join for Nurses

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One of the most important parts of securing and excelling at your job is networking. This is becoming ever more important in the field of Nursing. Whether you’ve been a nurse for many years or you’re just starting out, joining …

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