Career News & Advice

Join the Finance Society Today!

Interested in a career in the field of finance? Join the Finance Society! As one of the largest student-run organizations at UConn, the Society’s mission is to improve the professional, educational, and social development of students in any major. The Finance Society provides a variety of virtual and in-person opportunities …

By Jami Pandiscio
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Are Non-Profit Internships Profitable?

Let’s face it — much of your college career will likely involve gaining hands-on industry experience prior to graduation. This can take the form of internships, co-ops, externships, and much more. These experiences provide valuable insight into what working in …

By Alexis Cortes
Alexis Cortes Graduate Assistant Alexis Cortes
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Career Insights from Deb Haaland – First Native American to Serve as U.S. Secretary of the Interior

This blog is part of a series documenting notable people from underrepresented groups and the career insights they provide us. As you read, click links to access additional career development resources.

Deb Haaland: Follow your own timeline

Deb Haaland is …

By Erik Zawodniak
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Career Insights from Wilma Mankiller – First Female Chief of the Cherokee Nation

This blog is part of a series documenting notable people from underrepresented groups and the career insights they provide us. As you read, click links to access additional career development resources.

Wilma Mankiller (1945-2010): Don’t let people define you. Define …

By Erik Zawodniak
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Cafecito con HACE: A Career Resource for Latinx Students

Are you a Latinx student who wants to make a commitment to your career development? It can be as easy as sitting down with your cafecito (coffee) every Wednesday from 10:00 – 10:30 AM with the Hispanic Alliance for Career …

By Erik Zawodniak
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Let the Exploration Begin! 6 Steps to Navigating the “Let’s Explore” Career Community

As an undergraduate student, you may already be aware of the vast array of academic opportunities and career outcomes that come with pursuit of a degree from the University of Connecticut.  For students in the ACES Program, or whose majors …

By Kristen Soprano
Kristen Soprano Career Consultant Kristen Soprano
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Welcome to the Business, Finance, Sales, and Marketing Career Community!

The world of business is broad and diverse, just like the people who work in it. This career community offers information to students interested in general business, as well as the more focused areas of finance, sales, and marketing, regardless …

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Welcome to the Science, Data, & Technology Career Community!

This page is designed for undergraduate and graduate-level students who are either majoring, minoring, or interested in a career in the science, data, and technology industries. Here you will discover a versatile array of career resources that are designed to …

By Wiley Dawson
Wiley Dawson Career Consultant Wiley Dawson
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Welcome to the Government, Public Administration, and Law Career Community!

Welcome to the Government, Public Administration, and Law (GPAL) Career Community! This page is an excellent resource to gather information, resources, and advice about careers in GPAL. If you are interested in working within government, public administration and legal industries, …

By Aaliyah Castleberry
Aaliyah Castleberry Career Consultant Aaliyah Castleberry
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Welcome to the Healthcare and Wellness Career Community!

If you’re a student who would like to (or might like to) pursue a career in the fields of healthcare and/or wellness, this is the Career Community for you!

Career Communities were designed to group resources for students into industry-specific …

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