Career News & Advice

Being Black in Corporate America

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If you are someone who changes your name to your nickname or goes by your middle name because your first name is too “complicated” or “ethnic”, this blog is for you. I am here to challenge you to stay true …

By Dominque Moore
Dominque Moore Graduate Assistant: Career Development Dominque Moore
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4 Takeaways from the Careers in Advocacy Panel

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On November 4th, Careers for the Common Good hosted the Careers in Advocacy Panel as their first event of the 2020-2021 academic year. Four amazing panelists attended this event, all of who are currently working in different areas of …

By Sean Roach
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Careers to Explore in Agriculture, Food, and the Environment

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Within the fields of Agriculture, Food, and the Environment, there are many different job titles and career paths that you can pursue – but it can be hard to identify where you hope to one day be without knowing the specific …

By Jessica Buller
Jessica Buller Career Consultant Jessica Buller
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Quiz: What’s Your Perfect Side Hustle? 6 Ways To Work Flexibly

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No matter what you study or what your ambitions are, you don’t have to wait to start making a little extra money. That’s what having a side hustle is all about. Whether it’s tutoring, cleaning, dog-walking, or even elder care, …

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CT Students for a Dream 2021 Presentation, Training, & PD Request Form Is Open!

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Faculty, student organization, and advocates see below for details for the CT Students for a Dream “Presentation, Training, & Professional Development Request Form 2020-2021” is open.

CT Students for a Dream (C4D) was founded in 2010 by a group of …

By Ethan Couillard
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A Passion To Care

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Taking the first step in the path of becoming a registered nurse (RN) is not an easy one. There are so many possibilities and ways to become an RN that it can be confusing to choose how to start. In …

By Joseph Bustamante
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Turning Your Extra-Curriculars into Careers

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I graduated from UNC Charlotte in May 2020 with degrees in History and Africana Studies. I am now in Graduate School for Higher Education and Student Affairs at UConn. In undergrad, I participated a lot of different extra-curricular opportunities. Even …

By Dominque Moore
Dominque Moore Graduate Assistant: Career Development Dominque Moore
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Why UConn Engineers Should Learn Sales

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Have you ever thought about a career in sales? Flow Tech’s owner posed me this question in the spring of 2009, in the middle of the Rome Ballroom during the UConn Engineering Career Fair.

How do I answer this correctly? …

By Michael O. Davis, PE
Michael O. Davis, PE Sales Engineer
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3 Ways to Normalize Pronouns in the Workplace

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Until recently people have not often had to wonder what pronouns a person might use. It can be confusing and awkward to approach the topic of pronouns in the workplace, but it is important to make transgender and gender non-conforming …

By Alex Manna
Alex Manna Program Assistant/Employer Relations Coordinator, Stamford Campus Alex Manna
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COVID-19 Vaccine and Healthcare Workers

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On December 11, 2020, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the use of a COVID-19 vaccine founded by BioNTech company, Pfizer (CDC.gov). The vaccine consists of 2 doses administered 3 weeks apart. The CDC advises that healthcare workers should …

By Nicolette Niedzwiecki
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