Career News & Advice

Calling All Readers: 3 Books to Help Your Career Development

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Why not spend some time curled up with a good book — in this case, a book with valuable career development insight? We asked 3 staff members at the Center for Career Development which books they would recommend, and here are …

By Erik Zawodniak
Erik Zawodniak CLAS Career Ambassador Erik Zawodniak
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Become A Werth Innovator and get a 3k Scholarship

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UConn rising sophomores and juniors are invited to apply for the next cohort of Werth Innovators of the WILD Program!

Are you an inventor, artist, or builder? Do you find yourself creating solutions to problems? When you hear the word …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Interim Associate Director, Regional Campuses Tara Malone
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First Gen Students– Apply for funding for your Summer 2021 experience!

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Are you participating in an unpaid or minimally paid internship or co-op?
How about a job shadow, conference, or training session?
Do you have an upcoming interview and need some funds to participate?

Apply for funding for your Summer 2021 …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Interim Associate Director, Regional Campuses Tara Malone
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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 …

By Handshake
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American Indigenous Business Leaders Association can help you with school work and so much more!

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Have you ever heard of the American Indigenous Business Leaders (AIBL) Association, https://www.aibl.org/?  This is the ‘only American Indigenous non-profit organization solely dedicated to empowering business students in the United States.’  If you are an American Indigenous or Alaskan Native …

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What Transferable Skills Can You Gain From Church Volunteering?

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Volunteering at your church is a great way to give back to your community and help you gain the skills you need to be successful in any workplace. The transferable skills that you develop during your service will make a …

By Victoria
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Student Success Story: Nikita Rodriguez

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Nikita Rodriguez earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychological Sciences from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at UConn Stamford in May 2020. Since graduation, Nikita has secured employment with Florida International University as an Assistant Residential Life Coordinator. She …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Interim Associate Director, Regional Campuses Tara Malone
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The Power to Succeed is in Your Hands

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When envisioning the college application process, many individuals visualize an acceptance letter in hand to their “dream” school and a substantial college fund that will support them through all four years of their education. For others, especially those who did …

By Katarzyna Paszek
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Advice for First Gen College Students

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Are you the first person in your family to attend college? While taking this step is extraordinary, and exciting; it’s also frightening and uncertain. A first generation college student faces the common difficulties of any college student like balance, and …

By Nicolette Niedzwiecki
Nicolette Niedzwiecki Graduate Assistant, Assessment & Technology Nicolette Niedzwiecki
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Internship Opportunities in Agriculture, Food, and the Environment with UConn Extension

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Looking to get experience in the field and unsure where to start? Consider applying for a Summer 2021 Internship through the UConn Extension Internship Program in one of the many offered disciplines to get hands-on involvement and enhance your professional …

By Jessica Buller
Jessica Buller Career Consultant Jessica Buller
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