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Careers to Explore in Agriculture, Food, and the Environment


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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COVID-19 Vaccine and Healthcare Workers


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

By Nicolette Niedzwiecki
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Why Diverse Communities Should Consider Careers in Public Administration


If you have a passion for serving your community-at-large and/or influencing public policy, then you may want to consider pursuing a career in Public Administration.  The career opportunities in the Public Administration field are wide-ranging because people entering this profession …

By Robin Shefts
Robin Shefts Assistant Director (Hartford Campus) Robin Shefts
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CAHNR students – jobs galore!

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Career Cloud recently posted an article about the 10 best places to upload your resume in 2021. While the article clearly states that the content of the resume is most important, it is followed closely by the quality of the …

By Lisa McGuire
Lisa McGuire Assistant Director for Corporate Partner Relations Lisa McGuire
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InterSECT Job Simulation Platform: Where Doctoral Students Can Explore Career Paths


Imagine this: you just started thinking about your future career, and hope to find out information about careers you are interested in, or you feel stuck in a career that you are not satisfied with, and want to give a …

By Damiao Zoe Xu
Damiao Zoe Xu Graduate Assistant, Graduate Student and Postdoc Career Programs and Services Damiao Zoe Xu
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Winter Break Workout – Career Edition

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Attention Graduating Students! Use the winter break to position yourself as strongly as possible, in your pursuit of a new job or graduate school. Whether your plans are set or not, this four to five-week hiatus is an excellent time …

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Undocumented Entrepreneurs

Dream Big

The number of undocumented business owners is rapidly growing in the United States. For undocumented students, entrepreneurship presents an opportunity to creatively pursue and fulfill career aspirations.

Iliana G. Perez, Director of Research and Entrepreneurship at Immigrants Rising, shares her …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Assistant Director, Career Development, Stamford Campus Tara Malone
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LinkedIn Interviewing

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Stuck on how to prepare for an interview? LinkedIn has a cool, new feature that has a bunch of common interviewing questions for different industries. To locate this on LinkedIn go to the “Jobs” tab and then click on “Interview …

By Melissa Nowak
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Interested in Starting Your Own Business? 

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So, you’re interested in starting your own business? You don’t know where to start, and that’s okay. Starting a business or taking a delve into forming an entrepreneurial mindset can be intimidating, but that doesn’t mean that you need to …

By Alex Manna
Alex Manna Program Assistant/Employer Relations Coordinator, Stamford Campus Alex Manna
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4 Resources to Help You Find a Job in Nutrition & Dietetics


If you’re a recent UConn alum and are looking for a job in the field of dietetics or nutrition, it may be helpful to look at resources that are specifically meant to help people in your field find employment opportunities. …

By Victoria
Victoria Victoria
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