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New Neurodiversity at UConn Microsoft Teams Community

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If you are a UConn student who identifies as neurodiverse, consider joining this new Microsoft Teams community along with other neurodiverse students at UConn!

The goal of this community is to build a network of support for students to share …

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I Can Use My TikTok Account For What? – Career Advice Through TikTok

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It is no question that TikTok has consumed the lives of many people over the last year. If you aren’t on the app yet, this is your call to action! TikTok is a social media platform where content creators can …

By Marina DeThomas
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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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Career Exploration: Online Tools to Guide You on Your Journey

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The internet is filled with a variety of information for anyone looking to research a prospective career: wages, education requirements, statistics and job trends, and so much more. However, what is equally vital, and what students often omit throughout the …

By Alex Manna
Alex Manna Program Assistant/Employer Relations Coordinator, Stamford Campus Alex Manna
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3 Best Practices for Virtual Interviews

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During the current pandemic, virtual interviews have risen in popularity and most likely will continue to be a staple in interviewing for a long time. The ease with which virtual interviews are conducted is very attractive to many companies. After …

By Melissa Nowak
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Using Handshake to Search for Biology Internships/Jobs

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Handshake is UConn’s online recruiting system where you can search for jobs and internships. As a biology major, Handshake has many opportunities just for you regardless of whether you are looking for opportunities in healthcare, research, teaching, or another field. …

By Katerine Pais
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Why You Should Major in African American Studies

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The staff writers at BestColleges.Com created an open-use guide – Why You Should Major in African American Studies – that outlines the importance of majoring in African American studies, career paths, benefits, and skills this discipline offers.   

Click here to …

By Wiley Dawson
Wiley Dawson Career Consultant Wiley Dawson
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Goldman Sachs Undergrad Virtual Insight Series

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Goldman Sachs Undergrad Virtual Insight Series is an interactive multi-day, flexible program to accommodate with your schedule. This program is for current college freshman and sophomores. The program is open to all majors and provides to students an introduction to …

By Katarzyna Paszek
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Listen Up STEM Majors: A Guide to Alternative Careers

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When thinking of careers for STEM majors, many students have a one-track mind: science majors become scientists, engineering majors become engineers, etc. However, there are a multitude of careers that many students neglect to think about because they are unheard …

By Erin McConnell
Erin McConnell CLAS Career Ambassador Erin McConnell
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Inspiring Women Mentors: Find Yours Today

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The Power of Mentorship Among Women

March is Women’s History Month, and with all the buzz I’ve been hearing about the accomplishments of inspiring women, I can’t help but stop and think about the women in my own life who …

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