Vault Blogs: Networking and Job Hunting for Introverts

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You’ve found our blog and chances are you follow a number of other blogs as well. As a UConn student you have access to Vault and in addition to information about industries, professions, general job search guidance, Vault puts out …

By Eran Peterson
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Strategies and Resources for Showcasing your Work Online


Virtually no one can say that they are not engaged with some form of social media or technology and employers and graduate schools are no different. In fact, many employers and graduate schools look at candidates with online portfolios. While …

By Jennifer Grunwald
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Subscriptions to Search Tools & Resources Just For You!

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Are you searching for an internship for this summer? Or a job when you graduate? Have you utilized the great resources UConn’s Center for Career Development has for you? I wish I knew about resources such as these when I …

By Christina Harney
Christina Harney Graduate Assistant Christina Harney
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5 Tips on How to Improve Your LinkedIn


You are applying to jobs day and night, and so are thousands of others. You know you have a pristine resume, but is there anything else that you can do to stand out from the crowd? LinkedIn is an excellent, …

By Casee Laznick
Casee Laznick Talent Acquisition & Social Media Specialist
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Using LinkedIn to Create a Career Plan

Using LinkedIn to Create a Career Plan

Not only is LinkedIn an avenue for establishing a strong network, it’s a tool for job searching, researching companies and learning about a particular career field. It’s also a great tool for mapping out a career plan. As a Career …

By Lee Hameroff
Lee Hameroff Associate Director, Operations Lee Hameroff
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Make The Most of A Snow Day


Blizzard Juno brought us an early release, a full snow day, and a late start this week. While we may not get a storm like that again this season, we can certainly bet on a few more snow days in …

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Introducing Evisors – 24/7 Access to Career Webinars!


What is Evisors? In terms that most people can relate to, it’s kind of like YouTube for Career Development. The only difference being that instead of getting endless amounts of videos on all kinds of topics, delivered by all kinds of people, with …

By Lee Hameroff
Lee Hameroff Associate Director, Operations Lee Hameroff
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10 Tips for Winter Break


Winter break is a great time to prepare for your internship or job search. From networking at your holiday gatherings to updating your resume, there are a number of things you can do during your time away from school to …

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Developing My Personal Brand

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A few years ago, I heard a young man speak about his father’s influence on the family. The father established expectations for his children, for them to behave and act a certain way when they left the house. He indicated …

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Five Elements You Probably Didn’t Know About LinkedIn


Since its debut in 2003, LinkedIn has continuously enhanced its image to become a popular career management resource. Having a professional account will not only provide a user with tremendous networking opportunities, but it will also boost that user’s “hirability.” …

By Ellen Morelli
Ellen Morelli Career Intern
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