Parents & Families

Center for Career Development Recognized at NACE Awards


Established in 1956, the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) is a professional association that connects over 9,500 college career services professionals and over 3,200 university relations and recruiting professionals. NACE is the country’s leading source of information on …

By Jim Lowe
Jim Lowe Assistant Vice Provost, Executive Director Jim Lowe
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The Power to Succeed is in Your Hands


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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Job Searching and Networking as your Authentic Self


Jim Arnoff is a Certified Life Coach who specializes in coaching in the entertainment industry where he combines his coaching skills with his experience as a television packaging agent. Jim facilitates career coaching workshops for organizations and major media companies …

By Aaliyah Castleberry
Aaliyah Castleberry Career Consultant Aaliyah Castleberry
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Wells Fargo: Corporate & Investment Banking Diverse Pathways Forum


The Wells Fargo Diverse Pathways Forum is designed for current sophomores who are interested in the financial services industry (investment banking, sales & trading, corporate banking, and commercial real estate). During the forum, you will have the chance to hear …

By Katarzyna Paszek
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When Choosing a Major is a ‘Major’ Decision

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I thought I had it all figured out when I was growing up. I had decided around fourth grade to be an elementary school teacher and didn’t waver until it was time to start college. I couldn’t admit to myself, …

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Powerful Women Mentor Powerful Women


When James Brown sang, “This is a man’s world, this is a man’s world. But it wouldn’t be nothing, nothing without a woman or a girl,” he was definitely onto something. Although women and men are about neck and neck …

By Dominque Moore
Dominque Moore Graduate Assistant: Career Development Dominque Moore
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Student Success Story: Pedro Argueta


Pedro Argueta (he/him/his) earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychological Sciences from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences in May 2019. Since graduation, Pedro has secured employment with Aetna – CVS Health as a Talent Development Associate. Hear Pedro’s story …

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Tips for Working with Depression


If you have been diagnosed with depression and are curious about how it might impact your experience in the workforce, you are not alone.

In 2014, a survey called the Impact of Depression at Work Audit was conducted by the

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3 Organizations to Help First-Generation Students


As a first-generation student, you may feel like you are alone sometimes, and as if nobody around you has faced these problems and challenges before. You’re the first member of your family to attend college, and that can be an …

By Alex Manna
Alex Manna Program Assistant/Employer Relations Coordinator, Stamford Campus Alex Manna
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Student Success Story: Leila Shwayhat


Leila Shwayhat (she/her/hers) earned her bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering from the School of Engineering at UConn in May 2018. After graduation, Leila secured employment with Loureiro Engineering Associates as an Engineer. Hear Leila’s story and how the resources …

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