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3 Steps UConn Students Should Take After a Virtual Session with an Employer

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What to do after your virtual session to leave a great impression with employers.

If you’ve just finished attending a virtual recruiting event, you may be thinking, “Now what?” How do you keep the momentum going, and secure a potential internship …

By Evan McMunn
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What Are Technical Skills and How Should You Include Them On Your Resume? (Plus a List of Examples)

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Whether or not you can do a job—and whether or not you can land that job—often depends on your technical skills. Technical skills are a subset of hard skills, which are the knowledge or abilities needed to perform specific tasks. …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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International Students are Encouraged to Meet with a Career Coach

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Have you ever wondered what a Career Coach is?  Or have you contemplated whether or not you should participate in a Career Coaching Session? UConn’s Center for Career Development offers a personalized approach to all of your career exploration needs.

By Desiree Martino
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3 Ways to Normalize Pronouns in the Workplace

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Until recently people have not often had to wonder what pronouns a person might use. It can be confusing and awkward to approach the topic of pronouns in the workplace, but it is important to make transgender and gender non-conforming …

By Alex Manna
Alex Manna Program Assistant/Employer Relations Coordinator, Stamford Campus Alex Manna
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Op-Ed: How Studying Racism Helped Us Become Anti-Racist Activists

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Authors: Javon Adote, Haylie Alter, Margot Eversdyke, Calista Giroux, Madison González, Phillip K. Graham, Alyssa Harvey, Sarah Hubelbank, Iris Jordan, Christine Jorquera, Rosemary O’Mahony, Mercedez Patrick, Angelica Sistrunk, and Eddie Vitcavage 

Here is an excerpt of the article. Read below …

By Javon Adote
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How to Fix Résumé PDF Formatting Issues

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You know the feeling. You have your résumé reviewed, make edits, and are now confident it represents your experience and skills perfectly. One last thing to do: convert your Word document into a PDF. You look and see that all …

By Erik Zawodniak
Erik Zawodniak CLAS Career Ambassador Erik Zawodniak
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Meet the Researcher – Xiaomei Cong

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Babies who are born prematurely have to fight through days, weeks, or even months of stressful existence.

University of Connecticut School of Nursing professor Xiaomei Cong saw this struggle firsthand working as a registered nurse in a neonatal intensive care …

By Anna Aldrich
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Starting Your Blog – What You Need to Know

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In the Information Age, everyone wants information immediately and blogs tend to fill that void. Blog posts are great because they’re a low-cost investment, you’re able to establish yourself as a thought leader in your industry, you have flexibility in …

By Emily Zangari
Emily Zangari Director, Digital Content & Strategy
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Emergency Response | Communicating for the Greater Good During a Crisis

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Even if your organization’s mission is not directly related to healthcare, nearly all of us have a role to play in helping the communities we serve get through something major, like what we’re all currently going through as a result …

By Ashley Fontaine - Idealist Careers
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Virtual or phone appointments- even easier than finding Wilbur Cross!

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If you’ve made it this far and found our website, I’ve got great news! Meeting with a Career Consultant is just a couple of clicks away. If you are finding yourself wondering about the current state of the job or …

By Eran Peterson
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