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
Eran Peterson Assistant Director, Career Coaching and Counseling Eran Peterson
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Applying to Another Graduate Degree Program?

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Maybe you need to leave your current graduate degree program for a different one, realizing the one you are in is not the fit you had hoped.

Perhaps you are currently in a master’s degree program and you know you …

By Kalle Nelson
Kalle Nelson Graduate Assistant Kalle Nelson
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Prepare for Any Field: Develop Communication Skills

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Communication is the key to success in many aspects of life, especially the work force. The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) identifies oral and written communications as one of eight essential skills that all new employees should possess …

By Amanda Idusuyi
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Writing a Resume Geared Towards Non-Profit or Public Service

Writing a Resume Geared Towards Non-Profit or Public Service

Do you have an interest in going into public service or working for a non-profit? It’s important to remember that your resume is one of the first tools you have when it comes to applying for jobs or internships you’re …

By Alex Manna
Alex Manna Program Assistant/Employer Relations Coordinator, Stamford Campus Alex Manna
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The Power of Thank You

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Thank you notes; they come in all different shapes and sizes. Whether you are writing a heart-felt thank you card to a family member or friend, or sending a quick e-mail of gratitude to an employer or customer, these expressions …

By Kristen Soprano
Kristen Soprano Career Consultant Kristen Soprano
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Three Ways Being a Career Intern Helped Me Land a Full Time Position

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I came to be a career intern the same way that many of us did. I saw an email, completed the application, and gave it my best shot at the interview. As a freshman, I didn’t know much of anything, …

By Alex Argueta
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Important Information About the New HuskyCareerLink!

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We are extremely excited to announce the new HuskyCareerLink powered by Handshake! The UConn Center for Career Development has collaborated with Handshake – a modern career development platform – to power HuskyCareerLink, replacing our current vendor, Purple Briefcase. Access to the …

By Lee Hameroff
Lee Hameroff Associate Director, Operations Lee Hameroff
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How to Talk about Your Research so Everyone Understands

How to Talk about Your Research so Everyone Understands

Over the course of your career, you will probably have to explain your technical research to people who are not familiar with your field. This can be anyone from a parent, friends, or a well-meaning stranger, but sometimes explaining your …

By Kalle Nelson
Kalle Nelson Graduate Assistant Kalle Nelson
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