Virtually Everywhere

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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Join the NSA for their Virtual Career Invitational for People with Disabilities!

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What is the National Security Agency (NSA)?

The National Security Agency (NSA) leads the U.S. government in cryptology, also known as the art and science of making and breaking codes. This includes working with both signal intelligence (communication systems, radars, weapon …

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The Center for Career Development Stands in Solidarity with the Asian Community

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The increase in senseless acts of violence, harassment, and bias against the Asian community throughout the COVID-19 pandemic is alarming and intolerable. The Center for Career Development does not tolerate discrimination or violence of any kind and stands in solidarity …

By Kristen Soprano
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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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My Senior Year Search – Navigating the Job Market During a Pandemic: Informational Interviews

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Welcome to my senior year search, a blog series that will take you through my career search as a UConn Senior! I will be sharing tips and tricks that are guiding me through the process, and also challenges …

By Marina DeThomas
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Adulting 101: What Benefits Should You Expect From a Potential Employer?

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Top employers in today’s market offer a wide range of benefits to entice recent graduates. But before you get too excited about Taco Tuesdays or take-your-dog-to-work perks, there are some key employee benefits that add significant value beyond your paycheck …

By Amelinda Vazquez Rossitto
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Taking competencies into account when preparing for medical or dental school interviews

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The 2021 application cycle for health professional schools has been marked by certain challenges due to testing disruptions and more in light of the current COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, many schools have voiced that they will be placing even …

By Krista Rogers
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3 Podcasts to Spark Curiosity and Inspiration

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Busy changemakers believe in making the most of their time, which is why they can often be found absorbed in books on their morning commutes. But what about people who bike to work or log hours behind the wheel en …

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Taking Advantage of Social Distancing & the Virtual Environment, Part 1

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During these uncertain times, college students and job seekers alike find themselves scrambling to secure relevant and adequate employment experiences. In this blog series, I will provide advice on several ways to virtually gain relevant experience and exposure during time

By Wiley Dawson
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10 Virtual Career Fair Tips You Need to Know

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Your guide to preparing for virtual career fairs and making a great impression with recruiters.

This fall, the UConn Fall Career Fairs will be held virtually on Handshake.

Attending a virtual career fair on Handshake will give you an edge …

By Evan McMunn
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