How to Prepare for Virtual 1-on-1 Sessions

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The guidance you need to feel confident, poised and prepared to meet recruiters online.

Before you dive into your first one-on-one session with an employer during a virtual career fair, there are a few simple ways to set yourself up …

By Evan McMunn
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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 …

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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

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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 …

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10 Ways to Land an Internship During COVID-19 (It’s Not Too Late!)

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The coronavirus pandemic has left very little unchanged, and internships are no exception. The results of a survey released by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) in May found that 22% of employers had revoked internship offers in …

By Meredith Pepin - The Muse
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Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Hired in Healthcare

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According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, jobs in the healthcare industry are projected to grow by 14% between 2018 and 2028, which will equate to approximately 1.9 million new jobs in 10 years. This rate of growth is much faster …

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Effective Communication & Professionalism for Your Virtual Internship

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Understanding how to be an important asset for the organization that you work for is the first step to demonstrating professionalism and dedication. Take the time to realize what is expected of you when you start your virtual internship. Know …

By Ashaliegh Carrington
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Free Coursera for University and College Students

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Online learning has grown exponentially more popular throughout recent years, especially in the current climate of physical distancing due to COVID-19. In addition to colleges and universities converting some or all of their instruction to virtual settings, online learning platforms …

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