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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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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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Interview Q&A | “What Did You Do During Quarantine?”

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As some of us begin to inch into the next phase of the pandemic, slowly figuring out how we may move forward once we’re able, new questions have started to bubble up. Google searches like “how to set up a …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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Free Remote Job Training with CT Back to Work Initiative

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As Connecticut continues to recover from the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the state has launched a new resource, the CT Back to Work Initiative, that provides workers and businesses in Connecticut with impactful, high-quality career tools to help …

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How to get the most out of the Live Career Conversations Networking Event

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As we come to the end of the Advice and Perspective Series for this season, we invite UConn students and recent graduates to join us for a live, virtual networking event with alumni and friends of UConn.

On Thursday, June …

By Evan McMunn
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The Center for Career Development Stands in Solidarity with the Black Community

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The Center for Career Development grieves with the nation and stands in solidarity with the Black community in condemning the killing of George Floyd and opposing systemic racism. The Career Center’s foundational values continue to support respect for all of …

By Jim Lowe
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CLAS Virtual Case Competition Winners Share Their Experience

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In the Fall of 2019, the Center for Career Development, in partnership with a corporate sponsor, launched a case competition designed specifically for College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) students. The competition was such a success that we decided …

By Kristen Soprano
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