Working for the best kept secret

With summer quickly approaching, I was still unsure what I was going to do for the next three months. I received an email during the last week of school regarding a “Paid Summer Internship,” with the UConn Extension Department. I …

By Aaron Plotke
Aaron Plotke Full-Time Student
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Student Success Story: Brittney Robinson

Brittney Robinson

Major: HDFS

Classing Standing: Senior

What are some of the things you’re involved in on and off campus?

On-campus, I am the president of the Voices of Freedom Gospel Choir, I work in the First Year Program office …

By Brittney Austin
Brittney Austin Communications Assistant
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Student Success Story: Boya Yuan

Boya Yuan

Major: Landscape Architecture

Class Standing: Senior

Internship: UConn Community Research & Design Collaborative

How did you become involved in this internship program?

I just spoke to my professor. The internship was an extension to a project in my …

By Brittney Austin
Brittney Austin Communications Assistant
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Student Success Story: Emma Price

Emma Price

Major: Animal science

Minor: MCB

Classing Standing: Senior

Can you describe your role as a supervising teaching assistant with UConn’s FYE program?

I help first year students at UConn transition into their new college life. My specific role …

By Brittney Austin
Brittney Austin Communications Assistant
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Student Success Story: Pratik Parikh

Pratik Parikh

Major: Political Science

Minor: Business Fundamentals

Class Standing: Junior

Internship: Supreme Court in External Affairs

How did you find this internship? What was the process like?

Professor Bergendahl has a blog page with internships posted related to Political …

By Brittney Austin
Brittney Austin Communications Assistant
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Student Success Story: Danielle Todd

Danielle Todd

Major/Minor: HDFS and Psychology

Class Standing: Senior

Internship: CT judicial branch internship program

How did you get involved in this internship program?

I first heard about the internship when I was a tutor with the UConn Brooklyn Collaborative. …

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Student Success Story: Katherine Tully

Katherine Tully

Major/Minor: Dual-Degree in Communication and Business with a concentration in Finance

Class Standing: Sophomore

What made you decide to be a Business major?

I feel Business is a major that is really applicable in everyday life. Finance I …

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Jobs Can be Found in Unexpected Ways

As I approach my last year of graduate school, I am finally faced with the mission that so many of us out there have experienced: “get a job.” This can be a nerve-wracking, overwhelming process thinking about how you’re going …

By Ty McNamee
Ty McNamee Outreach and Programming Graduate Assistant Ty McNamee
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Mistakes I Made as an Undergraduate: Part 2

In my last blog post I wrote about how one of the major mistakes I made in my after graduation job search was that I didn’t network.  Today I wanted to write about another big mistake I made as an …

By Emily Merritt
Emily Merritt Career Consultant, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Emily Merritt
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Student Success Story: Kat Conn

Kathleen Connelly (Kat Conn)

Major: Double major; Communication & Human Rights Minor: International Studies

Class standing: Junior

What are some on-campus jobs you’ve had that have prepared you for what you want to do after graduation?

I’m part of the …

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