Latinx Heritage Month Spotlight: Bianca Kea

Latinx Heritage Month lasts from September 15 to October 15, and today we are highlighting Bianca Kea, an Afro-Latina entrepreneur and business owner who founded the apparel company, Yo Soy Afro Latina.

By Avery Caya
Avery Caya Graduate Assistant, CLAS/Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (They/Them/Theirs)
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Not another brick in the wall!

Want to learn how to stand out to employers and differentiate yourself from other candidates? Here are some tips and tricks for how to create a personal brand and stand out from the crowd!

By Theo Menounos
Theo Menounos Assistant Director, Career Coaching & Counseling, School of Engineering
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Latinx Heritage Month Alumni Spotlight: Franklin Chang-Díaz

Latinx Month is from September 15th to October 15th, and to celebrate we are highlighting a groundbreaking UConn alum, Franklin Chang-Díaz!

Dr. Franklin Chang-Díaz was born on April 5th, 1950 in San José, Costa Rica, and he moved to the …

By Avery Caya
Avery Caya Graduate Assistant, CLAS/Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (They/Them/Theirs)
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Get a Jump Start on the Recruiting Season – Non-Profit, Social Services, and other Careers for the Common Good

Recruiting seasons for soon-to-be graduates is upon us. Are you wondering how to begin the process? Here are tips to get started.

By Desiree Martino
Desiree Martino Career Coach | Pronouns she/her
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Preparing for Recruiting Season in Arts, Media, or Communication

With recruiting season upon us, knowing what to do to prepare and how to find and engage with opportunities will help the job-search process feel much more manageable.

By Steve Kligerman
Steve Kligerman Assistant Director, Programming & Career Everywhere | Pronouns: he/him/his
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One Step to Take Control of Your Job Search

While conducting a job search takes time and incorporates many different steps, there is one step in particular that will have a positive ripple effect on various aspects of your ENTIRE job search!

By Kay Kimball Gruder
Kay Kimball Gruder Associate Director, Graduate Student & Postdoc Career Programs and Services | Pronouns: she/her/hers
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Healthcare & Wellness Recruiting Season Has Begun!

4 tips on how you can make the most of this recruiting season!

By Lisa Famularo
Lisa Famularo Assistant Director, Equity and Inclusion | Pronouns: she/her/hers
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From Artwork and Apps, These Young Entrepreneurs Have ‘Unfolded’ Opportunities at UConn

When faced with problems that bother her – environmental crisis, mental health challenges, violence in our society – Audrey Larson’s solution is to create. To invent.

“The things that frustrate me, the things that anger me about the world – I can solve …

By Jaclyn Severance
Jaclyn Severance University Public Relations Associate 2
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The Federal Government is Hiring; here are # things to know about


Once you have mastered the basics, resume writing is a transferable skill. Any effective resume is persuasively drafted to provide information and evidence of compatibility with a specific job. The best way to do this is to thoroughly read …

By Wiley Dawson
Wiley Dawson Assistant Director, Hartford Campus (He, Him, His)
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First Gen Creatives: 3 Tips to Forge Ahead in Your Creative Career

First gen students in the arts: consider these three career strategies for emerging creative professionals.

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Associate Director, Regional Campuses Pronouns: she/her/hers
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