Funding Opportunities for Graduate Students

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Are you a graduate student curious about funding opportunities outside of your department? If you are not sure where to start your search, and could use some tips on how to track down available funding, then you have come to …

By Tithi Basu Mallik
Tithi Basu Mallik Graduate Student Career Programs and Services Graduate Assistant Tithi Basu Mallik
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Save the date for Spring 2018’s Internship & Co-op Week!

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Spring 2018 will bring new and exciting events to the Center for Career Development – including our 2nd Annual Internship & Co-op Week!

This week of programming aimed at connecting undergraduate and graduate students with experiential learning opportunities will feature: …

By Ana Clara Blesso
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New Year’s Resolutions for the College Student

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Many of us have made resolutions in the past and let them slip away, only to make similar goals the following year. This year, why not break that cycle?  Rather than abstract ideas like “get healthy,” “be a better person,” …

By Arianna Dines
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Review of The Job Interview on CNBC

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The Job Interview is a show that premiered just weeks ago on CNBC featuring the process of how real life employers determine their new hire through a series of interviews with qualified candidates. The premise of the show is heavily …

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Congratulations to the 2017 Co-Op Student of the Year!

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Each semester, UConn students have the opportunity to participate in a co-op, or a paid, full-time working opportunity lasting at least the length of a semester. Students who enroll in a co-op through the Center for Career Development retain their …

By Lisa Famularo
Lisa Famularo Graduate Assistant Lisa Famularo
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Your Ultimate End of the Semester To-Do List

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The days are getting shorter and the weather is getting colder. We’re all submitting assignments and studying for finals. However- there may be a few things missing from your to-do list that can be an important part of your winter …

By Corinne Golash
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AGCareers.com: The Leading Online Jobs Board and Career Development Resource for the Agriculture, Food, and Biotechnology Industry Posts its Summer Internship Opportunities at Major Agribusinesses

With more than 6,500 jobs posted on its site, it is understandable why AGCareers.com generates so much Internet traffic from job and internship candidates and leading industry employers. For job applicants, including college students seeking internship opportunities and entry-level jobs, …

By Paul Gagnon
Paul Gagnon Career Consultant, College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources Paul Gagnon
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Congratulations to the 2017 Undergraduate Intern of the Year!

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An internship is a work & learning experience that allows students gain further understanding of their academic and career interests, explore fields, and gather information about companies and organizations. Internships can be completed during any time of the year, may …

By Ana Clara Blesso
Ana Clara Blesso Assistant Director of Experiential Learning Ana Clara Blesso
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Different Flavors of Academia

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Graduate students may be undecided about going into academia after graduation or they might be outright adamant about not wanting an academic job. But not all academic positions are created equal, and they might be narrowing their job search too …

By Kay Gruder
Kay Gruder Assistant Director of Graduate Student Career Programs and Services Kay Gruder
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How to Answer Tough Interview Questions

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You may have heard about some interview questions that people share as scary or as incredibly odd.

“Why are manholes round?”

“One of your friends cheats during an exam. What do you do?”

“When did you fail at something?”

“If you were a …

By Katherine Nelson
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