I’m passionate about Disability Rights, but how can I combine that with my degree? Part 2: Business and Law

Interested in a career connected to the disability community? This blog can help you explore careers where the disability community and business and law intersect.

By Emily Bretthauer
Emily Bretthauer
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CAHNR Extension Program : Bridging Communities Together

Learn about the UConn College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources Extension program that focuses on connecting and strengthening communities.

By Samantha Valle
Samantha Valle
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LGBTQ+ Pride Month Spotlight: Sally Ride

June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month, and to celebrate, we are highlighting an LGBTQ+ trailblazer, Sally Ride!

By Avery Caya
Avery Caya Graduate Assistant, CLAS/Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (They/Them/Theirs)
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Résumé Advice for Non-Profit Organizations that Benefit the Common Good 

Learn how to create a strong résumé for positions at non-profits that contribute to social and community well-being and get expert advice from a recruiter at Teach for America.

By Heidi Pineda
Heidi Pineda DE&I Career Ambassador Program Coordinator
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5 Tips for a Successful Summer Internship Experience

An internship is a great way to expand your knowledge and apply what you’ve learned during your studies. It’s also a great way to gain real-world experience, boost your resume, and strengthen your skill set. Below, you’ll find advice on …

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5 Tips for Success in Healthcare Job Interviews

The healthcare industry is demanding. Whether you’re a physician, nurse, or other healthcare professional, your interactions with patients and families can be life changing. As a result, employers are keen on hiring technically proficient individuals with values and personality traits …

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My Experience in a Yale REU Program

My internship allowed me to explore my passion for clinical-based research. I learned how first-hand experience in how molecular research was done and gained an understanding the pathobiology of chronic lung diseases, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

By Darlene Burckson
Darlene Burckson
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UConn’s Academic Opportunities in Healthcare – Medical Science

UConn’s four health-centered schools offer a variety of majors and minors, specific programs, and specialized departments to prepare UConn’s future health community for careers in the medical field.

By Kathryn Ferencsik
Kathryn Ferencsik
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Key Advice to Optimize Graduate Students’ Career Preparation

As a graduate student, it might feel like you need every piece of career advice you can get your hands on, but what you need is strategic guidance. Read more here.

By Damiao Zoe Xu
Damiao Zoe Xu Graduate Assistant, Graduate Student and Postdoc Career Programs and Services (She/Her/Hers)
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Business and Leadership

Start developing leadership and business skills through experience. You can join a club or organization, participate in leadership programs and much more to build necessary skills for future internships, co-ops and jobs.

By Beth E Settje
Beth E Settje Associate Director, Experiential Learning & College to Career Transitions | Pronouns: She/Her
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