6 Expert Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Mentorship

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The right mentor can help change your career path for the better, guiding important decisions and sharing important career advice. If you’ve already explored the many benefits of mentorship and figured out your game plan to find a mentor, the …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Assistant Director, Career Development, Stamford Campus Tara Malone
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Connecting International Students with Employers – Register Today for UConn’s Virtual Career Fair

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Are you an international student seeking an internship or job in the upcoming year? If so, you are encouraged to attend the Center for Career Development’s Virtual Career Fair week in September. This is an excellent opportunity to network with …

By Desiree Martino
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AT&T Summer Learning Academy: An Alternative to the Typical Internship

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Have you ever wondered about the different ways you can connect with a leading global technology and communications company? This summer, AT&T provided college students a free, self-paced online learning “externship” certificate program, designed to support college students looking for …

By Alex Manna
Alex Manna Program Assistant/Employer Relations Coordinator, Stamford Campus Alex Manna
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Discussing work authorization during an interview

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Job search is nearly always a very stressful process. For international students in addition to the anxiety around making a positive impression, interviewing, negotiating, there is the issue of work authorization. Many students wonder about when they should be discussing …

By Tithi Basu Mallik
Tithi Basu Mallik Graduate Student Career Programs and Services Graduate Assistant Tithi Basu Mallik
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Taking competencies into account when preparing for medical or dental school interviews

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The 2021 application cycle for health professional schools has been marked by certain challenges due to testing disruptions and more in light of the current COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, many schools have voiced that they will be placing even …

By Krista Rogers
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Start Your Career Path With the Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP)!

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The Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) is a recruitment and referral program that connects federal and private-sector employers nationwide with college students and graduates with disabilities who wish to demonstrate their abilities in the workplace through summer or permanent jobs. Candidates …

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Finding a Job That Will Make a Difference in the Community

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If you are majoring in a career related to the humanities, social services, public policy/government, business, or urban/community development you may especially want to consider pursuing employment in the non-profit sector.  Non-profit organizations develop missions that focus on the welfare …

By Robin Shefts
Robin Shefts Assistant Director (Hartford Campus) Robin Shefts
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3 Podcasts to Spark Curiosity and Inspiration

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Busy changemakers believe in making the most of their time, which is why they can often be found absorbed in books on their morning commutes. But what about people who bike to work or log hours behind the wheel en …

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Taking Advantage of Social Distancing & the Virtual Environment, Part 1

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During these uncertain times, college students and job seekers alike find themselves scrambling to secure relevant and adequate employment experiences. In this blog series, I will provide advice on several ways to virtually gain relevant experience and exposure during time

By Wiley Dawson
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10 Virtual Career Fair Tips You Need to Know

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Your guide to preparing for virtual career fairs and making a great impression with recruiters.

This fall, the UConn Fall Career Fairs will be held virtually on Handshake.

Attending a virtual career fair on Handshake will give you an edge …

By Evan McMunn
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