Pre-Health Pathways

Choosing a major is difficult, but choosing a track might be even harder. While there are facilitated programs at UConn such as Pre-Medical and Pre-Dental, there are other tracks that are less structured, such as Pre-PA, Pre-OT, and Pre-PT. So …

By Ava Corsi
Ava Corsi CLAS Career Ambassador Ava Corsi
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3 Reasons to Consider a Career in Advertising

If you limit your employment options only to your major, you might be making a mistake. Many graduates start their careers in fields that seem to have little connection to their majors. If you are struggling to choose a field, …

By Xinyi Zhang
Xinyi Zhang CLAS Career Ambassador Xinyi Zhang
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Student Spotlight: Irish Esperida

Irish shares her experience as a woman in STEM and the support system she has built on her academic journey.

By Chelsea Osei
Chelsea Osei Chelsea Osei
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UConn’s Mentor Programs for International Students

It can be intimidating to arrive in the U.S. from your home country, or if you have already been studying in the U.S., to move to a different part of the country. You may encounter new languages, cultures, and customs. …

By Desiree Martino
Desiree Martino Career Coach Desiree Martino
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How Gold House is getting more Asians into the C-Suite

The nonprofit Gold House is best known for elevating films like “Parasite” and “Crazy Rich Asians” into epic blockbusters. But true representation of Asians isn’t just necessary in Hollywood; the organization is determined to see it in every industry, in …

By Halley Bondy
Halley Bondy Freelance Writer
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The Real World Experience of the Stamford Startup Studio

The Stamford Startup Studio is a unique, one-year, co-op style educational experience giving seven UConn undergraduates an opportunity to build entrepreneurial skills and gain hands-on experience while working and living together in Stamford.

By Jaclyn Severance
Jaclyn Severance University Public Relations Associate 2
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My Informational Interview Experience

What is an Informational Interview?

An informational interview, in general, is a conversation with someone who has experience in an industry or company that aligns with one’s professional interests. These conversations provide advisement and insight to real-life experiences of one’s …

By Chelsea Valdez
Chelsea Valdez
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3 Careers in Law That Don’t Require a Law School Degree

Interested in a career in law but don’t have plans for law school right now? You may be wondering what are other job options for someone who is interested in the field of law but does not have a law …

By Taylor Fenerty
Taylor Fenerty Outreach and Engagement Intern Taylor Fenerty
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AbilityLinks: A Website for Job Seekers with Disabilities and Inclusive Employers

AbilityLinks is a free resource to find disability-friendly jobs and read blogs on career development — all tailored uniquely for job seekers, employers, and service providers. You can sign up as one of these three categories. Signing up as a job …

By Erik Zawodniak
Erik Zawodniak Erik Zawodniak
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The 7-Day Handshake Profile Challenge

These seven small steps will help you kick off your career hunt painlessly and effectively using Handshake.

By Evan McMunn
Evan McMunn Publicity and Marketing Administrator Evan McMunn
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