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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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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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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Seeking a Career That Aligns With Your Beliefs

Many students seek employers that are aligned with their interests and values. Read here about how you can find opportunities with organizations that align with your beliefs.

By Mirela Bregu
Mirela Bregu
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All You Need to Know about Internships

For doctoral students and postdoc scholars, internships may sound a bit alien. While finding an internship is common among undergraduates, it is often a less common experiential learning option for students at the doctoral degree level. As more diverse career …

By Damiao Zoe Xu
Damiao Zoe Xu Graduate Assistant, Graduate Student and Postdoc Career Programs and Services (She/Her/Hers)
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6 Tips For Your Summer Remote Internship

Following the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses and organizations are offering hybrid or remote summer internships. Many students understand how crucial an internship is to their career, but they are unsure how to make it worthwhile. It can be difficult for …

By Xinyi Zhang
Xinyi Zhang CLAS Career Ambassador
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Why Veterans Should Consider Internship, Research, and other Experiential Learning Opportunities

Veterans who leave military service and pursue a degree come to their academic program with a wealth of experience and accomplishments. So, if you already have working experience, why get more experience in the form of an internship, research, volunteer …

By Mary Malerba
Mary Malerba Assistant Director, Alumni Relations
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Experiential Learning at UConn

One of the best ways to learn how to do something is to go ahead and do it and learn through your experiences. No one was born knowing how to walk or talk, but through practice, we learned how to do it. …

By Spencer Appell
Spencer Appell Career Consulting and Services Intern
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The Pros and Cons of Virtual Internships for First-Generation College Students

According to The Center for First-Generation Student Success, only 46% of first-gen students participate in extra-curricular or co-curricular activities throughout their undergraduate careers, compared to 65% of continuing-generation students. Breaking down these numbers into different categories of experiential learning (i.e., …

By Alexis Cortes
Alexis Cortes Graduate Assistant
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