How to stay motivated in the job search

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You have updated your resume, tailored your cover letter, refined your LinkedIn profile, reached out to your network, and submitted numerous job applications. Now you are applying, interviewing, and waiting. The job search process can sometimes be long, discouraging, or …

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Why the Husky Mentor Network should induce FOMO

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It’s simple. You should have FOMO if you’re not in the Husky Mentor Network (HMN). I assume that those of you reading this know what FOMO is… “Anxiety that an exciting or interesting event may currently be happening elsewhere, often …

By Lee Hameroff
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3 Ways Your Cover Letter Lost You the Job

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It wasn’t tailored.
Just like your résumé, your cover letter should be tailored to the particular position you are applying for! It should not contain general statements regarding our desire to work there, or how impressed you are by the …

By Corinne Golash
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Undergraduate Student Success Story: Morgan Reiss

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Morgan Reiss

Major: Psychology

Minors: Human Development and Family Studies, Criminal Justice, and Cognitive Science

Year: Senior

What was your internship or co-op and how did you find it? I was an intern at the Department of Children and Families …

By Arianna Dines
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Undergraduate Student Success Story: Zane Grady

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Zane Grady

Year: Senior

Major: Materials Science and Engineering

What was your internship or co-op and how did you find it? 

My co-ops/internships were through at NASA Langley Research Center (Hampton, VA), working as a materials research student. I found these …

By Arianna Dines
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Career Lessons from the Dark Knight Trilogy

Imagine coming across Batman’s resume; yes The Batman, the one who “Maintained the welfare of Gotham City by operating as the region’s number one crime fighter while holding a full-time chair position at Wayne Enterprises.” Now, your bullet statements probably …

By Amelinda Vazquez
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Student Success Story: Timothy Bussey

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Name: Timothy Bussey

Undergraduate Institution:

B.A. – Political Science (Columbus State University, Columbus, GA)

Visiting Student Certificate – Politics, Philosophy, and Economics (Regent’s Park College, University of Oxford, Oxford, England)

Graduation Institution:

M.A. – Political Science with …

By Reid McLendon
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Student Success Story: Jennifer Dealy

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Name: Jennifer Dealy

Undergraduate Institution:

B.A.-Psychology (Assumption College, Worcester, MA)

Graduate Institution:

M.A.- HDFS (UConn)

Ph.D. Candidate – HDFS (UConn)

How did you choose your particular internship?

“I have always been interested in translating my research interests in promoting secure …

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Student Success Story: Hyeseong Kang

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Name: Hyeseong Kang

Undergraduate Institution:

B.A.- Sociology/Psychology (Double Major) (Korea University)

Graduate Institution:

M.A.- Clinical and Counseling Psychology (Korea University)

Ph.D. Candidate- Human Development and Family Studies (UConn)                  

How …

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5 Reasons YOU Should Be a Career Intern at the Center for Career Development

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Guest author: Leila Shwayhat, Career Intern, Center for Career Development

When I first applied to be a career intern (or CI as you’ll hear them referred to in the office) at the Center for Career Development, I had no idea …

By Monique Cooper
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