Faculty Support for Visiting the Center for Career Development

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Earlier this week, Dr. Eva Lefkowitz, professor and department head in Human Development & Family Studies, wrote a blog post about the value of engaging in career counseling as an undergraduate student. In her blog, she outlines many reasons students …

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How to Successfully be a Project Manager

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There is a vast amount of information and knowledge we gain throughout our college journey – but one topic that seems to slip between the cracks is the idea of project management. This entails being able to organize, plan, and …

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Career Counseling for CLAS Majors

CLAS Career Consultants Lisa Famularo ’18 MA (right) and Kristen Soprano ’04 (CLAS) in the Wilbur Cross Building on September 17, 2018. (Bri Diaz/UConn Photo)

The Center for Career Development’s own Kristen Soprano and Lisa Famularo were interviewed for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences’ blog about their jobs providing career counseling for CLAS students.

What are some of the common career development challenges …

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How to Have a Meaningful and Fruitful Internship Experience

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So you’re back from your summer internship or job and you’re mingling with friends before class starts and it seems like everyone besides you was able to network, land their future job early, or gain lifelong experiences that you just …

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Important Information About the New HuskyCareerLink!

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We are extremely excited to announce the new HuskyCareerLink powered by Handshake! The UConn Center for Career Development has collaborated with Handshake – a modern career development platform – to power HuskyCareerLink, replacing our current vendor, Purple Briefcase. Access to the …

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Connecting Students and Businesses Right Where They Are

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The Center for Career Development has a presence on all of UConn’s campuses. Our office at UConn Hartford was featured as part of this story in the Hartford Business Journal: “In year two, UConn Hartford has growth plans, aims …

By Dan Russell
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Ask a Recruiter: Answer with the Right Amount of Detail?

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Dear Recruiter,

How do I know if I’m providing enough detail when answering interview questions?

Signed,
Wary of Being Wordy

Dear Wary of Being Wordy,

An ideal interview answer gives enough information to convey your accomplishments without overloading the interviewer …

By The Muse
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Stay up to Par by Networking: Lessons from the Late, Great, Arnold Palmer

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The sport of golf has been gaining popularity over the past few years thanks in part to emerging talent like Jordan Spieth and Rory Mcllroy. While I myself am not a golfer and not overly familiar with these two particular …

By Kristen Soprano
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Starting a New Job: The First Day

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Are you starting a new job soon? Congratulations! Your first day at a new job is an opportunity to meet the people you’ll be working with and make a positive first impression. First days can be stressful, but if you …

By Sophie Rodenbush
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Undergraduate Student Success Story: Kwame Eyiah

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Major: Economics
Minor: Analytics
Year: Junior

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

During the summer of 2017, I was a Market Risk Intern at The Hartford. In June of 2016, I took part in …

By Arianna Dines
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