The Danger With First Impressions – 5 Tips for Navigating

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Have you ever gone to an interview and quickly felt a connection with some individuals and not with others? Perhaps you felt certain that you were qualified for a position but something felt a bit off throughout the interview. Maybe …

By Kay Kimball Gruder
Kay Kimball Gruder Assistant Director of Graduate Student Career Programs and Services Kay Kimball Gruder
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Consulting as a Career

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A consultant is someone who reviews a situation and offers ideas and solutions that people close to the problem or circumstance might not see; they offer alternatives and ideas that may be creative, impersonal, save money, or shift a company …

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Ever thought about becoming a Physician Assistant? 

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Ever thought about becoming a Physician Assistant?  Take a look at what PAs do and, if you are interested, do more research into the field and see if it might be a good fit.

this information (and more) can be …

By Robert Volle
Robert Volle Program Director - Regional Campuses & CPR Robert Volle
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8 Tips for a Successful Teaching Internship

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**This is a guest blog by Laura Becker, (NEAG Graduate)

Approaching the start of a school year can be exciting yet overwhelming.  As you begin your position in a new school, there are a few things that can help you …

By Eran Peterson
Eran Peterson Assistant Director, Career Coaching and Counseling Eran Peterson
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Apply Now – MarketingEDGE First-Gen Initiative

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MarketingEDGE is a 50-year-old national nonprofit committed to shaping the future of marketing leadership by connecting students, academics, and professionals to the resources and relationships they need to see, move, and stay ahead.

In Fall, 2020, first-generation students will be …

By Chrys Tsilibes
Chrys Tsilibes Assistant Director, Corporate Partner Relations, Fairfield County Chrys Tsilibes
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UConn Alumni: Jonathan Bellamy

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Jonathan was recently named one of Hartford Business Journal’s 2020 40 Under 40 honorees. Congratulations Jonathan!

Jonathan Bellamy graduated from UConn in 2012 with a B.A. in Political Science. Currently a Supply Planner for Stanley Black & Decker, he has …

By Erik Zawodniak
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10 Ways to Land an Internship During COVID-19 (It’s Not Too Late!)

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The coronavirus pandemic has left very little unchanged, and internships are no exception. The results of a survey released by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) in May found that 22% of employers had revoked internship offers in …

By Meredith Pepin - The Muse
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Where to Expect Job Market Growth in a Post-COVID-19 Economy


The COVID-19 pandemic has inflicted great global change in our lives personally and economically. Millions of people are now unemployed across the world’s most profitable industries.

A whopping decade of job growth in the U.S. came to an unforeseen halt …

By Jessica Buller
Jessica Buller Career Consultant Jessica Buller
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Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Hired in Healthcare

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According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, jobs in the healthcare industry are projected to grow by 14% between 2018 and 2028, which will equate to approximately 1.9 million new jobs in 10 years. This rate of growth is much faster …

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How to Take a LinkedIn Selfie – Yes, Selfies Are Now Okay!


When creating your LinkedIn profile, a quality profile photo will give your profile a complete look, and LinkedIn reports that profiles with a photo receive more views. The Center for Career Development typically has recommended not using a selfie, and …

By Kelsey Keefe
Kelsey Keefe Career Consultant Kelsey Keefe
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