Adulting 101: What Benefits Should You Expect From a Potential Employer?

Top employers in today’s market offer a wide range of benefits to entice recent graduates. But before you get too excited about Taco Tuesdays or take-your-dog-to-work perks, there are some key employee benefits that add significant value beyond your paycheck …

By Amelinda Vazquez Rossitto
Amelinda Vazquez Rossitto Senior Associate Director
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Meet the Researcher – Xiaomei Cong

Babies who are born prematurely have to fight through days, weeks, or even months of stressful existence.

University of Connecticut School of Nursing professor Xiaomei Cong saw this struggle firsthand working as a registered nurse in a neonatal intensive care …

By Anna Aldrich
Anna Aldrich TEMP UNIV Spec
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Effective Communication & Professionalism for Your Virtual Internship

Understanding how to be an important asset for the organization that you work for is the first step to demonstrating professionalism and dedication. Take the time to realize what is expected of you when you start your virtual internship. Know …

By Ashaliegh Carrington
Ashaliegh Carrington
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Free Coursera for University and College Students

Online learning has grown exponentially more popular throughout recent years, especially in the current climate of physical distancing due to COVID-19. In addition to colleges and universities converting some or all of their instruction to virtual settings, online learning platforms …

By Lisa Famularo
Lisa Famularo Assistant Director, Equity and Inclusion | Pronouns: she/her/hers
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Free Remote Job Training with CT Back to Work Initiative

As Connecticut continues to recover from the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the state has launched a new resource, the CT Back to Work Initiative, that provides workers and businesses in Connecticut with impactful, high-quality career tools to help …

By Victoria
Victoria
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CLAS Virtual Case Competition Winners Share Their Experience

In the Fall of 2019, the Center for Career Development, in partnership with a corporate sponsor, launched a case competition designed specifically for College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) students. The competition was such a success that we decided …

By Kristen Soprano
Kristen Soprano Career Consultant | she, her, hers
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Virtual or phone appointments- even easier than finding Wilbur Cross!

If you’ve made it this far and found our website, I’ve got great news! Meeting with a Career Consultant is just a couple of clicks away. If you are finding yourself wondering about the current state of the job or …

By Eran Peterson
Eran Peterson Associate Director, Student Engagement
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UConn Center for Career Development Holds First Virtual Career Fair

March 25, 2020 – Storrs, CT

The shift to an online learning environment, coupled with the cancellation of in-person events, has created many unknowns for students. With all this uncertainty, the UConn Center for Career Development found a way for …

By Evan McMunn
Evan McMunn Publicity and Marketing Administrator
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Exactly What is Business Casual?

You probably have at least a vague idea of what you’re supposed to wear to a job interview—but then, if all goes well, you get the job offer. And at some point, you’re told that the office dress code …

By Susan Hyde-Wick
Susan Hyde-Wick Career Counselor
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