Growth Mindset: Making the Most of Your Growth Year

The Center for Career Development recently hosted a panel featuring two UConn Alumni who took growth years prior to attending medical school. Check out the interview and see some highlights below!

Avni Jain – University of Connecticut, ‘21

Avni Jain …

By Anusha Gopinath
Anusha Gopinath CLAS Career Ambassador
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Why I Changed Majors During My Junior Year

I declared Marketing as my major at the beginning of my Sophomore year, but after taking an Operation and Information Management course I realized Management Information Systems (MIS) is for me.

By Chloe Sainsbury
Chloe Sainsbury
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6 Things to Know Before Declaring a Psychological Sciences Major

Choosing a major can be really exciting. You’re ready to learn about your passion and begin preparing for your future education and career goals. For those interested in how people interact with the environment, one another, and their own minds, …

By Maggie Cummings
Maggie Cummings Career Consulting and Services Intern
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The Inside Scoop on Communication: Advice from a Junior Communications Major

The field of communications holds countless opportunities in a variety of interest areas. It is a great major for those who know they want to utilize creativity, critical thinking, and of course, communication skills. As a Junior Communications major, I …

By Audrey Garcia
Audrey Garcia Career Consulting & Services Intern
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What I Learned During the DMD Alumni Career Panel

When it comes to finding a job in a more creative industry, the search can appear to be difficult at first. In a discussion about careers in the creative field, Digital Media & Design (DMD) Alumni Juanita Austin and Cat Boyce share their insights on post-graduation work in the industry.

By Chaddane Williams
Chaddane Williams
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Listen Up STEM Majors: A Guide to Alternative Careers

When thinking of careers for STEM majors, many students have a one-track mind: science majors become scientists, engineering majors become engineers, etc. However, there are a multitude of careers that many students neglect to think about because they are unheard …

By Erin McConnell
Erin McConnell CLAS Career Ambassador
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What Types of Skills are Best for an Education Major?

A scientist, an actor, a chief executive officer and a philanthropist. What do these four professions have in common? They all possess skills that you will need as an educator.

This is because the list of abilities that define an …

By Gabrielle Comella
Gabrielle Comella Assistant Director, Corporate Partner Relations
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