Career Fair Preparation for International Students 

As an international student, you are encouraged to take part in UConn’s Career Fairs. The career fair is about making connections. It’s an excellent opportunity to practice talking to potential companies about your skills. Students of all majors and industries …

By Desiree Martino
Desiree Martino Career Coach | Pronouns she/her
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My Senior Year Search – Navigating the Job Market During a Pandemic: Informational Interviews

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Welcome to my senior year search, a blog series that will take you through my career search as a UConn Senior! I will be sharing tips and tricks that are guiding me through the process, and also challenges …

By Marina DeThomas
Marina DeThomas
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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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AT&T Summer Learning Academy: An Alternative to the Typical Internship

Have you ever wondered about the different ways you can connect with a leading global technology and communications company? This summer, AT&T provided college students a free, self-paced online learning “externship” certificate program, designed to support college students looking for …

By Alex Manna
Alex Manna Program Assistant | Pronouns: they/them/theirs
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Taking Advantage of Social Distancing & the Virtual Environment, Part 1

During these uncertain times, college students and job seekers alike find themselves scrambling to secure relevant and adequate employment experiences. In this blog series, I will provide advice on several ways to virtually gain relevant experience and exposure during time

By Wiley Dawson
Wiley Dawson Assistant Director, Hartford Campus (He, Him, His)
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10 Virtual Career Fair Tips You Need to Know

Your guide to preparing for virtual career fairs and making a great impression with recruiters.

This fall, the UConn Fall Career Fairs will be held virtually on Handshake.

Attending a virtual career fair on Handshake will give you an edge …

By Evan McMunn
Evan McMunn Publicity and Marketing Administrator
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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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8 Tips for a Successful Teaching Internship

**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 Associate Director, Student Engagement
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Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Hired in Healthcare

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 …

By Lisa Famularo
Lisa Famularo Assistant Director, Equity and Inclusion | Pronouns: she/her/hers
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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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