How Gold House is getting more Asians into the C-Suite

The nonprofit Gold House is best known for elevating films like “Parasite” and “Crazy Rich Asians” into epic blockbusters. But true representation of Asians isn’t just necessary in Hollywood; the organization is determined to see it in every industry, in …

By Halley Bondy
Halley Bondy Freelance Writer
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The Real World Experience of the Stamford Startup Studio

The Stamford Startup Studio is a unique, one-year, co-op style educational experience giving seven UConn undergraduates an opportunity to build entrepreneurial skills and gain hands-on experience while working and living together in Stamford.

By Jaclyn Severance
Jaclyn Severance University Public Relations Associate 2
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My Informational Interview Experience

What is an Informational Interview?

An informational interview, in general, is a conversation with someone who has experience in an industry or company that aligns with one’s professional interests. These conversations provide advisement and insight to real-life experiences of one’s …

By Chelsea Valdez
Chelsea Valdez
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3 Careers in Law That Don’t Require a Law School Degree

Interested in a career in law but don’t have plans for law school right now? You may be wondering what are other job options for someone who is interested in the field of law but does not have a law …

By Taylor Fenerty
Taylor Fenerty Outreach and Engagement Intern
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AbilityLinks: A Website for Job Seekers with Disabilities and Inclusive Employers

AbilityLinks is a free resource to find disability-friendly jobs and read blogs on career development — all tailored uniquely for job seekers, employers, and service providers. You can sign up as one of these three categories. Signing up as a job …

By Erik Zawodniak
Erik Zawodniak
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The 7-Day Handshake Profile Challenge

These seven small steps will help you kick off your career hunt painlessly and effectively using Handshake.

By Evan McMunn
Evan McMunn Publicity and Marketing Administrator
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6 Ways to Maximize Your Career Development During Semester Break

Do you have winter break plans? It would be ideal to find time in your schedule to strategically think about your career plans. Here are six ideas to maximize your time and prepare for your future.

1. Shadow

Job shadowing …

By Desiree Martino
Desiree Martino Career Coach | Pronouns she/her
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Alumni Success Story: Siara Maldonado

Siara Maldonado (she/her/hers) graduated from UConn in May of 2021 with a Bachelor of Arts in Global Health with Honors. She is currently pursuing a dual Master’s degree in Social Work and Public Health through the University of Maryland Baltimore and John Hopkins University and working remotely for Mount Sinai’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

By Heidi Pineda
Heidi Pineda DE&I Career Ambassador Program Coordinator
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3 Organizations Students Interested in Animals Should Join

One of the best ways to learn more about different career paths and opportunities within Animal Science is to join a student or professional organization. There are a wide variety of opportunities for students to get involved and learn more careers in …

By Jennie Magnoli
Jennie Magnoli
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Clinton Lo-Lau’s Journey from UConn to TikTok

The UConn psychology alumnus discusses his current role at one of the world’s most popular social media platforms and how his college experience shaped his life and career.

By Ty Reeves
Ty Reeves
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