How to Fund your Internship Experience

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The cost of an internship can be steep at times, especially if taking it for credit. If a student uses a 529 to pay for college expenses, there may be ways to tap into the 529 when interning for credit. …

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5 Steps to Begin your Career Development

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It is the beginning of your freshman year: new school, new classes, new friends…through all the excitement and change, make your career development a priority!

Freshman year is the perfect time to explore majors and careers, create a college résumé, …

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Networking with Phlebotomists? Why would I do that?

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No, you may not be interested in learning the finer (and less painful) points of drawing blood, but attending a networking session with any group – parents, neighbors, roommate’s family – is valuable. First of all, it allows you to …

By Lisa McGuire
Lisa McGuire Assistant Director for Corporate Partner Relations Lisa McGuire
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Are You Ready for the Career Fair?

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Are you an international student who wants some extra preparation and advice before the Center for Career Development’s October 2nd Career Fair?

Come to Making Your Best Impression: Navigating the Career Fair for International Students to learn how to prepare, …

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Make That Money

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While internships are popular on campus, UConn’s Co-Op Program is a lesser-known opportunity that students can take advantage of to get full-time, hands-on learning while making money. That’s right, co-ops are full-time, career-related work experiences that are always paid.

Much …

By Ashley Browning
Ashley Browning Assistant Director, Corporate Partner Relations Ashley Browning
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Acing the Interview

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If you’re terrified of any (or every) aspect of interviewing, you are not alone. Having to talk up oneself can be a daunting, and sometimes awkward task. But have no fear, the Practice Interview Team is here! Going into my …

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Develop and Deliver Your Brand: Third Annual Professional Development Conference

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Attention juniors and seniors – the Center for Career Development, along with the Alumni Association, Hillel, Honors, CLAS, Senior Transition and Engagement Programs, and SUBOG/Synergy, is pleased to announce the Third Annual Professional Development Conference (PDC) will take place on …

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Services for STEM Majors

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Hi Everyone! My name is Georgina Appiah-Pippim, I am a senior Physiology and Neurobiology major and a Career Intern at the Center for Career Development (CCD). I have been working at the CCD for the last two years, and I …

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Crafting a Catchy Cover Letter

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“I can never write one of these things!” These are the words I constantly hear out of students’ mouths when they come into work with me on a cover letter. Whether they are using this document to apply for jobs …

By Ty McNamee
Ty McNamee Outreach and Programming Graduate Assistant Ty McNamee
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Dispensing Drugs Legally – What is a Pharmacist?

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Do you have the skill sets for a career in pharmacy? It can be rewarding and fulfilling for those interested in science, health care, and patient services. Graduates of a pharmacy program have a solid knowledge of chemistry and biology, …

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