Are you on LinkedIn?

“You need a LinkedIn”

“Are you on LinkedIn”

“All the recruiters are on LinkedIn; are you?”

Great, so everyone’s always telling you that you should be using LinkedIn…but do they even know what they’re talking about?

Yes. And no.

Yes, …

By Amanda Bradley
Amanda Bradley Marketing and Communications Manager Amanda Bradley
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Need experience to get experience? How does that work?

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Throughout our entire undergraduate career we experience the same old story again and again; you need experience to get experience.

It’s the hardest thing to figure out if you don’t know what kind of experience you need or where to …

By Amanda Bradley
Amanda Bradley Marketing and Communications Manager Amanda Bradley
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CLAS: How Do I Find My Dream Job?

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Finding your dream career can be a complex process. There’s no one “right” career for any individual, but rather a variety of different careers, roles, and industries where you might excel.  Having a clear understanding of who you are, what …

By Emily Merritt
Emily Merritt Career Consultant, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Emily Merritt
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So I got this email about HuskyCareerPrep…..

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Not sure how your interests can translate to an excellent and rewarding career? Struggling to figure out what to include in your résumé? Curious to know what companies are in your industry? Nervous about an upcoming interview and want to …

By Amanda Bradley
Amanda Bradley Marketing and Communications Manager Amanda Bradley
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Technology and Your Job Search Right Now

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The start of a semester is always a busy and exciting time. One day it seems like there are but a handful of students walking the grounds, and then the next day, the equivalent of an entire town is up …

By Michael Petro
Michael Petro Assistant Director, Internal Relations Michael Petro
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Why Fine Arts students should visit the Center for Career Development

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Welcome back Fine Arts students! Though we all may still have memories of summer on our mind, it’s time to kick it into high gear and begin thinking about the academic year ahead. What are you hoping to achieve over …

By Jennifer Grunwald
Jennifer Grunwald Career Consultant, School of Fine Arts Jennifer Grunwald
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Student Success Story: Gina Lin

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Gina Lin, a seventh-semester business management major, is no stranger to success. This past summer Gina landed an impressive internship with The Hartford, a big-name player in the insurance industry. She held the title of Operations Leadership Development Program intern …

By Amanda Bradley
Amanda Bradley Marketing and Communications Manager Amanda Bradley
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Internships are About Education, Not Compensation

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In my role at UConn I field questions from students, employers, and faculty about the definition of an internship, the terms that make one a quality experience, funding expectations, supervision, etc.

So in considering an internship’s educational worthiness, I review …

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What Are You Reading?

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Getting lost in a good book can be a wonderful way to pass the time, de-stress, learn about something new, or stay current on what is happening in the world. Though I tend to turn to fiction for my go-to …

By Amanda Bradley
Amanda Bradley Marketing and Communications Manager Amanda Bradley
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What’s New at the Center for Career Development

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Welcome to the new online home of the Center for Career Development. Our new and improved website is designed to provide you with the latest information on all career related topics. From choosing a major to finding post-graduate opportunities, the …

By Amanda Bradley
Amanda Bradley Marketing and Communications Manager Amanda Bradley
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