Student Success Story: Kristen Sgarlato

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Can you give us some background on the company you interned for and the role you played?

“I spent my summer with The Estée Lauder Companies, working in a small office for a brand subdivision called Tom Ford Beauty. At …

By Amanda Bradley
Amanda Bradley Marketing and Communications Manager Amanda Bradley
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Will my kid be able to get a job with a UConn engineering degree?

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Last weekend, I had the singular pleasure of coming into work on a Sunday to take part in the School of Engineering’s portions of the Admissions Open House.  All kidding aside, it is fun to meet with prospective students and …

By John Bau
John Bau Career Consultant, School of Engineering John Bau
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How To Write Professional Emails… Like A Boss!

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PLZ avoid text writing. FYI: Ur 2 good 4 that.

Write out each word and avoid typos and spelling errors. This may seem obvious, but it happens a lot, so make sure to proofread!

 

Make sure you’re using appropriate …

By Amanda Bradley
Amanda Bradley Marketing and Communications Manager Amanda Bradley
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Career Fair Preparation: The Elevator Pitch

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The career fair is coming up soon and you might be a little nervous, especially about finding ways to quickly show employers and recruiters how valuable you will be to their company. Never fear! All you need is a concise …

By Amanda Bradley
Amanda Bradley Marketing and Communications Manager Amanda Bradley
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Looking For a Common Good Career?

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Are you the type of person who has always had a passion for helping others through volunteering? Possibly a business major who think that it is a company’s duty to give back in some way utilizing corporate social responsibility? Maybe …

By Erin Jouliot
Erin Jouliot Careers for the Common Good (CCG) Graduate Assistant Erin Jouliot
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Let Me Teach You How to Be a Teacher: How to Apply to NEAG

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Applying into the NEAG School of Education as a sophomore at UConn can be a very exciting but also nerve-wracking time for many people. I know I personally applied 2 years ago and experienced a roller coaster of emotions throughout …

By Amanda Bradley
Amanda Bradley Marketing and Communications Manager Amanda Bradley
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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. …

By Amanda Bradley
Amanda Bradley Marketing and Communications Manager Amanda Bradley
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A Day with GE is for you!

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Attention freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, School of Business, and School of Engineering. General Electric (GE), one of the largest and most respected companies on the planet is actively recruiting here at …

By Michael Petro
Michael Petro Assistant Director, Internal Relations Michael Petro
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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, …

By Amanda Bradley
Amanda Bradley Marketing and Communications Manager Amanda Bradley
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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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