Things Work Out Until They Don’t

When I attended college in the latter half of the previous century, there were no career counselors at my school. My mother was a housekeeper at a hotel, my father, a factory worker; so “career” was not a word that …
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Weathering the Storm

For many of us, this past week has been a test of patience. As my family, and probably many of yours, continues enduring a week of no power, I find myself thinking about years past. I grew up watching Little …
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It’s not too late to find a great position…..

Companies and Organizations are still looking to hire summer interns and full time employees.   On April 4 Career Services hosted a Spring Career Fair with over 75 companies.  You can view the list of participating employers at http://www.uconn.uconnectlabs.com/career_fairs.html
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Getting your student out of the Classroom

The classroom is quintessential place for education. But while students will learn what they need to know about their major through lectures, faculty presentations and case studies, it’s also important for them to go beyond the classroom and get hands-on …

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Conversation around the Thanksgiving Table

Dad, could you pass the spuds down?

Spuds? When did you start calling mashed potatoes spuds?

It’s something I learned at UConn. It’s part of my expanding knowledge base.

I see. And does your expanding knowledge base include deciding on …

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What Could Happen While You Arn’t Looking

One day my 4 year old daughter was bored. Do you want to play a game I say? The response – “No Mommy, we play that all the time.” So I provide some other ideas and get rejected on all …

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Guess What? Your Child Is Growing Up.

Things unpacked?  A few extra bucks slipped into outreached hand for pizza, just in case?  Some waves exchanged as the car moved away?  Perhaps a few tears?

Parents, you’ve done good jobs to get your child here.  Now, the big …

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Another Semester is History

Another semester is history.
Speaking of which, is your son or daughter majoring in History? This concerns you in some way? Quick, quick, who was the first “single” President, meaning he (still he, someday she) was not married when he …
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