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National Make A Difference Day 2021: How To Get Involved

This coming Saturday, October 23rd, 2021, is National Make A Difference Day! What is the goal of this day? National Make A Difference Day is the largest national day of community service in the country. It is celebrated every year …

By Clarice Pennock
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Career Insights from Deb Haaland – First Native American to Serve as U.S. Secretary of the Interior

This blog is part of a series documenting notable people from underrepresented groups and the career insights they provide us. As you read, click links to access additional career development resources.

Deb Haaland: Follow your own timeline

Deb Haaland is …

By Erik Zawodniak
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4 Reasons to Double Major in Human Rights

Choosing a major can be tough. Maybe you have multiple interests, or maybe you just have no idea what you want to study or what you want to do with your life at all. Relatable. When I was a freshman, I was pretty clueless. My …

By Brynne Bergen
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Five Reasons You Should Join an Online Veteran Network

 

Former service members are aware of the difficulties that can come from adjusting to life outside of the military. Whether it’s acclimating to a new job title and company or understanding the inner workings of today’s corporate culture, Veterans …

By Paige Brown and David Tenenbaum
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Student Success Story: Sabrina Uva

Sabrina Uva is a senior on the Stamford Campus majoring in Human Development & Family Sciences.

Tara Malone: Please introduce yourself including your major and career interest.

Sabrina Uva: I am a senior at the University of Connecticut-Stamford Campus majoring …

By Tara Malone
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Career Insights from Wilma Mankiller – First Female Chief of the Cherokee Nation

This blog is part of a series documenting notable people from underrepresented groups and the career insights they provide us. As you read, click links to access additional career development resources.

Wilma Mankiller (1945-2010): Don’t let people define you. Define …

By Erik Zawodniak
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Cafecito con HACE: A Career Resource for Latinx Students

Are you a Latinx student who wants to make a commitment to your career development? It can be as easy as sitting down with your cafecito (coffee) every Wednesday from 10:00 – 10:30 AM with the Hispanic Alliance for Career …

By Erik Zawodniak
Erik Zawodniak Erik Zawodniak
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The Latinx Experience at UConn

National Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15th through October 15th. UConn has a variety of programs and centers which support Latinx students in their education, professional, and personal journeys: El Instituto, the Puerto Rican/Latin American Cultural Center, and La …

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Alumni Success Story: Breno Donatti

As a first-generation immigrant born in Brazil, Breno encountered some challenges when he moved to the United States without knowing how to speak English. Prior to founding Winfield Street Coffee in 2015, Breno worked in some renowned restaurants and pizzerias in New York. Hear Breno’s story and how he took advantage of the resources of the UConn Stamford campus.

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LGBTQ+ and (Dis)Abled in Career

October is both LGBTQ History Month and National Disability Employment Month. LGBTQ History Month is celebrated October 1-31. It was founded in 1994 by Rodney Wilson, a high school history teacher in Missouri and the first openly gay K-12 teacher …

By Dominque Moore
Dominque Moore Graduate Assistant: Career Development Dominque Moore
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