Career Fair Preparation: The Elevator Pitch

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 …

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Looking For a Common Good Career?

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

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 …

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How to Fund your Internship Experience

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

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?

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 hone your …

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

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

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

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

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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