Finished your job interview? Send a follow-up email to stand out.

If you’re looking to stand out from the competition as a job candidate, writing a follow-up email to thank your interviewer within 24 hours of the interview is a must. Did you know that 91% of employers like receiving follow-up …

By Mitali Shukla
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5 Ways Entry-Level Employees Can Advocate for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Work

“Diversity and inclusion have long been buzzwords that companies parade—often for marketing purposes. But in the past few years, more and more job seekers and employees, particularly millennials and Gen Z, are vetting companies by their diversity and inclusion track …

By Anisa Purbasari Horton
Anisa Purbasari Horton
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The Values and Strengths that Orthodox Jewish Women Bring to the Workplace

“As a lawyer and professor of business law, I have found that women bring their own brand of values to an employment setting. (Of course we do!)  In fact, it was due to my prior experience in the workplace that …

By CAROLYN HOCHSTADTER DICKER
CAROLYN HOCHSTADTER DICKER The Values and Strengths that Orthodox Jewish Women Bring to the Workplace
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Recalling the Past to Shape the Future: A Podcast on Environmental Injustice

Racial injustice. Health disparities. The environment. These problems of modern society appear regularly in the news and in conversation. Yet, they are often treated individually, as separate, unrelated issues.

Recent graduate Margaret (Meg) Sanders ‘22 (CAHNR) created a podcast to …

By Anna Zarra Aldrich
Anna Zarra Aldrich Agriculture Publications Specialist
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Graduate Student Success Story: Jacob Gregus ‘22 MBA

Jacob Gregus ’22 MBA is the 2022 Career Development Experience Award winner (master’s degree level).

Jacob reflected on the way he prepared himself for his career and shared insightful advice on career development that helped him land a full-time position …

By Damiao Zoe Xu
Damiao Zoe Xu Graduate Assistant, Graduate Student and Postdoc Career Programs and Services | Pronouns: she/her/hers
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Resourceful, Energetic, and Fearless: An Interview with Alum Zak Romanoff

Zak Romanoff is a disruptor in the food distribution, marketing, and sales world. Known for removing the term Food Broker from his vocabulary and replacing it with the self-developed term Brand Advocate, Zak is a true advocate for the brands …

By Lisa Famularo
Lisa Famularo Assistant Director, Equity and Inclusion | Pronouns: she/her/hers
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6 Professional Organizations for Fine Arts Students

It is crucial for students in the School of Fine Arts to find professional communities leading up to and following graduation, as these organizations will continue to support you in your career endeavors outside of your cohort and other connections from college.

By Clarice Pennock
Clarice Pennock Career Intern
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ICYMI: Struggle and Success: Stories from Entrepreneurs

The Center for Career Development recently collaborated with the Puerto Rican and Latin American Cultural Center (PRLACC) and the UConn Stamford Entrepreneurship Club to host a panel featuring 3 Connecticut entrepreneurs who shared their career struggles and successes, as well as advice on how to successfully navigate the startup process.

By Heidi Pineda
Heidi Pineda Affinity Community Outreach and Programming Intern
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Meet the millennial entrepreneur who just scored a $1 million investment for her inclusive ‘Black Girl Sunscreen’ brand

It was risky, Shontay Lundy said, to create a sunscreen line marketed toward Black people. But it was a risk she was willing to take.

In 2016, Lundy launched her company, Black Girl Sunscreen, saying she was was “underwhelmed” by …

By Dominic-Madori Davis
Dominic-Madori Davis Reporter
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The Challenge of Pursuing Meaningful Work When You Need to Work | Interview with Lodro Rinzler

“Many of us are driven to have a meaningful career where we can put our skills to use in a way that makes an impact. But sometimes this desire can clash with the realities of the job market. And even …

By Caroline Contillo
Caroline Contillo The Challenge of Pursuing Meaningful Work When You Need to Work | Interview with Lodro Rinzler
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