Connecting International Students with Employers – Register Today for UConn’s Virtual Career Fair

Are you an international student seeking an internship or job in the upcoming year? If so, you are encouraged to attend the Center for Career Development’s Virtual Career Fair in September. This is an excellent opportunity to network with employers …

By Desiree Martino
Desiree Martino Career Coach Desiree Martino
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Hispanic Heritage Month and Its Relation to Career

Hispanic Heritage Month was introduced by California Congressman George E. Brown who represented San Gabriel Valley in Southern California. It started out as Hispanic Heritage Week in 1968 under President Lyndon B. Johnson and grew into a full month (September …

By Dominque Moore
Dominque Moore Graduate Assistant: Career Development Dominque Moore
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Student Success Story: Ashley Gittens

Ashley Gittens attended the UConn Stamford campus and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychological Sciences in May 2020. After graduation, Ashley landed a Corporate Recruiter, Talent Acquisition position at HPOne, one of the leading sales and marketing companies in the rapidly …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Associate Director, Regional Campuses Tara Malone
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Lose the “Thumbs-Up” – Instead Engage on LinkedIn

As a doctoral student, you might be figuring out your desired relationship with LinkedIn and how to effectively use it as a networking tool. Perhaps you have been instructed to create a LinkedIn profile, are already a frequent user, or …

By Kay Kimball Gruder
Kay Kimball Gruder Assistant Director of Graduate Student Career Programs and Services Kay Kimball Gruder
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4 Career Lessons from Janelle Monáe

The multitalented singer, songwriter, actor, performer, producer, and activist Janelle Monáe has had a busy quarantine. In addition to fighting food insecurity amid the Covid-19 pandemic and starring in the second season of Amazon’s Homecoming, the eight-time Grammy-nominated artist was …

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Advice to Doctoral Students: If Only I Had Known

Take a minute to gain advice from those who have traveled the doctoral path before you. Whether you are embarking on your first semester, completing the last few months, or are somewhere in between, know that you are not alone …

By Kay Kimball Gruder
Kay Kimball Gruder Assistant Director of Graduate Student Career Programs and Services Kay Kimball Gruder
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Tips to Promote Workplace Inclusivity for Individuals with Invisible Disabilities

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 61 million adults in the United States live with a disability. Disabled-World.com further adds to this information sharing that an “estimated 10% of people in the U.S. have a medical condition …

By Kristen Soprano
Kristen Soprano Career Consultant Kristen Soprano
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7 Networking Tips for Navigating a Career in Healthcare

Pursuing a career in healthcare and wellness is an exciting journey, but one that can come with a lot of questions. Often students wonder what they can do while they are still undergraduates that will help propel their career forward …

By Zachary Macinnes
Zachary Macinnes Assistant Director of Corporate Partner Relations Zachary Macinnes
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6 Tips for Undocumented Students who are Interested in Starting a Business

Building a business from the ground up is an incredible feat even without the additional challenges that can come with being an undocumented business owner. Luckily, there’s advice and information out there that can help, much of which comes from …

By Mary Malerba
Mary Malerba Assistant Director, Corporate Partner Relations Mary Malerba
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What does it take to be a Special Education Teacher?

In an interview with Caitlin Gosnell, a Special Education Teacher who teaches children on the autism spectrum and designs curriculum for students in 5th, 6th, and 7th grade, we learn about what it is like to be a Special Education …

By Eran Peterson
Eran Peterson Assistant Director, Career Coaching and Counseling Eran Peterson
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