How to Make Your Voice Heard in the Workplace (Especially as a Woman or Minority)

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Have you ever sat silently as a coworker talked for 47 of the 50 minutes allotted for a meeting? Have you mentioned an idea only to be ignored or have someone else say it later and get credit? It can …

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8 Great Jobs for Philosophy Majors (and Tips for How to Land One)

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As someone with a philosophy degree, you’re probably sick of questions about why you chose that major or what job you’re going to get. And you’ve likely heard all of the super original jokes about philosophy giving you as many …

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The Need for Employment Visa Sponsorship – Answering Employer’s Questions

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The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) recently published an article titled International Student Employment: Answering Questions about the Need for Employment Visa Sponsorship.

 The author, Mark Rhoads is an immigration attorney. He answered important questions about employment visa …

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Transportation Resources to Get You to Your Next Interview, Internship, or Job

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Transportation is a critical piece of the job and internship search process and can present an employment barrier for those who don’t have convenient reliable access. If you are able to drive and afford a car (and all the associated …

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How To Handle Uncomfortable Interview Questions About Your Service

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We spoke with Tara Carlidge, Recruiting Manager at Citi and former Personnel Officer in the U.S. Army, to ask her about how veterans should react if a hiring manager asks them a question about their time in the military that …

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Student Success Story: Efrain Torres III

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Efrain Torres (he/him/his) earned a Bachelor’s degree in Urban and Community Studies and a Minor in Human Development and Families Science in May 2020. Since graduation, Efrain has gone on to pursue certifications in Construction Project Management and secure a …

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8 Competencies for Career Readiness

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Employers within the U.S. evaluate job applicants on holistic measures – a demonstration of skills, knowledge, experience, and abilities required to effectively transition into the workforce and successfully perform a job.

The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) outlines eight …

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For Undergraduates, Early Research Experience Pays Off

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Participating in research is …

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Student Sucess Story: Bilal Tajildeen

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Bilal Tajildeen graduated in 2014 and majored in English.  He attended the Waterbury campus for his first two years, and completed his degree at Storrs. A lifelong Waterbury, CT resident, Bilal joined the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy team in 2020 …

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Counseling/Clinical Psychology Graduate School Interview Questions

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Are you in the process of or thinking about applying to graduate school programs for counseling or clinical psychology? The application process can be overwhelming from taking the GRE to getting research experience to writing your personal statement, but once …

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