Navigating HuskyCareerLink Like A Pro


By now, you’ve gone to the Career Fair, made some great connections at the School of Business Career Conversations, had your resume critiqued at the Center for Career Development, and maybe attended an employer information session or two. What do …

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A Crucial Step to Your Job Search


Searching for a job can be a very stressful process. You have to do your research on the company and job you are applying for. Once you have applied you wait to see if you received an interview. Once landing …

By Helen Schafer
Helen Schafer Coordinator for Outreach and Programming Graduate Assistant Helen Schafer
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How to Use HuskyCareerLink After the Career Fair


Many of you who attended the Career Fair may be wondering where can I go from here? The answer is HuskyCareerLink! HuskyCareerLink is a job posting site where employers are looking specifically for UConn students. You can login in using …

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Do the words “Job Interview” strike fear in you like they do me?


Do the words “Job Interview” strike fear in you like they do me? Does anyone ever really become SO comfortable with job interviewing that they don’t get even a little bit nervous? And if so, is that a good thing?

By Lisa McGuire
Lisa McGuire Assistant Director for Corporate Partner Relations Lisa McGuire
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What can I do as a Psych Major?


Social sciences are among the most studied majors in colleges. Common ones you will see or hear about are Sociology, Political Science, or Psychology. Like me, many of you probably have chosen to study Psychology as an undergraduate but now …

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Job Market for New Graduates Looking Up


Campuses’ career counselors have been seeing encouraging signs, and now a major survey of employers backs them up: The coming year looks to be a much better one for new college graduates seeking jobs.

Job openings for those graduates are …

By Jim Lowe
Jim Lowe Assistant Vice Provost, Executive Director Jim Lowe
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Why Co-Ops Are Great


Internships are great. With Forbes reporting 80% of college students completing at least one internship by the time they graduate, it’s obvious they’re pretty popular, too.

Co-ops aren’t as well-known with this generation of Huskies, but are a huge opportunity …

By Ashley Browning
Ashley Browning Assistant Director, Corporate Partner Relations Ashley Browning
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How Can Mentors Help?


Whether you are a student in class, an intern, or a new hire at a company, there are many ways in which mentors can help you achieve personal goals and succeed in your position. A mentor is someone who has …

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How to Manage Your Time in College


Manage your academic time:

With so much going on in your life when you’re in college, sometimes it can be difficult to see the light at the end of the tunnel: graduation. No matter what else you have going on, …

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Alternative Careers in Nursing


We are all familiar with what a nurse does and the various places someone may employ a nurse. We also know that nurses can work in various settings. Even within those settings, nurses are aware that they can be a …

By Laura Evangelista
Laura Evangelista Assistant Director for Curriculum Design and Pre-Professional Advising Laura Evangelista
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