Pharmacists – What Skills Do You Need To Excel?

Certain skillsets are more suited to a career in pharmacy than others. Based on the career track – community, research, or industry/sales, different skills are emphasized for each. According to, a web based tool that outlines details about thousands …

By Beth Settje
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Why Are You a UConn Student?

As a freshman of the UConn Class of 2018, I’ve heard plenty of statistics about the 3,500 students like me that began their college experience last month. Higher average SAT scores, more students in the honors program, and more diverse …

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ABCs for a Successful Workforce

Check out UConn Today’s article below on the impact new industries will have on future teachers:

UConn is producing not only the research that will lead to the creation of new industries, but the teachers to educate a workforce for those …

By Michael Petro
Michael Petro Assistant Director, Internal Relations Michael Petro
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“So, what do you want to be when you grow up?”

We have all gotten this question countless times, and as college students, are still getting it. For some the answer is easy, but for others the question is a bit more difficult. I definitely fall into the latter category. I …

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Why Leave Campus, Fine Arts Students?

Sometimes opportunities are truly in our own backyard. It’s easy to forget when we live on such a large campus that so many places exist to become involved, gain skills, and engage in valuable experiences. I’ll lay out a few …

By Jennifer Grunwald
Jennifer Grunwald Career Consultant, School of Fine Arts Profile Picture
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Your Summer Internship Starts Now!

Are you planning on pursuing an internship next summer? Many prestigious programs have their deadlines during the fall semester, especially those in government, financial services, accounting, and law fields. These internships are highly sought after, so the Center for Career …

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A Nursing Career Action Plan

After 3 years of difficult courses and clinicals in the Nursing Program, senior year could not have happened any sooner! The key to successfully preparing for life after graduation is to follow the Nursing Career Action Plan.

Develop your Professional …

By Laura Evangelista
Laura Evangelista Assistant Director for Curriculum Design and Pre-Professional Advising Laura Evangelista
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Build a Better You

The following parable has been shared across continents and within various cultures for hundreds of years. Like all good stories its lessons hold true today.

A young man was hired to cut down trees. The first day he cut down …

By Kay Kimball Gruder
Kay Kimball Gruder Assistant Director of Graduate Student Career Programs and Services Kay Kimball Gruder
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Internship Experience with WITNESS

This summer, I interned at an international NGO (nongovernmental organization) called WITNESS based in Brooklyn, NY. WITNESS is an independent nonprofit organization which focuses on training individuals to use video as a powerful tool to fight human rights abuses and …

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Student Success Story: Kristen Sgarlato

Can you give us some background on the company you interned for and the role you played?

“I spent my summer with The Estée Lauder Companies, working in a small office for a brand subdivision called Tom Ford Beauty. At …

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