6 Ways to Maximize Your Internship Using LinkedIn

We can all agree that making the most of your internship is important for building experience, networking with employers and other interns, and possibly landing that full time position after you graduate. There are many articles describing how you can …

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Who’s on Your Job Search Team?

Too often I see people embark on the job search process alone, but there’s nothing that states that the job search process should be a solo endeavor. People have teams to help them do everything, like learn to run a …

By Kay Kimball Gruder
Kay Kimball Gruder Assistant Director of Graduate Student Career Programs and Services
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Researching Employers for a Career Fair

The Center for Career Development’s Career Fairs are a great opportunity to network with employers and explore potential internship and job opportunities. It’s important to remember that just showing up at a Career Fair with your résumé is not enough …

By Emily Merritt
Emily Merritt Career Consultant, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
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Student Success Story: Alyssa Davanzo

Name: Alyssa Davanzo

Major(s): Communication and Journalism

Class standing: Senior

Internship: NBCUniversal, Inc.


My summer spent as an NBC production intern at The Maury Show was nothing short of extraordinary.

NBCUniversal allowed me to dive headfirst into the fast-paced …

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Exploring Careers through CLAS Alumni Panels

The CLAS Alumni Panels are an excellent opportunity for CLAS students to learn about potential careers.

Check out some of the advice shared by CLAS alumni:

The Exploring Political Science panel featured Steve Casey ’74, retired employee from the State …

By Emily Merritt
Emily Merritt Career Consultant, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
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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 www.onetonline.org, 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
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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
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