Five Tips For Supporting Muslims In The Workplace

“As we work to create more equitable workplaces, we need to understand and support the needs of all identities that have been marginalized or underserved. Muslims are arguably one of the most misunderstood identities in the United States, and as …

By Rebekah Bastian
Rebekah Bastian Five Tips For Supporting Muslims In The Workplace
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Ticket to Success to Stay and Work in the U.S. After Graduation

A Podcast with Marcelo Barros – The International Advantage

Marcelo Barros is the Founder of The International Advantage, a company created to empower international students to achieve their job search goals. Marcelo encourages students to leverage their global status by focusing …

By Desiree Martino
Desiree Martino Career Coach
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PhDs in the Education Industry: Takeaways from the Expand Your Career Options Panel

The education industry covers a variety of career fields such as research, educational technologies, online learning product providers, and publishing. A recent panel of graduate-level UConn alums shared their experiences working in the education industry, insights about their roles, and …

By Damiao Zoe Xu
Damiao Zoe Xu Graduate Assistant, Graduate Student and Postdoc Career Programs and Services
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4 Career Lessons from Ruth Bader Ginsburg  

I was Jewish, a woman, and a mother. The first raised one eyebrow; the second, two; the third made me indubitably inadmissible.”  Ruth Bader Ginsburg was the most influential woman of her time. She did not let society limit her …

By Chelsea Osei
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Student Success Story: Ateeb Rahman

Ateeb Rahman is a junior majoring in Mechanical Engineering with a concentration in Aerospace. Currently a mechanical engineering intern for Hanwha Aerospace USA, Ateeb hopes to become an astronaut in the future to help progress space exploration.

Describe what you …

By Erik Zawodniak
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Student Spotlight: Samantha Gove

Samantha Gove, is navigating her path at UConn while embracing her Native American Heritage! She hopes to inspire other Native American Students who have faced similar experiences by sharing her success during her time at the University of Connecticut.

By Chelsea Osei
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Student Activity Spotlight: UCTV

UConn Student Television (UCTV) has been the official student-run television station at the University of Connecticut since 1991. UCTV covers a wide variety of on and off-campus events and news and offers great opportunities for students who are interested in …

By Audrey Garcia
Audrey Garcia Career Consulting & Services Intern
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LGBTQ+ Organizations

Many organizations are available to students on the LGBTQ+ Affinity page, and we’ll discuss several of those organizations in this article. 

The first that we’ll cover is the organization 500 Queer Scientists. This organization supports LGBTQ+ people and allies working in STEM jobs via …

By Maggie Cummings
Maggie Cummings Career Consulting and Services Intern
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Sense of Belonging for AAPI Students in Ascend, UConn

Asian business professionals. Read about how this organization has provided a home away from home for Asian identifying students.

By Heidi Pineda
Heidi Pineda Affinity Community Outreach and Programming Intern
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Navigating Family Career Choice Expectations

Do you share the career dreams that your family members have for you? Maybe yes, maybe no, and family members often establish their career expectations with limited knowledge of the types of careers that exist.

By Kay Kimball Gruder
Kay Kimball Gruder Assistant Director of Graduate Student Career Programs and Services
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