What is the Navy Medical Service Corps?

Did you know the U.S. Navy has been caring for the medical needs of sailors and Marines since the military branch was first established in 1775? It’s true!

What began as an effort to care for injured and sick sailors …

By Mike Case
Mike Case Senior Digital Archivist
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NSF Renews Support for Diversity in STEM Through Alliance Based at UConn

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently renewed a five-year grant to help ensure the future of an alliance that is based at UConn and dedicated to expanding diversity in STEM fields.

Founded in 2001, the Northeast Louis Stokes Alliance for …

By Mike Enright
Mike Enright
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Intel Launches Inaugural Baha’i Employee Resource Group

Founder May Mowzoon says “the Baha’i ERG’s most meaningful contribution is encouraging others, including some Baha’is, to feel more comfortable expressing their beliefs at work. She says that some have shared with her that they see how open she is …

By Lisa Famularo
Lisa Famularo Assistant Director, Equity and Inclusion | Pronouns: she/her/hers
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Exciting Career Paths in Public Administration 

Public administration is a career path where leaders can serve their communities in the local or federal government or nonprofit organizations. Public administration jobs can vary across the industry, but they all have one thing in common: commitment to public service.  

There are many career opportunities for someone with a Master in Public …

By Rebecca Ninger
Rebecca Ninger Career Consulting and Services Intern
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What is the difference between Business and Technical Writing?

You might just be wondering how you explain the difference between business and technical writing to a student. First off we need to ask the question, just what is technical writing, and how is it related to business writing and will students …

By Alex Manna
Alex Manna Program Assistant/Employer Relations Coordinator, Stamford Campus
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CT Students For a Dream: What Is It and How Can It Help?

CT Students for a Dream (C4D) is a statewide advocacy network that fights for the rights of immigrant and undocumented students and families in the State of Connecticut. Undocumented youth are ineligible for need-based tuition aid, both on a state …

By Spencer Appell
Spencer Appell Career Consulting and Services Intern
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Courses and Other Academic Offerings on Native and Indigenous People

UConn empowers people from different ethnic backgrounds and heritage to share their stories and express their cultural traditions. Of all the diverse ethnic groups, the Native and Indigenous heritage group is one of the fastest-growing on campus. Due to the …

By Spencer Appell
Spencer Appell Career Consulting and Services Intern
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How Majoring in Communications Can Help You Explore Different Careers

One of the best parts about being a Communications Major at UConn is the ability to explore different career paths within the major. The courses offered by the Department of Communication are particularly diverse and allow students to learn about various fields while honing their interpersonal and …

By Brynne Bergen
Brynne Bergen
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Resources for the Religiously Affiliated

UConn offers many resources for those who are religiously affiliated. Some of these resources that we’ll discuss are Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and UConn Faith.  

ERGs are employee-led coalitions comprised of employees who share common interests, backgrounds, and/or demographic factors. They coordinate professional and social networking events, fostering community …

By Maggie Cummings
Maggie Cummings Career Consulting and Services Intern
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An Overview of the Field of Medical Administration

When I think of the medical field, I think of doctors, nurses, surgeons, and physical therapists. While I think of medical professionals who are interacting with patients, I never think about the medical professionals who are behind the scenes. That is the field …

By Maggie Cummings
Maggie Cummings Career Consulting and Services Intern
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