Upcoming Political Science Panel and Recap of Insurance Panel

Trying to decide how to use your political science degree after college? Come learn from and network with UConn alumni and industry professionals as they talk about their career experiences. RSVP encouraged but not required.

Exploring Careers in Political Sciences

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

Jake Stone

Major: Accounting

Minor: International Studies

Class Standing: Senior

Internship: PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

What interests you about your major?

I’m really interested in business in general and accounting gives me the opportunity and ability to work with firms of every …

By Brittney Austin
Brittney Austin Communication Assistant
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Is Your Written Communication Harming You?

“Tell me what time my appointment is.” This is an entire email sent to me from a first-year college student in Fall 2014. As someone who works in the professional world, but also as a millennial who existed in the …

By Ty McNamee
Ty McNamee Outreach and Programming Graduate Assistant
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How to Arouse the Ardent Worker in You with the Career You Love

Professor Gallup conducted a research to find out how many workers around the world actually love or “feel passionate about” their jobs. According to his research , only 13% of the sample felt “actively engaged” in their work and had “a …

By Madeleine Allan
Madeleine Allan
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Using LinkedIn to Create a Career Plan

Not only is LinkedIn an avenue for establishing a strong network, it’s a tool for job searching, researching companies and learning about a particular career field. It’s also a great tool for mapping out a career plan. As a Career …

By Lee Hameroff
Lee Hameroff Associate Director, Operations (He/Him/His)
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Preparing for the Neag Admissions Interview

It is that time of the year again, where students on campus have been offered interview admissions to the Neag IB/M program. If you have been offered one, congratulations! This post should offer you a few quick pointers to help …

By Michael Petro
Michael Petro Assistant Director, Internal Relations
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The Value of Having a Mentor

Who is your Mentor?

Do you have an influential person in your life who supports and offers guidance to you? Are you able to discuss with this person your aspirations and experiences throughout graduate school? Have you developed knowledge and …

By Ellen Morelli
Ellen Morelli Career Intern
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Student Success Story: Rachel Laffitte

Rachel Laffitte

Major(s): Political Science and Business Management with a concentration in International Business

Year: Junior

What interests you about your majors?

I have always been interested in the intersection of law and business, specifically their intersection with labor rights. …

By Brittney Austin
Brittney Austin Communications Assistant
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CLAS Industry Spotlight: Public Relations

Trying to decide how to use your CLAS degree when you graduate? Have you considered a career in public relations? “Public relations specialists create and maintain a favorable public image for the organization they represent. They design media releases to …

By Emily Merritt
Emily Merritt Career Consultant, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
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How to Write A Resume Bullet Point

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