Prepare for Takeoff…Careers in Flight Nursing!

Interested in an exciting and challenging career in nursing? Looking for opportunities to work in emergency situations? Are you passionate about providing excellent patient care in a moment’s notice? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then a …

By Laura Evangelista
Laura Evangelista Assistant Director for Curriculum Design and Pre-Professional Advising
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How to wrap up an interview

So if you have read this article on interviewing you now know how to ace an interview. You feel pretty confident about how to prepare for and answer interview questions. However, you are still unsure as to how to end …

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CPA: Connecticut Pharmacists Association

Joining a professional association as a student is an excellent investment in your career. You will learn about trends in the field, interact with industry professionals – both seasoned and new, as well as have opportunities to further your education even …

By Beth Settje
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Get Prepared for your Neag IB/M Application Interview!

Are you applying for admission to the Neag School of Education Integrated Bachelor’s/Master’s (IB/M) program? Are you aware that the interview is worth 25% of your admissions criteria? Did you know that it is a group interview? Did you know …

By Michael Petro
Michael Petro Assistant Director, Internal Relations
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Job Shadowing: How does it Work?

Although it is often overlooked, job shadowing may be the best way to build good connections with prospective employers. Job shadowing is a tool that gives you the opportunity to meet with employees to learn about a particular field. Typically, …

By Peter Carcia
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Real Engineers Shake Hands

So, you’ve heard the bad jokes. Engineers are smart, but they aren’t always considered the most adept at social interaction.

How can you tell an extroverted engineer?

They look at YOUR shoes when they talk to you, instead of their …

By John Bau
John Bau Career Consultant, School of Engineering
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Raising the Bar on References

The importance of references during the job search process is often underestimated. In many cases, an employer with two or more candidates may base their final decision on the reference’s responses. It is important to be strategic in who is …

By Paul Gagnon
Paul Gagnon Career Consultant, College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources
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Why Disney World is making me think about interviewing

The cold weather is upon us. Having just returned from warm Disney World, it feels as though it’s January after walking around in 80 degree weather for the past week. While I was in this magical place, the career professional …

By Jennifer Grunwald
Jennifer Grunwald Career Consultant, School of Fine Arts
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Make Connections for Your Future

Networking can be a valuable skill and resource to helping you find a future job or internship. Online networks such as LinkedIn have become popular over the past few years. However, it is important to remember that talking with people …

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On the Job – Poor Etiquette Can Hurt You!

Attached is a link from an article in USA Today from 2012 which gives some tips on how poor etiquette can hurt you on the job – http://usat.ly/1sLcru3

Remember – You never know who you are going to meet on your …

By Pamela Zagami
Pamela Zagami Administrative Services Specialist
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