How to Diversify Your Professional Network (Because Your Connections Shouldn’t All Be Just Like You)

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Be honest: Do all of your professional contacts look and sound the same? Did your boss and all your work friends go to the same kind of school as you? Did everyone in your network take similar paths to get …

By Marietta Gentles Crawford - The Muse
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Student Success Story: Justin Monell

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Justin Monell (him/him/el) completed a two-year sociology program at the University of Bridgeport before transferring to the University of Connecticut to finish his degree. In 2014, he earned his Bachelor’s in Sociology and Political Science with a minor in Latinx …

By Sarah Krafcik
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4 Resources to Help You Find a Job in Nutrition & Dietetics

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If you’re a recent UConn alum and are looking for a job in the field of dietetics or nutrition, it may be helpful to look at resources that are specifically meant to help people in your field find employment opportunities. …

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C4D: A youth-led statewide network for undocumented students

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CT Students for a Dream is the only undocumented student-led organization in the state of Connecticut. They offer information on securing institutional aid and a comprehensive College Access Program.

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If you are an undocumented student living in Connecticut, …

By Tara Malone
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Using Myvisajobs.com to Find Employers Who Sponsor Visas

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Myvisajobs.com is an online portal for international students seeking employment opportunities in the United States. It provides an annual H1B Visa Report that indicates which employers sponsored employees, for what positions, and in which cities and states. “Myvisajobs.com was created …

By Desiree Martino
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Who’s Hiring? | 5 Orgs Fighting for Racial Justice

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Though it may still seem far off, the current pandemic will eventually end and many of us will come out of this with more strength and bravery than we may have realized we were capable of. But the stark reality …

By Janet Reyes - Idealist Careers
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Be Pro-active, Gain Career Experience by Volunteering with Community Non-profit Organizations!

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Students who are searching for summer internship/co-op opportunities this year are feeling somewhat ambivalent due to the pandemic’s negative impact on the labor market.  Students are aware that summer experiential learning opportunities will probably be limited, so they are …

By Robin Shefts
Robin Shefts Assistant Director (Hartford Campus) Robin Shefts
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Educational and Financial Resources: U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs

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American Indian and Alaska Native students and recent graduates have a dynamic and powerful resource available to them: the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA). The BIA is housed in the U.S. Department of the Interior and was established almost 200 …

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5 Reasons to Schedule a Practice Interview

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It is often said that a good resume will get you in the door, but a good interview will get you on the payroll. Employment statistics overwhelmingly support the claim, demonstrating time and time again that your performance in the …

By Irene Soteriou
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Who’s Hiring | 7 Organizations That Help Veterans

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On November 11, we observed Veterans Day to thank those who have served our country. But you don’t have to wait a whole year to give your thanks again. It’s important that we know their stories and get to know …

By Janet Reyes - Idealist Careers
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Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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