Alumni Success Story: Jason


In many ways, there’s a lot to thank UConn’s Center for Students with Disabilities for when it came to me eventually finding my way to my current full-time job. Particularly with the assistance of Associate Director Christine Wenzel, her department …

By Jason
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Wellbeing at Work: Dealing With Workplace Tensions about COVID-19

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The COVID-19 pandemic has led to unprecedented changes in workplaces across the country. As lockdowns begin to be lifted and new policies are implemented to stop the spread of COVID-19, many people have experienced increased tension in the workplace. This …

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Alumni Success Story: Cal Knecht


Cal Knecht graduated from UConn in 2016 with a B.A. in Latino and Latin American Studies. Currently a realtor at RE/MAX, Cal works in Georgia and Alabama. Cal has previously served as an Infantry Officer in the U.S. Army and …

By Erik Zawodniak
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“Get Seeded” Apply to Win Seed Funding for Innovative Ideas

Get Seeded - seed funding for innovative ideas

Get Seeded is an initiative at UConn that was developed to give students the opportunity to help move their business ideas forward by providing them with seed funding, mentorship, and next step resources. The program provides students with the opportunity …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Assistant Director, Career Development, Stamford Campus Tara Malone
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Winter Break Workout – Career Edition

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Attention Graduating Students! Use the winter break to position yourself as strongly as possible, in your pursuit of a new job or graduate school. Whether your plans are set or not, this four to five-week hiatus is an excellent time …

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Future of Work and the Advancement of Women of Color


Ademographics steadily change and the workforce’s makeup is becoming increasingly diverse, the workplace must shift accordingly. According to Randstad, diversity, and inclusion are among the top tre

By Wiley Dawson
Wiley Dawson Career Consultant Wiley Dawson
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Listen to the Experts: Med School Admissions Representatives

Med School Admissions Representatives

On Thursday, October 15th, I had the opportunity to attend the Med School Panel, which was part of the Graduate School Fair. There were seven panelists, all of whom have vast experience in the admissions process into healthcare graduate …

By Anusha Gopinath
Anusha Gopinath CLAS Career Ambassador Anusha Gopinath
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2020 First Destination Outcomes For Undergraduate Students

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I’m pleased to report that the results for the 2020 graduating class indicate that 82% of our undergraduate students have reported favorable outcomes at the six-month post-graduation milestone. While this represents an eight percentage point decrease from last year’s result …

By Jim Lowe
Jim Lowe Assistant Vice Provost, Executive Director Jim Lowe
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Student Success Story: Megan Go

Megan Go (she/her/hers) earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychological Sciences and Communication with a minor in Global Studies at UConn in 2020.

Megan Go (she/her/hers) earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychological Sciences and Communication with a minor in Global Studies at UConn in 2020. Megan received the Fulbright Student Grant to teach English in Taiwan; however, that got postponed to the upcoming …

By Erin McConnell
Erin McConnell CLAS Career Ambassador Erin McConnell
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My Experience as a Distance Learning Elementary School Intern

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Distance learning with elementary students is an entirely different experience from working with them in-person. Everything I imagined my internship to me is different from what I expected. Despite this, there are still opportunities to learn and grow as an …

By Kimy Velasquez
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