Career Fair Preparation for International Students 

As an international student, you are encouraged to take part in UConn’s Career Fairs. The career fair is about making connections. It’s an excellent opportunity to practice talking to potential companies about your skills. Students of all majors and industries …

By Desiree Martino
Desiree Martino Career Coach Desiree Martino
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Dollars and Sense

Though having a knack for math, accounting, or stats is considered necessary for a successful career in the world of finance – leadership, research, critical thinking, and communication, are also coveted skill sets. Regardless of the position you hold, you …

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Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers: A Motivated Organization for Students in STEM

Did you know that only 7% of the STEM workforce identifies as Hispanic? This disparity has not gone unnoticed by the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers. 

SHPE has a mission to combat this gap through trainings, programming, and mentorships. SHPE envisions a world where Latinos are influential …

By Spencer Hayes
Spencer Hayes Graduate Assistant Spencer Hayes
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Start Your Career Path With the Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP)!

The Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) is a recruitment and referral program that connects federal and private-sector employers nationwide with college students and graduates with disabilities who wish to demonstrate their abilities in the workplace through summer or permanent jobs. Candidates …

By Victoria
Victoria Victoria
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Neurodiversity Recruitment Programs

What is a neurodiversity recruitment program?

A neurodiversity recruitment program is a hiring initiative that a company designs and implements to specifically find neurodiverse candidates for job openings. Some neurodiversity recruitment programs have been around for years, like the Autism …

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Connecting International Students with Employers – Register Today for UConn’s Virtual Career Fair

Are you an international student seeking an internship or job in the upcoming year? If so, you are encouraged to attend the Center for Career Development’s Virtual Career Fair in September. This is an excellent opportunity to network with employers …

By Desiree Martino
Desiree Martino Career Coach Desiree Martino
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Hispanic Heritage Month and Its Relation to Career

Hispanic Heritage Month was introduced by California Congressman George E. Brown who represented San Gabriel Valley in Southern California. It started out as Hispanic Heritage Week in 1968 under President Lyndon B. Johnson and grew into a full month (September …

By Dominque Moore
Dominque Moore Graduate Assistant: Career Development Dominque Moore
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Student Success Story: Ashley Gittens

Ashley Gittens attended the UConn Stamford campus and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychological Sciences in May 2020. After graduation, Ashley landed a Corporate Recruiter, Talent Acquisition position at HPOne, one of the leading sales and marketing companies in the rapidly …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Associate Director, Regional Campuses Tara Malone
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Lose the “Thumbs-Up” – Instead Engage on LinkedIn

As a doctoral student, you might be figuring out your desired relationship with LinkedIn and how to effectively use it as a networking tool. Perhaps you have been instructed to create a LinkedIn profile, are already a frequent user, or …

By Kay Kimball Gruder
Kay Kimball Gruder Assistant Director of Graduate Student Career Programs and Services Kay Kimball Gruder
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4 Career Lessons from Janelle Monáe

The multitalented singer, songwriter, actor, performer, producer, and activist Janelle Monáe has had a busy quarantine. In addition to fighting food insecurity amid the Covid-19 pandemic and starring in the second season of Amazon’s Homecoming, the eight-time Grammy-nominated artist was …

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A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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