List of References vs Letter of Reference: What’s the difference?

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A list of references or a letter of reference (also called a letter of recommendation) is often a necessary component of your job search or your application to an academic program. While one is a list of the contact information …

By Caitlin Cincotta
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Navigating the Workplace with Zippia’s LGBTQ+ Workplace Resource Guide

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While the rights of the LGBTQ+ community have been expanded and workplace inclusion is becoming more prevalent, succeeding in the workplace as an LGBTQ+ employee can still be challenging and stressful. There are many resources out there for LGBTQ+ individuals …

By Victoria
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Thinking Outside the Cubicle: Benefits of Creative Thinking in the Workplace

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Gone are the days when you can go into work, sit down at your desk, and make an impact by doing everything the way it’s been done every day before. Employers, now more than ever, are looking for ways to …

By Clarice Pennock
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Learn from the Best in Upcoming CLAS Master Class Series!

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Looking for knowledge from industry leaders on marketing, communications, branding, and product management? Look no further than UConn Center for Career Development’s upcoming CLAS Master Class Series! The COVID-19 Pandemic has reshaped how companies do business, requiring new flexibility and …

By Erik Zawodniak
Erik Zawodniak CLAS Career Ambassador Erik Zawodniak
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The Value of Connecting with Employers at Virtual Events

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It can be hard­ to really put yourself out there when everything seems to be online and remote at this time. Students are used to meeting with employers at events on campus and having a conversation in person to connect …

By Alex Manna
Alex Manna Program Assistant/Employer Relations Coordinator, Stamford Campus Alex Manna
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Earn a Certificate in Design Thinking with IBM!

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UConn Stamford is offering undergraduate students an opportunity to participate in an IBM Design Thinking training experience.

Design Thinking is considered a transdisciplinary approach to problem-solving. Types of design thinking methodology are popular within the design, engineering, entrepreneurship, science, and …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Assistant Director, Career Development, Stamford Campus Tara Malone
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UConn LENDs a Hand to Those with Disabilities

A program at UConn trains researchers, community leaders, and others in helping people with disabilities navigate challenges facing them. (Getty Images)

Imagine how a child who uses a wheelchair feels during school recess when no one plays with them or when they’re left behind during a fire drill.

Imagine how parents feel when their child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is …

By Lauren Woods
Lauren Woods Director of News Services and Spokesperson
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Latinx Heritage Month Spotlight – Joanna Rivera Davis

Joanna Rivera Davis, Assistant Director, UConn Academic Achievement Center

In celebration of Latinx Heritage Month, we asked inspiring Latinx professionals to share their stories in their own words. Meet Joanna Rivera Davis, Assistant Director at the UConn Academic Achievement Center.

“Remember who you are” was something frequently said by …

By Joanna Rivera Davis
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Here’s What You Missed: Career Conversations October 7th, 2020

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With the semester starting back up, we also started our weekly Career Conversations! These are panel discussions that our staff moderates in which different employers and UConn alumni in the engineering industry lead a discussion about companies, opportunities, and life …

By Javon Adote
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Amazing Companies That Champion LGBTQ Equality Hiring Now

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With the current job market being hypercompetitive, it can be difficult to not only secure a position but find a company whose values align with your own. It has become trendy for companies to include rainbows on their products during …

By Aaliyah Anderson
Aaliyah Anderson Career Consultant Aaliyah Anderson
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