Conquering Imposter Syndrome

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I recently saw a clip of an interview with comedian Chris Rock on Jimmy Kimmel. Chris told a story about his visit to the White House during the Obama administration. He was there among legends in the entertainment industry, rightfully …

By Tara Malone
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How Will a Biden Presidency Affect International Students’ Job Search?

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Following Biden’s successful presidential bid, we spoke with international student career expert Marcelo Barros to get a sense of how a Biden presidency will affect international students and their U.S. job search. We discussed immigration policy, H-1B visas, what students …

By Derek Loosvelt - Vault
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From Veteran to Civilian: How to Navigate Re-Entry Effectively

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Military life is one that must be lived to be understood. No movie, book or story can possibly give an accurate representation of the experience because so much of it is felt in the soul. But, once you’ve been there, …

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Healthcare Jobs in School Settings

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Interested in healthcare? Enjoy working with kids in a collaborative environment? If you’re considering a career in healthcare, you may be surprised to learn that you can find positions in K-12 school settings. 

This blog will highlight three healthcare-related fields …

By Alexandra Pierce
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3 Organizations to Help First-Generation Students

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As a first-generation student, you may feel like you are alone sometimes, and as if nobody around you has faced these problems and challenges before. You’re the first member of your family to attend college, and that can be an …

By Alex Manna
Alex Manna Program Assistant/Employer Relations Coordinator, Stamford Campus Alex Manna
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Internship Success Story: Rei Bufi

Internship Success Story

Rei Bufi (she/her/hers) is earning a bachelor’s degree in Molecular and Cell Biology and an Individualized major in Globalization, Art, and Activism with minors in Physiology and Neurobiology, and Human Rights at UConn in 2021. Rei participated in a virtual …

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What is a Gap Year and What Might it Look Like?

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What is a gap year?
A gap year, sometimes known as an enrichment or growth year, is typically a planned hiatus taken by a student before or after attending college, prior to joining a graduate program, or just before an …

By Caitlin Cincotta
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Confronting White Supremacy Culture in the Social-Impact Sector

Confronting White Supremacy Culture

As organizations strive to become more inclusive, it’s imperative to recognize the difference between truly lifting up diverse perspectives and merely expecting new hires to accept and adhere to existing cultural norms that may be rooted in systemic oppression. Years …

By Sheena Daree Miller - Idealist Careers
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Student Success Story: Leila Shwayhat

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Leila Shwayhat (she/her/hers) earned her bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering from the School of Engineering at UConn in May 2018. After graduation, Leila secured employment with Loureiro Engineering Associates as an Engineer. Hear Leila’s story and how the resources …

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How to Create a Safe Space for Transgender Coworkers

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A safe space is an environment where people feel secure that they won’t be discriminated against, harassed, or otherwise harmed emotionally or physically. Ideally, every place should be a safe space for everyone. But unfortunately, for members of marginalized groups, …

By Stephan Maldonado - Vault
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