Apply for Traction to Support Your Start-Up Idea!

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The Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation has launched Traction to support UConn affiliated startup ideas as they work to validate the concept. Participants will learn the key elements of the Business Model Canvas (BMC) and the lean startup methodology. …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Interim Associate Director, Regional Campuses Tara Malone
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2 Ways to Tell if Your Employer is Committed to the Success of the Black Family

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Since 1976, February has been recognized as Black History Month, an observance meant to celebrate and honor the contributions of Black and African American individuals within the United States. Each year, Black History Month designates a theme to encourage public …

By Alexis Cortes
Alexis Cortes Graduate Assistant Alexis Cortes
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Which Address Should I Use on my CV or Résumé? 

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When reviewing graduate students’ CVs or résumés one of the first questions I am asked is, “What address should I use?” While I wish I could provide a simple answer, this question most often merits a bit of conversation and …

By Kay Kimball Gruder
Kay Kimball Gruder Assistant Director of Graduate Student Career Programs and Services Kay Kimball Gruder
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Life after College: A Guide for Undocumented Students

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Undocumented students face numerous barriers in career planning which could make it seem impossible to secure desired positions during and after college. Sharing her personal insights, knowledge, experience as an immigrant, Iliana Perez Ph. D., Director of Research & Entrepreneurship …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Interim Associate Director, Regional Campuses Tara Malone
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Thinking About Starting a Business?

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Have you been thinking about starting a business for a while but don’t know where to start? Or maybe you have an idea for an invention, and the thought of turning it into a business is both exciting and terrifying …

By Amelinda Vazquez Rossitto
Amelinda Vazquez Rossitto Associate Director, Programming & Internal Relations Amelinda Vazquez Rossitto
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Tips for Your Virtual Onboarding and Starting Your New Job in a Virtual Environment

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Starting your new job or an internship is usually stressful, but it’s even more challenging when you’re starting in a virtual environment. Many students and recent graduates worry about how they can make a good first impression and maintain an …

By Victoria
Victoria Victoria
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4 Music Careers for Non-Musicians

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When you think about careers in music, you likely think about musicians. However, there are many music careers that don’t require mastery of a musical instrument. So, if you love music and want to build a career in or around …

By Leo Nguyen - Vault
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Resume Basics for Law Students

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by Shelley Awe | December 22, 2020

Did you know the average time an employer spends looking at a resume is less than 10 seconds? That’s not a lot of time to make a great first impression! To get recognized as …

By Shelley Awe - Vault
Vault
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9 Data Science Communities to Join in 2021

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Data science is a great profession—but it can also be a lonely one. For many newly qualified data scientists, the first few years out of college are a real challenge. Without the camaraderie and friendship provided by your peers, …

By Guest Contributor - Brian Skewes. - Springboard
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Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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What Does a Clinical Audiologist Do?

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Audiologists are important healthcare providers who make a significant difference in the health and quality of life for the millions of people who experience hearing and balance difficulties because they evaluate, treat, and manage these conditions as part of the …

By Thomas Hinchey, Au.D., CCC-A, F-AAA,CH-AP, Certified by the American Board of Audiology
Thomas Hinchey, Au.D., CCC-A, F-AAA,CH-AP, Certified by the American Board of Audiology Audiologist/Assisstant Clinical Professor
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