Am I Bragging?

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The only way a U.S. employer is going to know that you have skills, knowledge, and the experience to succeed in an internship or job is if you tell them! However, what are you supposed to do if talking about …

By Kay Kimball Gruder
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What is Ethical Hacking? Everything You Need to Know About Ethical Hacking—With Examples

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While hacking is ordinarily considered an illegal activity, ethical hacking involves companies hiring highly trained cybersecurity experts for the express purpose of infiltrating their computer networks, systems, and web applications. The logic behind these simulated cyberattacks is that they enable …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
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Conduct an Informational Interview with Me: Data Curator

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As a graduating senior, one of the most valuable tools for my job search has been the informational interview. In this post, I will guide you through the process of requesting and conducting an informational interview by sharing my personal …

By Meghan Jerrild
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New Neurodiversity at UConn Microsoft Teams Community

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If you are a UConn student who identifies as neurodiverse, consider joining this new Microsoft Teams community along with other neurodiverse students at UConn!

The goal of this community is to build a network of support for students to share …

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I Can Use My TikTok Account For What? – Career Advice Through TikTok

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It is no question that TikTok has consumed the lives of many people over the last year. If you aren’t on the app yet, this is your call to action! TikTok is a social media platform where content creators can …

By Marina DeThomas
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7 Questions You Should Be Ready to Answer in Your Human Resource Interview

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As you start thinking about applying for jobs in the HR field, you may be taking steps to help you prepare for an upcoming interview. After all, being successful in the interview process is key to helping you get that …

By Victoria
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How to Network Your Way into a UX/UI Design Job

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As the field of UX and UI design continues to evolve and grow, it is crucial for those entering into a UX/UI career to get an early start in creating the building blocks for a diverse, active, ever-expanding network. An …

By Simona Galant - Springboard
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Calling All Readers: 3 Books to Help Your Career Development

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Why not spend some time curled up with a good book — in this case, a book with valuable career development insight? We asked 3 staff members at the Center for Career Development which books they would recommend, and here are …

By Erik Zawodniak
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Become A Werth Innovator and get a 3k Scholarship

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UConn rising sophomores and juniors are invited to apply for the next cohort of Werth Innovators of the WILD Program!

Are you an inventor, artist, or builder? Do you find yourself creating solutions to problems? When you hear the word …

By Tara Malone
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Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Pathways to Computing Internship Goes Virtual

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is hosting a 10-week virtual summer intern program that connects undergraduate students with learning opportunities in computer science, computational science, and mathematics. The Pathways to Computing Virtual Internship Program will be offered as a virtual …

By Matt Lakin
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