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How to Use Job Market Insights

Did you know the Career Center’s website has a tool that will allow you to see real life employment data from across the country? It’s called Job Market Insights (JMI), and if used right, it can help inform your career …

By Erik Zawodniak
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Join the Finance Society Today!

Interested in a career in the field of finance? Join the Finance Society! As one of the largest student-run organizations at UConn, the Society’s mission is to improve the professional, educational, and social development of students in any major. The Finance Society provides a variety of virtual and in-person opportunities …

By Jami Pandiscio
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Student Success Story: Sahmra Sawyer

Sahmra Sawyer is a rising senior on the Stamford Campus majoring in Psychological Sciences.

Sahmra Sawyer is studying Psychological Sciences at UConn Stamford. While her long-term goal has been to become a therapist, this summer she discovered a love for …

By Tara Malone
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Healthcare and Wellness Student Organizations: An In-Depth Look

The Healthcare and Wellness Career Community has some of the most involved and helpful student organizations on campus. This article will cover four of those organizations and provide detail about them, including their mission, events, and resources they offer. Check out the article “Student and Professional Organizations” to find out more …

By Maggie Cummings
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9 Resources to Help Students Declare a Major

If you are struggling to declare a major, you are not alone. Around a quarter of all first-year students, including myself, are accepted into UConn’s Academic Center for Exploratory Students (ACES) program every year. ACES is an advising program for students who have yet to declare a …

By Jami Pandiscio
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How to Choose a Major When You’re Undecided

Choosing a major can be very difficult, especially for immigrant students who come from countries with different educational systems. The education system in the United States was a culture shock for me because I did not expect to have hundreds of majors to choose from. It can …

By Rebecca Ninger
Rebecca Ninger Career Consulting and Services Intern Rebecca Ninger
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Are Non-Profit Internships Profitable?

Let’s face it — much of your college career will likely involve gaining hands-on industry experience prior to graduation. This can take the form of internships, co-ops, externships, and much more. These experiences provide valuable insight into what working in …

By Alexis Cortes
Alexis Cortes Graduate Assistant Alexis Cortes
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Hidden Gems: Healthcare and Wellness Organizations

Here at UConn, our students and alumni have one important thing in common: involvement. Students here, both current and past, are extremely involved within the campus community. One of the major ways that students and alumni are involved is through engagement in student and …

By Maggie Cummings
Maggie Cummings Career Consulting and Services Intern Maggie Cummings
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National Make A Difference Day 2021: How To Get Involved

This coming Saturday, October 23rd, 2021, is National Make A Difference Day! What is the goal of this day? National Make A Difference Day is the largest national day of community service in the country. It is celebrated every year …

By Clarice Pennock
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Career Insights from Deb Haaland – First Native American to Serve as U.S. Secretary of the Interior

This blog is part of a series documenting notable people from underrepresented groups and the career insights they provide us. As you read, click links to access additional career development resources.

Deb Haaland: Follow your own timeline

Deb Haaland is …

By Erik Zawodniak
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