My Takeaways from the Inaugural Career Everywhere Conference

On September 9, the discussion about our students’ career preparation was buzzing at the Peter J. Werth Tower in Storrs. More than a hundred people – faculty, career professionals, and employers – gathered to examine various aspects of preparing UConn students …

By Natalia Smirnova
Natalia Smirnova Associate Professor In Residence, Department of Economics
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3 Tips on Career Preparation for Graduate Students in Arts, Media, and Communication

The last couple of years has seen a greater variety of career options for students interested in the arts, media, and communication industries. To explore and prepare for a range of career opportunities, you can start with these three tips in mind.

By Damiao Zoe Xu
Damiao Zoe Xu Graduate Assistant, Graduate Student and Postdoc Career Programs and Services | Pronouns: she/her/hers
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Latino Economic Development Center’s Entrepreneur Training for Success Program

Starting a business is no easy feat, but with the right support, you can turn your idea into reality.

By Spencer Hayes
Spencer Hayes Graduate Assistant, Programming (She/Her/Hers)
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LGBTQ+ Entrepreneurs Share Their Pride

Local LGBTQ+ identifying entrepreneurs have shared guidance and advice to others within the queer community looking to start their own business, along with personal insights about being open with their identity as business owners.

By Heidi Pineda
Heidi Pineda Affinity Community Outreach and Programming Intern
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Innovatively Measuring Corporate Religious Equity & Inclusion

If finding a company to work for that values equity and inclusion is important to you, you have likely spent some time online searching for “most diverse companies” or “companies that value DE&I.” Throughout your searches, you have probably stumbled …

By Lisa Famularo
Lisa Famularo Assistant Director, Equity and Inclusion | Pronouns: she/her/hers
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