Identity & Career Development Survey: Results & Responses

In 2021, the Center for Career Development facilitated an Identity and Career Development survey. The primary focus of the research was identifying unique career experiences facing affinity groups, and ways in which the Career Center can provide support to each group.

By Lisa Famularo
Lisa Famularo Assistant Director, Equity and Inclusion | Pronouns: she/her/hers
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The Center for Career Development’s first Faculty Fellow – Dr. Natalia Smirnova

As the Career Center continues to move toward its vision of ‘creating a university-wide career readiness culture that prepares all students for post-graduation success’, they have been extending their reach to partnering with faculty and staff more intentionally over the past several years. In addition to Career Everywhere and the Career Champion program, staff at the Career Center determined it would be beneficial to hire a faculty fellow to continue to bridge the gap between the academic side of the house and the Center.

By Gillian Bullock
Gillian Bullock
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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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