Welcome to the Career Exploration community!
This page has been tailored to this specific community and common questions students have when exploring industry options. Browse this page for alumni to engage with, events to attend, student organizations to consider joining, internships and jobs to explore, and blog posts to deepen your understanding. Consider meeting with a career coach to discuss your values, interests, and skills – and how they might be best utilized in a particular field of interest. Meetings can be scheduled by clicking here.
Career Readiness Skills:
Employers consider the following eight skills essential when considering new employees for their workplace, regardless of field of study or degree earned. Look for opportunities to develop these skills both in and out of the classroom.
- Critical Thinking/Problem Solving
- Oral/Written Communications
- Professionalism/Work Ethic
- Self-Awareness & Career Management
- Global Perspective
In celebration of National Career Development Month, the Center for Career Development is offering exciting events and opportunities for students to strengthen their career readiness! You can still invest in your career development even if you don’t know what that …
On Tuesday, October 8, immediately following the Graduate School Fair, I had the pleasure of moderating a panel featuring seven experts on the medical school admissions process. Based on their extensive experience in healthcare graduate program admissions, the panelists shared …
When entering college, knowing which major or career is right for you can be very difficult. Having little to no experience in the industry you want to pursue can leave you feeling unsure and stressed out. A great way to …
I had the amazing opportunity to speak with Jiongnan Liu, a 4th year psychological sciences major. Speaking with her about her career choices and the opportunities she’s had is something that I feel that all UConn students should hear. I …
All consulting work is objective-driven in some form or another. Consultants are driven to transform their clients’ business models: to identify core challenges and opportunities, recommend a strategy for optimization, and often to implement that strategy to create sustainable change. …