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.

Virtual or phone appointments- even easier than finding Wilbur Cross!

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If you’ve made it this far and found our website, I’ve got great news! Meeting with a Career Consultant is just a couple of clicks away. If you are finding yourself wondering about the current state of the job or …

By Eran Peterson
Eran Peterson Career Consultant, School of Engineering Eran Peterson
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Identify Your Values to Explore Aligned Careers

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It’s important to explore yourself first as you explore careers. Having self-knowledge and self-awareness of you as an individual will help you find a career that’s a good match. Identifying your most important values is one piece of the puzzle.

By Kelsey Keefe
Kelsey Keefe Career Consultant Kelsey Keefe
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First CLAS Case Competition Winners Share Takeaways

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In October, 11 teams of College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) students participated in UConn’s first-ever CLAS Case Competition. The competition was co-sponsored by the UConn Center for Career Development and Cigna, an avid recruiter of UConn students for …

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My Experience Using Husky Mentor Network

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Editor’s Note: The 2020 Spring Career Fair will be a virtual career fair hosted by Husky Mentor Network. Click here to watch a video tutorial overviewing how to sign up for Husky Mentor Network and how to schedule conversations with …

By Selah Ford
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It’s Not Too Late to Find a Summer Opportunity

Internship Opportunities

On-Demand Videos on Finding an Internship or Co-op, Résumés, Cover Letters, and Interviews

Don’t have time to set up an appointment? Looking to work on your materials over spring break? The Center for Career Development has many videos and webinars …

By Hannah Halloran
Hannah Halloran Graduate Assistant, Programming Hannah Halloran
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