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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.

How to Best Prepare for the Non-Profit & Service Career Fair! 

Non-Profit and Service Career Fair

Careers for the Common Good is excited to announce the 2020 Non-Profit and Service Career Fair on February 28th, from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. The Career Fair is a wonderful opportunity for students to engage with over 75 non-profits, …

By Ashley Andino
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Are you thinking about life after graduation?

Beyond UConn Expo


If you are graduating in 2020, plan on attending the Annual Beyond UConn Expo on February 18th, from 4-7 PM, to meet experts and find resources about life after graduation. The Expo will include representatives from UConn as well …

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Do you even need an Engineering degree to work in the field of Engineering?


There are certainly majors that are more linear than others in regards to career paths. You pretty much need a Nursing degree to be a Nurse, an Actuarial degree to be an Actuary, and a Pharmacy degree to be a …

By Eran Peterson
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Paid 2020 Summer Internships: Available at nine UConn Extension locations throughout CT! Deadline Sunday March 1


Intern in the field of your choice:  Nutrition, Health, Food, Research, Community Development, Youth Education, Marketing, Sustainability, Agribusiness. Locations include Litchfield, Farmington, New Haven, Middlesex County, Hartford, and more! Deadline to apply is Sunday March 1st, 2020.

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By Susan Hyde-Wick
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The Importance of On-Campus Activities

UConn Involvement Fair

Are you interested in getting more involved on campus and making more meaningful connections? Do you struggle to fill up that one page for a resume? Well, I’m here to tell you that there is a way and it’s through …

By Melissa Nowak
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