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.

National Career Development Month while Exploring Careers

National Career Development Month Calendar 2019-page-001

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 …

By Kelsey Keefe
Kelsey Keefe Career Consultant Kelsey Keefe
Read more »

Listen to the Experts: Med School Admissions Representatives

Med School Admissions Experts_ (1)

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 …

Read more »

My Experience Using Husky Mentor Network

Husky Mentor Network

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 …

By Selah Ford
Selah Ford Selah Ford
Read more »

CLAS student Spotlight: Jiongnan Liu

Jiongnan Liu

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 …

By Inchan Hwang
Inchan Hwang Profile Picture
Read more »

The Rewards of Life Sciences Consulting: A Conversation with Putnam’s Remco op den Kelder


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. …

By Eran Peterson
Eran Peterson Career Consultant, School of Engineering Eran Peterson
Read more »