Career Exploration

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

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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
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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
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My Experience as a Research Subject

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Just attending a major research university offers so many possibilities to get involved in research and to meet interesting people all around campus. We hear a lot about the benefits to getting involved in research as an undergraduate research assistant …

By Eran Peterson
Eran Peterson Assistant Director, Career Coaching and Counseling Eran Peterson
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4 Steps to Picking a Major from Someone in your Shoes

Standing at a fork on a hiking path.

Unfortunately, there is not one magic trick that will lead you to the major and career that is perfect for you. Finding one that is a good fit can be an extremely messy and stressful process. I would know, …

By Sean Roach
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Career Fair Prep Mistake #1

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Filters. We love filters. Don’t let filters make you sad, though. Let me paint a scene for you that might sound familiar:

Maybe you heard about the upcoming Career Fairs, your roommate is going, a couple people from your stats …

By Eran Peterson
Eran Peterson Assistant Director, Career Coaching and Counseling Eran Peterson
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The Major Experience (TME)

The Major Experience (TME) is a University-wide major exploration program, designed to help students explore majors in a holistic, interactive, and intentional manner. TME …

Majors to Careers

Are you trying to figure out what to do with your major? Are you wondering what students and alumni in …

Vault: Research Employers

See rankings & reviews for companies, schools & internships. Find jobs, salary data, interview questions, résumé help, and more. When …

Practice Perspectives: Vault’s Guide to Legal Practice Areas, 2019 Edition

Practice Perspectives: Vault’s Guide to Legal Practice Areas is the insider’s guide to what it’s really like to practice at …

Vault Guide to Law Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for a career …

Vault Industry Guides

Practice Perspectives: Vault’s Guide to Legal Practice Areas, 2019 Edition

Practice Perspectives: Vault’s Guide to Legal Practice Areas is the insider’s guide to what it’s really like to practice at …

Vault Guide to Law Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for a career …