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4 Reasons to Double Major in Human Rights

Choosing a major can be tough. Maybe you have multiple interests, or maybe you just have no idea what you want to study or what you want to do with your life at all. Relatable. When I was a freshman, I was pretty clueless. My …

By Brynne Bergen
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Career Insights from Wilma Mankiller – First Female Chief of the Cherokee Nation

This blog is part of a series documenting notable people from underrepresented groups and the career insights they provide us. As you read, click links to access additional career development resources.

Wilma Mankiller (1945-2010): Don’t let people define you. Define …

By Erik Zawodniak
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Alumni Success Story: Breno Donatti

As a first-generation immigrant born in Brazil, Breno encountered some challenges when he moved to the United States without knowing how to speak English. Prior to founding Winfield Street Coffee in 2015, Breno worked in some renowned restaurants and pizzerias in New York. Hear Breno’s story and how he took advantage of the resources of the UConn Stamford campus.

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Welcome to the Non-profit, Social Service, and other Careers for the Common Good Community!

Welcome to the Non-profit, Social Service, and other Careers for the Common Good Community! The Center for Career Development understands that the job and internship search can be overwhelming, especially when trying to find opportunities in common good careers. This …

By Alexis Cortes
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Let the Exploration Begin! 6 Steps to Navigating the “Let’s Explore” Career Community

As an undergraduate student, you may already be aware of the vast array of academic opportunities and career outcomes that come with pursuit of a degree from the University of Connecticut.  For students in the ACES Program, or whose majors …

By Kristen Soprano
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