Education and Sports

Welcome to the Education and Sports community!

The Education and Sports community will provide resources, information, and a virtual space for students and alumni interested in working within the education and sports industries.  As a follower of the Education and Sports community, you will get timely alerts on internships, co-ops, jobs, blogs, and events posted on the page.  

Career and self-development are life-long processes that evolve as new experiences and information are obtained. Use this page to design your career and self-development strategically. Review the list of student and professional organizations and decide which opportunities best align with your career goals. Connect with a Husky Mentor to engage in career conversations that will expand your network and give you an on-the-job perspective. Explore your options by reviewing Job Market Insights and the UConn Undergraduate Outcomes.  

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5 ways BIPOC Students Can Launch a Career in the Sports Industry

Are you a BIPOC student interested in the sports industry?

Learn about the steps to take so that you can meet your career goals!

By Wiley Dawson
Wiley Dawson Assistant Director, Hartford Campus (He, Him, His)
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10 unique career paths for college grads pursuing sport analytics careers

The interest in sport analytics careers is growing at a rapid rate. So much that Syracuse University now offers an undergraduate degree in the field of sport analytics. College Recruiter profiled Syracuse University sports economist and analytics professor Rodney Paul, …

By Matt Krumrie - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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ICYMI: Plotting Your Path: Finding a Mentor Who’s a Good Fit for YOU

The Center for Career Development recently hosted a panel featuring 6 Black professionals discussing the benefits of having mentors. Among its participants were Brittany Yancy—an Assistant Professor of Humanities at Goodwin University, Harry Amadasun Jr.—an Underwriting Operations employee at Travelers, …

By Erik Zawodniak
Erik Zawodniak
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UConn Researchers Explore Role of the Black Female Principal in Schools

Three UConn scholars from the Neag School of Education set out to learn more about the commitment of Black female principals during this time of uncertainty and heightened awareness of racial inequalities. The researchers found that these principals fought for …

By Francesca Crivello
Francesca Crivello Operations Coordinator
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The Long Game: Doug Glanville has no right to be this good at this many things.

When Neag School of Education professor Doug Glanville cleaned out his garage during a recent family move, he unearthed some unusual stuff. Interspersed among the old grill equipment and lawn chairs were a dozen baseball bats, signed by Derek Jeter …

By Rand Richards Cooper
Rand Richards Cooper
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Husky Mentors

  • Member CSTA
  • Coordinator, Student Academic Services University of Connecticut
  • Teacher/ curriculum coordinator Diocese of Orange
  • George H Cocolas Distinguished Professor and Chair University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Career Outcomes

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First Destination

First Destination refers to undergraduate outcomes within the 6 months following graduation. The data is collected through a survey distributed to students at graduation, and again in the months following, to gain insight on their lives post-graduation.