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.  

If you have questions or need help, please schedule an appointment with a Career Coach. Click here to schedule an appointment. 

Graduate Student Internship Success Story: Gabriel Camacho

Name: Gabriel Camacho
Undergraduate education: University of Virginia
Graduate education: Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Connecticut.

What are your research interests?
My research interests are to understand the role that stereotypes and prejudice play in racial/ethnic disparities across an …

By Tithi Basu Mallik
Tithi Basu Mallik Graduate Student Career Programs and Services Graduate Assistant Tithi Basu Mallik
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Undergraduate Student Success Story: Morgan Reiss

Morgan Reiss

Major: Psychology

Minors: Human Development and Family Studies, Criminal Justice, and Cognitive Science

Year: Senior

What was your internship or co-op and how did you find it? I was an intern at the Department of Children and Families …

By Arianna Dines
Arianna Dines Arianna Dines
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The “Hidden” Help in Your Teaching and Education Career Plan

There are a lot of ways to find opportunities for jobs, internships, and careers, and there are a lot of people who will offer guidance and advice if you network with them. Networking takes many forms, it can be connecting …

By Michael Petro
Michael Petro Assistant Director, Internal Relations Michael Petro
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Industry Spotlight: Careers in Education

Are you a CLAS student who’s interested in a career in education? Check out this blog post for some great resources on entering the field of education!

In this post:

Alumni Insights
Relevant Articles
Industry Job Boards
Professional Associations

Alumni …

By Emily Merritt
Emily Merritt Career Consultant, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Emily Merritt
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Featured Resources

Glassdoor for Students

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Internship & Co-op Guide

Both internships & co-ops are work/learning experiences that provide a hands-on way for students to confirm their choice of major …

Engage in Experiential Learning

One of the best ways to gain experience, and begin to understand if a career sector or career path is …