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.  

Social Work Job Market Trending High

With the increased awareness of substance abuse and mental health issues and anticipation of the US population that is 65+ years old doubling from 2016-2060 (Population Reference Bureau), there is expected to be a steady increase in demand for social …

By Marisa Tatiwong
Marisa Tatiwong Corporate Partner Relations Coordinator
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Career Fairs ARE for students interested in education & social services!

The Center for Career Development’s annual All-University Fall Career Fair will take place on Wednesday, September 25, 2019; and the STEM-focused Career Fair is the next day on Thursday, September 26, 2019. I know what you might be thinking: “Ana, …

By Ana Clara Blesso
Ana Clara Blesso Associate Director, Career Coaching & Experiential Learning
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Factors to Consider – Counseling Graduate Programs

One of my best professional experiences was pursuing a graduate degree in counseling – my experience as a graduate student taught me so much about myself, how to effectively support those around me, and the types of environments in which I …

By Ana Clara Blesso
Ana Clara Blesso Associate Director, Career Coaching & Experiential Learning
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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
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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
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Career Outcomes

  • First Destination
  • Top Employers
  • Starting Salary
  • Employment Locations
  • Top Universities
  • Degree Types
  • Fields of Study

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.