Student Success Story: Kritika Shankar

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Kritika Shankar earned a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from the College of Liberal Art and Sciences with a minor in Molecular and Cell Biology at UConn in May 2019. Since graduating, Kritika is in pursuit of a Master of Public …

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Student Success Story: Alexis Trench

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Alexis Trench (she/her/hers) earned a master’s degree in Animal Science from the College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources at UConn in 2020. After obtaining her degree, Alexis went on to secure employment at Charles River Laboratories as a …

By Anusha Gopinath
Anusha Gopinath CLAS Career Ambassador Anusha Gopinath
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MarketingEDGE First-Gen Initiative

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MarketingEDGE is a 50-year-old national nonprofit committed to shaping the future of marketing leadership by connecting students, academics, and professionals to the resources and relationships they need to see, move, and stay ahead.

In Spring, 2021,  first-generation students will be …

By Chrys Tsilibes
Chrys Tsilibes Assistant Director, Corporate Partner Relations, Fairfield County Chrys Tsilibes
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Job Search – the Power of Networking

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Searching for an internship or your first full-time job is an interesting challenge for all students. As a First Generation student, you may be facing additional potential barriers. Do you know what questions to ask or what type of support …

By Robert Volle
Robert Volle Program Director - Regional Campuses & CPR Robert Volle
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Student Success Story: Justin Monell

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Justin Monell (him/him/el) completed a two-year sociology program at the University of Bridgeport before transferring to the University of Connecticut to finish his degree. In 2014, he earned his Bachelor’s in Sociology and Political Science with a minor in Latinx …

By Sarah Krafcik
Sarah Krafcik CLAS Career Ambassador Sarah Krafcik
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