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Are You Searching for Employment in the Federal Government?

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Many college seniors and graduate students are interested in pursuing careers in the federal government.  There are numerous resources on the internet for finding these career opportunities.

Applications to federal government agencies may take longer than average due to their …

By Robin Shefts
Robin Shefts Assistant Director (Hartford Campus) Robin Shefts
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Virtual or phone appointments- even easier than finding Wilbur Cross!

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If you’ve made it this far and found our website, I’ve got great news! Meeting with a Career Consultant is just a couple of clicks away. If you are finding yourself wondering about the current state of the job or …

By Eran Peterson
Eran Peterson Career Consultant, School of Engineering Eran Peterson
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UConn Alumni: Jonathan Bellamy

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Jonathan Bellamy graduated from UConn in 2012 with a B.A. in Political Science. Currently a Supply Planner for Stanley Black & Decker, he has also previously worked as an administrative professional, signal officer in the Army, and a program supervisor …

By Erik Zawodniak
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How to Best Prepare for the Non-Profit & Service Career Fair! 

Non-Profit and Service Career Fair

Careers for the Common Good is excited to announce the 2020 Non-Profit and Service Career Fair on February 28th, from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. The Career Fair is a wonderful opportunity for students to engage with over 75 non-profits, …

By Ashley Andino
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CT-Based Non-Profit Organizations You Should Know About


For students considering a career in the world of non-profit organizations, it’s always good to be familiar with the work that’s being done right in your backyard. There are a lot of incredible organizations making a real impact here in …

By Clarice Pennock
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