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Should I Consider Applying to Law School Rather Than Seeking Employment during the COVID-19 Era?

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Are you considering applying to law school rather than seeking employment during the COVID-19 era? Many college students are now considering graduate school as an option, rather than jumping into an uncertain job market. The decision to apply to law …

By Robin Shefts
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Your Summer Internship Has Been Canceled—Now What?

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 by Vault Law Editors | April 16, 2020

As COVID-19 has forced law schools to go virtual, lawyers to work virtually, and law firms to cut salaries and furlough employees, it has also affected summer internships and summer associate programs. Some programs …

By Robin Shefts
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Interning at a Government Relations Firm – Srishti Banerjee

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Srishti Banerjee is a UConn senior studying Political Science. Last summer, she interned at Penn Lincoln Strategies

Erik Zawodniak: What made you decide to become a Political Science major?

Srishti Banerjee: I have always had this drive to understand the …

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I Sent LinkedIn Messages Until I Got a Dream Job in Politics

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I graduated with a master’s degree from UConn’s Higher Education and Student Affairs Program in 2018, with a plan to work in higher education long-term. Soon after, I began volunteering regularly with my town’s political committee, and I even ran …

By Julia Anderson
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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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