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Top 4 Skills for a Fundraising Professional in a Non-Profit

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If you’re interested in working for a non-profit organization, you may know that fundraising plays a big part in how well the organization can finance its operations and provide key services for its cause. Fundraising is a great way to …

By Victoria
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Resume Basics for Law Students

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by Shelley Awe | December 22, 2020

Did you know the average time an employer spends looking at a resume is less than 10 seconds? That’s not a lot of time to make a great first impression! To get recognized as …

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UConn Graduate Is Part of the Chicago Political Scene

Samantha Nugent, '98 (CLAS)

Chicago’s 39th Ward sits on the northern edge of the city and is home to plenty of small businesses, ethnic restaurants, and two universities.

Its current alderman is not a homegrown product of the Windy City, but a UConn graduate – Samantha …

By Mike Enright
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4 Takeaways from the Careers in Advocacy Panel

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On November 4th, Careers for the Common Good hosted the Careers in Advocacy Panel as their first event of the 2020-2021 academic year. Four amazing panelists attended this event, all of who are currently working in different areas of …

By Sean Roach
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Student Success Story – Jakob Lopez

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Jakob Lopez ’21 (CLAS) has become a leader in his hometown of Manchester even before he earns his undergraduate degree from UConn.

An urban and community studies major, Lopez serves as the Diversity and Equity Inclusions Coordinator for the town’s …

By Mike Enright
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