Tips on Searching for Government Internships/Jobs during a Pandemic

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Searching for an internship or job has many inherent challenges, but during a global pandemic, they seem to be astronomical.  Now that many companies and organizations are closing temporarily or minimizing staffing, traditional hiring has changed to reflect the times. …

By Robin Shefts
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Writing a Compelling U.S. – Style Résumé 

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As an international student, it is essential to understand the expectations hiring managers have for U.S. résumés as each country has its individual recommendations. Developing an effective document that not only highlights your education and experiences but also meets the guidelines of what American employers expect, is instrumental …

By Desiree Martino
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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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Saving the Planet One Day at a Time

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Climate Change, Deforestation, Animal and Marine Life Welfare, and Conservation are all highly charged topics, yet ones students at UConn study and research on a daily basis. If these areas are a high priority to you, working at a job …

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