Parents & Families

50+ Black-Owned and Led Companies for Students to Follow

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Dozens of Black-owned and Black-led companies hire students and young alumni. Follow these companies to discover your next career move.

Handshake’s goal has always been to connect students of all backgrounds to meaningful careers and help build diversity in the …

By Handshake
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What Transferable Skills Can You Gain From Church Volunteering?

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Volunteering at your church is a great way to give back to your community and help you gain the skills you need to be successful in any workplace. The transferable skills that you develop during your service will make a …

By Victoria
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Center for Career Development Recognized at NACE Awards

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Established in 1956, the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) is a professional association that connects over 9,500 college career services professionals and over 3,200 university relations and recruiting professionals. NACE is the country’s leading source of information on …

By Jim Lowe
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Two Career Center Team Members Win UConn Spirit Awards

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A big congratulations to Kay Kimball Gruder and Lisa Famularo on being selected as recipients of the 2021 UConn Spirit Awards! Kay was selected as the University Citizen Award winner for exemplifying excellence in exhibiting University workplace values, and Lisa’s …

By Mike Enright
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5 Ways to Get Involved in Social Justice

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You may be thinking about how you can get involved in activism/social justice in and outside of school or work. Sometimes it can be overwhelming trying to think of things that you can do on your own, so we are …

By Natalie Calletano
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