Religiously Affiliated

Browse this page for career resources specifically for those of faith: events to attend, student organizations to consider joining, and blog posts to support your understanding of various career topics. To discuss career opportunities, consider meeting with a career coach. Appointments can be scheduled to discuss Career Paths, Job Searches, Résumés, Interviews, Personal Statements, Professional Networking, Cover Letters, and LinkedIn to name a few. Click here to schedule your meeting.

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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4 Career Pathways Benefited by Candidates with Religious Knowledge

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What is the first thought that comes to mind when you think of “faith-based careers”? Many people picture religious leaders or those who hold other roles within a religious community. However, there are a variety of options for those who …

By Mary Malerba
Mary Malerba Assistant Director, Corporate Partner Relations Mary Malerba
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Religious Discrimination in the Workplace

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Religious discrimination can take place in the workplace – or even in the application stage. 

In response to widespread discrimination, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was passed. It is a landmark civil rights and labor law that addresses the …

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Share Your Insights on Identity and Career Development

Identity and Career Development

UConn students are invited to participate in a survey, Identity and Career Development, conducted by the Center for Career Development.

The Center for Career Development is committed to providing an inclusive environment where all UConn students feel comfortable utilizing our …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Interim Associate Director, Regional Campuses Tara Malone
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Religion & Your Résumé

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Your résumé provides employers with a first look at who you are and what you may be able to contribute to their organization. When your faith is an integral part of your identity, you may wonder whether information about your …

By Mary Malerba
Mary Malerba Assistant Director, Corporate Partner Relations Mary Malerba
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Resources

Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)

ERGs are voluntary, employee-led groups made up of individuals who join together based on common interests, backgrounds, or demographic factors. …

UConn Faith

In both research and practice, spirituality is a core dimension of holistic wellness. When we are spiritually well, we feel …

Professional Associations & Faith groups

Linked is a listing, managed by The Center on Religion and the Profession at the University of Missouri, sorted alphabetically.

Anti-Defamation League Religious Accommodation Fact Sheet

The Anti-Defamation League produced this Religious Accommodation in the Workplace Fact Sheet to inform job-seekers and employees on their rights …

Boston University: Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

The SURF program was developed to promote access to graduate education for undergraduate students, especially those who come from underrepresented …

University of Pennsylvania: Summer Undergraduate Minority Research Program

SUMR is a program that focuses on preparing undergraduate students from underrepresented minority groups in exploring the field of health …