Science, Data, and Technology

Welcome to the Science, Data, and Technology community!

The Science, Data, and Technology community will provide resources, information, and a virtual space for students and alumni interested in working within the science, data, and technology industries.  As a follower of the Science, Data, and Technology community, you will get timely alerts on internships, co-ops, jobs, blogs, and events posted on the page.  

Career and self-development are life-long processes that evolve as new experiences and information are obtained. Use this page to design your career and self-development strategically. Review the list of student and professional organizations and decide which opportunities best align with your career goals. Connect with a Husky Mentor to engage in career conversations that will expand your network and give you an on-the-job perspective. Explore your options by reviewing Job Market Insights and the UConn Undergraduate Outcomes.  


Alumni Spotlight: Shihab Khalfalla

Class of 2023 alumni Shahib Khalfalla shares his experiences as a first-generation professional, and offers advice to first-generation students on how to find support and resources.

By Mary Malerba
Mary Malerba Assistant Director, Alumni Relations
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How to Prepare for a Technical Interview

What is a technical interview? Employers use this interview style to assess what you know about a particular industry. Read on to learn how prepare for a technical interview and understand how they are conducted.

By Taylor Czmyr
Taylor Czmyr
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LGBTQ+ Pride Month Spotlight: Sally Ride

June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month, and to celebrate, we are highlighting an LGBTQ+ trailblazer, Sally Ride!

By Avery Caya
Avery Caya Graduate Assistant, CLAS/Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (They/Them/Theirs)
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My Experience in a Yale REU Program

My internship allowed me to explore my passion for clinical-based research. I learned how first-hand experience in how molecular research was done and gained an understanding the pathobiology of chronic lung diseases, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

By Darlene Burckson
Darlene Burckson
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I’m passionate about Disability Rights, but how can I combine that with my degree? Part 1: Health and Science

Interested in a career connected to the disability community? This blog can help you explore careers where the disability community and health and science intersect.

By Emily Bretthauer
Emily Bretthauer
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Husky Mentors

  • Senior Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations Prevent Cancer Foundation
  • Santa Barbara, CA
  • Founder Lenk Media
  • Technology Leadership Development Program (TLDP) - Innovation Architect Travelers

Job Market InsightsIn partnership withLightcast logo

Explore occupations by career categories and pathways and use real time labor market data to power your decision making.

First, choose an industry of interest, then filter for occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

Career Outcomes

  • First Destination
  • Top Employers
  • Starting Salary
  • Employment Locations
  • Top Universities
  • Degree Types
  • Fields of Study

First Destination

First Destination refers to undergraduate outcomes within the 6 months following graduation. The data is collected through a survey distributed to students at graduation, and again in the months following, to gain insight on their lives post-graduation.

Featured Resources


ChemIDP is an individual development planning tool for graduate students and postdocs in the chemical sciences

Podcasts for Your Career Community

Listening to podcasts can give you a window into the career and work habits of people in every kind of …


Hosted by the Comcast Center of Excellence for Security Innovation at the University of Connecticut (CSI), CyberSEED brings together top …