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.  

A Fresh Take on Fat: Nanoparticle Technology Provides Healthy Trans, Saturated Fat Alternative

The old adage that oil and water don’t mix isn’t entirely accurate. While it’s true that the two compounds don’t naturally combine, turning them into one final product can be done. You just need an emulsifier, an ingredient commonly used in the …

By Francesca Crivello
Francesca Crivello Operations Coordinator
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10 Entry-Level Jobs That Actually Pay—Plus Tips on How to Get Them

The phrase “entry-level” has, in many ways, become synonymous with low pay. But the truth is, “It is not the term ‘entry-level’ that determines salary,” says Linda J. Hollenback, MSEd, a college and career strategist, founder of Hollenback Consulting, and …

By Deanna deBara - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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We Need Environmental Science Grads, But What Do You Need? 13 Career Options We Think You’ll Love

Whatever drove you to study—or consider studying—environmental science, you’re well aware that the world needs you right now. Environmental science majors are prepared to take on our climate crisis, conserve natural resources and environments, lead the charge on renewable energy, and—not to be dramatic—literally save the planet.

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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3 LGBTQ+ in STEM Resources

500 Queer Scientists

500 Queer Scientists is a database of LGBTQ+ researchers, professors, program managers, and students running the gamut of STEM: engineering, data science, chemistry, psychology, and many more disciplines. 500 may seem like a big number, but there …

By Erik Zawodniak
Erik Zawodniak
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Student Success Story: Ateeb Rahman

Ateeb Rahman is a junior majoring in Mechanical Engineering with a concentration in Aerospace. Currently a mechanical engineering intern for Hanwha Aerospace USA, Ateeb hopes to become an astronaut in the future to help progress space exploration.

Describe what you …

By Erik Zawodniak
Erik Zawodniak
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Husky Mentors

  • Design Engineer Gems Sensors & Controls
  • Data Scientist Barclays
  • Product development and technology transfer scientist Aprecia Pharmaceuticals
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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

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Career Outcomes

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  • 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.

Vault Guides

Practice Perspectives: Vault’s Guide to Legal Practice Areas is the insider’s guide to what it’s really like to practice at …

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for a career …

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for a career …

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for a career …

Featured Resources

Glassdoor for Students

Search millions of jobs and get the inside scoop on companies with employee reviews, personalized salary tools, and more.

Internship & Co-op Guide

Both internships & co-ops are work/learning experiences that provide a hands-on way for students to confirm their choice of major …

National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC)
NAWIC membership helps you grow and flourish personally and professionally.

Women in construction join NAWIC for many reasons. For some …

NAWIC Founders’ Scholarship Foundation (NFSF)
Help for students pursuing a career in construction

The NAWIC Founders’ Scholarship Foundation (NFSF) assists in providing the construction industry …

500 Queer Scientists
Who We Are

A visibility campaign for LGBTQ+ people and their allies working in STEM and STEM-supporting jobs — a group …

Engage in Experiential Learning

One of the best ways to gain experience, and begin to understand if a career sector or career path is …