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.  

Improving Your Public Speaking as a STEM Student

If you’re pursuing your degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, you may think to yourself “why would I need to be good at public speaking?” After all, you’re probably not trying to become the governor of Connecticut (or maybe …

By Erik Zawodniak
Erik Zawodniak
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This Senior User Experience (UX) Researcher at Google shares the scoop on all things UXR

New product development teams need to have a good understanding of their users before even starting to think about developing products for them. A person’s needs, wants, pain points, and thought processes are all important considerations. User experience (UX) researchers

By Lauren Deleon
Lauren Deleon Program Development and Marketing Intern
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Student Success Story: Amayia Cordova

Amayia Cordova is a senior double majoring in Mathematics and an Individualized Major in Healthcare Analysis. After graduation, Amayia will be joining The Hartford as a Group Benefits Underwriter.

By Erik Zawodniak
Erik Zawodniak
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Student Spotlight: Hanbyoul Kang

Meet Hanbyoul Kang! She is an International Student from Korea studying Physiology and Neurobiology. Below, she shares her experience at UConn thus far and her future hopes and aspirations with us! 

Please tell us your name, your year, and why …

By Chelsea Osei
Chelsea Osei
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UConn Alum Shapes U.S. Climate Policy

By staying curious and saying yes to opportunities, Catherine Pomposi ’10 (CLAS) translated her degree in statistics and environmental analysis into a Ph.D. in climate science and a career on Capitol Hill.

Catherine graduated from the College of Liberal Arts and …

By Lisa Famularo
Lisa Famularo Assistant Director, Equity and Inclusion
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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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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.

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 …