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.  

Top Three Tech Jobs for Veterans

Wondering what the best career fit is for you after your service to our Nation? Here are the top three tech jobs for former service members!

By Andrew Lanza
Andrew Lanza
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Computer Science vs. Software Engineering: What’s the Difference?

Two occupations that are often confused in the tech industry are computer science and software engineering. But, while they may be similar in nature and fundamentals, they shouldn’t be used interchangeably.

For one, software engineers are professionals who specialize in

By Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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How to Prepare for Technical Interviews

What is a technical interview? Will you have to complete one when applying for jobs? Learn the answers to these questions and gain valuable “do’s and don’ts”!

By Taylor Czmyr
Taylor Czmyr
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AAPI Heritage Month Spotlight: Josephine Santiago-Bond

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month! To celebrate early, today we’re highlighting Josephine Santiago-Bond, Chief and co-founder of the Advanced Engineering Development Branch at NASA.

By Avery Caya
Avery Caya Graduate Assistant, CLAS/Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (They/Them/Theirs)
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5 Great Careers in Renewable Energy

There are many benefits to renewable energy, such as reduced pollution, improved public health, and economic development, just to name a few. According to The International Renewable Energy Agency, 90% of the world’s electricity should come from renewable energy sources …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Husky Mentors

  • Co-Founder & CEO Auryc Inc. (acquired by Heap)
Meet Jinlin >
  • Director of Partnerships Aprimo
Meet Elizabeth >
  • Cheshire, CT
  • Deputy Commissioner & Chief Investment Officer Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development
Meet Robert >
Meet Steve >

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

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

Résumé Samples by Career Community
Career Search Engines
In addition to engaging in networking, searching online can be a viable option to supplement internship and co-op efforts. In …
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 …

CyberSEED

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