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.  

Pharmaceutics and Pfizer—What to Do with Your Science Degree

Between 2000 and 2009, pharmaceutical innovations alone caused a 73% increase in life expectancy. Even today, medical treatment and pharmacy make a huge impact in people’s everyday lives. But getting a drug or product to market takes massive amounts of …

By May Zhang
May Zhang
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Science and Sema4: Using Your Science Degree for More

As a STEM major, it might sometimes feel like you have a very narrow choice of careers, limited to abstract, lab-based research. But that’s not always the case. Though lab work is one of the major applications of a STEM …

By May Zhang
May Zhang
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When it’s chilly, bring your “sweater”: Tips for women in STEM

It was a sunny morning the summer after my sophomore year; I woke up with the “first day jitters” because it was the first day of my first internship ever. I was nervous, excited, but most of all ready to …

By Monique Cooper
Monique Cooper Career Consultant
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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

Vault Guide to Information Technology Jobs, Third Edition

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

Vault Guide to Energy Jobs, Third Edition

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

Vault Guide to Information Technology Consulting Jobs, Second Edition

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

Featured Resources

ChemIDP

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

Résumé Samples by Career Community
Portfolio Guide

What is a portfolio?

A portfolio is a supplemental resource that highlights one’s projects or works. These can be for …

National Society of Professionals Engineers Job Board

Welcome to the NSPE Job Board, where top employers go to find top engineering talent! Our Job Board is your …

DataJobs

At DataJobs.com, our foundations are in big data. We accelerate big data recruiting by helping top companies connect with rarefied …

Internship Crossing

Only InternshipCrossing consolidates every job it can find in the domain and puts all of the job listings it locates …