Veterans and Service Members

Browse this page for career resources specifically for veterans and service members: events to attend, student organizations to consider joining, and blog posts to support your understanding of various career topics. To discuss career opportunities, consider meeting with a career coach. Appointments can be scheduled to discuss Career Paths, Job Searches, Résumés, Interviews, Personal Statements, Professional Networking, Cover Letters, and LinkedIn to name a few. Click here to schedule your meeting.

How To Handle Uncomfortable Interview Questions About Your Service

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We spoke with Tara Carlidge, Recruiting Manager at Citi and former Personnel Officer in the U.S. Army, to ask her about how veterans should react if a hiring manager asks them a question about their time in the military that …

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Recognizing Women Student Veterans and Service Members on Campus

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Women have played integral roles in the history of our nation’s military and in March, Women’s History Month, we remember and recognize the many achievements of women and women in the military. As more women veterans and service members enroll …

By Monika Sziron
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From Veteran to Civilian: How to Navigate Re-Entry Effectively

Military to Civilian Transition.

Military life is one that must be lived to be understood. No movie, book or story can possibly give an accurate representation of the experience because so much of it is felt in the soul. But, once you’ve been there, …

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Share Your Insights on Identity and Career Development

Identity and Career Development

UConn students are invited to participate in a survey, Identity and Career Development, conducted by the Center for Career Development.

The Center for Career Development is committed to providing an inclusive environment where all UConn students feel comfortable utilizing our …

By Tara Malone
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I can work at the VA?

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Service to country and service to community oftentimes plays an important role in Veteran’s lives even in civilian life. Volunteering is not the only way to help those in need. The Veteran Employment Services Office (VESO) offers a wealth of …

By Eran Peterson
Eran Peterson Assistant Director, Career Coaching and Counseling Eran Peterson
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Resources

Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)

ERGs are voluntary, employee-led groups made up of individuals who join together based on common interests, backgrounds, or demographic factors. …

Boston University: Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

The SURF program was developed to promote access to graduate education for undergraduate students, especially those who come from underrepresented …

University of Pennsylvania: Summer Undergraduate Minority Research Program

SUMR is a program that focuses on preparing undergraduate students from underrepresented minority groups in exploring the field of health …

Harvard Medical School: Summer Honors Undergraduate Research Program

SHURP is a 10-week summer research program designed to provide underrepresented undergraduate students an opportunity to gain training and mentorship …

TRIALS

Trials is a summer program created in a partnership by Harvard Law School, NYU School of Law, and the Advantage …

The Brookings Institution

The Brookings Institution has a variety of full-time and part-time internships for students who are interested in public policy related …