Women

Browse this page for career resources specifically for women, 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.

Conquering Imposter Syndrome

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I recently saw a clip of an interview with comedian Chris Rock on Jimmy Kimmel. Chris told a story about his visit to the White House during the Obama administration. He was there among legends in the entertainment industry, rightfully …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Interim Associate Director, Regional Campuses Tara Malone
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Internship Success Story: Rei Bufi

Internship Success Story

Rei Bufi (she/her/hers) is earning a bachelor’s degree in Molecular and Cell Biology and an Individualized major in Globalization, Art, and Activism with minors in Physiology and Neurobiology, and Human Rights at UConn in 2021. Rei participated in a virtual …

By Victoria
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Student Success Story: Leila Shwayhat

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Leila Shwayhat (she/her/hers) earned her bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering from the School of Engineering at UConn in May 2018. After graduation, Leila secured employment with Loureiro Engineering Associates as an Engineer. Hear Leila’s story and how the resources …

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UConn Graduate Is Part of the Chicago Political Scene

Samantha Nugent, '98 (CLAS)

Chicago’s 39th Ward sits on the northern edge of the city and is home to plenty of small businesses, ethnic restaurants, and two universities.

Its current alderman is not a homegrown product of the Windy City, but a UConn graduate – Samantha …

By Mike Enright
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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
Tara Malone Interim Associate Director, Regional Campuses Tara Malone
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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. …

U.S. Department of Labor Women’s Bureau

The U.S. Department of Labor Women’s Bureau develops policies and standards and conducts inquiries to safeguard the interests of working …

BOLD Women’s Leadership Network

BOLD focuses on facilitating opportunities for women’s career development and networking through scholarship funding, programming, and post-graduation fellowships.

InHerSight

InHerSight allows you to examine hundreds of women-rated companies and read reviews regarding employment and more.

Feminist Jobs

Feminist Jobs is a job posting site, run by Feminist.org, with new frequent postings and a weekly digest that users …

The Memo

Women of color face different challenges in the workplace. The Memo is a career development company providing tools, access, and …