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Student Success Story: UConn’s Sage Phillips Named a Udall Scholar

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University of Connecticut rising senior Sage Phillips ’22 (CLAS), a political science and human rights major, has been named a recipient of a prestigious national scholarship for the second time in less than a month.

Phillips has been selected as …

By Mike Enright '88 (CLAS)
Mike Enright '88 (CLAS) Deputy Spokesperson
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How to Make Your Voice Heard in the Workplace (Especially as a Woman or Minority)

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Have you ever sat silently as a coworker talked for 47 of the 50 minutes allotted for a meeting? Have you mentioned an idea only to be ignored or have someone else say it later and get credit? It can …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Med School: Expectations vs. Reality

Jessica Young

Jessica Young (She/Her/Hers)

Jessica is an alumnus of the UConn Class of 2019. She graduated as part of the Honors Program and the Special Program in Medicine with a B.S. in Physiology and Neurobiology and a B.S. in English. At …

By Hannah Halloran
Hannah Halloran Graduate Assistant, Programming Hannah Halloran
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From a Doctoral Student in Philosophy to a Higher Ed Professional: Emma Bjorngard-Basayne’18 Ph.D.’s Success Story

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UConn alumna Dr. Emma Bjorngard-Basayne18 Ph.D. Philosophy is currently an Academic Advisor at the Office of Undergraduate Advising, UConn School of Business. She is also an Adjunct Professor in Philosophy at the Stamford Campus, UConn. Her career journey suggests …

By Damiao Zoe Xu
Damiao Zoe Xu Graduate Assistant, Graduate Student and Postdoc Career Programs and Services Damiao Zoe Xu
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$100 and a Dream: A Small Business Owner’s Journey

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Brittany Harrington, President and Owner of Harrington Diving & Marine Services, shares her story of how she started a successful business with her husband, Peter. With hard work and determination, they achieved their dream and you can too!

My husband, …

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 …

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 …