CLAS Career Night: Research-Based Careers

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 – 5:30-8:30 PM

Alumni Center mapUConn Alumni Center (Great Hall)
2384 Alumni Drive, Storrs, CT

A liberal arts and sciences degree prepares students with the tools they need to excel across a wide range of careers. Given the number of options available to you, it can be overwhelming to narrow down career choices. Attending CLAS Career Night will provide you exposure to career opportunities for CLAS students.

This semester’s focus will be on research-based careers, including research in lab, clinical, academic, field, and industry settings, as well as research administration. During this event you will engage with CLAS alumni, learn about various occupations, and gain insight about how to best prepare for your future career.

5:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. | Student Check-In/Registration
5:45 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. | Student Networking Overview
6:15 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. | Student/Alumni Roundtable Networking
7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. | Open Networking (light refreshments will be served)

Register (optional)

Registration is recommended. If you require an accommodation to participate in this event, please contact The Center for Career Development at 860-486-3013 by February 26th.


Featured Alumni

Patrick Adams
Oncogenomic Liaison
Genomic Health

Bram Bergeron-Smith
Immunoassay Manufacturing Scientist

Casey Camire
Process Engineer
Henkel Industries

Christopher Chapman
Research Chemist
King Industries

Ron Ciak
Automation/Project Engineer

Heather Clinton
Research Assistant
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

Lizzie Collin
Research Lab Manager
University of Connecticut

Joshua Johnson
Director of Partnerships
ARsome Technology Group

Lauren Long
Bioinformatics Analyst II
The Jackson Laboratory

Nastassja Ortega
Associate Director of Laboratory Operations
Charles River Laboratories

Kim Radda
Director of Research Administration
The Institute of Community Research

Collyn Seeger
Scientist III
Thermo Fisher Scientific

Bethany Silver
Director of Assessment, Evaluation & Research
Bloomfield Public Schools

Justin Smith
Senior Associate Scientist, Pharmacogenomics

Corbinian Wanner
Research Associate
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

Amanda Wedge
Behavior Technician
Harc Inc.

Dylan Young
Artificial Intelligence Manager
Fidelity Investments

Preparing for CLAS Career Night

Check out this video on networking in college and beyond for some tips related to your conversations with alumni at CLAS Career Night. More event-specific tips will be shared during the Student Networking Overview the night of, but if you have any questions in the meantime, you can always schedule an appointment to speak with one of our Career Consultants.