Tithi Basu Mallik
Graduate Student Career Programs and Services Graduate Assistant
Tithi Basu Mallik (she/her/hers) is the Graduate Assistant for Graduate Student and Postdoc Programs and Services at the Center for Career Development. In this role, she develops new programs to benefit the graduate student and postdoc community at the University, while working to evaluate and understand current career development resources by conducting departmental outreach and research. In particular, she manages two signature events involving employers and alumni, Employer Insights and Expand Your Career Options. Tithi also creates and delivers presentation and workshop with content tailored to the graduate student and postdoc population. She founded and leads the Graduate Student Career Council, a group of graduate students from different disciplines who engage in career initiatives within their departments.
Tithi is a doctoral candidate in the Philosophy Department. Prior to UConn, she completed an M.Phil. in Cognitive Science, and a B.A. in Philosophy from Jadavpur University in India. She is passionate about issues of diversity in higher education.
Graduate Assistant, College to Career Transitions & Alumni Services
Alexandra Pierce is the Graduate Assistant for College to Career Transitions and Alumni Services at the Center for Career Development. In this role, her major projects include the development of the new Senior Year Experience course for graduating students and creation of presentations and programs focusing on the post-UConn transition, including the Beyond UConn conference and graduate school fair. For the previous two years, Alexandra has worked as a Graduate Assistant in Career Coaching, where she supported students with their major and career exploration. She was also heavily involved in an initiative with Residential Life and focused on updating and assessing the UConn Career Planner.
Alexandra graduated from Boston College with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She held roles as a mental health worker and data analyst prior to coming to UConn, where she earned her Master of Arts in Educational Psychology in 2018 and is currently pursuing her PhD in Educational Psychology.
Pronouns: she, her, hers
Graduate Assistant, Programming
Hannah Halloran is the Graduate Assistant for Programming at the Center for Career Development, where she supports in the coordination of the Center’s career readiness programs including development, planning, implementation, and hosting of core and special events.
Prior to her current role, Hannah worked at the Center for Career Development as a Career Intern with the Careers for the Common Good Team and as the Programming & Internal Relations Coordinator where she evaluated and redesigned the University’s FYE résumé writing assignment. Hannah graduated from UConn in 2019 with a Bachelor of Arts in Human Development and Family Studies and is currently pursuing her Master of Social Work with a concentration in Policy Practice at the UConn School of Social Work.
Pronouns: she, her, hers
Graduate Assistant, Technology and Assessment
Sylvia Pu is the Technology and Assessment Graduate Assistant at the Center for Career Development. With the support of the Associate Director of Technology and Assessment, Sylvia is redesigning the department’s assessment strategies in order to streamline the process of collecting and reporting data. Her daily responsibilities also include engineering and implementing surveys, and composing and presenting reports with respect to CCD service usage and UConn’s undergraduate and graduate students career outcomes.
Prior to her current role, Sylvia worked on CCD’s Programming team in the 2018 – 2019 academic year. She was one of the driving forces behind the 2019 Beyond UConn Conference and the creator of the re-imagined First-Year Experience career development presentation for UConn’s growing international undergraduate population.