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Explore Academic Programs and Careers

When it comes to exploring careers and/or the pursuit of an additional academic degree, be invested in finding all the information that you can to understand your options and the value of further education.

Career Exploration Resources and Sites:

Career Options for PhDs An annually updated list of popular job search links organized by career sector
Vault An excellent career exploration tool within HuskyCareerPrep – Login with NetID (You can find Vault under the Research Tools section in HuskyCareerPrep)
Versatile PhD (Login with NetID) An online resource and community for STEM, humanities, and social science graduate students to explore, identify, and prepare for careers with businesses, organizations, and agencies.
Occupational Outlook Handbook A comprehensive resource of different jobs and the employment outlook
UConn Career Fairs Career fairs are offered during the fall and spring semesters. Attending provides a great way  to learn about potential employers and careers. (Research the employers attending and use this guide on how to prepare)
LinkedIn This networking platform enables you to connect with UConn alumni, viewing their job titles and the companies for which they work. Learn more about how to create your LinkedIn profile.


Additional Education Resources and Sites:

UConn’s Online Graduate Certificates Explore a range of graduate certificate programs to complement or expand your current academic training
Graduate Degrees offered at UConn Access the list of The Graduate School’s doctoral programs
Petersons A comprehensive site to locate universities beyond UConn that offer graduate study in your field of interest

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