Networking

Creating a network of people who know you is central to an effective job or internship search, and although for many it can be intimidating, it is a skill that can be developed over time. Below are three key resources that you can utilize to start networking with professionals.

Husky Mentor Network

Connect with UConn alumni & professionals for one-on-one career conversations, including discussing choosing a major, résumé critiques, practice interviews, and more. Use our online mentoring platform to start building your network today by connecting with an alum that can help you out.

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Video: Networking 101

The idea of networking can feel very intimidating but it is important to recognize how it can give you an advantage while job searching or applying to graduate school. Watch this video to learn more.

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Talk to a Career Coach

Bridge the gap between “where you are” and “where you want to be” through the goal-oriented & action-oriented process of career coaching. Meet with a dedicated professional to discuss your academic & career related plans, and get empowered to make decisions & move forward.

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Resources

Career On Demand

Watch bite-sized videos with tips & advice covering all aspects of Career Development, wherever and whenever you need them.

Building Your LinkedIn Profile

Learn how to best present yourself on the biggest professional social media network.

Husky Mentor Network

Connect with UConn alumni & professionals for one-on-one career conversations, including discussing choosing a major, résumé critiques, practice interviews, and …

Veterati

Veterati is a free mentorship platform for Service Members, Veterans, and Military Spouses to access unlimited mentors.

 

NetWerx Program

The Werth Institute NetWerx Program builds bridges between current students and UConn alumni through multiple engagement opportunities centering around how …

Career Communities

Career Communities are industry-focused groups that assist undergraduate and graduate students in narrowing down their career aspirations into manageable and …

Portfolium

Portfolium is an ePortfolio network for students to visually showcase their work and projects beyond the limits of a traditional résumé. …

LinkedIn

After creating a strong profile within LinkedIn, search jobs and internships while connecting with companies of interest.