Ana Clara Blesso

Assistant Director of Experiential Learning

Ana Clara Blesso is the Assistant Director for Experiential Learning at the Center for Career Development, where she serves as the department lead for internship and cooperative education programming, resources, and information. Ana Clara assists with various internship-related activities; including facilitating the center’s internship classes and developing the on-campus internship program. In addition, she organizes the annual Internship Showcase and Experiential Learning awards program.

Prior to her role at UConn, Ana Clara served as Assistant Director of Fairfield University’s Career Planning Center. She has held graduate internships in career counseling, substance abuse prevention, student leadership development, and mental health counseling at Wake Forest University and High Point University in North Carolina. She received a Master of Arts degree in Counseling from Wake Forest University and a Bachelor of Science degree from Assumption College.