Ana Clara Blesso

Associate Director, Career Coaching & Experiential Learning

Ana Clara Blesso

Ana Clara Blesso (she/her/hers) is the Associate Director for Experiential Learning and Career Coaching at the Center for Career Development. In her role, she serves as the department lead for internship and cooperative education programming and career coaching oversight and direction. Ana Clara provides leadership on various internship-related activities; including facilitating the center’s internship classes and administering the Center’s annual Internship & Co-op Week.

Prior to her role at UConn, Ana Clara served as Assistant Director of Fairfield University’s Career Planning Center. Ana Clara is a trained salary negotiation facilitator through the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and a National Association of Colleges & Employers (NACE) mentor. She received a Master of Arts degree in Counseling from Wake Forest University and a Bachelor of Science degree from Assumption College.