The Graduate School and UConn is committed to, and offers countless ways for you to engage in activities to help you grow personally, academically and professionally. Regardless of your place on the timeline toward degree completion, field of study, or intended or hopeful career pathway, opportunities abound for you to grow.
To make it a little easier to organize and prioritize between the endless choices, The Graduate School has developed and recommends that you follow the ICP FRAMEWORK (Individualized planning/Career Management/Professional Growth). Just click on the tab above to learn more.
We’ll do our best to bring all these opportunities to your attention, but many times the opportunities are happening outside our knowledge or by our partners across campus, the state or across the country – so look far and wide – no doubt you will find terrific ways to challenge and advance yourself. Whether you are interested in developing leadership skills, develop your financial acumen or lab management skills, learn how to write for an intended audience, or improve your interpersonal communications skills (to name a few) you can find a workshop at UConn!
It’s up to you to participate – but we’ll make sure you have many opportunities.
Monday, October 23rd, 2017
05:00 PM - 06:30 PM
Storrs CampusLaurel Hall 201
The rÃ©sumÃ©, cover letter, and application all serve the purpose of getting you the interview, and the interview is your chance to actually get the job. In this lab you learn about what to expect in an interview and how to prepare to answer standard and complex questions in a professional way that makes you stand out and land the job, internship, or experience you are seeking.
Monday, October 23rd, 2017
08:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Storrs CampusRainbow Center; Student Union 403
Among Men, a discussion group for/by men who love men, or think that they might, is committed to providing a safe, welcoming, and confidential space for men of all walks of life to foster individual and personal growth, through the promotion of healthy discussions in an environment that values diversity. Each week there will be an open discussion about a specific topic, however gatherings are informal and the discussions will vary and evolve from the topic. Each man is welcome to bring his own stories, thoughts and ideas to share. We are devoted to being an open and affirming space for everyone.
18 Short Films
25 Coming Out
2 Finding Relationships
9 Being LGBT in Prof Space
16 HEALTH EDU OFFICE VISITING - Safe Sex Workshop plus information about prep.
23 D.A.R.T.S. Guest Speaker
30 Managing Relationships (Family, Friends, Partners)
6 LGBT+ Representation in the public eye.
13 Law and Policy Game night
4 Social Game Night
NB: For CLASS ASSIGNMENTS involving a visit to an "unfamiliar population" such as the Rainbow Center community, this discussion group (as well as all other discussion groups) would NOT be an appropriate venue to observe. All other Rainbow Center programs are open wide with the expectation that those attending due to class assignments are active participants in order to maintain respect, comfort, and integrity. Thanks!
Tuesday, October 24th, 2017
05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Storrs CampusClass of 1947 Room, HBL
Learn how UConn PhD, Amanda L. Smith, Psychology â Behavioral Neuroscience, got a job as a medical writer at a pharmaceutical company. Amanda will share her strategies, turning points, and challenges. Amanda effectively leveraged her many transferable skills and academic training into a job outside of the lab. Come hear Amandaâs job search journey.
Seating is limited. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/expand-your-career-options-scientific-writing-tickets-3635785432
Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
02:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Storrs CampusHBL, Classroom 1
Do you have a LinkedIn account, but donât know what to do with it? Are you looking to create a LinkedIn Account, but donât know where
The Center for Career Development is hosting LinkedIn Labs for all students. We will focus on creating and improving LinkedIn accounts. After a quick 10-minute presentation about the ins and outs of LinkedIn, students are free to stay to get help from two career team members! The lab is open 3 hours, so feel free to stay as long as
No computer necessary as these sessions will be held in a computer lab. Join the Center for Career Development and conquer the professional network!
NYT's Corner Office
This interview with Ashton B. Carter, the outgoing United States secretary of defense, says providing a clear sense of direction is especially important in the national security area.