UConn Waterbury Office of Career Development: Rm. 228E
Hours: M 1-5, T,W, Th 8:30-5:00 203-236-9913 firstname.lastname@example.org
Waterbury Career Web site:
Meet with your advisor to ensure you have met graduation requirements
Discuss graduate school options with faculty. Peruse www.gradschools.com
Check timeline to apply to graduate school. Take entrance exams. Use gre.org for a practice test.
Join a professional organization (national/international) OUTSIDE of the University that is related to your course of study
Ask your professors and employers to serve as references or to write recommendations for you. Assist by providing a resume and possibly a job description. Please give your professors enough lead time!
Become a tutor in the Writing and Math Center to help others to improve their skills.
Assume leadership roles in professional associations outside of the university. Many have student memberships!
Assume leadership roles in the community,
Continue Leadership involvement: Apply to be an Admissions Assistant; help with summer registration
Participate in a multicultural event or program or volunteer in a community service program such as Big Brothers/Big Sisters or the Boys and Girls Club
If you haven’t already, participate in an internship experience to get hands-on experience before you graduate! Online internship search: internships.uconn.edu
Register with HuskyCareerLink: for jobs and internships
Have your resume and cover letter reviewed at the Office of Career Develoment
Participate in Mock Interviews, available as scheduled
Research Employers; develop an employer prospect list: onetonline.org
Plan a professional wardrobe that corresponds with the climate of your organization:
Do’s and Don’ts of Interview Attire: