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:
Discuss internship and study abroad possibilities with your professors
Discuss graduate school options with faculty. www.gradschools.com
Take the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, etc. Utilize gre.org to take a practice test and see grad school options
Ask your professors and employers to serve as references or to write recommendations for you. Assist them by providing a resume.
Join a professional organization (national/international) OUTSIDE of the University that is related to your major
Visit the Writing and Math center (library) to improve your academic success skills. If you are doing well in these areas, inquire about being a tutor yourself!
If you have not yet joined a club/organization or community service activity on-campus, do it now! Agencies and organizations hiring entry-level employees prefer a high level of involvement
Assume leadership roles in the clubs or organizations to which you belong
Participate in a multicultural event or program: attend the Community Organization Fair
Continue Leadership involvement: Apply to be an Orientation Leader at Student Services
Have your updated resume reviewed at the Office of Career Development.
Attend an Internship Information Session to complete your first internship by the summer following your junior year. Online internship search: internships.uconn.edu
Plan a professional wardrobe consistent with the organizational culture of where you are applying.
Do’s and Don’ts of Interview Attire:
Participate in Mock Interviews-must schedule appointment at the Office of Career Development
Obtain a “Job Search Guidebook” available on the rack outside the Office of Career Development
Register with HuskyCareerLink: Create a search