College to Career Transition

I Sent LinkedIn Messages Until I Got a Dream Job in Politics – UConn Center for Career Development – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

I graduated with a master’s degree from UConn’s Higher Education and Student Affairs Program in 2018, with a plan to work in higher education long-term. Soon after, I began volunteering regularly with my town’s political committee, and I even ran for Town Council in 2019. Along the way, I stepped back and realized how much I enjoyed focusing my time on political action and community organizing. It didn’t take long for me to realize that I should reconsider my life…

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9 Habits for a Successful Mentorship – UConn Center for Career Development – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

November 22, 2019 9 Habits for a Successful Mentorship was originally published on Idealist Careers.There’s little doubt that mentorship can add value to your career. And although there are countless resources advising you on how to find a mentor, there’s less emphasis on what happens after you’ve found one. So, what does it mean to be a good mentee? Read on to learn the habits of successful mentees and how to derive the most benefit from your mentorship experience. You…

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