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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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The Importance of Visibility – UConn Center for Career Development – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

May 13, 2019 On April 30th, 2019 the Rainbow Center held its first LGBTQIA+ in STEM Professional Panel Event. We invited Dr. John Redden from the Physiology and Neurobiology Department, Dr. Morgan Tingley from the Evolutionary and Ecology Department, Dr. Alix Deymier from the Biomedical Engineering Department, Steven Difalco from the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, and Seargent Jackie Twiss from UConn PD to speak about their experiences being LGBTQIA+ in the professional world. In preparation for this…

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