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The Career Development Center is Here to Help You

Maximize Your Career Potential
Located in Bartels Student Activity Center, the Career Development Center (CDC) is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Click here to meet the staff or locate us on the UNH map.
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Find and like us on Facebook for more career-related tips and pointers.
Join the UNH Career Connect Group on LinkedIn
Network with current students, alumni and employers through, Career Connect, the UNH Career Development Center’s professional networking group on LinkedIn.

Designed to facilitate the types of connections and networking opportunities that lead to employment success, this group provides a forum to share available internship and job opportunities, educate each other on career topics, trends, industry news and observations, and engage in discussions to take advantage of the knowledge provided by members of the UNH community.

Click here to join the UNH Career Connect group on LinkedIn.
Access ChargerLink to View a Complete List of Job Openings!
Use the ChargerLink Career Management System to search internships and jobs, post a resume, research the employer directory or view and RSVP for career events.

It's easy to gain access. Register with ChargerLink by emailing CareerDevelopmentCenter@newhaven.edu. Provide your first name, last name and permanent email address, as well as your year of graduation and major.

Hot Jobs for Alumni:
Put Your UNH Degree to Use! Apply Now!

Merchandising Coordinator
Carter’s/OshKosh Inc., currently seeks a merchandising coordinator responsible for assisting with price and purchase order management. Qualifications include strong knowledge of Microsoft Office. For a complete job description and to apply, please visit Carter's/OshKosh.
MHM Services, Inc.
Program Manager
MHM Services, Inc. is seeking a program manager to direct a program at the Hartford YES Program (Youth Equipped for Success). This program provides individual and group counseling to "at risk" youth in an outpatient environment. Qualified individuals will have a master's degree plus three years of experience or a bachelor's degree plus five years of experience in human services management and staff supervision. For a complete job description and to apply, please visit MHM Services.
Waddell & Reed, Inc.
Financial Advisor
Waddle & Reed Inc. currently seeks a financial advisor who has a bachelor’s degree or will complete a degree by the end of summer. View job id #1305 in ChargerLink to read more about this position. To apply directly, please forward your resume to Jason Giacco.
Call 203-479-4858 or email the CDC if you have an internship, part-time job, full-time opportunity or if you are interested in mentoring a current UNH student. You can also visit the Hire a UNH Student page for more information on how to connect with UNH students.

Tips from the CDC

Clean Up Your Online Image Before You Apply
Sure, you’ve updated your resume and ironed your suit, but have you tidied up your Facebook page?

Remember what happens online stays online for the world to see. Photos, videos, complaints, status updates, bad press or poor judgment calls can lead to a decision not to hire you. To read more helpful tips about marketing yourself professionally, please visit The New York Times blog.
Networking Using Business Cards
Always carry business cards! It’s crucial for marketing your skills and services and it is how people will remember you after an event. Click here to read more proven tips about using your business cards to increase your chances of landing a job or creating a business opportunity.
Get Connected with Social Media
Job boards are becoming obsolete for the serious job seeker. A new, helpful tool is a LinkedIn profile page. Click here to read more about the benefits of LinkedIn.

Join the UNH Alumni Association LinkedIn page and UNH Career Connect group on LinkedIn.

Workshops in September 2012

CDC Workshops will Include the Following Topics:
  • Optimizing Your LinkedIn Profile
  • Putting the Pieces Together
  • Writing an A+ Resume
  • Network & Interview Your Way to Job Success
  • Mine the Gold: Finding your Internship
  • Create a Cover Letter Employers Notice
  • Search Smart: Strategies for your Job Search
  • Rapid Resume Review
  • Job Search Tips for International Students
  • Advice for Graduate Students

The CDC Gradvertisement Section

Team with a UNH Student
Check out personal advertisements seeking career assistance that were written by recent graduates.

As an alumnus/a of UNH, you can offer insight, advice or, possibly even, a job lead.

August Gradvertisements:
Nicole Wendel '12

Ready to Explore the Field of Graphic Design
Nicole Wendel '12, Graphic Design
Wallkill, N.Y.

Graphic design bachelor's degree with a concentration in digital art and design and a minor in marketing. Overall 3.6 GPA. New York City bound. Designer looking to compete in the world of graphic design. Co-founder of the UNH Graphic Design Arts Club. Co-president of the Senior Art Show Team. Co-director of MPB Summer Basketball League in New York. Freelance graphic designer working with the New Rochelle Focus Group and PS Tutoring. Web designer and content author for the UNH Internet Marketing Program. Course work includes an honors research thesis about the benefits of art therapy to a person’s well-being. Experienced in web, print and layout design, logos and branding, 3D animation and PSA videos. Proficient in the Adobe CS5.5 Master Suite. Highly motivated and enthusiastic young designer seeking to enhance experience and build a career.

Looking for Marketing and Branding Opportunities
Christopher Whalen '12, Marketing

Senior marketing major with an international business minor. Overall 3.48 GPA. Work experience includes interning at MasterCard Worldwide, interning in marketing department for Connex Credit Union, supervisor at the University of New Haven Phonathon and four years in customer service at Best Buy. Coursework included both analytic and behavioral marketing with a global focus. Held position as President of the Advertising Federation for the National Student Advertising Competition. Served as Group Leader for the Google Adwords Online Marketing Challenge and as President of the American Marketing Association. Currently seeking marketing and brand management opportunities with consumer brands.

Respond to a Gradvertisement
If you graduated from UNH and are looking to offer a current student advice, an internship or job opportunity, reply to a Gradvertisement. To reply, contact the student directly through his or her listed email address. If you have any questions or comments, email CareerDevelopmentCenter@newhaven.edu or call 203-479-4858.

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