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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. Walk-in hours are Monday through Friday, 2 to 4 p.m.

Click here to meet the staff or locate us on the UNH map.
Save the Date: October 19, 2012
Attend the University's Career & Graduate School Expo on Friday, October 19. Learn more about the opportunities for alumni to recruit current students pursue career opportunities.
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!

Boston University
Academic Resources Counselor, School of Education,
Upward Bound
Boston University is looking for an individual to plan, implement and evaluate the student support components of Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math/Science. Qualified individuals must have a bachelor's degree, strong communication and interpersonal skills plus one to three years of experience. Read more about this position or apply directly on the Boston University job search site.
General Electric
Controll Officer
General Electric (GE) is seeking a control officer responsible for the implementation of risk controls testing and monitoring program. Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree and three or more of experience in risk management, audit, finance or compliance. Read more about this position or view all open GE opportunities.
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Campaign Coordinator
A bachelor’s degree is required and fundraising experience is a plus. For consideration, please forward your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Massachusetts Chapter, 9 Erie Drive, Natick, MA 01760 or email Recruiting_MAF@lls.org. Read more about this position.
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

Five Key Traits of an Exceptional Employee
Keep in mind that companies must continually improve efficiency in order to remain competitive. Be sure you are representing yourself well. To read how work ethic, emotional intelligence, integrity, adaptability and ambition exemplify exceptional employee behavior, please visit the snelling.com blog.
Five Ways to Spot a Bad Boss in an Interview
A bad boss can make the most impressive job on paper quickly unbearable. One indicator to watch out for. Pronoun usage and context such as "You” vs. “I” vs. “We” when communicating negative consequences or departmental successes. Check out five ways to spot a bad boss before they become yours. 

Upcoming CDC Workshops

Create a Cover Letter Employers Notice

Having trouble writing a cover letter? Join us to find out what should be included. We will also review thank you, acceptance/decline and resignation letters.

Tuesday, September 25: 10:50 a.m.
Wednesday, October 24: 9:25 a.m.
Monday, October 29: 12:15 p.m.

Writing an A+ Resume

Have you put hours into writing your resume and it still doesn't say what you want? Attend our “Writing an A+ Resume” workshop.

Tuesday, October 23: 9:25 a.m.
Wednesday, October 31: 9:25 a.m.

Rapid Resume Review

Want to get an interview? Then you need to come to a "Rapid Resume Review" session. Attend our “Rapid Resume Review” workshop to learn the successful techniques to make your resume stand out.

Wednesday, November 14: 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Network & Interview Your Way to Job Success

Most jobs are found through networking! Let us show you how to effectively network by helping you write and deliver a polished “elevator speech.”

Are you nervous about interviewing? Come discover interview techniques, how to successfully prepare beforehand, what to bring and how to improve your professional appearance.

Wednesday, September 26: 10:50 a.m.
Monday, October 22: 9:25 a.m.
Tuesday, October 30: 1:40 p.m.

Optimizing Your LinkedIn Profile

Are you looking for a quick and effective way to help you maximize the power of LinkedIn? Our workshops will help answer your questions, whether you are a novice or a regular user of LinkedIn. We will also take your photo for your LinkedIn page. Business appropriate attire.

Wednesday, October 3: 3:05 p.m.
Monday, November 12: 9:25 a.m.

Pre-registration is not required to attend the upcoming programs. Email the CDC at CareerDevelopmentCenter@newhaven.edu or call the office directly at 203-479-4858 with any questions about the workshops.

All workshops take place in the conference room inside the Bartels Student Activity Center. To locate the Bartels Student Activity Center, visit the campus map.

The CDC Gradvertisement Section

Team with a UNH Student
Check out personal advertisements seeking career assistance written by recent graduates. As an alumnus/a of UNH, you can offer insight, advice or, possibly even, a job lead.

Stay tuned for a link to all of the CDC's archived Gradvertisements.

September Gradvertisements:
Danielle Russo '12

Creative Interior Design Optimist
Danielle Russo '12, Interior Design
Danielle Russo Linked In

Interior Design major, overall GPA 3.4. Responsible, hard-working and creative. Interested in New Haven or Fairfield affiliated work. Relevant experience: two years with Laurie Dragunoff of Decorative Interiors in Middletown, assisting in design layouts and presentation boards. Internship: site measured and created CAD drawings for Laura Bordeaux of FX Design in Glastonbury. Work Study: collaborated and proposed CAD drawings for the interior design program at the University of New Haven. Proficient in CAD, InDesign, REVIT, hand drafting, rendering, Microsoft Office. Demonstrates dynamic interpersonal skills. Very adaptable to different situations and can handle pressure with a positive attitude. Seeking commercial or residential assistant opportunities in Connecticut.

Seeking a Position as Police Officer
Corrianne M. Dionne '12 Criminal Justice

Associates degree '11 in criminal justice and law enforcement administration. Bachelor's degree ’12 in criminal justice with a concentration in international justice and security. Interested in the fields of law enforcement, international justice and security and counterterrorism. Minor in Arabic. Developed communication and leadership skills. Seeking a police officer position in a local or state law enforcement agency. Research experience includes projects on 'Examining the Curricula of Executive Level Police Training', and 'Current Issues in Campus Policing.' Intel and crime analysis experience include utilizing crime mapping software programs for predictive analysis, proactive policing methodologies, and ease of CompSTAT analysis. Work experience includes communication development and mastering leadership skills. Has worked in the Office of the Dean of Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences and in the UNH Career Development Center.

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.

The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education. Founded in 1920 on the campus of Yale University in cooperation with Northeastern University, UNH moved to its current West Haven campus in 1960. The University provides its students with a unique combination of a solid liberal arts education and real-world, hands-on career and research opportunities. UNH enrolls approximately 6,400, including nearly 1,800 graduate students and more than 4,600 undergraduates – the majority of whom reside in University housing. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, Tagliatela College of Engineering, and College of Lifelong & eLearning, UNH offers 75 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UNH students have access to more than 50 study abroad programs worldwide and its student-athletes compete in 16 varsity sports in the NCAA Division II's highly competitive Northeast-10 Athletic Conference.

UNH Alumni Association
Calendar of Events

All CDC events are held in the Bartels Student Activity Center

September 25, 2012
Create a Cover Letter Employers Notice
10:50 a.m.

September 26, 2012
Network & Interview Your Way to Job Success
10:50 a.m.

October 3, 2012
Optimizing Your LinkedIn Profile
3:05 p.m.

October 19, 2012
UNH Career Fair & Graduate School Expo
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October 22, 2012
Network & Interview Your Way to Job Success
9:25 a.m.

October 23, 2012
Writing an A+ Resume
9:25 a.m.

October 24, 2012
Create a Cover Letter Employers Notice
9:25 a.m.

October 29, 2012
Create a Cover Letter Employers Notice
12:15 p.m.

October 30, 2012
Network & Interview Your Way to Job Success
1:40 p.m.

October 31, 2012
Writing an A+ Resume
9:25 a.m.

Novemer 12, 2012
Optimizing Your LinkedIn Profile
9:25 a.m.

Novemer 14, 2012
Rapid Resume Review
12-1:30 p.m.

Click HERE to view full list of alumni events!
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