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Beyond UConn: Transitioning to Life after Graduation

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
6:00pm – 9:00pm

Storrs Campus
Rome Ballroom

Beyond UConn is a conference for students graduating from UConn and designed to provide assistance in the world of transitioning to life after college. Students will have the opportunity to learn essential career and life skills from top employers and UConn alumni.

Session Topics Include:

Panel: “What I wish I knew – First 90 days on the Job”

Navigating the Offer: In this session, you will learn best practices for negotiating salary and additional compensation benefits in a job offer. Additionally, we will give tips on how to interpret your benefits package and how to be prepared for any HR questions.

Making the Move: In this session, you will receive advice on living independently after graduation. We will discuss housing options, how to navigate transportation needs, and the essentials of auto and home/renters insurance.

Managing a Personal Budget: Personal budgeting is an essential practice to ensure you are making the best financial decision for your future, while still leaving room for fun. In this session, we will go over how to prioritize your budget and manage your spending. You will learn important tips around credit cards, taxes, and student loan repayment.

Communication in the Workplace: Learn the basics of professional communication etiquette: including emails, meetings, presentations, etc. Students will also learn tips for professional networking both in and out the workplace.

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