Career and Professional Development
UHart helps you make smart career decisions.
In the Office of Career and Professional Development we don't just help you with your resume and job searches—We challenge you to explore career paths, learn new skills, and network with industry experts. Here, you will be part of career communities that will empower you to find a job that you will love.
You will also have access to robust and dynamic group programming featuring industry leaders, UHart alumni, and the latest employment and hiring trends, so you can learn how to stand out during the interview process.
Monday—Friday, 9 a.m.—4:30 p.m.
Are you currently studying at UHart and looking for internships, jobs, career advice, or résumé feedback, UHart’s Career and Professional Development Office can help guide you to make smart career decisions.
Are you looking to start an internship program, attend one of our career fairs, or meet with our students? A member of our career team will strategize ways we can work together to engage uhart students to meet your goals and objectives.
Career-Ready, Set, Go!
Not sure what you want to do? It's okay. Our office can help you through programming in the career studio, access to online assessments, and networking opportunities with industry experts and employers.
Get help with résumés and cover letters, complete a mock interview, get advice on interviewing strategies, and learn how to use LinkedIn to network professionally.
Meet the team
Meet Our Career Peers MentorsThe career peers mentors and graduate students in the Office of Career and Professional Development each play an important role in helping students find their career passion—they meet with students, work on marketing materials, social media content, event planning, and more. Come by the Career Studio to meet them in person.
Girik Nagpal ’20 is an Accounting Major with a Minor in Risk Management and Insurance. He is a young enterprising professional who strives to make the community a better place through volunteer work in Alpha Phi Omega, a community service fraternity. Girik is an active member of Barney Leadership Council who always steps ahead to Lead by Example and shares his perception through Public Speaking. Girik looks forward to being an intense learner by pursuing the MBA, CPA and PhD career path.
Joseph Perez '20, is an English litterature major. He is involved with multiple organizations on campus, including Red Caps, Student Government Association, Residential life, and Sigma Alpha Pi honor Society. He loves to write and produce poetry. When he graduates, his dream is to work at a magazine establishment as a journalist and travel around the world.
Andrea Rivera is an illustration major with a minor in panting. She is working towards becoming an independent illustrator. Additionally, she hopes to be an art teacher so that she can share her skills with new artists.
Habib Salami '20 is studying marketing and brand development in the Barney School of Business. He is interested in record distribution and artist brand development in the music industry and would love to have a profession in that field.
Kemal Pohan '20 is studying performing arts management in The Hartt School. He is currently interning with Marionette Management, assisting with day to day operations, curating social media content, and supporting all our artists and musicians on tour. Outside of the classroom, he is a drummer for six different bands, Vice President of Redtail Records, an RA in Hawk Hall Global Engagement, a Tour Leader for the Red Key Society, and a Social Co-Chair in Pep Band.
Stefon Hudson is a double major in criminal justice and political science. He is working towards becoming a congressmen. He would like to do a campaign on prison reform to help individuals get a second chance.
Meet our Graduate Student
Simeon Kornegay is a team-oriented and analytical thinker, serving as the Graduate Assistant for the Office of Career and Professional Development. He is recent graduate of the Barney School of Business with a degree in economics and finance. He is currently pursuing a Master's Degree in Business Administration at the University of Hartford.
Meet Our Social Media Coordinator
Nate Carr '21 is studying economics in the College of arts and sciences. He is also minoring in complexity and environmental studies. Nate is the social media coordinator for the Office of Career and Professional Development. After graduation, he plans to continue his education in Economics and do research on economic policies. His long time career goal is doing economic policy research and analysis.
Katelyn Royce and Joseph Gokey '19
Architectural egnineering students Katelyn Royce ’19 and Joseph Gokey ’19 took their design skills on the road to help improve Connecticut’s Interstate 84. Along with classmates in their Architectural Design IV Studio Intensive Track course, they recently spent five weeks producing sample designs for the “I-84 Hartford Project,” an initiative led by the Connecticut Department of Transportation.
Knowing that the I-84 project is a real proposed plan for the city of Hartford made the whole design process more exciting, especially visiting the site and visualizing how the area could be enhanced,” says Katelyn.