Upcoming POLS Events
Local News Job & Internship Fair on March 2510:00am
Local News Job & Internship Fair on March 25
Saturday, March 25th, 2023
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Storrs Campus OAK 408UConn Journalism will host a Local News Job & Internship Fair on Saturday, March 25.
WHERE: UConn Storrs Campus, Oak Hall, Fourth Floor North near OAK 408
WHEN: Saturday, March 25 from 10 a.m. to noon.
WHY: UConn Journalism is committed to strengthening the local news landscape in Connecticut and the region. We want to help connect local newsrooms with aspiring, well-trained young journalists.
We know that strong local journalism builds social cohesion, encourages political participation, educates and empowers people. Local journalists inform and guard the public they serve. Local news helps us see, know, care about and understand our communities. It drives conversations and serves as the public record.
WHO: This event is co-hosted by our new UConn student chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. It is open to college journalism students in Connecticut, especially seniors graduating in May 2023.
Confirmed participants include WTNH-TV, Fox61, WFSB News, Hartford Courant, The Day, The Connecticut Mirror, Record-Journal, Journal Inquirer, Connecticut Examiner and Western Mass News.
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Presentation: "Migrar o Morir"6:30pm
Presentation: "Migrar o Morir"
Tuesday, March 28th, 2023
06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Storrs Campus PRLAAC Program Room"To Migrate or Die," presented by UCONN Bold Women's Leadership Network
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POLS Internship Open House3:00pm
POLS Internship Open House
Wednesday, March 29th, 2023
03:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Storrs Campus OAK 408POLS Internship Open House
Looking for an internship? This event provides you with an opportunity to meet and connect with representatives from several internship sites. This is not a recruiting event, but rather an opportunity to receive information and ask questions on popular internships related to the fields of law, politics, crime and justice, and public policy.
Tentative list includes: The CT Legislative Internship Program, the CT Judicial Branch Experiential Learning Program, Perception Programs, Inc., the Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA), the Office of Senator Chris Murphy, the Office of Representative Joseph Courtney, the Connecticut League of Conservation Voters, and the London Program through Experiential Global Learning
Representatives from the Center for Career Development will also provide information on resources they offer for landing that perfect internship.
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Carl Wennerlind: "Scarcity: A History from the Origins of Capitalism to the Climate Crisis"12:30pm
Carl Wennerlind: "Scarcity: A History from the Origins of Capitalism to the Climate Crisis"
Thursday, March 30th, 2023
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM
Storrs Campus Humanities Institute HBL 4-209You are invited to the University of Connecticut Humanities Institute (HBL 4-209) on March 30, at 12:30PM to attend a talk by Carl Wennerlind, Professor of History at Barnard, on his new book on the history of capitalism: Scarcity: A History from the Origins of Capitalism to the Climate Crisis (Harvard UP, 2023).
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POLS Contact Info
|Address:||Department of Political Science|
University of Connecticut
365 Fairfield Way, U-1024
Storrs, Connecticut 06269-1024
ONS&F Contact Info
|Address:||Director, Office of National Scholarships & Fellowships|
University of Connecticut
368 Fairfield Way, U-4147
Storrs, Connecticut 06269-4147