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The Center for Career Development

Tara Malone has recently joined UConn Stamford as the Assistant Director for the Center for Career Development.

As a Nationally Certified and State Licensed Counselor, Tara brings over 18 years of experience in career development and higher education with a passion for working with diverse populations. Prior to coming to UCONN, Tara began her career in the Federal TRIO programs, supporting first generation college students in achieving their academic and career goals. During her tenure at Purchase College, State University of New York, she coached numerous college students in their professional development, initiated innovative career programming, and developed impactful opportunities for experiential learning. Tara has made meaningful contributions to the career development field through conference presentations on best practices and lectures at colleges, universities and community organizations. She is the recipient of the Guiding Light Award for Student Services, the Eastern Association of Colleges & Employer Diversity Advancement Award, and Alva C. Cooper Award for Best Practices in Career Development. Tara holds a Bachelor of Science in Speech Communication with a concentration in Advertising from Emerson College and a Master of Arts in Community Counseling from Fairfield University.

UConn-Stamford
One University Place, Room 2.13
Stamford, CT 06901-2315
Phone: 203-251-9549
Fax: 203-251-9596
careercenterstamford@uconn.edu
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30-4:00
Counseling sessions by appointment
Schedule a Resume Critique Appointment in Stamford (choose James Duffy or Alex Manna)Schedule a Career Coaching Appointment in Stamford
(choose Tara Malone as of 3/23/2018)
Schedule a Career Coaching Appointment
with CCD Storrs via Skype or Phone
Staff

Robert Volle
Program Director, Career Services Regional Campuses
Corporate Partner Relations
robert.volle_jr@uconn.edu

Tara Malone
Assistant Director, Stamford Campus
tara.malone@uconn.edu

Alex Manna
Program Assistant/Employer Relations Coordinator
careercenterstamford@uconn.edu

James Duffy
Peer Resume Advisor
careercenterstamford@uconn.edu