Why UConn

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UConn is one of the top public research universities in the nation, with more than 30,000 students pursuing answers to critical questions in labs, lecture halls, and the community. Knowledge exploration throughout the University’s network of campuses is united by a culture of innovation. An unprecedented commitment from the state of Connecticut ensures UConn attracts internationally renowned faculty and the world’s brightest students. A tradition of coaching winning athletes makes UConn a standout in Division l sports and fuels our academic spirit. As a vibrant, progressive leader, UConn fosters a diverse and dynamic culture that meets the challenges of a changing global society.

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Discover UConn
Next Generation Connecticut is Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s initiative to greatly expand educational opportunities, research, and innovation in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) disciplines at UConn over the next decade. The shared goal of this initiative is to leverage the strength and resources of this University to build Connecticut’s future workforce, create jobs, and invigorate the State’s economy. view video


State of Connecticut Benefits



In striving for excellence, Work/Life enhances employee engagement and recognizes the value of employment at UConn through meaningful policies, programs, resources and services in support of family, personal development, community, health & wellness and professional development.learn more...


CT Map - Where We Live
Faculty and staff live and work all over the world. Most do reside in Connecticut though many commute from Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New York. Listed here are the top twenty cities and towns where the majority of our employees live. learn more...


Contact an Ambassador
Ambassadors meet one-on-one with selected job candidates to showcase the campus community and answer questions on topics ranging from the area’s arts and culture, housing, school systems, dining and shopping, sports and recreation, and healthcare, to name a few.

Selected candidates and hiring departments may request to liaison with a University Ambassador by contacting:
Vicki Fry
(860) 486-8306

Recruitment Ambassador Program