Michael Szwaja, Criminal Justice and Psychology, Class of 2021

Why did you pick your major? 

Since I was a little kid, I have always been inspired to be a doctor or a police officer for some reason. Watching TV series, such as  “Cops” or “House,” has grabbed my attention …

By Anna Brogan
Anna Brogan Director of Client Success
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Katie Castell, Behavioral Neuroscience, Class of 2021

I am Katie Castell, a senior behavioral neuroscience major (class of 2021) and I am enrolled in a program to get my MHS in biomedical science at Quinnipiac in 2022.

I chose to be a neuroscience major because it married …

By Anna Brogan
Anna Brogan Director of Client Success
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Kristjana Hyka, Behavioral Neuroscience & Italian, Class of 2020

Italian minor Kristjana Hyka is the first digital humanities intern with the Centro Studi Sara Valesio

In Fall 2019, the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures and the College of Arts and Sciences piloted an exciting new internship program in …

By Anna Brogan
Anna Brogan Director of Client Success
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Kunal Patel, Spanish, 2007

Why did you choose Spanish as a major?

As a child, I always wanted to become a teacher. I like learning other languages and cultures. I moved here from India in 1996.  I took my first Spanish class in my …

By Anna Brogan
Anna Brogan Director of Client Success
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Collin Fischman, Spanish, Class of 2020

In the most simple terms possible, being a Spanish major has opened many doors for me. Due to the language knowledge that I have obtained from it, I was able to do two independent volunteer trips to Peru for one …

By Anna Brogan
Anna Brogan Director of Client Success
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Judy Chicoine, English and Spanish, Class of 2020

Why did you choose to study in your major?

I decided to double major in English and Spanish for multiple reasons. I had wonderful high school teachers who nurtured my interest in both subjects. So when it came time to …

By Anna Brogan
Anna Brogan Director of Client Success
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How I Hired Freelancers at LinkedIn

“So you’re getting ready to launch a freelance design career. Your eye is honed. Your skills are sharp. Your portfolio is gorgeous.

There’s just one problem: How do you go from great design to great design that you get paid …

By Shannon Desmond
Shannon Desmond Senior Client Support Lead
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Rachel Reyes, Biology, Class of 2021

Hi! My name is Rachel Reyes and I am a Biology major here at QU. I also minor in Chemistry and Psychology with a Pre-Health Concentration. Currently, I am starting my MBA here at QU as well, on the Health …
By Anna Brogan
Anna Brogan Director of Client Success
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Amari O’Connor, Theater & Game Design and Development Double Major, Class of 2024

Why did you pick your major?

          Creativity is a skill I have valued my entire life, so being able to pursue meaningful work in a creative field is exactly what I’m looking for. That said, I had a hard time …

By Anna Brogan
Anna Brogan Director of Client Success
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Everything You Need to Know About Pursuing a Career in Media

After spending my entire career in media, in companies as varied as MTV, Condé Nast, SundanceTV, and Discovery, I am often asked to give advice on how to get into the media business. It usually comes from a passionate, wide-eyed …

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