Recent graduate Abnel Navarro of Willimantic , CT , has just recently started his first job post graduation! During his time at Eastern, he majored in social work and made the Dean's List. Throughout his college career, he visited Career Services where he met with a career counselor numerous times to help him build his resume. Additionally, Abnel used the resources provided by Career Services to help him with his cover letter and to create a draft of his resume, using Optimal Resume. Career Services kept Abnel updated with any new job postings that would be interesting to Abnel in the field of social services.
Currently, Abnel works for the North American Family Institute (NAFI) as a functional family therapist. He says "I kept in touch with Career Services after graduating. They continued to send job postings, offered their services and answered any questions that I had about the job search process." Future plans include, graduate school at the University of Connecticut where he hopes to receive his Masters of Social Work.
Interview conducted by Career Services intern, Lauren Finkbeiner