Career Services Center: Multi-Ethnic Career Development Conference

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Career Development Conference

Saturday, November 14, 2015
9:00am - 3:30pm
Clayton Hall Conference Center (North Campus)

This conference provides University of Delaware undergraduates from underrepresented groups and all ethnic backgrounds across all majors an excellent opportunity to hear from dynamic speakers, meet alumni, network with employers, and find internships as well as full-time and part-time jobs. Designed to engage students before graduation as they begin to plan and pursue fulfilling careers, this conference connects students with the resources, alumni, and employers to help them reach those goals.

With a growing number of organizations interested in recruiting diverse talent, we have expanded the employer networking portion of the program into a Diversity Networking Event. With a schedule of workshops, keynote presentation, lunch, and networking event this year's Multi-Ethnic Career Development Conference is slated to have record attendance.

Open to University of Delaware students only
Student Registration deadline: October 23, 2015

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This event has been created with you in mind! There will be two morning sessions:

  • Session A:  Students will have an opportunity to learn about key career preparation skills, including; dressing for the interview and workplace success, how to network, using social media to leverage your personal brand, and more. 
  • Session B:  Students will hear from a graduate school panel with admissions representatives from University of Delaware, Penn State,  George Washington University, and West Chester University.

In addition to these highly informative workshops, students will also hear from our keynote speaker Lamarr Womble, during our lunch.  The afternoon activities include an employer networking fair with 30 premier employers looking to identify candidates for internships and full-time opportunities. We will close out the day with our signature raffle of gifts, gift cards, and an IPAD mini.  

Open only to University of Delaware students
Registration deadline: October 23, 2015


Alumni, share the story of your accomplishments! Take part in the conference by meeting with students during the networking portion of the conference and share your personal success story along with professional development tips in round table discussions.




If you are looking for bright, creative, hardworking individuals
to serve your company, this is the event for you!

Diversity Networking Event

Each year the conference attracts over 200 students to a day full of speakers, panelist, and UD alumni interested in making an impact in the lives of students. Representatives from various organizations throughout the Mid-Atlantic region contribute to the conference in various ways. If your organization is looking to diversify their workforce, join us by taking part in the Diversity Networking Event following the conference. Organizations can also partner with us and send UD Alumni to participate as panelists and workshop presenters.

Become a Conference Supporter

We invite employers to partner with us through one of our various sponsorship opportunities for the Multi-Ethnic Career Development Conference (see below). All levels include, acknowledgement in the program booklet and website, and attendance in the Diversity Networking Event at the end of the day.

For more information on sponsorship, contact Scott Rappaport, Conference Co-Chair at or call 302-831-1231.

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