Career Services Center: Multi-Ethnic Career Development Conference
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MeccMulti-Ethnic
Career Development Conference

 

Saturday, November 1, 2014
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
Registration deadline: October 15, 2014

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Students

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The Career Conference of the Year – Just for You!

Undergraduates - Ever wonder what a recruiter thinks when they look at your resume or what a graduate school admissions office uses to determine who gets admitted?   This year’s highly interactive workshops will give you the inside information you need to know when applying for jobs or graduate school.

You will also have an opportunity to connect with alumni and employers.

Just by attending, you could win an Apple iPad or a variety of bookstore gift certificates.

Students who have taken advantage of internships and professional development events such as this one, will be in a better position to get jobs and/or entry level into graduate school when they graduate. So mark your calendars!

Open only to University of Delaware students
Registration deadline: October 15, 2014

Benefits include:

  • Meet employers who embrace diversity and are interested in hiring students for summer jobs, internships, and full-time positions.
  • Network with experienced UD alumni from diverse backgrounds and get ideas on how to improve your competitiveness before you graduate and great career advice.
  • Get ready for graduate school - Learn the steps you need to take to prepare for graduate school.
  • Identify and utilize University resources to jump start your career today!

 

Alumni

Make and impact in the lives of UD students by joining us as a speaker at the Multi-Ethnic Career Development Conference!

Share your Success

Alumni, share the story of your accomplishments! Take part in the conference and engage students by serving as a discussion facilitator during a workshop and/or lunch.  As a discussion facilitator for the workshop, you will have an opportunity to observe students during hands-on interactive activities and provide valuable feedback and expertise.  As a luncheon discussion facilitator, you will have an opportunity to connect with students during lunch to discuss a variety of topics including your personal success story along with professional development tips.

Represent your Organization

Each year alumni representatives from various organizations throughout the Mid-Atlantic region contribute to the conference in various ways. Organizations can partner with us and send UD Alumni to participate as panelists and workshop presenters. Additionally, if your organization is looking to diversify their workforce, join us by taking part in the Diversity Networking Event following the conference.

Discover these and other ways your organization can impact the development of UD talent.

For more information on becoming a panelist or speaker contact Scott Rappaport, Conference Co-Chair at scottrap@udel.edu or call 302-831-1231.

Alumni must email Lisa Reed - lisareed@udel.edu to RSVP

Employers

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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 scottrap@udel.edu or call 302-831-1231.

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