Advance your career and professional development with exclusive UD resources. Network with Blue Hens in your industry and around the country. Find a job through easy-to-use career platforms and work with UD students through internships and job shadowing.

All of this and more is available to UD alumni. We provide tools and resources to help you get ready for the next phase in your career—no matter what stage that may be.

Advance Your Career


Lerner Webinars

UD’s Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics is offering two webinar series to help Blue Hens in all stages of their careers navigate these unprecedented times.

This past webinar series features panels from experts from various industries to share insights and guidance.

Watch Recordings

Lerner’s Women’s Leadership Initiative curated talks for this webinar series to empower people at all levels to step up and take leadership in these challenging moments and during times of crisis.

Watch Recordings


Connect with alumni, students, faculty and staff on this free professional development and career resource, featuring professional networks in every industry and regional groups for a convenient way to connect with Blue Hens in your area. Features include discussion boards, webinars and articles with career tips, video call integration and more.


UD alumni take advantage of career tools and resources.
UD alumni take advantage of career tools and resources.

Hire Blue Hens

Students and alumni have been displaced from jobs or are seeking out opportunities to gain professional experience through internships, jobs and gigs. The UD Career Center, Lerner Career Services Center and Graduate Student Professional Development are ready to work with you to recruit and hire talented Blue Hens for a variety of roles:

  • If you have a full-time, part-time, internship or temporary position available or are willing to make an introduction to your recruiting team, we are ready to work with you through our Hire a Hen Program to help you easily recruit UD talent through Handshake

Hen Talks

Especially helpful for young alumni, Hen Talks are free, online webinars led exclusively by Blue Hens, faculty and friends of UD, featuring a wide-range of topics on professional development, career advice and much more.


Hen Talks Webinar: Demystifying Taxes:

Network with Blue Hens


Tap into your local Blue Hen network and plan to attend upcoming events in your region!

Find a club

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Whether your affinity is with an athletics team, a major or a student organization, there is a group for you. 

Affinity Groups


Stay connected with your fellow Blue Hens by following the official UD Alumni accounts and hashtags. 


Work With UD Students

Use our established network of Blue Hens for your candidate pool or to share advice and on-the-job exposure.

Connect with a student one-on-one and guide them through a typical half day or full day at your job—providing them with an insider look of your workplace and industry. Sign up to host a student for a job shadowing experience during winter term.

Registration for the 2021 Virtual Winter Job Shadow Program is now open to alumni! This year we have transitioned the program to 1-hr informational interviews over Zoom. Sign up to host a UD student for a virtual job shadow this winter by emailing Ryan Fuller at

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If you need assistance with a short-term work project, consider offering a Blue Hen a project-based, three- to five-week internship during winter term. The University of Delaware Career Center staff will help match your needs wit ha student who has the drive and skills required for the position.

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Engage in the formal recruiting process for your employer or by helping to create an internship or job opportunity for a UD student.

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Not only can you sign up to “get advice” on UD CAN, but also to “give advice” to Blue Hen students.


Students and UD alumni participate in the Winter Term Internship program.

UD Career Resources

A whole interview preparation system, get hands-on practice with mock interviews tailored to your specific industry, job, and experience level with Big Interview.

Big Interview

Search and store job listings from all job boards and all company job postings. Get up-to-date contact information, including email addresses, for millions of companies.

Search Jobs

Post and apply for jobs and connect with the Career Center team.


Understand your values, interests, personality and workplace preferences using this self-assessment platform.


Looking to complement your current skillset or interested in lifelong learning? Professional and Continuing Studies at UD has a wide array of options for you to explore. 

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Find out what it’s really like to work within an industry, company or profession, and how to position yourself to start, advance or change your career.

Access Vault


Is your company awesome?

Help us give your company props by applying for the 17&43 awards, which recognize Blue Hen businesses.

Apply for 17&43 Awards

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Get Social

Connect with alumni and friends through our UD Alumni social media channels including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.