About Us

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ABOUT US


MISSION:

To engage students in identifying strengths, motivations and purpose, and translating their ambitions into opportunities through professional, educational and UD connections.
 

VISION:

Empower all students to develop and achieve their professional aspirations.
 

VALUES:

Student-Centered – Set priorities and make decisions that reflect the best interests of UD students.

Diversity & Inclusion – Champion the diversity and inclusion of all individuals, and support their unique contributions to the community and workplace.

Dynamic - Create and deliver innovative services.

Professionalism - Model integrity, demonstrate competence and promote awareness.

Outstanding Service - Go above and beyond to serve our community and student population.

Teamwork and Communication - Help one another to reach our collective and individual goals.

Connections & Collaborations – Partner with internal and external stakeholders to create opportunities for students

Priorities & Balance – Focus our time and resources on the Career Center, Student Life and UD priorities.


DIVERSITY STATEMENT:

The Career Center embraces the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence and is dedicated to ensuring all students’ experiences, perspectives and backgrounds are respected, recognized, and integrated into career planning and development. Included in our charge, we strive to prepare diverse and historically underserved and underrepresented populations for career success. This work is essential for educating global citizens, developing knowledge, and advancing and enhancing our world.

The Career Center is part of the Division of Student Life, which advances equity and inclusion, deepens student learning, and drives holistic development through education, experiences, and communities.

Career Center
University of Delaware
401 Academy Street
Newark, DE 19716

Phone: (302) 831-2392
Fax: (302) 831-1452

E-mail: udcareers@udel.edu

Twitter: @UDcareers

DIRECTIONS FROM THE NORTH

Take I-95 to Delaware Exit #1, Route 896 North. Continue North on Route 896 which becomes South College Avenue (do not turn left at Route 896 and Route 4) and takes you to campus. Turn right from South College Avenue onto East Park Place. Turn left at the next light onto Academy Street. The Career Center will be on your right (401 Academy Street). Enter the Career Center through the white enclosure.

PARKING

Parking available in the Perkins Parking Garage adjacent to the Career Center: Enter the parking garage at the driveway between the Career Center and the Perkins Student Center.

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UD CAREER CENTER - STAFF DIRECTORY  

Nathan Elton

Nathan Elton

Executive Director, Postgraduate & Student Success Integration
Rachel Coppola

Rachel Coppola

Director, Life Design & Career Integration
Lynn Sydnor-Epps

R. Lynn Sydnor-Epps

Director, Career Connections & Experiences
Lynn Sydnor-Epps

R. Lynn Sydnor-Epps

Director, Career Connections & Experiences
Tracy Willman

Tracy Willman

Administrative Specialist
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Employer Engagement & Career Connections

Amy Rees

Amy Rees

Associate Director

Areas of Focus:
Events, Public Service, Policy and Social Impact / Helping Professions

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Melissa Zeissig

Melissa Zeissig

Assistant Director

Areas of Focus:
Arts, Media and Communication / Fashion

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Danielle Nantais-Wenzel

Danielle Nantais-Wenzel

Specialist

Areas of Focus:
Campus Interview Program / Handshake Administration

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Nichole Fessenden

Nichole Fessenden

Assistant Director

Areas of Focus:
Education

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Internships & Career Experiences

Rena'e Love

Rena'e Love

Associate Director

Areas of Focus:
Experiential Programs / Engineering & Technology / Health & Science

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Celia Hilton

Celia Hilton

Assistant Director

Areas of Focus:
Engineering & Technology

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Brianna Warne

Brianna Warne

Assistant Director

Areas of Focus:
Career Access & Mobility Initiative

Rachel Coppola

Rachel Coppola

Director, Life Design & Career Integration
Stacy Purse

Stacy Purse

Administrative Specialist
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Academic & Career Integration

Jenifer Laird

Jenifer Laird

Associate Director

Areas of Focus:
Engineering & Technology / Health & Science

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Nichole Fessenden

Nichole Fessenden

Assistant Director

Areas of Focus:
Arts, Media, and Communication / Education

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Christine Motta

Christine Motta

Assistant Director

Areas of Focus:
Health & Science / Agriculture & Environment

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Assistant Director
Alexandra Colella

Alexandra Colella

Administrative Assistant
Stephanie Clatworthy

Stephanie Clatworthy

Project & Reception Support Coordinator
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Career Access & Equity

Adam Helgeson

Adam Helgeson

Associate Director

Areas of Focus:
Public Service, Policy, and Social Impact / Helping Professions

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Schentel Jones

Schentel Jones

Assistant Director

Area of Focus:
Career Access & Mobility Initiative

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Graduate Professional Development

Suprawee Tepsuporn
Assistant Dean for Graduate Professional Development

Suprawee Tepsuporn, PhD

Jessica Venturi
Graduate Services Specialist, Graduate College

Jessica Venturi, MA

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The UD Career Center is part of the Division of Student Life, which advances equity and inclusion, deepens student learning and drives holistic development through education, experiences and communities.