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
Director

Nathan Elton

 302-831-8574
Heather Catalino Tansley
Associate Director, Communications, Operations & Analysis

Heather Catalino Tansley

 302-831-6209

Manages:
Handshake, Marketing, Technology and Social Media

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Rachel Coppola
Senior Associate Director, Career Development & Campus Engagement Team

Rachel Coppola

 302-831-8573

Career Communities:
Exploring & Deciding

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Lynn Sydnor-Epps
Senior Associate Director, Employer & Alumni Engagement Team

Lynn Sydnor-Epps

 302-831-3159

Career & Industry Areas:
Arts, Media & Communications
Public Service, Policy, & Social Impact
Business

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Debbie Rhodunda
Administrative Specialist

Debbie Rhodunda

 302-831-8479
Lynn Sydnor-Epps
Senior Associate Director, Employer & Alumni Engagement Team

Lynn Sydnor-Epps

 302-831-3159

Career & Industry Areas:
Arts, Media & Communications
Public Service, Policy, & Social Impact
Business

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Ryan Fuller
Assistant Director, Employer & Alumni Engagement

Ryan Fuller

 302-831-4765

Career & Industry Areas:
Engineering & Technology

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Celia Hilton
Employer Engagement Specialist

CELIA HILTON

 302-831-3329

Career & Industry Areas:
Engineering & Technology

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Cindy Holland
Assistant Director, Teacher Education Support Services

Cindy Holland

 302-831-8572

Career & Industry Areas:
Education & Helping Professions
Public Service, Policy & Social Impact

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Jenni Kaper
Assistant Director for Employer Engagement & Events

Jenni Kaper

 302-831-8569

Career & Industry Areas:
Agriculture & Environment
Health & Sciences

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Danielle Wenzel - Career Services
Employer Partner and Recruiting Coordinator

Danielle Nantais-Wenzel

 302-831-8838
Career Services Center - Amy Rees
Events Manager

Amy Rees

 302-831-3615
Tracy Willman - Career Services Center
Administrative Assistant III, Employer & Alumni Engagement Team

Tracy Willman

 302-831-2391
Heather Tansley - Career Services Center
Associate Director, Communications, Operations & Analysis

Heather Catalino Tansley

 302-831-6209

Manages:
Handshake, Marketing, Technology and Social Media

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Gabriela Coleman
Digital Creative & Technology Specialist

Gabriela Coleman

 302-831-7014
Jessica Smith - Career Center
Communications and Multimedia Specialist

Jessica Smith

 302-831-1232
Rachel Coppola - Career Services Center
Senior Associate Director, Career Development & Campus Engagement Team

Rachel Coppola

 302-831-8573

Career Communities:
Policy & Social Impact

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Adam Helgeson
Career Counselor, Career Development & Campus Engagement Team

Adam Helgeson

 302-831-0947

Career Community:

Public Service, Policy & Social Impact
Pre-Law Advising

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Nichole Hitchner - Career Services
Career Counselor, Career Development & Campus Engagement Team

NICHOLE HITCHNER

 302-831-4764

Career Community:
Arts, Media & Communications

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Career Services Center - Cindy Holland
Assistant Director, Teacher Education Support Services

CINDY HOLLAND

 302-831-8572

Career Community:
Education & Helping Professions
Policy & Social Impact

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Jenifer Laird
Assistant Director, Career Development & Campus Engagement Team

Jenifer Laird

 302-831-8568

Career Community:
Health & Science

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Renaé Love - Career Services Center
Career Counselor, Career Development & Campus Engagement Team

Rena'e Love

 302-831-6414

Career Community:
Engineering & Technology

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Career Services Center - Amber Ridgeway
Career Counselor, Career Development & Campus Engagement Team

Amber Ridgeway

 302-831-8094

Career Community:
Agriculture & Environment
Health & Science

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Career Services Center - Rachel Coppola
Career Counselor, Career Development & Campus Engagement Team

Rachel Stargatt

 302-831-4633

Career Community:
Business

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Stacy Purse - Career Services Center
Administrative Assistant III, Career Development & Campus Engagement Team

Stacy Purse

 302-831-8570
Travis Pocta
Assistant Director, International Student Career Readiness

Travis Pocta

Julia Moscato
Assistant Director, Employer Relations for Athletics

Julia Moscato

 302-831-3256
Christine Motta
Assistant Director, Student-Athlete Career Readiness

Christine Motta

 302-831-1450
Suprawee Tepsuporn
Assistant Dean for Graduate Professional Development

Suprawee Tepsuporn, PhD

 302-831-3603

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Contact us:

E-mail: udcareers@udel.edu
Phone: (302) 831-2392
401 Academy Street • Newark, DE 19716

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