Career Fairs & Meetups

UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE CAREER FAIRS & MEETUPS

 

The Career Center offers a variety of career fairs and meetups throughout the academic year. We offer boutique events based on our industry focused communities to bring talented Blue Hens and employers together. Most events are open to all matriculated UD students and alumni. Specific event details and registration information can be found here.  


Due to space and capacity restrictions brought on by COVID-19, the Career Center is hosting all major career fair and meetups virtually this Fall. For the most up to date information on the University's operating plan for the Fall, please follow this link.

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Meet the Firms

Meet the Firms

September 10, 2020 • 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm  

Meet the Firms is designed to help employers interact with undergraduate and graduate students from all majors and degrees pursuing full-time positions and internships in financial services, banking, accounting and information systems.

This event will be hosted virtually and detailed instructions will be sent out with ample preparation time.

Meet The Firms - Thursday, September 10th, 2020 - 5:00pm - 7:30pm

 

The cost for participation is $350.00 per organization.

Payment Information:

Payment is due prior to the event date!  

We are now accepting online check payments here: www.udel.edu/csc-payment. Please attempt to make all check payments online.

If you are UNABLE to process a check online, please follow these instructions.

Checks should be made payable to:

University of Delaware - Career Center

401 Academy Street

Newark, DE 19716

ATTN: Amy Rees

ACH wire transfer is now available. Please use the link below for this payment method. You will need your invoice number to complete the form. www.udel.edu/csc-payment

 

Cancellation Policy & Refund Schedule:

  • Cancellation Prior to August 14th, 2020 at 5:00pm – 100% Refund
  • Cancellation between August 14th, 2020 after 5:00pm – August 28, 2020 at 5:00pm – 75% Refund or 25% Due
  • Cancellation after August 28, 2020 at 5:00pm – no refund and full payment is expected
  • Cancellations must be received in writing to Amy Rees at amyrees@udel.edu. Should cancellation not be submitted in the above terms; no refund or excuse from payment will be issued.

 

Meet the Firms is designed to help employers interact with undergraduate and graduate students from all majors and degrees pursuing full-time positions and internships in financial services, banking, accounting and information systems.

Important Note: There is a live video component to this virtual event; come prepared as you would a traditional in-person career fair. Be mindful of your surroundings, limit background noise and dress for the job you want! Present yourself as a professional!

Please note - this event is only open to current UD students and UD alumni.

We look forward to your participation!



 

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Total internship management workshop

Fall Career & InterNship Fairs

September 16, 2020 • All Career Communities Fair • 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
September 17, 2020 • Engineering, Science & Technology Fair • 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The All Career Communities Fair welcomes employers hiring across all industry areas to participate to secure candidates for their internships and full time positions.

Top Attending Majors & Graduate Programs:

  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Economics
  • Accounting
  • MIS
  • Communication
  • Operations Management
  • Political Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • Health Behavior Science
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • English

About Career Communities: The Career Center provides tailored services based on industry focused career communities. The career communities are industry focused and supply guidance on preparation steps, experiences, and connections needed to be competitive in the workplace.

Below are our Career Communities. If you would like more information on the majors and employment areas associated with each, please follow this link:
-         Agriculture & Environment
-         Arts, Media & Communications
-         Business
-         Education & Helping Professions
-         Engineering & Technology
-         Public Service, Policy & Social Impact
-         Health & Science

 

The Engineering, Science & Technology Fair welcomes employers hiring across STEM industry areas to participate to secure candidates for their internships and full time positions.

Top Attending Majors & Graduate Programs:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Biological Sciences
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Chemistry

Two fairs, two days - endless talent! The All Career Communities Fair will be held on Wednesday, September 16th and the Engineering, Science & Technology Fair will be held on Thursday, September 17th and will virtually connect regional and national employers with University of Delaware undergraduate students, graduate students and alumni to discuss full-time, part-time, and internship opportunities from a wide variety of fields.  

We look forward to your participation!

The Fall Career & Internship Fairs will be held virtually on both Wednesday and Thursday, September 16th & 17th. Instructional videos, log-in information and video scheduling options will be provided with ample time to prepare prior to the events.

Fair Timing: 12:00pm - 4:30pm EST

Registration fees are based on organization type as follows:

  •     $500 - Staffing Agencies & Third Party Organizations
  •     $450 - For Profit Organizations
  •     $400 - Government Entities
  •     $350 - Non-Profit Organizations

The pricing listed above is for one fair day only (9/16/20 or 9/17/20). If you register for both fairs by 7/31/20, you will receive a $100.00 discount off your total registration cost.

We accept check and credit card payments for your participation.

Check Payments:

Please consider paying by check with ACH\Wire Transfer here.

If you must mail a check:

Make Payable to University of Delaware - Career Center

University of Delaware Career Center

401 Academy St.

Newark, DE 19716

Attn: Amy Rees

**PLEASE INCLUDE YOUR INVOICE NUMBER WITH YOUR CHECK PAYMENT**

 

Cancellation Policy & Refund Schedule:

  • Cancellation Prior to August 21st, 2020 at 5:00pm – 100% Refund or no expectation of payment
  • Cancellation between August 21st, 2020 after 5:00pm – September 4th, 2020 at 5:00pm – 75% Refund or expectation of 25% payment
  • Cancellation after September 4th, 2020 at 5:00pm – No refund will be issued and full payment is due
  • Cancellations must be received in writing to Amy Rees at amyrees@udel.edu. Should cancellation not be submitted in the above terms; no refund or excuse from payment will be issued.

Join us for the 2020 Fall Career & Internship Fairs!

These virtual fairs will connect students with regional and national employers seeking students for both internship and full time positions!

All Career Communities Fair - Wednesday, 9/16/20 - 12:00 P.M. - 4:30 P.M.

Engineering, Science & Technology Fair - Thursday, 9/17/20 - 12:00 P.M. - 4:30 P.M.

Why should you participate?

  • Make meaningful connections
  • Practice your elevator pitch
  • Secure your next job or internship
  • Engage with employers hiring within your field of interest

Join the virtual fair in-between classes or participate all afternoon. Make sure your resume is ready to go by sharing it with the Career Center before the fairs!

Important Note: There is a live video component to this virtual event; come prepared as you would a traditional in-person career fair. Be mindful of your surroundings, limit background noise and dress for the job you want! Present yourself as a professional!

Please note - this event is only open to current UD students and UD alumni.

We look forward to your participation!

 

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Civil, Environmental & Construction Engineering Career Fair

September 29, 2020 • 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm 

The Civil, Environmental & Construction Engineering Career Fair will allow you to virtually connect with UD students interested in careers, internships and co-op opportunities in industry. Employers are encouraged to have UD alumni participate who are currently working in their organization. 

Top Majors & Graduate Programs Participating Include: Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering & Management, Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Environmental Science

The cost to register is $350.00 per organization.

Payment Information:

Payment is due prior to the event date!  

We are now accepting online check payments here: www.udel.edu/csc-payment. Please attempt to make all check payments online.

If you are UNABLE to process a check online, please follow these instructions.

Checks should be made payable to:

University of Delaware - Career Center

401 Academy Street

Newark, DE 19716

ATTN: Amy Rees

ACH wire transfer is now available. Please use the link below for this payment method. You will need your invoice number to complete the form. www.udel.edu/csc-payment

Cancellation Policy & Refund Schedule:

  • Cancellation Prior to September 4, 2020 at 5:00 P.M. – 100% Refund or no expectation of payment
  • Cancellation between September 4, 2020 after 5:00 P.M. – September 18, 2020 at 5:00 P.M. – 75% Refund or expectation of 25% payment
  • Cancellation after September 18, 2020 at 5:00 P.M. – No refund will be issued and full payment is due
  • Cancellations must be received in writing to Amy Rees at amyrees@udel.edu. Should cancellation not be submitted in the above terms; no refund or excuse from payment will be issued.

 

Build your network and virtually connect with 40+ employers hiring UD students for internships, co-ops and full time jobs in the civil, environmental and construction engineering industries! 

Make sure your resume is in top shape by getting it reviewed by the Career Center before the fair!

Important Note: There is a live video component to this virtual event; come prepared as you would a traditional in-person career fair. Be mindful of your surroundings, limit background noise and dress for the job you want! Present yourself as a professional!

Please note - this event is only open to current UD students and UD alumni.

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October 8, 2020 • 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm • Register on Handshake

Careers in Wellness, Behavioral & Mental Health Meetup

October 8, 2020 • 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm 

This virtual event is intended to inform health behavior science, nutrition, mental health and human services majors about the types of careers and industries that can be pursued with their education. You will be able to network with students regarding your career path, organization and also to share internship and job openings. Employers are encouraged to have UD alumni participate who are currently working in your organization.

Participation in this event is complimentary for organizations. If you are no longer able to participate, please let us know as soon as possible and no later than 10/1/20.

Should you register and fail to cancel your registration within 48 business hours and\or no-show the day of the event, you will be invoiced $100.00 to cover the resources allotted to your organization.

Please place your cancellation in writing to Amy Rees - amyrees@udel.edu.

Learn about careers in wellness, behavioral & mental health virtually! There are many opportunities in the industry and this event is intended to help you discover the right pathway for you! Speak to employers and alumni about their careers, the various career pathways in the behavioral & mental health, nutrition, and human services industries and also about potential internship experiences! To prepare, be sure to review the list of attending employers, make sure your resume is in top shape by sharing it with the Career Center, and be ready with a list of questions to ask!

Important Note: There is a live video component to this virtual event; come prepared as you would a traditional in-person career event. Be mindful of your surroundings, limit background noise and dress for the job you want! Present yourself as a professional!

Please note - this event is only open to current UD students and UD alumni.

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October 8, 2020 • 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm • Register on Handshake

Wealth Management Networking Night

October 14, 2020 • 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm 

The Wealth Management Networking Night is open to employers interested in hiring students working in a financial planning or wealth management role within your organization. Students will have the opportunity to interact with the employers virtually and learn about financial planning and wealth management career and internship paths and applying for jobs.

The registration fee is $200.00 per organization

We accept check and credit card payments for your participation.

Check Payments:

Please consider paying by check with ACH\Wire Transfer here.

If you must mail a check:

Make Payable to University of Delaware - Career Center

University of Delaware Career Center

401 Academy St.

Newark, DE 19716

Attn: Amy Rees

**PLEASE INCLUDE YOUR INVOICE NUMBER WITH YOUR CHECK PAYMENT**

 

Cancellation Policy & Refund Schedule:

  • Cancellation Prior to September 15th, 2020 at 5:00pm – 100% Refund or no expectation of payment
  • Cancellation between September 15th, 2020 after 5:00pm – September 29th, 2020 at 5:00pm – 75% Refund or expectation of 25% payment
  • Cancellation after September 29th, 2020 at 5:00pm – No refund will be issued and full payment is due
  • Cancellations must be received in writing to Amy Rees at amyrees@udel.edu. Should cancellation not be submitted in the above terms; no refund or excuse from payment will be issued.

Are you interested in engaging with people or organizations in the financial planning and wealth management industry? Then attend this virtual networking event to meet employers and alumni seeking to hire! Students will have the opportunity to interact with employers and learn about wealth management career paths and how to apply for jobs.

Important: There is a video component to this virtual event; come prepared as you would a traditional in-person career fair. Be mindful of your surroundings, limit background noise and dress for the job you want!

Please note - this event is only open to current UD students and UD alumni.

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October 8, 2020 • 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm • Register on Handshake

Delaware graduate & law School fair

October 15, 2020 • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm 

Looking to recruit future scholars from the state of Delaware and its higher education institutions?

The Delaware Graduate and Law School Fair is your chance to virtually interact with students from University of Delaware and other regional schools to answers questions about application processes, find out what they are looking for in academic programs, and give them the information they need to make decisions.

Please note: We will not specifically advertise to students pursuing advanced degrees in Healthcare (Pre-med, pre-vet etc.) for this event. The student organization, Making Doctors, hosts a Health Professions Fair each Spring. If you would like more information on getting involved and registration, please reach out to makingdoctors@gmail.com.

Register before August 14th to qualify for the early registration discount!

The registration fee for each Law & Graduate School before August 14th is $75. After August 14th the registration fee is $100.

The registration fee for any for-profit organization before August 14th is $200. After August 14th the registration fee is $250.

The discount will be applied after the registration is submitted. 

 

Payment Information:

Payment is due prior to the event date! Please include the invoice number and copy of the invoice!

We are now accepting online check payments here: www.udel.edu/csc-payment. PLEASE attempt to make all check payments online.

If you are UNABLE to process a check online, please follow these instructions.

Mail checks to:

University of Delaware Career Center

401 Academy Street

Newark, DE 19716

Attn: Amy Rees

Make checks payable to: University of Delaware Career Center

 

Cancellation Policy & Refund Schedule:

  • Cancellation Prior to September 21, 2020 at 5:00P.M. – 100% Refund or no expectation of payment
  • Cancellation between September 21, 2020 after 5:00P.M. – October 4, 2020 at 5:00P.M.  – 75% Refund or expectation of 25% payment
  • Cancellation after October 4, 2020 at 5:00P.M. – No refund will be issued and full payment is due
  • Cancellations must be received in writing to Amy Rees at amyrees@udel.edu. Should cancellation not be submitted in the above terms; no refund or excuse from payment will be issued.

Whether you are considering Graduate or Law School, trying to decide between programs, or thinking about if more education is right for you, speaking with institution representatives is essential. Join us virtually to learn about the admissions process, the programs each college or university has to offer, and whether further education will help meet your goals from experienced admissions representatives. Obtain key takeaways admissions representatives will be looking for on your application. Graduate and Laws schools both regionally and nation-wide will be looking to speak with prospective students, provide answers to key questions, and give insight to what you can expect in enrolling. 

Want to prepare for the fair? Join us for a Tips for Virtual Education Fairs session from 3:00-3:45pm on 10/7, followed by a virtual Mock Law School Admission Panel from 4:00 - 5:00pm to get you ready for admissions conversations.

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October 8, 2020 • 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm • Register on Handshake

Speed Networking for First Year Business Students

October 21 and October 22, 2020 • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm 

The Lerner College of Business is looking for employers to connect with EVERY first year student in business for a Speed Networking event. Each professional development topic (i.e. interviewing, networking, how to dress for an interview, LinkedIn, etc.) will be led by Jill Gugino Pante (Director of Lerner Career Services) in a large virtual group setting. After each topic, there will be 10-15 minutes of virtual breakout discussion led by the employer representative. There will be approximately 300-400 first year Lerner students on each date.

For additional questions, contact Jill Gugino Pante at jgugino@udel.edu.

You can sign up for one day or both days. The cost of the event is $250.00 per employer, per day. Should you attend both days the price is $450.00. Each employer can have a maximum of 4 representatives for their registered day.

A list of students and employer reps will be emailed out after the event. Once you register, Jill Gugino Pante, Director of Lerner Career Services, will follow up with employers to provide additional details of the day.

Cancellation Policy & Refund Schedule:

  • Cancellation Prior to September 25, 2020 at 5:00 P.M. – 100% Refund or no expectation of payment
  • Cancellation between September 25, 2020 after 5:00 P.M. – October 9, 2020 at 5:00 P.M. – 75% Refund or expectation of 25% payment
  • Cancellation after October 9, 2020 at 5:00 P.M. – No refund will be issued and full payment is due
  • Cancellations must be received in writing to Amy Rees at amyrees@udel.edu. Should cancellation not be submitted in the above terms; no refund or excuse from payment will be issued.
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October 8, 2020 • 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm • Register on Handshake

Careers in Professional Selling Networking Event

October 26, 2020 • 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm 

The Careers in Professional Selling Networking Meetup is open to employers interested in hiring students working in a sales or sales management within your organization.


Students will have the opportunity to interact virtually with the employers to learn about careers in Professional Selling and Sales Management and internship paths and applying for jobs.

The registration fee is $200.00 per organization.   

Payment Information:

Payment is due prior to the event date! Please include the invoice number and copy of the invoice!

We are now accepting online check payments here: www.udel.edu/csc-payment. PLEASE attempt to make all check payments online.

If you are UNABLE to process a check online, please follow these instructions.

Mail checks to:

University of Delaware Career Center

401 Academy Street

Newark, DE 19716

Attn: Amy Rees

Make checks payable to: University of Delaware Career Center

 

Cancellation Policy & Refund Schedule:

Should you register and fail to cancel your registration by 5:00pm on 10/16/20, or no-show to the event - no refund will be issued and full payment is due. Should cancellation not be submitted in the above terms; no refund or excuse from payment will be issued.

Please send any cancellation notice to Jill Gugino Pante - jgugino@udel.edu

Are you interested in engaging with people or organizations that have potential opportunities for pursuing a career in Professional Selling?

Then attend this virtual networking event to meet employers and alumni seeking to hire!
Students will have the opportunity to interact with the employers and learn about career paths in sales and how to apply for jobs and/or internships.

Important: There is a video component to this virtual event; come prepared as you would a traditional in-person career fair. Be mindful of your surroundings, limit background noise and dress for the job you want!

Please note - this event is only open to current UD students and UD alumni with priority given to students who are already in the Professional Selling and Sales Management minor.

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October 8, 2020 • 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm • Register on Handshake

education meetup

October 27, 2020 • 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm 

An opportunity to network virtually with undergraduate and graduate students/candidates. Reach both those who are just beginning to explore the possibilities of a career in education, as well as graduating students (and perhaps alumni, too) hoping to learn about current or anticipated vacancies. Help support the profession! Encourage undecided students to consider education majors, choose careers in PK-12 education and pursue job opportunities in this industry! 

Employers are welcome to include UD alumni working in your schools or districts to talk with students about their experiences. 

Top majors attending will include: Elementary Teacher Education, Early Childhood Education, and Secondary Teacher Education Majors.

Participation in this event is complimentary for schools and school districts. If you are no longer able to participate, please let us know as soon as possible and no later than 10/16/20.

Should you register and fail to cancel your registration within 48 business hours and\or no-show the day of the event, you will be invoiced $100.00 to cover the resources allotted to your organization.

Please place your cancellation in writing to Amy Rees - amyrees@udel.edu.

 

This event is open to ALL undergraduate, graduate students, alumni, and the general public who are considering careers in PK-12 education! Participate in this virtual networking event to learn about the many different types of opportunities in education: teachers, counselors, para-educators, administrators, specialists, and more! Whether you’re just beginning to consider careers in education and need more information, or you’re graduating soon and hope to learn about anticipated vacancies for the upcoming school year, this event is for you! 

Come make new career connections! Have your resume polished and ready for upload by sharing it with the Career Center, should you wish to share your document with these employers!

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October 8, 2020 • 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm • Register on Handshake

Delaware Nursing & Healthcare Professions Career Fair

December 1, 2020 • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm 

This virtual career fair is open to all healthcare organizations seeking interns or full-time employers in the healthcare industry. For the first time, UD is partnering with Wilmington University and Delaware Technical Community College to invite employers and students from all over the state to this virtual event. Students attending will range from Nursing and medical laboratory science to a range of allied health professions. Please see below for a complete list of programs from which students will be invited.

 

University of Delaware

Nursing: BSN, MSN, DPN, PhD

Medical Laboratory Science: BS, MS, MS in Medical Sciences

 

Delaware Technical Community College

Nursing:  BSN, RN, LPN, CNA

Allied Health: 

  • Cardiovascular Sonography
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic
  • Exercise Science
  • Health Information Management
  • Histotechnician
  • Medical Assistant
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Surgical Technology

Training Certificates: (Through the Workforce Development Division)

  • CNA
  • Phlebotomy
  • Dental Assistant
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Polysomnographer (sleep technician)
  • Medical Coding
  • EKG Technician

Wilmington University

Undergraduate Programs​:

  • Pre-RN Option
  • RN to BSN
  • Health Sciences

Certificate Programs:

  • Health Information Technology
  • Hispanic Culture
  • Health Promotion: Fitness
  • Holistic Palliative Care and End of Life Care
  • Holistic Perspective on Aging and Wellness
  • Interdisciplinary Care Management
  • Post-Baccalaureate Legal Nurse Consultant

 

The registration fee is $150.00 per organization.  

 

Payment Information:

Payment is due prior to the event date! Please include the invoice number and copy of the invoice!

We are now accepting online check payments here: www.udel.edu/csc-payment. PLEASE attempt to make all check payments online.

If you are UNABLE to process a check online, please follow these instructions.

Mail checks to:

University of Delaware Career Center

401 Academy Street

Newark, DE 19716

Attn: Amy Rees

Make checks payable to: University of Delaware Career Center

 

Cancellation Policy & Refund Schedule:

  • Cancellation Prior to November 6, 2020 at 5:00 P.M. – 100% Refund or no expectation of payment
  • Cancellation between November 6, 2020 after 5:00 P.M. – November 20 P.M. at 5:00pm – 75% Refund or expectation of 25% payment
  • Cancellation after November 20, 2020 at 5:00 P.M. – No refund will be issued and full payment is due
  • Cancellations must be received in writing to Amy Rees at amyrees@udel.edu. Should cancellation not be submitted in the above terms; no refund or excuse from payment will be issued.

UD is partnering with Wilmington University and Delaware Technical Community College to invite students from all over the state to this virtual career event. Employers will be seeking students in nursing, medical laboratory science, and those from a range of allied health professions.

The University of Delaware is partnering with Wilmington University and Delaware Technical Community College to invite students from all over the state to this virtual career event. Employers will be seeking students in nursing, medical laboratory science, and those from a range of allied health professions.

 

Please pre-register for the event here so we can supply log in information and platform instructions for this virtual event!

Delaware Technical Community College Students - Register here!

Wilmington University Students - Register here!

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