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.  


Upcoming Fall 2022 Career Fairs:

Meet the Firms

Thursday, September 8, 2022 | 5-7:30 p.m.

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, accounting, analytics and information systems.

Meet The Firms will be on Thursday, September 8th, 2022 - 5:00 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.

Employer registration closes on August 26, 2022.

Top attending majors and graduate programs:
Finance, Accounting, Economics, Management Information Systems, Business Analytics and Information Management, CIS, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Business and Engineering Undeclared and more!

We look forward to connecting you with our students!

The cost for participation is $400.00 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

 

Cancelation Policy & Refund Schedule:


- Cancellation prior to 8/19/22 at 5 p.m. — 100% refund or no expectation of payment.
- Cancellation between 8/19/22 at 5 p.m. – 8/26/22 at 5 p.m. — 75% refund or expectation of 25% payment.
- Cancellation after 8/26/22 at 5 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 cancelation not be submitted in the above terms, no refund or excuse from payment will be issued.

The UD Career Center may cancel any one or more employer registrations for any reason. In doing so it may elect to consider only its own interests and will not be required to consider the effect of any such cancelation. Should cancelation be initiated by the Career Center a full refund of the registration fee will be provided.

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, analytics and information systems.

Suggested dress code is business 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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Fall Career & Internship Fair

Fall Career & Internship Fair

Thursday, September 15, 2022 | 3-6 p.m.

The Fall Career & Internship 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
  • Communications
  • Operations Management
  • Political Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • Health Behavior Science
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • English

 

 

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
  • Computer Engineering
  • Chemistry

2022 FALL CAREER & INTERNSHIP FAIRS

Thursday, September 15, 2022

3 - 6 p.m.

The UD Fall Career & Internship Fairs return this year to the Carpenter Sports Building! Come connect with top undergraduate and graduate students, as well as, alumni to fill job and internship positions, build professional networks and create meaningful connections. This in-person event will be split into two spaces: the Fall Career & Internship Fair and the Engineering, Science & Technology Fair.

 

Top Attending Majors and Graduate Programs:

Fall Career & Internship Fair: Finance, Marketing, Economics, Accounting, MIS, Communications, Operations Management, Political Science, Criminal Justice, Health Behavior Science, Fashion Merchandising, English and more.

Engineering, Science & Technology Fair: Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Biological Sciences, Computer Engineering, Chemistry and more.

Location

The Little Bob (The Carpenter Sports Building)

26 N. College Ave., Newark, DE 19711

University of Delaware

Parking information will be provided in the logistics emails closer to the event.

 

Event Schedule

  • Shuttle Bus Begins & Check-in: 12:30pm to 2:30pm
  • Seniors & Grad Student Only Power Half Hour: 3:00pm - 3:30pm
  • Career Fair: 3:00pm to 6:00pm

 

Registration fees are based on organization type as follows:

  •     $450 - Staffing Agencies & Third Party Organizations
  •     $400 - For Profit Organizations
  •     $350 - Government Entities
  •     $300 - Non-Profit Organizations

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**

 

Cancelation Policy & Refund Schedule:

  • Cancellation prior to 8/15/22 at 5 p.m. — 100% refund or no expectation of payment.
  • Cancellation between 8/15/22 at 5 p.m. – 8/29/22 at 5 p.m. — 75% refund or expectation of 25% payment.
  • Cancellation after 8/29/22 at 5 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 cancelation not be submitted in the above terms, no refund or excuse from payment will be issued.

Should the Fall Career & Internship Fairs be cancelled due to extreme inclement weather, the fair will be rescheduled to a new date within 10 days of the original date. Depending on space availability on-campus, the event may be rescheduled to a virtual Handshake fair format. Should an employer not be able to attend the rescheduled date, refunds or advancing registration to a future fair will be assessed on a case by case basis.

The UD Career Center may cancel any one or more employer registrations for any reason. In doing so it may elect to consider only its own interests and will not be required to consider the effect of any such cancelation. Should cancelation be initiated by the Career Center a full refund of the registration fee will be provided.

Join us for the 2022 Fall Career & Internship Fairs!

Thursday, September 15, 2022
3 - 6 p.m.

The UD Fall Career & Internship Fairs return this year to the Little Bob (Carpenter Sports Building)! Speak with top employers and alumni in your industry to find out about job and internship positions and build your network with meaningful connections. This in-person event will be split into two spaces: the Fall Career & Internship Fair and the Engineering, Science & Technology Fair.

Stop by in-between classes or stay all afternoon.

Dress for the job you want!

Schedule

  • 3:00 - 3:30 p.m.: Seniors & Graduate students ONLY power half hour - get early access to your top employers!
  • 3:30 - 6:00 p.m.: All students and alumni welcome!

 

How to Prepare

We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Please note: This event is only open to current UD students and UD alumni.

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Civil & Construction Engineering Career Fair

Tuesday, September 20, 2022 | 4:30-6:30 p.m.

2022 Civil, Environmental & Construction Engineering Career Fair

Tuesday, September 20, 2022
4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

The Civil, Environmental & Construction Engineering Career Fair will allow you to connect with UD students interested in careers, internships and co-op opportunities in the industry.

Employers are encouraged to have UD alumni participate who are currently working in their organization.

Top participating majors include:
Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering & Management, Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Environmental Science

We look forward to connecting you with our students!

The registration fee is $350.00 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**

 

Cancelation Policy & Refund Schedule:

- Cancellation prior to 9/2/22 at 5 p.m. — 100% refund or no expectation of payment.
- Cancellation between 9/2/22 at 5 p.m. – 9/9/22 at 5 p.m. — 75% refund or expectation of 25% payment.
- Cancellation after 9/9/22 at 5 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 cancelation not be submitted in the above terms, no refund or excuse from payment will be issued.

The UD Career Center may cancel any one or more employer registrations for any reason. In doing so it may elect to consider only its own interests and will not be required to consider the effect of any such cancelation. Should cancelation be initiated by the Career Center a full refund of the registration fee will be provided.

Join us for the 2022 Civil, Environmental & Construction Engineering Career Fair

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Build your network and connect with more than 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!

 

Schedule

4:30 - 5:00 p.m. Seniors & RSO members power half hour

5:00 - 6:30 p.m. All students

 

How to Prepare

 

We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Please note: This event is only open to current UD students and UD alumni.

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biotechnology & biomedical engineering career fair

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 | 5-7 p.m.

Join us for the 2022 Biotechnology & Biomedical Career Fair

Wednesday, September 28, 2022
5 - 7 p.m.

The Biotechnology and Biomedical Engineering Meetup will allow you to connect with UD students interested in careers, internships and co-op opportunities in the biotechnology and biomedical industries.

Employers are encouraged to bring UD alumni that are currently working in their organization.

Top attending majors include: Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry and Medical and Molecular Sciences.

 

We look forward to connecting you with our students!

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 9/21/22.

Should you register, create a schedule and no-show to 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.

The UD Career Center may cancel any one or more employer registrations for any reason. In doing so it may elect to consider only its own interests and will not be required to consider the effect of any such cancelation. Should cancelation be initiated by the Career Center a full refund of the registration fee will be provided.

Join us for the 2022 Biotechnology & Biomedical Engineering Career Fair

Wednesday, September 28, 2022
5:30 - 7 p.m.

Build your network and connect with STEM employers hiring UD students for internships, co-ops and full-time jobs in the industries of biotechnology, life sciences, healthcare, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, research, manufacturing, scientific and technical consulting and more! 

 

How to Prepare

We look forward to seeing you there!

Please note: This event is only open to current UD students and UD alumni.

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Hospitality Business Management Speed Networking

Thursday, October 6, 2022 | 2-5:00 p.m.

The Hospitality Business Management department is looking for companies to meet with hospitality students from all four class years during our annual Speed Networking Event! During our Speed Networking Event, employers will meet with our first-year and sophomore students. Students will get to learn and ask questions about your industry.

During the Meet and Greet hour, junior and senior students will walk from table to table meeting with companies and discussing potential internships and jobs. Employers who sign up are required to be present for both events.

We look forward to connecting you with our students!

 

Contact Melissa Jones at mgjones@udel.edu with any questions. 

The cost to attend is $300 and companies can bring a max of 2 representatives. Once registered, Melissa Jones will provide the itinerary and more details.

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 & credit card payments here: www.udel.edu/csc-payment. If you are UNABLE to process a check online, please follow these instructions.

Mail check to:
University of Delaware Career Center
401 Academy Street
Newark, DE 19716
ATTN: Amy Rees

Please make checks payable to: University of Delaware Career Center

Cancelation & Refund Policy:

  • Cancelation prior to 9/19/22 at 5:00 p.m. - 100% refund or no expectation of payment.
  • Cancelation between 9/19/22 at 5:00 p.m. - 9/26/22 at 5:00 p.m. - 75% refund or expectation of 25% payment.
  • Cancelation after 9/26/22 at 5:00 p.m. - No refund will be issued and full payment is expected.

Cancelations must be received in writing to Melissa Jones and mgjones@udel.edu. Should cancelation not be submitted in the above terms; no refund or excuse from payment will be issued.

The UD Career Center may cancel any one or more employer registrations for any reason. In doing so it may elect to consider only its own interests and will not be required to consider the effect of any such cancelation. Should cancelation be initiated by the Career Center a full refund of the registration fee will be provided.

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Wealth Management Networking Night

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 | 5-6:30 p.m.

The Wealth Management Networking Meetup 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 your representative and learn about financial planning and wealth management career and internship paths and applying for jobs.

 

Registration deadline is September 30, 2022.

 

The registration fee is $250.00 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**

 

Cancelation Policy & Refund Schedule:

- Cancellation prior to 9/23/22 at 5 p.m. — 100% refund or no expectation of payment.
- Cancellation between 9/23/22 at 5 p.m. – 9/30/22 at 5 p.m. — 75% refund or expectation of 25% payment.
- Cancellation after 9/30/22 at 5 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 cancelation not be submitted in the above terms, no refund or excuse from payment will be issued.

The UD Career Center may cancel any one or more employer registrations for any reason. In doing so it may elect to consider only its own interests and will not be required to consider the effect of any such cancelation. Should cancelation be initiated by the Career Center a full refund of the registration fee will be provided.

Are you interested in engaging with people or organizations in the financial planning and wealth management industry? 

Then attend this 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.

 

Please note: This event is only open to current UD students and UD alumni.

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Fashion Career Meetup

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 | 5-6:30 p.m.

Attend the virtual Fashion Career Meetup and network with students seeking job and internship opportunities!

Why should your organization participate in this event?

  • Ranked #2 in the US for 2021 Best Colleges for Textile & Apparel Studies (collegefactual.com)
  • Ranked #1 in Top 10 Best Fashion Degrees (collegechoice.net)
  • Free virtual recruiting event.
  • Set up 1:1 chats and/or group sessions to make the most of your time.

Top Attending Majors: Apparel Design, Fashion and Apparel Studies, Fashion Design and Product Innovation, Fashion Merchandising, Communications and Marketing.

The program will start off with an alumni & employer panel coordinated by the Department of Fashion and Apparel Studies from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Following the Zoom panel, you will have an opportunity to interact with the students through the Handshake virtual fair from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

What our students are saying: 

"The best part is the platform where one could meet so many employers." 

"I really liked the one on one sessions. I found them fun and exciting."

Participation in this event is complimentary for organizations. If you are no longer able to participate, please let us know as soon as possible.

Should you register, create a schedule and no-show to 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.

*Employers are at a disadvantage when they fail to create a schedule by 10/4/22 when student registration opens. Late schedule creation results in less overall student sign ups for the organization. Employers who do not have a schedule created by 10/11/22 at 5:00 P.M. may have their registration declined and will not participate in the event.

The UD Career Center may cancel any one or more employer registrations for any reason. In doing so it may elect to consider only its own interests and will not be required to consider the effect of any such cancelation. Should cancelation be initiated by the Career Center a full refund of the registration fee will be provided.

Are you interested in engaging with organizations in the Fashion and Design industry?

Then attend this virtual networking event to meet employers and alumni seeking to hire!

Why you should attend this meetup:

  • Connect with alumni and employers to build your professional network.
  • Learn about internship and full-time career opportunities.
  • Become more confident networking with employers and alumni.

The program will start off from 4:00p.m. - 5:00 p.m. with a Zoom panel of alumni and employers introducing themselves and discussing their journey to their current roles, company culture, career advice and types of careers and internship openings in their organization.

You will need to register for the alumni & employer panel in advance to receive the Zoom link and password.

Alumni & Employer panel registration link coming soon!

Following the presentation, students will have the opportunity to network with employers through the Handshake virtual fair from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

 

Hear what past student attendees are saying:

"The best part is the platform where one can meet so many employers."

"I really liked the one on one sessions. I found them fun and exciting."

"I would recommend this event to any fashion major"

"The event is a great way to network."

"Had an opportunity to learn about people in the field and their experiences at work."

"I was impressed at how well the virtual event went! Bravo! I'd definitely do an event like this again. It provided all the networking time that I need face-to-face by have the 1:1 consults, which I really appreciated."

 

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

 

Registration opens two weeks before the event date! Sign up through Handshake!

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careers in professional selling networking meetup

Monday, October 24, 2022 | 5-6:30 p.m.

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

Students will have the opportunity to interact with your representatives and learn about careers in professional selling and sales management, as well as internship paths and applying for jobs.

Top attending majors and graduate programs:
Professional selling minor, marketing, international business, management, business undeclared, university studies, operations management, entrepreneurship, finance, economics and financial planning.

We look forward to connecting you with our students!

The registration fee is $300.00 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

 

Cancelation & Refund Policy:

- Cancellation prior to 10/7/22 at 5 p.m. — 100% refund or no expectation of payment.
- Cancellation between 10/7/22 at 5 p.m. – 10/14/22 at 5 p.m. — 75% refund or expectation of 25% payment.
- Cancellation after 10/14/22 at 5 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 cancelation not be submitted in the above terms, no refund or excuse from payment will be issued.

The UD Career Center may cancel any one or more employer registrations for any reason. In doing so it may elect to consider only its own interests and will not be required to consider the effect of any such cancelation. Should cancelation be initiated by the Career Center a full refund of the registration fee will be provided.

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

Then attend this networking event to meet employers and alumni seeking to hire!

Students will have the opportunity to interact with employers and learn about career paths in sales and how to apply for jobs and internships.

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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nursing & healthcare experience fair

Tuesday, November 8, 2022 | 5-6:30 p.m.

This career fair is open to all healthcare organizations seeking interns or full-time employees in the healthcare industry. Students attending will range from nursing and medical laboratory science to a range of allied health professions. 

Top Attending Majors:

Undergraduate: Nursing and pre-health (biology, chemistry, exercise science, medical lab sciences, med diagnostics)

Graduate Programs: Nursing (MSN, DPN, PhD)

 

We look forward to connecting you with our students!

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 & Refund Policy:

  • Cancellation prior to 10/21/22 at 5 p.m. — 100% refund or no expectation of payment.
  • Cancellation between 10/21/22 at 5 p.m. – 10/28/22 at 5 p.m. — 75% refund or expectation of 25% payment.
  • Cancellation after 10/28/22 at 5 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 cancelation not be submitted in the above terms, no refund or excuse from payment will be issued.

The UD Career Center may cancel any one or more employer registrations for any reason, and in doing so it may elect to consider only its own interests and will not be required to consider the effect of any such cancelation. Should cancellation be initiated by the Career Center a full refund of the registration fee will be provided.

This event is intended for students seeking opportunities in nursing and other healthcare related positions. Pre-medical and pre-PA students can also identify experiential opportunities in the healthcare industry. 

 

Please note: This event is only open to current UD students and UD alumni.

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Speed Networking for First-Year Business Students

Wednesday, October 19 & Thursday, October 20, 2022 | 5-6:30 p.m.

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 Director of Lerner Career Services Jill Gugino Pante in a large group setting. After each topic, there will be 5 to 10 minutes of virtual breakout discussion led by the employer representative. There will be approximately 300 to 400 first-year Lerner students on each date.

You can sign up for one or both days. The cost of the event is $300 per employer per day. Should you attend both days the price is $500. Each employer can have a maximum of four representatives for their registered day. A list of students and employer representatives will be emailed out after the event. Once you register, Jill Gugino Pante will follow up with employers to provide additional details of the day.

 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 $300.00 per employer, per day. Should you attend both days the price is $500.00. 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 10/3/22 at 5 p.m. — 100% refund or no expectation of payment.

- Cancellation between 10/3/22 at 5 p.m. – 10/10/22 at 5 p.m. — 75% refund or expectation of 25% payment.

- Cancellation after 10/10/22 at 5 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 cancelation not be submitted in the above terms, no refund or excuse from payment will be issued.

The UD Career Center may cancel any one or more employer registrations for any reason. In doing so it may elect to consider only its own interests and will not be required to consider the effect of any such cancelation. Should cancelation be initiated by the Career Center a full refund of the registration fee will be provided.

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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