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.  

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Speer Networking for First Year Students

SPEED NETWORKING FOR FIRST YEAR BUSINESS STUDENTS

NOVEMBER 6 & 7, 2019 • 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 employer will be responsible for giving tips and guidance about a professional development topic (i.e. interviewing, networking, how to dress for an interview, etc.) at their table. There will be approximately 40 tables and each table will hold 10 students. Employer reps will rotate every 8-10 minutes over the course of 2 hours teaching students about different professional development topics.

There will be approximately 300-400 first year Lerner students on each date. You can sign up for 1 or both days.

Each employer can have a maximum of 4 representatives onsite for their registered day. PLEASE DO NOT bring banners, flyers or any other materials. 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 assign a professional development topic and provide additional details of the day.

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

Please note: Photographs and/or video will be taken during this Career Center Event.

By taking part in this event you grant the event organizers full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming, and any reproductions or adaptations of the images for fundraising, publicity or other purposes to help achieve the group’s aims. This might include (but is not limited to), the right to use them in their printed and online publicity, social media, press releases and funding applications. If you do not wish to be photographed please inform a Career Center staff member.

The 2019 Speed Networking for First Year Business Students will take place at University of Delaware's Newark Campus:

 

Trabant Student Center - Multi-Purpose Rooms

17 W. Main Street

Newark, DE 19716

 

Daily Schedule:

Check In: 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Speed Networking with Students: 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Single day registration (includes 4 representatives) - $250.00

Registration for both days (includes 4 representatives per day) - $450.00

Cancellation & Refund Policy:

  • Cancellation Prior to October 14th, 2019 at 5:00pm – 100% Refund or no expectation of payment
  • Cancellation between October 14th, 2019 after 5:00pm – October 25th, 2019 at 5:00pm – 75% Refund or expectation of 25% payment
  • Cancellation after October 25th, 2019 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.

 

Parking Map & Information - parking is available at the Trabant Student Center Garage (17 W. Main St., Newark, DE 19716). Complimentary parking instructions will be sent closer to the event date.

Special hotel rates are available for this fair at the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel at University of Delaware and Embassy Suites (both based on availability). Mention the "UD related rate" when making reservations by phone to the local facility.

  REGISTER HERE

Speed Networking for First Year Business students is an opportunity to network and enhance your professional development skills from employers and alumni. Employer & alumni representatives will be rotated at each table every 8-10 minutes and include topics like interviewing, networking, how to dress, how to perfect the handshake, how to write thank you letters and following up.

Dress is casual. Do not bring copies of your resume. All students will be given a list of employer and alumni representatives after the program to assist with follow up. 

Please note, this event is open to FIRST YEAR BUSINESS STUDENTS ONLY and is a requirement for BUAD110 students!


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

  RSVP HERE

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Nursing Career Fair

Nursing Career Fair

DECEMBER 3, 2019 • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Nursing Career Fair is designed for employers to interact with nursing students from all class years and alumni about full-time, residency, externship and volunteer opportunities.

Please note: Photographs and/or video will be taken during this Career Center Event.

By taking part in this event you grant the event organizers full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming, and any reproductions or adaptations of the images for fundraising, publicity or other purposes to help achieve the group’s aims. This might include (but is not limited to), the right to use them in their printed and online publicity, social media, press releases and funding applications. If you do not wish to be photographed please inform a Career Center staff member.

The 2019 Nursing Career Fair will take place at University of Delaware's Newark Campus:

Trabant Student Center - Multi-Purpose Rooms:
17 W. Main Street
Newark, DE 19716

 

Daily Schedule:

Check-in: 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Career Fair: 5:00pm - 7:00pm

 

Registration is $150.00 per organization and includes 2 company representatives. Bring additional representatives for only $20 each.

We accept check and credit card payments for your participation.

Check Payments:

Make Payable to University of Delaware Career Center

Career Center

401 Academy St.

Newark, DE 19716

Attn: Amy Rees

 

Cancellation & Refund Policy:

Cancellation Prior to November 4th, 2019 at 5:00pm – 100% Refund or no expectation of payment

Cancellation between November 4th, 2019 after 5:00pm – November 15th, 2019 at 5:00pm – 75% Refund or expectation of 25% payment

Cancellation after November 15th, 2019 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.

 

Parking Map & Information - parking is available in the parking garage at the Trabant Student Center. Complimentary parking instructions will be sent out closer to the event date.  

Shipping Materials  - details are below on where to send display materials for the upcoming fair. Display items must be received by November 22, 2019. Please keep in mind that UD is closed on 11/28 & 11/29 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Send your materials to: 

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

"HOLD FOR THE NURSING FAIR- 12/3"

Return shipping - All displays & materials must have a pre-paid return shipping label and a proper container. The pick-up location will be at the check-in desk and pick-up time is up until 5:00pm.  Major carriers such as: DHL, FedEx, and UPS are familiar with Trabant University Center. You must bring a pre-paid return shipping label so that your items can be shipped out following the fair.

Pick-up address:

Trabant University Center
17 West Main Street, Room 103
Newark, DE 19716 
Hours of Operation: 8:00am – 5:00pm

Organization representatives are responsible for scheduling pick-up of all displays and materials after the event. The Career Center and/or the Trabant University Center are not responsible for ensuring that your materials are shipped after the fair.

 

Special hotel rates are available for this fair at the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel at University of Delaware and Embassy Suites (both based on availability). Mention the "UD related rate" when making reservations by phone to the local facility.

  REGISTER HERE

The Nursing Career Fair is designed for UD nursing students and alumni to interact with employers, and to help identify full-time, part-time, externship and volunteer opportunities.  Students can network with employers from the field and learn more about their hiring needs.

This event is for all class years!

The suggested dress code is business professional.

Make sure to have multiple copies of your resume.


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

 

Please note: Photographs and/or video will be taken during the Nursing Career Fair.

By taking part in this event you grant the event organizers full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming, and any reproductions or adaptations of the images for fundraising, publicity or other purposes to help achieve the group’s aims. This might include (but is not limited to), the right to use them in their printed and online publicity, social media, press releases and funding applications. If you do not wish to be photographed please inform a Career Center staff member.

  REGISTER HERE

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Nursing Career Fair

Spring Career & Internship Fairs

FEBRUARY 20, 2020 • 3:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Two fairs - one day!

The Engineering, Science & Technology Fair and the All Majors Fair will connect employers with more than 1,750 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 ask you to choose one fair location - but don't worry! You will be able to advertise by major, career community and with the available opportunities listed within Handshake to reach all attending students! The fairs are only separated by a small hallway which will allow students to easily access both fairs.


Schedule:

  • 3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.: Seniors & Grad Student Only Power Half-Hour – Get early access to students seeking full-time positions!  
  • 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.: Engineering & Technology Fair & All Majors Fair for all students and alumni


Note: Students are encouraged to dress for the job they want - no professional attire required - to increase attendance between classes and include students who may not have yet purchased a suit.

We look forward to seeing you on campus!

 

Photographs and/or video will be taken during the Spring Career & Internship Fairs.

By taking part in this event, you grant the event organizers full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming, and any reproductions or adaptations of the images for fundraising, publicity or other purposes to help achieve the group’s aims. This might include (but is not limited to), the right to use them in their printed and online publicity, social media, press releases and funding applications. If you do not wish to be photographed please inform a Career Center staff member.

The 2020 Spring Career & Internship Fairs will take place at University of Delaware's Newark Campus: 

The Little Bob (The Carpenter Sports Building)
26 N. College Avenue
Newark, Delaware 19716 

Schedule:

  • Check-in: 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Seniors & Grad Student Only Power Half-Hour: 3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Career Fairs: 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. 

Registration fees based on organization type are as follows:

■ $675 - Third Party & Staffing Organizations (whether hiring internally or externally)
■ $525 - For Profit Organizations
■ $425 - Government Entities
■ $325 - Nonprofit

Additional representatives are $40.00 each.

If you have more than three total representatives at one table, it requires the purchase of an additional table for your organization.
($400.00 - For-Profit Organizations, $300.00 for Government Entities, $200.00 for Non-Profit)

We accept check and credit card payments for your participation.


Check Payments:

Make payable to University of Delaware Career Center

Career Center
401 Academy St.
Newark, DE 19716
Attn: Amy Rees

 

Cancellation Policy & Refund Schedule:

Cancellation prior to January 23, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. – 100% refund or no expectation of payment

Cancellation between January 23, 2020 after 5:00 p.m. – February 6, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. – 75% refund or expectation of 25% payment

Cancellation after February 6, 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.

Should the Spring Career & Internship Fair be cancelled due to extreme inclement weather, the fair will be rescheduled to a new date within 10 days of the original date. 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.

Parking Map & Information - PLEASE DO NOT drive directly to The Little Bob - Parking IS NOT available on site! A parking location will be provided closer to the event date. Please allow extra travel time to include shuttle transportation between the venues. You do not need a parking pass to park. You are welcome to drop off your packages at The Little Bob before parking your vehicle.

Shuttles will run continuously and will be available approximately every 10 minutes.

Shipping Materials:

IF YOU PLAN TO SHIP your materials they need to arrive NO LATER THAN TUESDAY, 2/18/20. Send your materials to the Career Center using the address below, clearly marked with "HOLD FOR SPRING CAREER & INTERNSHIP FAIRS." Your shipped items will be brought to The Little Bob and will be delivered to your booth.
 

University of Delaware Career Center
401 Academy Street
Newark, DE 19716
Attn: Amy Rees

YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE RETURN SHIPPING COSTS AND SCHEDULED PICKUP OF YOUR MATERIALS.

The Career Center is NOT responsible for the transport or pickup of your items.
 

Pick Up Location:

Receiving Department
University of Delaware
222 S. Chapel Street
Newark, DE 19716

***Pickups will be available beginning Friday 2/21/20 from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.***

Special hotel rates are available for this fair at the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel at University of Delaware and Embassy Suites (both based on availability). Mention the "UD related rate" when making reservations by phone to the local facility.

  REGISTER HERE

Two fairs - one day!

The Engineering, Science & Technology Fair and the All Majors Fair - both at The Little Bob (Carpenter Sports Building) - will connect you with more than 175 employers hiring students for full-time, part-time and internship opportunities across an array of industries, disciplines and majors.  Bring multiple copies of a professional resume.

Stop by in between classes or stay all afternoon!

Professional headshots will be available during the whole fair and are sponsored by the UD Young Alumni Network.

Dress for the job you want!

Schedule:

  • 3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.: Seniors & Grad Student Only Power Half-Hour – Get early access to your top employers!  
  • 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.: Engineering & Technology Fair & All Majors Fair for all students and alumni
     

Pro Tips:

- Bring multiple copies of your resume.

- Visit Handshake to view and research employers attending the fairs.  Employers will be registering until the day of the event, so check back frequently!

- Work on your 15- to 30-second introduction to employers (a.k.a. your elevator pitch).

- Read more tips on how to work a career fair.

 

We look forward to seeing you there!  

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

Photographs and/or video will be taken during the Spring Career & Internship Fairs.

By taking part in this event, you grant the event organizers full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming, and any reproductions or adaptations of the images for fundraising, publicity or other purposes to help achieve the group’s aims. This might include (but is not limited to), the right to use them in their printed and online publicity, social media, press releases and funding applications. If you do not wish to be photographed, please inform a Career Center staff member.

  RSVP HERE

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Nursing Career Fair

Summer externship networking night

FEBRUARY 26, 2020 • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

The Summer Externship Networking Night is open to employers interested in networking with undergraduate students with an expected graduation date between Decemeber 2021 - May 2023 for their summer externship/leadership programs.

Students will have the opportunity to go around to different tables in the Lerner Atrium and interact with employers to learn about summer externship opportunities and how to apply. This networking night is targeting students interested in the professional services industry (accounting, finance and IT).

 

Please note: Photographs and/or video will be taken during the Summer Externship Networking Night.

By taking part in this event, you grant the event organizers full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming, and any reproductions or adaptations of the images for fundraising, publicity or other purposes to help achieve the group’s aims. This might include (but is not limited to), the right to use them in their printed and online publicity, social media, press releases and funding applications. If you do not wish to be photographed, please inform a Career Center staff member.

The 2020 Summer Externship Networking Night will take place at University of Delaware's Newark Campus:

Lerner Hall - Atrium
20 Orchard Road
Newark, DE 19716

 

Daily Schedule:

Check-in: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Networking Event: 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

The employer registration fee for this event is $100.00.

Cancellation Policy:

If you are no longer able to attend, please let us know as soon as possible and no later than 5:00 p.m. on 2/14/20.

Should you register and fail to cancel your registration by 5:00 p.m. on 2/14/20 or do not show the night of the event, no refund will be issued and full payment is due.

Please send all cancellations 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.

Parking Map & Information - Parking is available at Trabant Student Center Garage (17 W. Main Street Newark, DE 19716). Complimentary parking instructions will be sent closer to the event. Click here for a map.

Special hotel rates are available for this fair at the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel at University of Delaware and Embassy Suites (both based on availability). Mention the "UD related rate" when making reservations by phone to the local facility.

REGISTER HERE >

Attend this networking event to meet employers and alumni seeking undergraduate students with an expected graduation date between December 2021 - May 2023 for their summer externship/leadership programs!  

Students will have the opportunity to go around to different tables in Lerner Atrium and interact with employers to learn about summer externship opportunities and how to apply. This networking night is targeting students interested in the professional services industry (accounting, finance and IT).

The suggested dress code is business casual.

 

Please note: Photographs and/or video will be taken during the Summer Externship Networking Night.

By taking part in this event, you grant the event organizers full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming, and any reproductions or adaptations of the images for fundraising, publicity or other purposes to help achieve the group’s aims. This might include (but is not limited to), the right to use them in their printed and online publicity, social media, press releases and funding applications. If you do not wish to be photographed, please inform a Career Center staff member.

RSVP HERE >

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Nursing Career Fair

Communications, Marketing & Media Career Meetup

MARCH 10, 2020 • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

A free networking event connecting employers and alumni in advertising, public relations, media and branding with students in communications, design, marketing, English and other majors who are seeking career advice, internships, freelance gigs and full-time jobs.

Sponsored By: Blue Hen Marketing Club, the UD Career Center and Lerner Career Services Center, and the Departments of Marketing, English and Communication.  

Details:

- Free to attend. Organizations are encouraged to send UD alumni if they are available to attend. 

- Each organization will receive a hightop table for one to two representatives and a table sign.

- Light refreshments will be served.

- Students will be encouraged to bring resumes.

 

Photographs and/or video will be taken during the Communications, Marketing & Media Career Meetup.

By taking part in this event, you grant the event organizers full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming, and any reproductions or adaptations of the images for fundraising, publicity or other purposes to help achieve the group’s aims. This might include (but is not limited to), the right to use them in their printed and online publicity, social media, press releases and funding applications. If you do not wish to be photographed, please inform a Career Center staff member.

The 2020 Communications, Marketing & Media Meetup will take place at University of Delaware's Newark Campus: 

Trabant Student Center - Multi-Pupose Rooms
17 W. Main Street 
Newark, Delaware 19716 

Daily Schedule:

  • Check-in: 4:00 - 4:45pm
  • Blue Hen Alumni Photo: 4:40pm
  • Networking Event: 5:00pm - 6:30pm

This networking event is free of charge. If you are no longer able to attend, please let us know as soon as possible.

Should you register and fail to cancel your registration within 48 business hours and\or no-show the night 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 

Parking Map & Information - Parking is available at Trabant Student Center Garage (17 W. Main Street Newark, DE 19716). Complimentary parking instructions will be sent closer to the event. Click here for a map.

Special hotel rates are available for this fair at the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel at University of Delaware and Embassy Suites (both based on availability). Mention the "UD related rate" when making reservations by phone to the local facility.

REGISTER HERE >

Looking for internships and jobs in media, advertising, public relations, marketing and branding?
Join us for an evening of networking with employers and alumni on careers in communications and media in the Trabant MPR's.

No suit required; come as you are! Bring plenty of copies of your resumes!

Light refreshments will be served.

Sponsored By: Blue Hen Marketing Club, the UD Career Center, Lerner Career Services Center, and the Departments of Communications, Marketing and English.  

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

 

Please note: Photographs and/or video will be taken during the Communications, Marketing & Media Career Meetup.

By taking part in this event you grant the event organizers full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming, and any reproductions or adaptations of the images for fundraising, publicity or other purposes to help achieve the group’s aims. This might include (but is not limited to), the right to use them in their printed and online publicity, social media, press releases and funding applications. If you do not wish to be photographed please inform a Career Center staff member.

RSVP HERE >

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