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Get ready for an amazing recruitment experience in Fall 2023 with the University of Delaware Career Center as your dedicated partner. As the centralized hub for undergraduate and graduate students and alumni, we are committed to fulfilling your recruiting needs. Let our expert team guide you through the exciting world of recruiting at the University of Delaware, assisting you in crafting customized strategies to achieve your hiring goals. With a dynamic blend of in-person and virtual experiences, our Fall 2023 recruitment activities will help you connect with exceptional talent. We are eagerly awaiting the opportunity to support your recruiting efforts and help you discover the perfect candidates for your organization's success.

Get started today by contacting the Career Connections & Experiences Team.  

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Employers interested in obtaining eager students with initiative and creative ideas for full-time, part-time and/or internship opportunities can post open positions on our recruiting platform, Handshake. More than 44,000 UD students and alumni have access to search postings and can apply to your position directly through Handshake.

Nonprofit organizations interested in obtaining individual students or student groups for one-time or regular volunteer projects can also post opportunities in Handshake.

Use Handshake to manage all of your campus recruiting needs - career fair and meetup registrations, requests for on-campus and virtual interview dates, and information sessions/tables.

Posting your job, internship, and/or volunteer listing(s) at UD is free on Handshake.

To create an employer Handshake account, click the link below:

Getting Started with Handshake

University of Delaware departments and offices will post on-campus student employment opportunities on TalentLink.


Questions or concerns?
Danielle Nantais-Wenzel
Employer Engagement and Career Connections Specialist

Recruit University of Delaware students through various digital and in-person events and experiences!   

Recruitment Options:

  • Career Fairs & Meetups - UD hosts multiple in-person and digital career fairs and meetups each semester to provide opportunities to connect with  our students.

  • Industry Insight Nights - Host a 30-minute virtual session to showcase your company, career opportunities, day-to-day operations, and more! Industry Insight Nights replace traditional information session offerings.
  • Employer in Residence - Host 1:1 virtual office hour sessions where students can sign up for timeslots to get their resume reviewed, have a mock interview, practice their elevator pitch or just simply learn more about your organization.
  • Industry/Professional Development Workshop - Share your industry expertise and career development tips with students.
  • RSO Outreach - Help establish your brand on campus by reaching out directly to RSOs (Registered Student Organizations). Invite student organizations to meet you at a Career Fair or Meetup or host a session for multiple student organizations. 

Log into your Handshake employer account and select “Request Event” to get started. The Career Center will coordinate the logistics of room scheduling, food, and advertising to your audience.

For more information or to create your customized event, email the Employer Engagement & Integration team. A team member most relevant to your company's industry (e.g., STEM, healthcare, humanities, arts, social sciences, etc.) will follow up with you in 1–3 business days

Each year approximately 200 organizations come to the University of Delaware to conduct interviews with our talented students at our facility. The Interview Program uses a pre-screening process to allow employers to select only those candidates who meet their hiring criteria. Interview dates must be set a minimum of 4 weeks in advance.  

All interviews for the 2021 Fall Semester will be held virtually during normal business hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.


Wednesday, July 5, 2023 through Friday, December 8, 2023


Tuesday, January 2, 2024 through Friday, May 10, 2024

Want to participate in our Virtual Interview Program?
Danielle Nantais-Wenzel
Employer Engagement and Career Connections Specialist

On-Campus and Virtual Interview Timelines


  • Log in to Handshake to post your open positions and request an interview date. (UD departments post on-campus student employment opportunities on TalentLink.)
  • Upon approval of your job posting and interview date, students will be able to view your position in Handshake.
  • Up to 14 days prior to the interview date: Students can submit resumes and other required documents online for consideration by organizations.
  • 14-8 days prior to the interview date: Organizations review submitted documents and E-mail selected students to sign up for an interview.
  • 7-2 days prior to the interview date: Selected students can sign up online for their interview time. 
  • 2 days prior to the interview date: Selected alternate students can sign up online for their interview time.
  • 1 day prior to interview date: Interview schedules are "frozen." Any changes or cancellations must be made by contacting the Employer Partner and Recruiting Coordinator, Danielle Nantais-Wenzel.
  • Interview Date: Students are asked to login for their interview 5 minutes prior to their scheduled interview time to check in and prepare for the interview and meet with any “greeters” your organization may have in the virtual waiting room.
  • Please inform the Employer Partner and Recruiting Coordinator Coordinator, Danielle Nantais-Wenzel of any student no shows.

The University of Delaware is committed to assuring equal opportunity to all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, age, or disability in its educational programs, activities, admissions or employment practices as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statues.


Offered over winter and summer terms, our job shadow program allows students to learn more about various professions, receive career-related advice, and reflect on the ways in which their education can prepare them for life after college. Sign up to host a student for a one or two day job shadowing experience that is convenient for both you and the student.

Click here to find out more about both of these exciting opportunities! 

Offer an internship during UD’s winter/fall/spring semesters or during summer break. The experience will help to expose a student to a career area of interest and will provide you with an eager intern to assist with projects.

By becoming a UD Athlete Internship host, you can connect with the university, see your professional experience in a new light and make a direct and positive impact on the professional development of young student athletes.  In addition, your organization can benefit from the additional exposure and the unique values that student-athletes bring to the workforce.

The goal of the program is to create mutually beneficial experiences for the athletes and the UD employers, alumni and parent participants.  Thereby, allowing University of Delaware athletes to gain valuable professional experience and stand out among the competition.

Click here to find out more about the athlete internship program

Offer a three to five-week internship during UD’s winter term, when over 60% of UD students are available for full or part-time experiences throughout the country.   The experience will help to expose a student to a career area of interest and will provide you with an eager intern to assist with projects for the month.


Find out more about the winter internship program here

To ensure that an experience - whether it is a traditional internship, conducted remotely, or virtually - is educational and thus eligible to be considered a legitimate internship, the UD Career Center adheres to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Position Statement on Internships.

If your organization does not intend to provide compensation for internships, we recommend that you familiarize yourself with the Fair Labor Standards Act as it relates to Internship Programs. Academic credit may legitimize an unpaid experience, some employers may require students to enroll in our Experiential Internship course, UNIV 364, to gain credit as part of the internship experience.

Click here for more information on how to gain credit for an internship experience


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Nathan Elton, Career Center Director

"Thank you for your interest in recruiting University of Delaware students. Our Career  Center staff is excited to partner with you to achieve your hiring goals. Please see a list of our staff who are happy to help."


R. Lynn Sydnor-Epps

Director, Career Connections & Experiences

Career & Industry Areas:
Public Service, Policy & Social Impact

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Tracy Willman

Administrative Specialist

Celia Hilton

Data Analyst

Areas of Focus:
Data Reporting & Analysis, Career Outcomes and Special Projects

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Employer Engagement & Career Connections

Amy Rees

Associate Director

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

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Melissa Zeissig

Assistant Director

Areas of Focus:
Arts, Media and Communication / Fashion

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Danielle Nantais-Wenzel


Areas of Focus:
Campus Interview Program / Handshake Administration

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Internships & Career Experiences

Rena'e Love

Associate Director

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

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Kevin Noriega

Assistant Director

Areas of Focus:
Arts, Entertainment, Advertising, Public Relations, Creative, Public Relations, Fashion, Education and Teaching

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Sarah Palmer

Assistant Director

Areas of Focus:
Engineering & Technology, Science & Research, and Healthcare

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Tracey Mulveny

Assistant Director

Areas of Focus:
Legal, Government, Politics, Policy, Community and Human Services

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Brianna Warne

Assistant Director

Areas of Focus:
Career Access & Mobility Initiative

Director, Lerner College of Business & Economics Career Services Center

Jill Pante


Career & Industry Areas:
Lerner Undergraduate, MBA, & Graduate Programs

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University of Delaware
401 Academy Street
Newark, DE 19716


Office Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Directions from the North and South: 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 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.

Special Hotel Rate Available for Employers: The Courtyard Newark at the University of Delaware is a Marriott hotel owned by the University of Delaware and run by students from the Department of Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management. Special rates also available at Embassy Suites. Employers should ask for the “UD-related rate”. Information about the hotel is at www.udel.edu/hotel.

Courtyard Newark at the University of Delaware
400 David Hollowell Drive
Newark DE, 19716
P: 302-737-0900

Off campus lodgings are within a five to 15-minute drive of the University of Delaware. The accommodations listed do not represent an endorsement by UD.

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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.