Majors & Communities

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Exploring Majors & Career Communities


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

Choosing a career community or several career communities presents tailored opportunities to connect academic studies to the world of work. Additionally, being a part of a career community allows for a more personalized career experience through customized newsletters, networking events and more.

UD Career Communities Graphic as follow: Agriculture, Natural Resources, Earth & Environment - Arts, Entertainment, Media & Communications - Business & Fashion  Education - Engineering & Technology - Government, Policy & Social Impact - Healthcare  Life & Physical Sciences

Career Communities


  • Meetings with career counselors who specialize in your areas of interest
  • Jobs and internships, professional development opportunities, events, programs and resources
  • Alumni, employer and graduate school connections

Agriculture & Environment

Arts, Media & Communications


Education & Helping Professions

Engineering & Technology

Exploring & Deciding

Health & Science

Public Service, Policy & Social Impact


Not sure which industry you would like to pursue or which career community best fits your interests? Check out Exploring & Deciding.



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Upcoming  events:

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  • Log into your Handshake account
  • Click on your name/profile photo at the top of your home screen
  • Pick "Career Interests"  from the drop down menu
  • Choose the communities of interest to you
  • Start learning about jobs, internships and events in your desired fields
  1. Log into Handshake using your UD username and password.
  2. Click “Career Center” on the top corner of the screen.
  3. Click “Appointments.”
  4. Click “Schedule a New Appointment.”
  5. Under “Choose a Category” select the Career Community that interests you OR select “Earliest Available Appointment.”
  6. Under “Choose an Appointment type” select a Career Counselor based on your Career Community
  7. Under “Type” select a Career Counselor to see their availability.
  8. Click on the desired appointment date and time.
  9. Select "Virtual Career Appointment" or "In person Career Appointment" as your desired “Appointment Medium”. Note the purpose of the appointment, add your phone number, and click the aplicable box that states you understand the appointment is virtual.
  10. Click on the green request box. You will receive an appointment confirmation email. 
Watch the following tutorial to learn how to make an appointment:

UD Virtual Career Appointment Tutorial:

Drop-In Hours for Undergraduates -M-F - 2:00pm - 4:00pm during Fall & Spring Semesters
Drop-In Hours for Undergraduates -M-F - 2:00pm - 4:00pm during Fall & Spring Semesters
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