Career Fairs & Meetups

UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE CAREER FAIRS & MEETUPS

 

The Career Services 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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 FALL FASHION CAREER MEETUP

Fall Fashion Career Meetup
October 24, 2018 ~ 4:00 pM - 6:30 PM

The Fashion Career Meetup allows you to network with top students seeking job and internship opportunities!

The program will start off with an employer panel. We encourage our panelists to be prepared on topics such as: career advice, company culture, and your journey to your current role.

Following the panel, you will have an opportunity to interact with the students. Employers will be provided one high top table with their company name. We ask that you limit your giveaways and handouts in order to maximize the networking - bring plenty of business cards!

Reminder - there are approximately 250+ students in attendance, please make sure to bring a sufficient number of representatives to speak with all interested students. We also encourage you to speak with students in small groups versus one on one. This will ensure you have the opportunity to see as many students as possible in the allotted time!

The Fashion Career Meetup will take place at University of Delaware's Newark Campus: 

Trabant University Center, Multipurpose Rooms

17 West Main Street
Newark, Delaware 19716 

Daily Schedule:

Check-in: 3:00pm - 3:45pm (Panelists)

Check-in: 3:00pm - 4:45pm (Non - panelists)

Employer Panel: 4:00pm - 5:00pm - Trabant Theater

Networking: 5:00pm to 6:30pm - Multipurpose Rooms

  • Costs: Registration is free.
  • Registration will close on Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 at 5:00pm.
  • Cancellation Policy: 

    Event participation is free. However, due to resources reserved for your participation, we kindly ask that any event cancellation is alerted as soon as possible and no later than Wednesday, October 17th, 2018. Please send any cancellation notice to Jenni Kaper. Should you register and no-show to the event and\or cancel with less than 48 business hours before the event, you will be charged $100.00 to offset costs.

Parking Map & Information - parking is available at the Trabant Student Center Garage. Please bring in your ticket to be validated.

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

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

The program will start off in the Trabant Theater from 4:00 - 5:00pm with a panel of 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.

Following the presentation, students will have the opportunity to go around to different tables in the Trabant MPR's from 5:00 - 6:30pm to interact with the employers and learn about career paths and how to apply for jobs and internships.

 

Please note: Photographs and/or video will be taken during the Fall Fashion 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 Services Center staff member.

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Education Meetup

Education Meetup
October 30, 2018 ~ 5:00 pM - 7:00 PM

An evening to meet and network informally with undergraduate and graduate students - - both those who are just beginning to explore the possibilities of a career in education, as well as students who will graduate soon and hope to learn about current or anticipated vacancies.  Help support the profession - - encourage undecided students to consider education majors, choose careers in K-12 education, and pursue job opportunities in this industry! Employers are welcome to bring UD alumni working in your schools/districts to talk with students about their experiences.  

Come meet UD students to help them learn more about the profession and your school/district! Dress code is business casual.

The Education Meetup will take place at University of Delaware's Newark Campus.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Trabant Student Center
17 W. Main Street, Newark, DE 19716
University of Delaware

Schedule:

4:00pm - 4:45pm -  Employer Check in

5:00pm - 7:00pm -  Networking Event with Students

  • Costs: Registration is free.
  • Registration will close on Friday, October 19th, 2018 at 5:00pm.
  • Cancellation Policy: 

    Event participation is free. However, due to resources reserved for your participation, we kindly ask that any event cancellation is alerted as soon as possible and no later than Friday, October 19, 2018. Please send any cancellation notice to Jenni Kaper. Should you register and no-show to the event and\or cancel with less than 48 business hours before the event, you will be charged $100.00 to offset costs.

Parking Map & Information - parking is available in the parking garage at the Trabant Student Center and is adjacent to the building. Please bring in your parking ticket and we will validate for you.

This event is open to ALL undergraduate and graduate students, as well as alumni, who are considering careers in K-12 education! Plan to attend this 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! 

The suggested dress code is business casual. Bring copies of your resume, if you wish (not required).

Please note: Photographs and/or video will be taken during the Education 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 Services Center staff member.

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SPEED NETWORKING FOR FIRST YEAR BUSINESS STUDENTS
NOVEMBER 14 & 15, 2018 ~ 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 50 tables and each table will hold 7 students. Those students will rotate every 10 minutes over the course of 2 hours to learn about different professional development topics and connect with employers.

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 2 representatives onsite. Drinks and lite snacks will be provided. 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.

The 2018 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 2 representatives) - $250.00

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

Cancellation & Refund Policy:

  • Cancellation Prior to October 22nd, 2018 at 5:00pm – 100% Refund or no expectation of payment
  • Cancellation between October 22nd, 2018 after 5:00pm – November 2nd, 2018 at 5:00pm – 75% Refund or expectation of 25% payment
  • Cancellation after November 2nd, 2018 at 12:00pm – No refund will be issued and full payment is due
  • Cancellations must be received in writing to Jenni Kaper at jkaper@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). Bring your parking ticket to the fair with you. The cost of parking will be validated.

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.

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. Snacks and drinks will be provided. 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!

Click Here to RSVP  

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NURSING CAREER FAIR
NOVEMBER 27, 2018 ~ 5:00 pM - 7:00 PM

The Nursing Career Fair is designed for employers to interact with nursing students & alumni, and to help identify UD talent for full-time, part-time, and internship opportunities.

The 2018 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 Services Center

Career Services Center

401 Academy St.

Newark, DE 19716

Attn: Jenni Kaper

 

Cancellation & Refund Policy:

Cancellation Prior to November 5th, 2018 at 5:00pm – 100% Refund or no expectation of payment

Cancellation between November 5, 2018 after 5:00pm – November 16th, 2018 at 5:00pm – 75% Refund or expectation of 25% payment

Cancellation after November 16th, 2018 at 12:00pm – No refund will be issued and full payment is due

Cancellations must be received in writing to Jenni Kaper at jkaper@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. Bring your parking ticket to the fair with you. The cost of parking is included in your registration fee.

Shipping Materials  - details are below on where to send display materials for the upcoming fair. Display items must be received by November 21, 2018. Please keep in mind that UD is closed on 11/22 & 11/23 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Send your materials to: 

Jenni Kaper
Career Services Center
University of Delaware
401 Academy Street
Newark, DE 19716

"HOLD FOR THE NURSING FAIR- 11/27"

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. Career Services 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.

This event is open to all UD Nursing students & alumni who are seeking clinical positions.

The suggested dress code is business professional.

Make sure to have multiple copies of a solid resume.

 

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 Services Center staff member.

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Diversity & Inclusion Professional Development Conference
University of Delaware's Social Impact Meetup
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Phone: (302) 831-2392
401 Academy Street • Newark, DE 19716

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