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By Lerner February 2, 2018

Spring semester career and internship fairs at the University of Delaware will begin on Thursday, Feb. 15, from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., at the Carpenter Sports Building.

This year, the Career Services Center made some dramatic changes to their Fall Career & Internship Fairs. The event, spanning two days, was hosted in the Little Bob; making the fair more accessible to students who could visit the fair between classes. Between All Majors Day and Engineering and Technology Day, more than 2000 students were able to meet and network with more than 200 employers. The Office of Alumni Relations was also on site providing free LinkedIn headshots in the Carpenter Sports Building.

If you missed out on these Fall events do not fear. There are many events, meetups, and fairs scheduled for the spring semester. View the list below and visit the Career Services Center websitefor more information and to register.

This spring the All Majors Career & Internship Fair and the Engineering & Technology Career & Internship Fair will be held on the same day at the same location (Carpenter Sports Building). The UD Young Alumni Network will again be offering free LinkedIn headshots.

Students are encouraged to download the Career Fair App by searching for “Career Fair Plus” in the app store. The app provides a complete floor map and tips for career preparation and networking. Additionally, the app offers a full list of employers and allows students to filter by the major or industry of interest and find specialized job and internship opportunities. And as always, all participants are encouraged to share their fair experiences on social media using #UDSpringFair.

New for the fair this spring is our Senior & Graduate Power Half Hour. Seniors and graduate students are invited to arrive at the fair at 3:00 p.m. for an extra half hour of exclusive networking opportunities with the organizations in attendance.

Leading up to the Spring Career & Internship Fairs are a variety of fun and informative events.

On Sunday, Feb. 11, students can participate in Suit Up at JCPenney. Students will be able to purchase professional apparel, shoes, and makeup for 40% off regular retail prices. The event will include door prizes and a deejay. Free transportation from campus to JCPenney will be provided from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., from the Career Services Center. On Monday, Feb. 12, the Career Services Center will host a Drop-in Kick Off Party from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Students are invited to enjoy light refreshments while getting advice for making their resume stand out at the upcoming career events.

Check out our Career Fairs webpage and Handshake for a full list of events, additional information, and to RSVP.

Agriculture, Energy, & Environment Meetup, 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 13, Trabant Student Center – Multi-Purpose Rooms.

Summer Externship Networking Night, 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 21, Lerner Hall – Atrium.

Delaware Education Meetup, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 28, Trabant Student Center – Trabant Lounge.

Communication & Media Meetup, 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 6, Trabant Student Center – Multi-Purpose Rooms.

International Women’s Day Networking Fair, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., Thursday, March 8, Center for the Arts. In celebration of the International Women’s Day, Lerner will host an official launch for the Women’s Leadership Initiative. The day of events will include a special keynote address by Valerie Biden Owens, a panel of women leaders, a networking fair and luncheon, and end with a celebration march on Main Street and through campus. Students will have the opportunity to network with employers who are looking to recruit talented leaders for jobs and internships and committed to women’s leadership and gender equality.

Diversity & Inclusion Career Conference, 9:00 a.m. – 3:15 p.m., Saturday, March 10, Trabant Student Center.

Politics, Policy, & Social Impact Meetup, 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 20, Trabant Student Center.

Experiential Learning for the Health Professions Meetup, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 3, Perkins Student Center – West Lounge.

Career Treks, Wednesday, April 4 – Various cities including New York, Washington, D.C and Philadelphia. Career Treks are site visits to companies in a specific industry that provide an insider’s view of an organization’s employment opportunities and culture.

Careers in Nutrition Meetup, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 11, Perkins Student Center – West Lounge.

Project Search, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 18, Bob Carpenter Sports/Convocation Center. The University of Delaware Council on Teacher Education and Career Services are sponsoring this education career fair. We are pleased to bring you our 40th annual event, which will give school officials an opportunity to meet with and interview qualified candidates in a variety of academic fields. This event is open to UD students, alumni, and the community.

Physical Therapy Career Fair, 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., Friday, April 20, Perkins Student Center – Rodney Room. Physical therapy students can meet with company representatives to learn about their organization, hiring needs and requirements for full-time-and summer employment. Undergraduate students interested in the field of physical therapy can ask questions during the last hour of the fair.

For more information on these events, visit the Career Services Center website, or connect with us via our social media chanels: Facebook – Instagram – Twitter

The UD Career Services Center image with dates of events in the spring semester.
The UD Career Services Center helps students find employment.