Category: Career Development

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#UDIntern: Job Shadowing Edition!

Where are you interning/did you intern? I had the incredible opportunity to Job Shadow a general dentist, Dr. Gwen Giannina.   What are/were your responsibilities as an intern? As an intern, my responsibilities were to take notes, observe, and learn from various dental procedures and processes. (i.e. root canals, fillings, crowns)  I was also responsible ...

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Global/ Intercultural Fluency

Diversity and inclusion is a major hot topic in today’s workplace discussions.  As it should be! Did you know that companies with a diverse workforce are 35% more likely to outperform companies without one?  And more inclusive organizations generate 1.4 times the revenue too! So it’s easy to see why the National Association of College ...

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How to Get Experience in Tech

One of the most common things we hear in career counseling is “All the job postings say they want experience, but I don’t have experience. How do I get a job?” Oftentimes when we hear the word “experience” we think “paid positions,” but luckily there are so many other ways to gain experience than purely ...

Senior Series: The Final Countdown

BY: KAITLIN VIENNE The Final Countdown (to Graduation!) So, you’re a senior now and you’re getting ready to graduate, huh? You may be asking yourself how the time flew by so fast and feeling as if you just graduated high school, nonetheless about to graduate college. (In my case, graduating a semester early is even ...

#UDIntern: Wilmington Blue Rocks Baseball Club

BY: ALEX BAKER Where are you interning/did you intern? The Wilmington Blue Rocks Baseball Club What are/were your responsibilities as an intern?  I was responsible for various jobs during game days at Frawley Stadium. These included handing out promotional items at the stadium gates, setting up in-game promotional events, managing various stations around the stadium, ...

#UDIntern: Good Things in a Small Package

BY: KIERAN O’CONNELL In the fall of my junior year, I was presented with an opportunity at a local marketing company, Remline Corp. The company’s projects range from promotional items for employees of companies to public outreach for state transportation agencies. At first, I felt nervous and apprehensive starting my internship, but within no time ...

Networking for Students – The Secret Sauce to Career Success

BY: JONATHAN WOOD I’ve been to scores of speaker and networking events during my time at UD, and they have been one of the most valuable parts of my education. Furthermore, every internship and opportunity I’ve had has come from knowing someone, often someone I met at one of these events. While in college, I’ve ...

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