Category: Communications

How to connect with professionals and UD alumni

Nearly 85 percent of jobs are filled by networking of some sort. Now more than ever, UD’s alumni network is one of our greatest resources for students seeking career advice or pursuing internships, jobs and gigs. You can connect with alumni through three platforms: UD Career Acceleration Network (UD CAN) is an online platform that ...

#UDIntern: The Syndicate

BY: BRITTANY O’CONNELL   Where are you interning/did you intern? I was a Public Relations intern at The Syndicate this past summer.   What are/were your responsibilities as an intern? Describe a typical day at your internship. During my time as an intern I crafted pitches to media about client’s tours, album releases, and more. ...

5 Tips for Effective Twitter Chat Etiquette

LinkedIn is traditionally seen as the social platform meant for professional interactivity and networking- but what about Twitter? Can you possibly convey your personal yet professional branding identity in 140 characters or less? Enter Twitter chats, a period of time where users converge and answer questions surrounding a specific hashtag. By participating in these chats ...

#UDreamitDoit: Tel Aviv: The City that Never Stops

Guest post written by Nikki Gollomb Nikki is a University of Delaware sophomore with a major in international relations and minors in Jewish studies and public policy. She is currently studying abroad in Tel Aviv, Israel. Learn more about her experience thus far below!  It reached almost ninety degrees last week. I went to the ...

Let’s Talk Disney.

Greetings from Walt Disney World! I hear Elsa is causing a deep freeze in Delaware. As much as I miss my home state, like my friend Olaf, I’m really enjoying the summer-like sun here in Florida. (It’s currently 80 degrees.) I have officially been in Florida for a week, and so far, I have enjoyed ...

Top 5 Tips for Making the Most of the Spring Career Fair

Written by: Paxton Mittleman It’s that time of year where students are perfecting their portfolios, practicing their firm handshakes, and picking out their best business-professional attire. What does all of this mean? The annual Spring Career Fair is fast approaching! Before joining the throngs of students journeying to the Bob Carpenter Center with resumes and ...