Category: Internship

How to network while social distancing

Forming professional connections may be little more difficult in quarantine, but it’s still possible! Here are a few tips to help you network while social distancing. Create (or update) your LinkedIn profile. LinkedIn is an absolute necessity for job seekers and you need to keep it updated. If you haven’t changed your profile picture from ...

18 remote job resources

Looking for some work you can do while quarantined? Check out this list of remote job boards and resources to find the right fit for you! REMOTE JOB BOARDS FlexJobs: Check out part-time and full-time remote jobs with additional motivational support and expert resources. Remote.co: Looking for a remote job as a developer, customer service rep, ...

6 tips for finding jobs, internships and gigs

UD’s career services units are connecting directly with our employer partners and broader employer base through direct outreach and surveys to gauge how they are responding to the crisis, understand how to best direct students to current and expanding work experiences and how to create new virtual recruiting opportunities.  Opportunities are available and employers are ...

A summer in the Senate

Senior political science and interpersonal communications double major Julia Rowland spent her summer as a legislative intern for U.S. Senator Thomas Carper (D-DE) in Washington, D.C. “As an aspiring lawyer, this internship aligned with my career aspirations,” says Rowland. “Law and politics are deeply intertwined; law shapes how politics are conducted. It was interesting to ...

A $35 million idea

The stakes were high for energy and environmental policy doctoral student Robert Ddamulira when he applied for an Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) summer fellowship. The highly competitive program selected just 100 candidates out of the 1,500 nationwide applicants; Ddamulira made the cut. He was subsequently matched with IGS Energy in Dublin, Ohio as his host ...

Finding the right chemistry

UD sophomore Sean Wirt is lucky his high school was just down the road from the Aberdeen Proving Ground military base in Maryland; that’s how he was able to get his foot in the door with the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense (USAMRICD).   The chemical engineering major completed his senior year ...

Shooting for the moon with NASA

Freshman chemical engineering major Jacob Hewes describes himself as a self-starter. “I’m always challenging myself to work harder and be the best at what I do,” he says. “When all my friends were looking for jobs in retail or customer service, I wanted to do something that I knew would be valuable to my development ...