Category: Networking

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 ...

How to Make The Most of a Professional Conference

I had the opportunity to attend my third and final PRSSA National Conference this past October in Indianapolis. From general member to executive board member to two-time president, I have been an active member of PRSSA since day one of my freshman year. PRSSA, specifically National Conference, has given me endless connections and opportunities. Because ...

How To Appear More Professional Than You Feel

Whether it is an upcoming career fair, an interview, an employer panel, or networking event, college is a place filled with continuous nerve-wracking experiences for the job-seeking student. Eager to find that summer internship that will land you your dream job? Are you a freshman or sophomore hoping to gain some experience over the breaks? Constantly thinking you ...

#UDIntern: Yes-Girl: Tips I Learned from Saying Yes to New Opportunities

BY: MARYBETH LILLY When I pictured my career in the “real world,” I had always pictured myself walking through New York City, ready to take the world by storm as the real-world Claire Underwood to start my own nonprofit by 25 and eradicate water contamination worldwide. Fast forwarding to college when the “real world” had ...

So You Went to the #UDFallFair…Now What?

It’s been two weeks since the University of Delaware’s Fall Career Fair. By now you have probably dry-cleaned and put away your suit, filed those business cards somewhere safe, and lost half of the free stuff you grabbed after having incredible conversations with countless employers. So…now what do you do? Where do you stand? Whether ...