Category: Networking

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 ...

Interview with Levi May of Revature: Why tech roles are crucial in the COVID-19 era

Thanks to COVID-19, the economy is suffering, and the job market is changing drastically. But luckily, companies like Revature, LLC are still looking to build a team of technology talent. Revature regional campus recruiter Levi May recruits “career beginners and career changers” for full-time, entry-level tech roles, cultivating relationships with universities to find the best ...

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 ...

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 ...

How to Talk to New People When You’re an Introvert

Expert advice from Jen Laird, Assistant Director, UD Career Center. You’re at an event alone and surrounded by people you don’t know. Truly the worst nightmare for some. Maybe you are at a reception for your research advisor, a career fair, or a straight-up networking event. Whatever the case, you have to be there and ...

#UDSpringFair 101

BY: SAMANTHA MURPHY Most students are unaware of how many doors can be opened simply by attending a college career fair. If you’re ready to take charge of your future and begin paving your own career path, a fair is the perfect place to begin. However, recruiters aren’t looking to hire just any student. They ...

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 ...