The Office of Academic Enrichment is pleased to offer the following group tutorials which are free and open to all students currently enrolled in the classes listed. This listing will be updated periodically, as new tutorials are added.
The Office of Academic Enrichment provides a number of resources that can provide help to students who are struggling, as well as to those who are successful and looking for ways to sharpen their skills.
- Individual Tutoring. We are happy to announce that you now can hire our individual tutors online! Undergraduate tutors are available for $13.00/hr; graduate tutors are $16.00/hr.
- Drop-In Tutoring. Two hours a day, five days a week, drop-in tutoring is available in math, chemistry and physics.
- Group Tutoring. Free group tutoring in a number of courses is offered each semester. Groups are formed in response to student requests.
STUDY SKILLS ASSISTANCE
- Workshops at the OAE: In-person study skills workshop series
- Online workshops: Your Roadmap to Success (http://www.udel.edu/AEC-workshop/). These workshops are designed to help students master essential college-level study skills.
- This spring: Study Skills SkilMod course (UNIV113), a one-credit pass/fail course for freshmen and sophomores (exceptions can be made for other students, when needed)
- Academic Intake appointments. Any student can meet with one of our staff members to assess his/her current study strategies and develop a plan for strengthening those strategies. In particular, students in academic difficulty can benefit from this one-on-one academic counseling.
DONALD F. CROSSAN AGRICULTURAL ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP 2015-2016 APPLICATION
The Donald F. Crossan Agricultural Alumni Scholarship is awarded to a Sophomore or Junior majoring in the College of Agriculture & Natural Resources on the basis of academic merit and an interest in agriculture. Preference is given to students with financial need. Funds will be posted to the winner’s UD account by UD Financial Aid as half to cover partial Fall 2015 semester expenses and half to cover partial Spring 2016 semester expenses pending continued enrollment by the winner.
For more information and to apply: Crossan Application 2015
Frontier Scientific Services, Inc. is a science-based company, located in Newark, DE. Currently we have a need to fill a Lab Assistant position for “On Call” support, i.e. call the student employee into work when work demands are high, or to fill in for other Frontier employees when they are on vacation or out sick. All of the work will be at DuPont Stine-Haskell Research Center. The pay rate for the student employee will be $14.00/hour.
“On Call” Laboratory Assistant
This position is for “On Call” help when needed at DuPont Stine-Haskell Research Center.
Various job task assignments, such as:
- Working in the Potting and Seeding group where various types of pots are fill with different types of soil for research testing needs.
- Plant propagation, where seeds are sown in pots or field for producing crop plants and weed species for research testing
- Various types of Agricultural assignment, and biology/chemistry laboratory assignments.
For more information or to apply contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Chase Risk Modeling and Analytics group is a highly select team of over 250 Statisticians, Econometricians, Scientists, and Engineers, combining the best academic credentials and technical capabilities with an applied problem solving mindset. The team’s work spans the various lines of business within the CCB, including Mortgage Banking, Consumer & Business Banking, Auto Finance, Card Services, and Capital. The orientation and type of problems addressed provide an ideal environment for a modeler to grow professionally and make significant contributions at the same time.
In addition to top-tier modeling capabilities, the desired candidate would be a critical thinker with a highly confident, analytically passionate, and outgoing disposition. He or she would thrive in a high pressure and high expectation environment, where each project assigned to him or her would likely have millions of dollars of impact to the business. The employee would understand the cost benefit relationship between solution sophistication and practicality and strive to produce the fastest yet most accurate and rigorous results. He or she would be comfortable and capable of working with senior bank executives, effectively communicating analytical, technical concepts.
The projects outlined below offer a glimpse into the types of initiatives within Chase that our PhD hires work on:
- Core Modeling – Work on projects that develop sophisticated models to meet internal and regulatory needs, performing data extraction, sampling, and statistical analysis, documenting the modeling process and model results to business leaders, and validating existing models in order to support important business functions.
- Model Analytics – Work on projects that will expose you to risk, modeling, pricing, financial reporting, analytics and forecasting as you seek to identify drivers of change, in order to understand and communicate the impact of a range of scenarios on the business. Manage the full-cycle of analysis; staring with identifying the opportunities and issues, collecting data, programming SAS, analyzing the data and making recommendations specific to policy changes
- Data Analytics – Work on projects that involve gathering, manipulating, and analyzing data to support risk/reward business decisions, assess and forecast profit and loss, recommend business strategies, or facilitate Risk Management
- Quant Developer & Programming – Work on project that analyze and validate business and functional requirements involving advanced modeling and mathematical concepts. Design, Test & implement high-performance software and document results
What we’re looking for:
We are looking for that rare breed of analytics professional who possesses:
- Ph.D. in Statistics, Mathematics, Econometrics, Information Sciences, Engineering, Physics or a related quantitative field is preferred.
- Experience performing statistical analysis, data mining techniques, knowledge of SAS and SQL, and working with relational databases including Oracle/Teradata preferred.
- Knowledge of quantitative business analysis and statistical modeling techniques, including linear regression, logistic regression, decision trees, and time series preferred.
- Exceptional unstructured problem solving skills
- Strong communications skills and comfort presenting in front of senior management
For more information come to
Chase Information Session
October 23, 2014
5:30pm – 6:30pm
308 Gore Hall
UD WATER undergraduate internships
Three internships are available for UD undergraduate students to work with the UD Watershed Action Team for Ecological Restoration (WATER) project during the fall 2014 semester through the spring 2015 semester.
Interns may work up to 150 hours, paid at $10 per hour. Internship requirements include an overall GPA of 3.0 or greater, the willingness to work in the fall, winter, and spring semesters of 2014-2015 and to participate in periodic project meetings with the UD WATER team as well as a poster session held in April 2015. Interns will be selected and can begin work on their projects in late November 2014.
To download an application interested students should visit the Delaware Water Resources Center website: ag.udel.edu/dwrc/, or click here. Applications and supporting documents must be emailed to Maria Pautler, DWRC Program Coordinator, by Friday, November 7.
The UD WATER Project is a multi-disciplinary project focused on water resource management and water quality, with an emphasis on practices and programs that minimize UD’s impact on the White Clay Creek, a wild and scenic river whose tributaries flow through the UD campus, and the Christina River. The current focus is on stormwater management.
The UD WATER Project team currently consists of faculty and professionals associated with the Delaware Water Resources Center, the UD Water Resources Agency, the Delaware Geological Survey, the University’s Stormwater Management and Grounds programs, and the City of Newark.
Are you a student leader or aspiring leader who is passionate about UD?
The Senior Class Gift Council is currently recruiting seniors and juniors. The Senior Class Gift program allows students to show their appreciation for the many opportunities they have had at the University while gaining leadership experience. Member benefits include networking opportunities and leadership experience – plus, an invitation to lunch with President Harker and special recognition at Commencement. Visit the Senior Class Gift website to learn about how you can represent the College of Agriculture & Natural Resources by joining the council. Applications are due October 15th.
Environmental Education Internship
At John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge
The John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge is seeking two environmental education interns from the greater Philadelphia commuting area to join our team and represent the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for this unique internship opportunity. Gain experience assisting with the Urban National Wildlife Initiative in the city of Philadelphia by facilitating partnerships, providing curriculum based environmental education and natural resource interpretation, and assisting with visitor center operations and refuge communications. Work with a variety of diverse audiences.
- $250/wk Living Allowance
- $550/mo Housing Allowance
- $25/wk Commuting Allowance
- Health Insurance enrollment option
- AmeriCorps Ed Award potential: $2,822 (for 900 hours/minimum)
- Start: 11/3/2014 End: 8/2/2015, 10 Month, Full-time Position
Major Duties Include:
Environmental Education: Develops a minimum of three environmental education programs that are standards based and geared towards an audience in grades 3-7. The programs will highlight urban wildlife and the student’s relationship with nature. The program will provide the students with an understanding of the US Fish & Wildlife Service and its mission, as well as an environmentally themed take home message. These programs will be presented at least twice a week during the school year to targeted schools.
Interpretation: Develops a minimum of 3 formal and informal public education programs designed for the general urban public that will be presented at the refuge at least twice a month. These programs will highlight the interdependence of people and the environment.
Visitor Center Operations: Assists with visitor center operations; including greeting visitors, staffing the front desk, and providing support to volunteers staffing the visitor center. This will entail assisting visitors in planning their visit, answering phones, and other duties as assigned.
Partnerships: Coordinates with local community and conservation organizations to increase awareness of the wildlife refuge and US Fish and Wildlife Service. Will maintain a working relationship with partners by attending a variety of events, giving informative talks, and asking for volunteers.
Communication: Effectively communicates with urban audiences through interpretive activities that aid in implementing the refuge’s outreach program. Drafts a variety of written materials including news releases, articles, correspondence, event flyers, and social media messages. These materials aid in increasing understanding of the US Fish and Wildlife Service mission, encourage attendance at or assistance with special events, and explain the goals and objectives of the refuge.
For more information Contact:
Deputy Refuge Manager
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum
8601 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19153