2021 UD Career Center Non-Profit Internship Grant Opportunity!

The University of Delaware’s Career Center has launched a Non-Profit Internship Grant Program to provide internship opportunities for our students! This program offers project-based internships and will provide exposure to a career area of interest, assist with building a strong professional network and provide monetary support. The 2021 UD NONPROFIT INTERNSHIP GRANT will provide funding up to 60 hours at a $15 hourly rate. The projected hours for the project are listed in the position description. Students will be eligible to receive one grant per academic year and must be enrolled full-time.  The link to each position (posted in UD CAN) and the timeline is listed below. All of the positions are remote/virtual. Information will also be sent to students email in the near future.

Open Positions:

  • Create an Accounting Manual for a Theatre: Click HERE
  • CRM Software Onboarding & Utilization: Click HERE
  • Marketing & Community Outreach Internship:  Click HERE
  • Nonprofit Organization’s Portal Coordinator: Click HERE
  • Delaware Latino Children and Families Research Project: Click HERE
  • Communication Intern: Click HERE
  • Sector Advancement Intern: Click HERE

Timeline:

  • STEP 1: Apply for Internship(s) through UD CAN:
    Use your CAS login credentials to gain access to UD CAN
  • Select “Experiential Learning Projects” under “Jobs” and apply to projects that indicate that they are part of the 2021 UD NONPROFIT INTERNSHIP GRANT PROGRAM.
  • STEP 2: Employers will interview and select interns. All interview correspondence will be managed directly through the hiring organization. Interview tips can be found here. 
  • STEP 3: Notify* the UD Career Center at lynnepps@udel.edu, if you have accepted an internship with one of the qualifying organizations.
  • STEP 4: Complete the project-based internship and final program evaluation survey in order to receive the stipend.

*If you are selected for an internship and accept the offer, you must notify the UD Career Center within 7 business days of starting the internship. The funds will be released at the end of the internship experience. 

Upcoming “Seeds of Change” Speaker Series on April 22nd

Seeds of Change Speaker Series: “What Does ‘Defund the Police’ Mean? A Real Conversation”

Join Student Diversity and Inclusion and University of Delaware Alternative Breaks on Thursday, April 22nd from 6pm-7:30pm for a workshop and moderated Q&A on what defunding the police means in actual practice, and how we build more equitable futures with local racial and environmental justice organizer Christianne Marguerite.  Two of the event’s attendees will win free copies of Mariame Kaba’s new abolitionist book “We Do This ’Til We Free Us.”  

RSVP here:  http://bit.ly/udseedsofchange2 

Interested in teaching at the Secondary Level (High School)?

Are you interested in becoming a teacher at the secondary level and would like to take a course to learn more about that process?

Consider this Fall 2021 one-credit course, UNIV200 Sharing Your Passion: Exploring Secondary Education as a Career, offered through the Center for Secondary Teacher Education.

In this course, student will learn how to share their passion for a subject, such as Chemistry, English or Computer Science, by becoming a high school teacher. The semester will be spent observing at local schools and meeting with others interested in this in-demand and admirable career choice.

This will be a one-credit course in which first or second year students will learn about the steps to becoming a teacher at the secondary level. They will spend time in local high schools with inspiring teachers; hear from faculty on campus who train teachers; and have opportunities to learn about their options for study as undergraduate or graduate students.

The course will be taught by Dr. Kristin Nelson and any questions regarding the course content may be directed to her at klnelson@udel.edu.

 

University of Delaware Anti-racism Initiative Asian American Subcommittee presents: Fighting for All

Fighting for All 

Film Discussion and Conversations with Film Producers

Join us for conversations about cross-racial unity and legacies of Yuri Kochiyama and Grace Lee Boggs with film producers of Yuri Kochiyama: Passion for Justice and American Revolutionary: Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs.  Kochiyama and Boggs were two prominent figures in the Civil Rights Movement who fought for all across racial and socioeconomic boundaries.  Also join us to exchange views about ways to create a truly inclusive community at UD.  As Grace Lee Boggs famously uttered: “You cannot change any society unless you take responsibility for it.”

 

When: April 28 and May 5 @6pm
Registration Required: Registration Link

Both films can be streamed 24/7, courtesy of UD Morris Library

April 28 @6pm:Yuri Kochiyama: Passion for Justice (click to stream film)

  • Film Discussion and a Conversations with Film Productor Rea Tajiri and the Kochiyama Family

May 5 @6pmAmerican Revolution: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs (click to stream film)

  • Film Discussion and a Conversation with Film Producer Grace Lee

 

AAP’s Spring Guest Speaker Series continues and presents: The Road From Here

The UD AAP Spring 2021 Guest Speaker Series presents The Road From Here: Pathways to Postgrad Degree.

Panelist Discussion and conversation with University of Delaware graduate students Akilah Alleyne (sociology), Samantha Bingaman (marine science), Lauren Mosesso (plant and soil sciences), and Nick Russell (applied mathematics). Learn abut the journey they took to reach their field of study, and you might just discover a pathway to your own postgrad degree!

When: Monday April 12th, 4:30pm-5:30pm

Zoom Link: udel.zoom.us/j/91672006700 

Undecided on a Major? Attend this workshop!

Need some help exploring and narrowing major options?

Attend the UST Academic Planning for “Major” Decision’s workshop tomorrow!

This workshop will provide information about researching and choosing a major. Topics will also include major/career decision making, tools for self-reflection and identifying values and interests, how to utilize online resources for major exploration, and information about a variety of educational and leadership opportunities UD has to offer.

We hope to see you there!

Future Teachers- consider a Minor in Public Policy!

Pursuing an Education major, more specifically a History Education major, at UD? Consider picking up a minor in Public Policy to provide you and your future students with the skills and knowledge to become effectively engaged citizens! Offered by The Biden School of Public Policy and Administration, the minor requires 18 credit hours:

  • UAPP110 Changing the World: The Role of Public Policy
  • UAPP225 Crafting Public Policy
  • UAPP325 Public Policy Analysis
  • HIST316 Civic Engagement in America
  • plus 6 more additional UAPP elective credits

More information on the Minor and the courses required can be found in the Academic Catalog

If you are interested in learning more about this career enhancing opportunity, please contact Dr. Breck Robinson (robinsob@udel.edu) or Dr. Barry Joyce (bjoyce@udel.edu).

Summer Registration Opens April 12

Summer Course Registration opens April 12, 2021!

If you plan on taking summer courses offered by the Associate in Arts Program, register EARLY! (Courses with low enrollment will be dropped from the schedule, so don’t delay!) Payment is not due immediately, but must be paid prior to the start of classes.

Students may need to register for Summer courses for the following reasons:

  • Sophomores graduating in Summer or Fall 2021 who need additional credits to meet the minimum graduation requirements.
  • First-year students who need the minimum GPA of 2.5 and/or minimum 24 credits by the end of Summer 2021 to keep the SEED scholarship.
  • First-year students who need to take additional credits to stay on track for Spring 2022 graduation. You should earn 30 credits a year to Finish in Two.

You can find available summer courses through the Summer Course Search page.

  • **you must set the Campus filter to “Wilmington (WILM)” to view AAP’s summer courses only

 

Freshmen- Midterm Grades

Check Your Midterm Grades!

You’ve made it halfway through the spring semester! All Students with 27 or fewer credits will receive mid-term grades no later than Friday, April 2, 2021. Although these grades are not part of your permanent record, these grades serve as an indicator of how are you are doing in your classes thus far.

To view your midterm grades, go to your UDSIS Student Center page & follow the directions below:
1) Use the drop-down menu under ACADEMICS.
2) Select GRADES.
3) Choose the term: Spring 2021.
4) On the next page: Class Grades – 2021 Spring Semester, you will see a list of your spring courses.
5) Click on the MID-TERM GRADES tab above your list of classes to see your current grades.

If you have any concerns about your performance, see your instructor immediately. Please also contact your academic advisor for further assistance.

AAP Alum, Diamond Higgin, Participating on the American Dental Association Panelist Event!

Amplifying Voices: Today is Tomorrow’s History
Moderated by Dr. Tawana Ware, representative of ADA’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee, and in celebration of Women’s History Month, this digital event will feature a multi-generational women’s panel. Panelists will share how they have transformed challenges into opportunities. This discussion will inspire resiliency and provoke bolder action, while also providing participants with concrete techniques that can be used to foster inclusion and make a positive impact in their community and profession.
Join the event for an engaging discussion with a dynamic panel featuring a dental student, new dentist, mid-career dentist, and established dentist, who will openly share their experiences about life during the pandemic and beyond. Walk away with ideas for action ,tools to foster inclusion and opportunities to create a brighter future for yourself and the profession!

Panelists include, Dr. MaryJane Hanlon, Dr. Brittany Bergeron, Dr. Bianca Velayo and AAP alum Ms. Diamond Higgin!

Brought to you by the ADA Diversity and Inclusion Committee and New Dentist Committees, this next event in the “Amplifying Voices” series is open to everyone.

Interested students can Register Today!