Leadership Opportunity: 2022-2023 Social Justice Peer Educators program is now accepting applications!

The 2022-2023 Social Justice Peer Educators program has opened for applications for undergraduate students to apply. This is an opportunity for paid social justice leadership opportunities.

We are excited to announce that undergraduate students can apply to become a Social Justice Peer Educator (SJPE) for the 2022-2023 academic year, a paid student leadership opportunity! SJPEs are trained to co-facilitate workshops on identity, inclusion, and social justice.

Learn more about the program and the requirements of the role here: https://sites.udel.edu/studentlife/diversity/sjpe/

Applications are open until April 15th, at 11:59pm and undergraduate students can apply here:  http://bit.ly/SJPEAPP2022

Questions can be sent to Rachel Garcia, regarcia@udel.edu

Now Hiring Blue Hen Ambassadors for the Newark campus!

Blue Hen Ambassador (BHA) program is now recruiting for the 2022 Summer season!

The BHA tour guide program is a great way for students to step out of their comfort zone and to learn a lot about the campus. This paid position allows students to tour admitted, prospective, and transfer students around campus to see what we hope to be their future home for the next 4 years!

We are seeking UD students who are enthusiastic, passionate, and well-rounded. As a BHA, you will have the opportunity to share your personal experiences, stories, and knowledge with prospective students, families, and other guests. BHAs play an integral role in the visit experience within the Office of Admissions, and are a core part of the university’s recruitment process.

BHAs are required to be in good academic standing, passionate about UD, and must exhibit strong interpersonal skills. This is an on-campus paid position, with a starting hourly rate of $10.50 per hour. Summer BHAs are expected to give tours throughout the week during the Universities two summer sessions (schedules will be made to fit your internship, research, or class commitments).

We are seeking broad, diverse, and talented students, who shared experiences and abilities will attract and support students through the admissions process.

For more detailed qualifications and expectations, please review the application found here! Applications will close on April 8, 2022 @11:59pm!

Spring 2022 UD Alternative Break Applications are open until 2/28/2022!

The University of Delaware Alternative Break (UDaB) organization immerses student-led teams in direct service and experiential learning with community organizations to increase knowledge of social justice issues and encourage life-long active citizenship. UDaB is looking for students to go on week long service programs over the course of spring break (Saturday, March 26th – Saturday, April 2nd)! Each program has a focus area that ranges from the environment to houselessness to neurodiversity and much more and involves significant education of such focus area(s) before, during, and after the alternative break.

UDAB has four programs in progress for this spring break, which include:

  • Appreciating Appalachian Culture & Addressing Rural Poverty in Jonesville VA
  • Deconstructing Systems: Housing Insecurity in Sussex County in Sussex County DE
  • Growing Community: Local, Sustainable, and Equitable Food Systems in Philadelphia PA
  • Reframing the Narrative: Autism Awareness and Neurodiversity in Moncure NC.

UDaB also gives out Partial scholarships that are made available based on financial aid.

Visit the website for more information about UDAB: https://sites.udel.edu/udab/programs-2022/

The deadline for UDAB applications is Friday, Feb 18th @11:59 PM and the application can be found here!

If you have any questions regarding programs, applications, etc, please email: bluehenbreaks@udel.edu!

LFW Global Leadership Summit- February 25, 2022

Leaders of the Free World (LFW) is hosting a virtual career conference for Black Male College Students focusing on helping the next generation of global leaders thrive. The purpose of the event is to help Black Male students navigate the Global Leadership pipeline and provide information about the full range of opportunities available to them pre and post-graduation, particularly those with a global focus. We will discuss opportunities in Study Abroad, Peace Corps, Global Business, Fellowships (Fulbright), and other resources.

The Global Leadership Summit will focus on:

  • Diversity and Inclusion in Global Leadership
  • Career-Development & Readiness on a Global Scale
  • International Leadership Development
  • Networking & Global Exchange

The Virtual Conference will be held on February 25th, 2022 from 10:00am-4:45pm EST. Registration is Now Open and you may register here!

Delaware Department of the State Spring 2022 Internship Program Opportunity!

The internship program in the Office of the Secretary of State is an exciting opportunity for college students and recent graduates to gain experience in a professional setting, learn more about the policy making process, and experience state politics at work. Learn more and apply: de.gov/dosinternship

Applications accepted through January 14th, 2022

Requirements Include:

  • Currently enrolled college student (Bachelor’s, Post-graduate) in a relatable field of study
  • Minimum of 2.5 GPA
  • Reliable transportation
  • Excellent written and communications skills
  • Interest in policy, communications, and/or administrative work
  • Self-motivated, hard-working, and well-organized
  • A passion for public service

2022-2023 Peer Mentor Application deadline Friday, December 10th!

A reminder that Peer Mentor Applications will be accepted until the deadline THIS FRIDAY, December 10th.

  • Be a liaison between faculty and first year students
  • Serve as a resource and role model
  • Assist in the course content and delivery for ARSC116 Strategies for Academic Success each week
  • Compensation of $800 over the 14-week semester
    • Earn credit for the training course in the spring! (1cr)

Scan the QR code above to view the application details, roles, responsibilities, and compensation information, as well as to submit your Peer Mentor Application 2022-2023 today!

Questions? You may contact Tommy Fisher-Klein at tfisher@udel.edu, or your campus Academic Advisor.

Graduating AAP Students- interested in becoming a Resident Assistant (RA)?

Resident Assistants (RA’s) are student leaders who oversee communities within our residence halls. Resident Assistants have many varied responsibilities and are critical members of our team. We encourage any potential applicants to review the Conditions of Appointment and Resident Assistant Position Description.

Further details can be found on the Residence Life & Housing website.

How to apply

The Resident Assistant application is open from Nov 8, 2021 through 5 p.m. on January 17, 2022.

To Apply: Applicants are required to attend an Information Session. See the table below for dates and times for options. Register for an Information Session here.

Fri. Dec. 3rd, 5pm (Virtual) https://udel.zoom.us/j/94736947745
Mon. Dec. 6th, 6pm George Read North Lounge
Wed. Dec. 8th, 7pm ISE 302
Mon. Jan. 10th, 6pm https://udel.zoom.us/j/94736947745

The application is in the My Housing Portal. The application will ask candidates for:

Personal demographic Information & Preferences
3 essay questions about the RA role
An up-to-date resume
At least 1 reference (on-campus students must use their current Resident Assistant)
Optional workshops are available through the Career Center for resume writing and mock interviews. See details on the Residential Life & Housing website.

AAP Opportunity with the Community Engagement Scholars Program at UD!

The Community Engagement Scholar course of study is a multi-year academic program that provides a framework for integrating traditional academic coursework with hands-on experiences in the community. It is open to all majors and scholars receive enhanced advising. Completion of an eportfolio as a senior allows students to develop a narrative of their civic identity as they take steps into their post graduate life. It is excellent preparation for graduate school or career-based applications.

Students may apply through their sophomore year. Course of study requirements and an application can be found on the Community Engagement Scholars site.

CE Scholars take two required courses and the rest of the credits are based on major/minor courses. If interested, you are invited to register for the first required course: the 1 credit SPPA 100 Introduction to Civic Engagement, which will be offered on zoom on Fridays, from 11:15 am – 12:05 pm (available to students throughout the state). To pre-register, forward your name and UDID to Professor Teague (teague@udel.edu) by December 10, 2021.

AAP Equity and Inclusion Committee seeking AAP Students for Paid Internship Experience!

The AAP Equity & Inclusion Committee is offering a paid internship on each of our campuses in Dover, Georgetown, and Wilmington. If you are seeking résumé-boosting part-time employment and are passionate about working toward justice and equity in your community, this is the internship for you! See the flyer for application information.

Interested students must submit their statement of interest to Professor de Kramer (dekramer@udel.edu) no later than November 28th!