University of Delaware Alternative Breaks

Are you looking for fun spring break plans this year? Are you passionate about community service and creating a more just, inclusive world? Check out University of Delaware Alternative Breaks (UDaB)!

University of Delaware Alternative Break (UDaB) 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 programs consist of a weeklong experience to work with a community over winter or spring break. Each program has a focus area that ranges from the environmental stewardship to education inequity to food insecurity and much more and involves significant education of such focus area(s) before, during, and after the alternative break. Partial scholarships are made available based on financial aid.

Applications for our spring break programs have reopened until February 16th at 11:59pm. You can learn more about our site leaders and read about our 18 available opportunities on our website at https://sites.udel.edu/sdi-udab/programs-2020/ and apply at https://Bit.ly/UDaB-S2020. Please contact bluehenbreaks@udel.edu with any questions!

Best,
UDaB Leadership

UD Spring Career & Internship Fair

200+ employers will be in attendance. One side of the Little Bob will be for All Majors and the other for Engineering, Science & Technology majors. All class years are welcome as you can gather information about career paths as well as find jobs and internships.

https://udel.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/13396/student_preview?token=psJ3yc6VfP0smT8EYs2FvovXry56YKQE0Qg37k3-LfCR1mxu5FtoIA

Career Fair Prep

 

Get your resume prepped and last minute advice before the Spring Career & Internship Fairs. Employers representing all career communities, including Agriculture & Environment, will be present to conduct resume reviews. Career counselors will be available to discuss readiness tips. Open to all undergraduate and graduate students.

https://udel.joinhandshake.com/events/423134/share_preview

Nominate an Outstanding Faculty or Staff Member!

When your papers are in and exams finished, take 30 minutes to nominate a teacher, an advisor, or a mentor that has inspired and supported you.

Nominations for UD’s Excellence-in-Teaching Award and
Excellence-in-Undergraduate-Advising-and-Mentoring Award are being
accepted now through March 1, 2020.
https://www.udel.edu/udaily/2019/december/in-recognition-of-excellence/

Nominations for the Excellence in Student Development and
Success Award are being accepted now through January 31, 2020.  This award recognizes University staff for their positive impact on the student experience.  More information and the nomination form are available at:
https://www.bluehensuccess.udel.edu/success-spotlight/excellence-in-student-development-success-award/

NCGA, BASF Accepting Applications for 2019 Scholarships

The National Corn Growers Association is again offering its William C. Berg Academic Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship thanks to the sponsorship of BASF Corporation.

Five $1,500 scholarships are available to undergraduate college students. The five scholarship winners will be invited to visit and tour a BASF facility in 2020 and meet with key staff. Dates and details of the trip are still being developed. BASF will notify the winners directly.

To apply, students or a parent/guardian must be a member of the NCGA. Past scholarship winners and employees and the families of employees of any division of BASF or their subsidiaries or the NCGA are not eligible for the scholarship. Students may apply for membership at NCGA.com.

Applications must be submitted by December 1, 2019.

The application is available here: http://www.ncga.com/scholarships.

Ice Cream Production Manager Position

Ice Cream Production Manager

Kilby Cream in Colora, MD, seeks motivated individual to lead new ice cream production line. The right candidate will work with owners to build an ice cream team and develop ice cream production SOPs to produce consistent, high-quality ice cream.

Ice cream to be manufactured on new ice cream line- continuous flow GRAM freezer, ripple pump, and ingredient feeder. Produce and inventory ice cream for Kilby Cream retail store, seasonal ice cream shops, and year-round retailers. Ice cream is packaged in 3 gal round tubs, with a StanPac Flex E Fill utilized to fill 56 oz, 16 oz, and 8 oz rounds.

Ice cream team’s duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • Monitor ice cream orders and plan weekly production schedule
  • Inventory ice cream supplies (inclusions, ingredients, containers) and request reorders as necessary.
  • Work with HTST operator to ensure adequate ice cream mix to fill production requirements.
  • Maintain necessary temperature recording charts.
  • Maintain detailed, up to date records on ice cream production.
  • Develop and maintain Sanitation SOPs for equipment and production area.
  • Clean, organize, maintain storage areas for ice cream equipment, ingredients, other supplies.

Ideal candidate will be flexible with job description and be willing to work where needed, as the need arises. Preference given to those with management experience and experience in dairy/food production.

Position offers competitive salary.

Email cover letter and resume to andrea@kilbycream.com