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!

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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

CANR Fall Speaker Series

 

CANR will host Eisenhower Fellows Kim Brackett and John Chandler to discuss “Challenges in American Agriculture: Trade, Water & Labor” on Nov. 6 at 4 p.m. in the Audion at the Tower at STAR. Former Delaware Department of Agriculture Secretary Ed Kee will moderate. Please register to attend.

About the speakers

Kim Brackett
Brackett Ranches Limited Partnership, owned and operated by Kim and Ira Brackett, is an Angus-based cow-calf and stocker operation in Idaho, Oregon and Nevada. The ranch focuses on raising high quality calves and either marketing high-end feeder cattle or finishing yearlings in custom feedlots. As an Eisenhower Fellow, Kim studied the role of regenerative agriculture in the cattle industries of Australia and Argentina. She is a former chairman of the Cattlemen’s Beef Board, prior to that she served on the Idaho Beef Council. Currently, she chairs the Cattle Industry Long Range Plan Task Force and serves on the Idaho Cattle Association Board of Directors.

John Chandler
For much of his life, Chandler has been at the center of agriculture, currently overseeing the operations of a 127-year-old family farm as a fourth-generation farmer. From DC’s Capitol Hill to congressional campaigns in California’s 21st District, Chandler has also followed his passion for public policy and politics. At the California State Senate Committee on Agriculture, Chandler contributed to the shaping of agricultural legislation in California, and his work as a field representative at the California Association of Water Agencies (ACWA) led to the establishment of the ACWA Outreach Award Program, raising local water agency involvement in the California legislature. Chandler used his fellowship in Australia and Chile to explore how water and agricultural labor shortages are addressed to begin an exchange of ideas and solutions to confront critical water and labor crises around the world.