Ascend:  Empowering Female Students for Success

Dear UD Student,

  • Are you trying to navigate the complex world of virtual learning and working?
  • Are you trying to figure out how to get a job that allows you to be your authentic female self?
  • Do you feel like no matter what you learn in the classroom, you still feel unprepared for the work world?
  • Do you feel like you could use more examples of successful women as role models?
  • Do you want to connect with other female students that have similar experiences to yours?

As a female student at UD, you are invited to attend all sessions:  

Ascend:  Empowering Female Students for Success

The WLI, in collaboration with the Lerner College Women in Business RSO has developed the ASCEND series to address these issues.  Our certificate program includes 7 interactive zoom webinars, and will require attendance at each session, along with a short reflection assignment to obtain a certificate.  Due to limited space, students much complete an application for this program, and will be accepted on a first come basis. For more information, email Amy Stengel: astengel@udel.edu.

Our single session option allows students to register for one session at a time to any and all sessions that are of interest.  Due to limited space – registration for each individual session is required, and session will be closed once filled.  

These 75 minute online sessions are set up to address these issues. Each session will
teach critical leadership skills, introducing participants to successful female executives to serve as advisors and role models, and invite you to build connections with other female students with similar experiences.

Each of these online sessions will include a 20-minute talk from a successful female executive and a facilitated breakout discussion where students meet one another and deepen their learning and connection.

Ask a Clinician: Gaining Experience in the Animal Science Industry During the Covid-19 Pandemic- Pre-Veterinary Episode

Thursday, Sept 24, 12pm-1pm
  • You need volunteer, shadow, and direct patient care hours but how has the covid- 19 pandemic affected this process? This event is intended for students to get real-world advice and answers from current veterinarians in the field.  Pre-registration is required at the link above. We will send the password to those who have registered.
  • Panelists include:
    Stephanie DeMarco, DVM – Associate Veterinarian at VCA Kirkwood Animal Hospital
    Jessica Applebaum, DVM – Associate Veterinarian at Sycamore Veterinary Hospital

    Patrick Mahaney VMD, CVA, CVJ – Veterinarian, Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist, and Certified Veterinary Journalist at California Pet Acupuncture & Wellness (CPAW), Inc.

 

Speed Networking for Agriculture & Environment Students

Monday, Oct 5, 3pm-5pm
  • Take advantage of an opportunity to network and enhance your professional development skills from employers and alumni across Agriculture & Environment fields. Employer & alumni representatives will be rotated though each break out room every 8-10 minutes and include topics like interviewing, building your professional network, LinkedIn, and professional etiquette. The event will conclude with open networking with all alumni & employers.  Pre-registration is required at the link above.  We will send the password prior to the event.

Ascend: Empowering Female Students for Success Webinars

Are you trying to figure out how to get a job that allows you to be your authentic female self?  Do you feel like no matter what you learn in the classroom, you still feel unprepared for the work world? Do you feel like you could use more examples of successful women as role models? Do you want to connect with other female students that have similar experiences to yours?   These one hour online sessions are set up to address these issues.  Each session will teach critical leadership skills, introducing participants to successful female executives to serve as advisors and role models, and invite you to build connections with other female students with similar experiences. Each of these online sessions will include a 15-minute talk from a successful female executive and a facilitated breakout discussion where students meet one another and deepen their learning and connection.

To learn more and to register visit: https://lerner.udel.edu/seeing-opportunity/ascend-empowering-female-students/   

Virtual Career Panel with the Center for Growing Talent

As your spring semester winds down, or even if it has ended already, please join us for a Virtual Career Panel, where produce industry leaders will provide career search advice for this unusual “COVID -19 job market”. ALL graduates can benefit from this panel and the tips they will provide.

Date: Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Time: 12:30 p.m. Pacific Time/3:30 p.m. Eastern Time

Panelists for this webinar will include:
*Satri Alpine, Director of Talent and Culture, The Oppenheimer Group
*Javier Quintero, Early Career Programs Manager, Driscoll’s
*Howard Nager, VP of Business Development/Marketing, Progressive Produce
Other panelists will be announced shortly.

You must register in advance for this panel session:
https://pma.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_sGhVBc9uTqyP5myZAhPVAA

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Career Panel.

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