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Fall Major Week

University Studies and the Career Center present Fall Major Week. October 26-30: Check out PathwayU and the Career Management Certificate. October 27: UST Peer Liaison Major Roundtable 5-6 PM. October 28: Workshop: Academic Planning for "Major" Decisions 1:30-2:30 PM (Zoom). October 29: Listen to Choices (a University Studies Podcast): Episode 4 - Major Interview with Peer Liaisons Isabella and Kennedy. Follow us on instagram for more information @ust_at_ud.

PathwayU: https://udel.pathwayu.com/

Career Management Certificate: http://bit.ly/udcareermanagement101

PL Roundtable zoom link: https://udel.zoom.us/s/93598341959

“Major” Workshop zoom link: https://udel.zoom.us/j/91737305343

Podcast PL Interview: https://sites.udel.edu/ust-explorer/tag/choices-podcast/

Education Meetup

Education Meetup, October 27, 3:30 PM to 7:00 PM, hosted virtually. This event is open to all undergraduate, graduate students, alumni, and the general public who are considering careers in PK-12 education! Participate in this virtual networking event to learn about the many different types of opportunities in education: teachers, counselors, para-educators, administrators, specialists, and more! Whether you're just beginning to consider careers in education and need more information or you're graduating soon and hope to learn about anticipated vacancies for the upcoming school year, this event is for you! Come make new career connections! Register on Handshake to sign up for group or 1:1 sessions with employers. Pre-registration is recommended to secure a session. Have your resume polished and ready for upload by sharing it with the Career Center. udel.edu/careerfairs

Hospitality Business and Industry Management Information Session

The following is from the Department of Hospitality and Sport Business Management:

You are cordially invited to explore the Hospitality Business Management and Hospitality Industry Management majors:

  • Monday, October 5, 4:00 pm, on Zoom

To register, please visit:  https://forms.gle/6L95YGEm93w4jtPK9

Please note:  Zoom link will be sent to you after you register.

We are consistently ranked in the top hospitality programs!

For the Hospitality Business Management major, experience driven learning is key.  The Vita Nova Restaurant and Courtyard by Marriott offer students hands-on experience where you can round out your academic knowledge. Vita Nova is a fine-dining student-managed restaurant. The 126-room Courtyard by Marriott offers students valuable experience in sales, marketing, revenue management, front office and housekeeping.

The Hospitality Industry Management major is designed for students with a strong career interest in analytical and support functions such as consulting, commercial real estate transaction services, sales and marketing, revenue management, e-business and hospitality information technology in the global hospitality industry.

Where are our alums?

  • Aramark
  • Bloomberg
  • Bozzuto
  • Breakthru Beverage
  • Deloitte
  • DIG (Dig Inn)
  • Disney
  • Eastdil Secured
  • Ecolab
  • Ernst & Young
  • Four Seasons
  • Hilton
  • HVS
  • Hyatt
  • Lettuce Entertain You
  • Marriott International (and Corporate)
  • New York Life
  • Nike
  • And, more…

Hope to see you on Monday, October 5, 2020, 4 pm.

Interested in Undergraduate Research?

Undergraduate Research: What You Might Want to Know and How to Find out More

The following is from Undergraduate Research Program (URP)

What is Research?

Research is the process that leads to the creation of new knowledge and it takes many different forms across the whole range of academic disciplines. It includes, for example, the lab-based sciences and learning about the physical world, the social and behavioral sciences and their explorations of individuals, communities, nations, and the creative arts and their emphasis upon forms of expression. In every case, however, a researcher hopes to make an original contribution to the field, helping us all understand life and the world around us in a new way. Whatever your major, you can do research in it! To see the kinds of research students at UD have been doing, take a look at last August’s Celebratory Symposium where over 400 students presented their work: https://symposium.foragerone.com/udel/signup

Why Should I Get Involved in Research?

There are many reasons to get involved in research as an undergraduate, starting with the most fundamental that doing so deepens and enriches your entire learning experience. In other words, it’s something that allows you to get more out of your whole education at UD. Studies of students who participate in research also show they experience specific, concrete benefits that include:

  • Strengthening relationships with faculty
  • Creating a learning community with other researchers
  • Increasing leadership and communication skills
  • Improving self confidence
  • Increasing satisfaction with the undergraduate experience
  • Improving GPA
  • Strengthening applications to both graduate and professional school and employers

How Do I Get Involved in Research at UD?

There are lots of different ways: for example, you can volunteer to work with a faculty member or do an independent study, participate in paid academic year and summer experiences through the Undergraduate Research Program (URP), complete a Senior Thesis or other capstone project.

How do I Find Out More?

URP’s website has information about our programs and our contact information if you’d like to know more – or even if you don’t quite know what you might want to do. Please get in touch! We would love to hear from you!

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