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March 7: CAS career networking

College of Arts and Sciences Career Networking Night announced


11:26 a.m., March 6, 2013--The University of Delaware College of Arts and Sciences Career Networking Night will be held from 6-7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 7, in Multipurpose Rooms A and B of the Trabant University Center. 

The college, in collaboration with the UD Career Services Center, will be bringing together notable leaders and alumni from nonprofit, government, communication and research organizations for a night of career conversations and networking.

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Those who attend will have an opportunity to connect with leaders and alumni from non-profit, government, communication and research organizations.

On hand for the event will be UD alumnus Matt O’Donnell, weekday morning anchor for WPVI-TV Channel 6 Action News in Philadelphia.

O’Donnell, who joined the station in December 1996, majored in English at UD with a concentration in journalism and a minor in political science. He also held several positions at The Review, the student newspaper, and was a member of the staff at the campus radio station.

While a student, O’Donnell also found time to do freelance writing for the Daily Local News, a newspaper published in West Chester, Pa., and he spent two summers interning at television stations WLYH-TV in Mount Gretna, Pa., and WPVI-TV in Philadelphia.

O’Donnell has served as a morning anchor for Action News since September 2004.

Prior to the networking event, an additional student preparation workshop will be held from 5-6 p.m. in 209-211 Trabant. 

This networking event is open to all UD students interested in exploring career opportunities and professional development.

For more information, visit the Career Services Center’s career fairs website

Article by Karoline Guerrero

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