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The UD Career Services Center will host its annual Multi-Ethnic Cultural Conference on Saturday, Nov. 16, at Clayton Hall.

Nov. 16: Workplace diversity

Career Services Center to host Multi-Ethnic Cultural Conference


8:30 a.m., Nov. 6, 2013--The University of Delaware Career Services Center will host its annual Multi-Ethnic Cultural Conference on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Clayton Hall.

The Multi-Ethnic Cultural Conference (MECC) gives students the opportunity to meet employers who embrace diversity, network with experienced UD alumni, prepare for graduate school, and identify and utilize University resources to proactively jumpstart their careers.

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MECC attendees have the choice to attend a workshop that focuses on the hiring or the graduate school admissions process. 

Following the keynote speaker, students will have the opportunity to network with employers by attending the career fair portion of the conference. Twenty companies will be in attendance, including M&T Bank, National Security Agency, Teach for America, Kohl’s, Peace Corps, Morgan Stanley, and Christiana Care Health System.

All University of Delaware students are invited to attend the conference and should register through Blue Hen Careers by Nov. 11. Click here to register. 

Article by Keri Betters

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