Securing a Job Before you Graduate from College

Posted on December 29, 2014 by Delaware Valley College.

Many college students decide to take on job searching while still in college, which shows ambition and determination. If you’re looking to secure a job by the time you walk across the stage to get your diploma, you should start looking for a job as soon as possible.


How to Land an Internship in your Field

Posted on December 23, 2014 by Delaware Valley College.

Obtaining an internship in your field will help you understand how the industry works and give you an idea of what a career in the field is like. It can also help you get your foot in the door in the industry or even the company with which you’re interning, as internships can lead to full-time positions.


Questions to Ask your College Career Counselor

Posted on December 19, 2014 by Delaware Valley College.

It’s never too early to start preparing for your career after college. Whether you’re only a sophomore or a junior or you’ve reached your final year, it’s time to start thinking about what you’ve been working so hard for: a job. This can be overwhelming and nerve-racking and you may not know where to start, but that’s where your college career counselor comes in.


How to Build your College Resume

Posted on December 18, 2014 by Delaware Valley College.

Having a well-rounded college resume will give you a better shot at obtaining an internship or job in the future. Your resume has to make an impression since employers will be looking at a piece of paper instead of talking to you face to face. Employers receive many resumes each day, so it’s important to stand out as much as you can by having personality, impressive skills and professional language.



Posted on December 17, 2014 by Laurie Ward, chief marketing and communications officer.

From now through April, we will be using the hashtag #OurDelVal. Please consider sharing the news about DelVal’s upcoming change to Delaware Valley University on your profiles on social networks with this hashtag. You can include one of the stories on the announcement or, something personal about how you feel about this new chapter in DelVal’s history.


How to Find the Perfect Spring Internship

Posted on December 15, 2014 by Delaware Valley College.

At Delaware Valley University, we believe the best way to prepare students for a career and life after college is through hands-on experience. We encourage students to obtain internships so they can try out professional positions and get involved with companies they’re interested in having a career with in the future.


Roommate Etiquette 101

Posted on December 15, 2014 by Delaware Valley College.

As you're getting ready for your first year of college and moving into your residence hall, it's normal to be nervous about living with someone you've never met before. Remember that they're probably feeling the same way you are.


Transfer Checklist: Everything you Need to know before you Apply

Posted on December 12, 2014 by Delaware Valley College.

Whether you’re taking the next step from a two-year college or you’re looking to switch to a different four-year college, Delaware Valley College is an exceptional institution to choose, offering outstanding academics and exciting student life.


How Can Delaware Valley University Help you Find a Part-Time Job

Posted on December 11, 2014 by Delaware Valley College.

While studying at Delaware Valley University, you may consider getting a part-time job to pay for tuition and general bills and to have some spending money. Fortunately, DelVal offers a variety of tools and resources when it comes to finding part-time jobs.


Get professional experience right on campus

Posted on December 10, 2014 by David Clement '15.

At DelVal, I have learned about many topics within the classroom walls, ranging from historical contexts of literature, to compounding ideas into proper arguments within papers, to even learning how languages develop. I have spent days in our campus library thirsting for knowledge and fishing for the answers to my questions. I have learned much from my time at DelVal, but there are some things that can’t be learned in class.


How to Use LinkedIn for Networking and Job Searches

Posted on December 9, 2014 by Delaware Valley College.

LinkedIn is a professional networking database that allows you to find business opportunities through companies and contacts. Companies use this platform to leverage their businesses and find employees. LinkedIn is a great tool for looking for jobs, connecting with potential employers and getting hired.


Dos and Don’ts for Pulling a Finals All-Nighter

Posted on December 8, 2014 by Delaware Valley College.

While staying up all night before an important final exam isn’t the best option, sometimes it’s necessary when your schedule is crowded with papers and tests. If you’re one of the many college students preparing for a final exam all-nighter, these dos and don’ts will help you successfully stay up all night (or most of the night) with the least amount of backlash.


College Finals Survival Guide

Posted on December 5, 2014 by Delaware Valley College.

Final exams usually count for a large portion of your final grade in your classes, so it’s important to prepare for them as best as you can. It’s easy to let finals week creep up on you, but the truth is, you can start preparing long before your exams begin. Consider these tips while you’re getting ready for the end of the semester so you can make the most of your study sessions and ace your tests.


The Most Effective Studying Habits

Posted on December 4, 2014 by Delaware Valley College.

Now that you’re in college, you’ve probably experienced your fair share of study sessions and late nights in the library. But are you sure that you’re making the most of your study time? Everyone finds different studying methods and techniques helpful, so it’s best to figure out what helps you focus and get down to business when an important exam is coming up.


What is drone photography and how does it work?

Posted on December 3, 2014 by Thomas Brunt, drone photographer.

I am a quad copter (aka “drone”) enthusiast. I also have a background in video. When I discovered affordable drones with HD cameras, I wanted to explore the realm of unique photographic perspectives achieved by taking to the air. It has been a fun journey so far. I had the opportunity to shoot aerial footage of the beautiful DelVal campus.


What to Consider when Choosing a College

Posted on December 2, 2014 by Delaware Valley College.

Choosing what college to attend is a big decision and it’s never too early to start your research. Whether there’s a school you’ve been dreaming of attending for your whole life or you haven’t really given college much thought, there are many factors to consider when selecting the right one for you.


What you Need to know about Transferring to Delaware Valley University

Posted on December 1, 2014 by Delaware Valley College.

If you’re unhappy with your current college or university and you’re planning to transfer to another institution, you should consider Delaware Valley University. DelVal is an outstanding college with rigorous academics and an exciting student life that make for a well-rounded experience.