#UDCareerTrip: Blue Hens in the Big City

This experience proved to me that college field trips put high school field trips to shame.

The UD Blog Squad

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BY: BRITTANY O’CONNELL

This past week, three different fantastic field trip options were provided to the University of Delaware student body through the school’s Career Services. Two groups of Blue Hens were given the opportunity to travel to Washington D.C. to visit either the F.B.I. or the city’s Twitter office and Edelman PR. Another handful of students, myself included, ventured to New York City and got the chance to explore Ogilvy PR and Grey Group Advertising.

The morning of the trip, waking up and sitting on the bus at 6:45 A.M. didn’t exactly feel ideal (I was having serious high school morning flashbacks). Little did I know that the experience was about to be one of my most memorable school-related functions.

As a Communication Interest with a strong passion for Public Relations and an expected minor in Advertising, our destinations had me giddy with excitement. I researched both companies before arriving, which allowed me…

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