Human Resources - Winter Break Opportunities List

You can apply for opportunities through the Student Center, under the Center for Career Development, Winter Break Opportunities.

Applications are due by November 6 by 11:59 p.m.

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See what students have to say about their experience. Students Comments on the value of Job Shadowing and Career Networking Dinners.  Want to learn more about Career Networking Dinners?  See our blog post "Demystifying Career Networking Dinners"

Human Resources

Networking Dinners:

Boston, MA - Mark Burkhard P‘2017, Vice Presidnet, Human Resources; Katie Maretz '2015, Compensation Specialist; and Carolina Concannon '2016, Portfolio Management Associate, of Eaton Vance Management

Haverford, PA - Leslie Boris '1979, Human Resources Consultant, Boris Associates

Wilkes-Barre or Scranton area, PA - Tim Atkins ‘1989, HR Business Partner, Coca-Cola Refreshments

Job Shadowing:

Emily Kaeli ‘2000, Division Director, Beacon Hill Staffing Associates(Location: New York, NY)  Shadow Description: Beacon Hill Staffing is a national staffing firm with offices all across the country. I run our Temporary Administrative Staffing Division in NYC. We specialize in placing temporary and temporary to permanent administrative staff. Our team has a sales function ie members of the team are bringing clients to Beacon HIll so we have jobs to fill and we have a recruiting team which sources candidates for the roles we are working on. This experience would allow a student to see full cycle how our business works. A great opportunity for those who have an interest in recruiting.

Lori Olbrys P‘2019, Executive Vice President, Recruiter, O'Hare & Associates (Location: New York, NY)  Shadow Description: I am an advertising/marketing recruiter so am happy to talk with students/help guide students who wish to pursue this career path. This would not really be to see what a Recruiter does, but to help anyone interested in the advertising/marketing field. Prior to recruiting these past 17 years, I spent ten years at Grey Advertising working on various Procter & Gamble beauty brands (Cover Girl, Pantene).

Brian Orsinger, '2001, National Practice Lead, Ancillary Benefits, First Niagara Benefits Consulting (Mechanicsburg, PA). Shadow Description: First Niagara Benefits Consulting (FNBC) is the Health and Benefits Consulting division of First Niagara Risk Management. With trained, knowledgeable professionals, FNBC offers a full complement of risk management and insurance products, tools and services including creative solutions and customizable plans for all areas of employee benefits. We blend local community ties, regional presence and continuous growth nationwide to provide clients and their employees the personal touch of a regional firm with the advantages of the top agencies in the country. We currently work with over 3,800 clients in 40 states across the United States and 13 countries internationally. Along with having some of the best qualified consultants in the industry, our team is supported by a dedicated group of underwriters and actuaries specializing in the areas of employee benefits and risk management. Our consulting teams thrive on counseling large, complex clients—many incorporating organized labor—and routinely deploy technology solutions specifically designed for the large case market including health plan claims analytics and predictive modeling, employee self-service online benefits enrollment and administration tools, scalable call center solutions staffed by credentialed insurance professionals and a host of valuable compliance resources.

Kim Sakil '1994, Training Coordinator, Temple University (Location: Philadelphia, PA)  Shadow Descrption: The student can sit in and observe me and my team on a scheduled new hire orientation. My team will present the orientation. It starts from 8:30 am - 11 am. The student can stay for lunch and answer any other questions before leaving for the day. Additional colleagues involved: Eric Brunner & Towanda Record

Gregg Siefert '1982, Head of Human Resources, Wedgewood Pharmacy (Location: Swedesboro, NJ). Shadow Description: Opportunity to shadow Human Resources staff which may include learning about employee relations, recruitment and benefits. Wedgewood Pharmacy has 300+ employees with a 4 person HR dept. Swedesboro is 30 mins from both Wilmington, DE and Philly, PA.

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