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 1 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:

Clarks Summit, PA - Tim Atkins ‘1989, HR Business Partner, Coca-Cola Refreshments

Boston, MA - Mark Burkhard P‘2017, Vice Presidnet, Human Resources, Eaton Vance Management

Washington (or Arlington, VA), DC - Arielle Distasio ‘2012, Management & Program Analyst, Department of Justice / PR & Corporate Communications, Georgetown University;  Tyler Yingling '07, Assistant Counsel, Governor of New Jersey; TENTATIVE: Bob Sinton '85, Chief, Counterintelligence Law Unit, Office of the General Counsel, Department of Justice

King of Prussia, PA - Brett Montich ‘2000, Financial Planner, MetLife;  Kyle Zimmerman '04, Director of Human Resources, Aramark; Donna Montich, High School Spanish teacher

Job Shadowing:

Todd Duerr P‘2019, President - Military Services Group, American Water (Location: Mt. Laurel, NJ)  Shadow Description: Large private water company that covers a broad area of careers. Access to various department staff regardless of specific area of interest. Envision 30 to 60 minute meetings with different department staff to gain knowledge of how a large company works. Also will include company overviews. Student expected to come prepared to ask questions. **BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIRED**

Corey Huber ‘2006, Human Resources Director, Mars Incorporated (Location: Mt. Olive, NJ)  Shadow Description: At Mars Global Chocolate, we have teams across multiple disciplines that would be happy to make themselves available and spend dedicated time with the students. Most specifically, we would be happy to take them through a typical day of an HR Director, as well as provide an overview of the Human Resources function (including the various components, such as Talent Management, Org Design & Development, Compensation, Recruiting, etc.) Additionally, our Global VP of Sales is the father of a current Gettysburg student. He is happy to spend time with students to explain global sales strategy for a large multinational CPG organization and career paths within the sales function.

Wendy Nafziger P‘2019, Director, Benefits, HRIS and Employee & Student Health, Lancaster General Health (Location: Lancaster, PA)  Shadow Description: Opportunity to observe day-to-day operations of busy Human Resource office. Observations will include on-site meetings, conference call participation, employee meetings and problem resolution, as well as minute-to-minute prioritization of tasks.

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).

Kim Sakil ‘1994, Training Coordinator, Temple University (Location: Philadelphia, PA)  Shadow Description: That is a scheduled new hire orientation. The student can sit in and observe me and my team. 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.

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