Other - Winter Break Opportunities List

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Applications are due by November 17th by 11:59pm.  


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Job Shadowing:

  • Dianne Kareha '73, P'03, '06 - Chaplain, Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries (career field:  Pastoral care/chaplaincy) Location:  Allentown, PA.  Shadowing Description:  Student will be able to shadow me in leading worship service, Bible study, and pastoral care visits.  Available Date(s):  Jan. 7, Jan. 8
  • Lindsey Shafer '09 - Emergency Coordinator, Virginia Tech Office of Emergency Management (career field:  Emergency Management) Location:  Blacksburg, VA.  Shadowing Description:  A student would get to see how universities provide safety and security for students, faculty, staff, and visitors. They would get to see how emergency exercises are planned and conducted, how trainings are scheduled and advertised, and witness the different initiatives available to the campus community.  Available Date(s):  Jan. 8, Jan. 9, Jan. 10, Jan. 13, Jan. 14, Jan. 15, Jan.16
  • Jeff Oak '81 - Sr. Vice President, Corporate Responsibility & Development, Bon Secours Health System, Inc. (career field: Healthcare/Religion/Ethics/Non-Profit) Location: Marriottsville, MD.  Shadowing Description: (2 different opportunities) Administrative Leadership in Non-Profit Health Care: This job shadowing opportunity will provide students an opportunity to get an inside look at two aspects of administrative leadership in Bon Secours Health System, Inc. (BSHSI), a non-profit health care system headquartered outside of Baltimore, that owns or manages 18 hospitals in 6 states, with 21,000 employees and annual revenues of $3.6 billion.  Half of the day will be spent in the corporate office of BSHSI, with an introduction to some of the key departments involved in operating a large, complex health system e.g. finance, human resources, information technology, ethics, regulatory affairs, medical affairs and nursing.  The second half of the day will be spent visiting one of BSHSI’s facilities, a hospital in an underserved and economically challenged part of Baltimore city, where BSHSI has made substantial investments in building a healthy community.  Dr. Oak is a Trustee of Gettysburg College and has a Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Philosophy and Master of Divinity from Yale University. Available Date(s):  Jan. 6, Jan. 7, Jan. 8, Jan. 10, or Jan. 17; Leadership in Corporate Ethics: This job shadowing opportunity will provide students an opportunity to spend the day with a group of Ethics Officers from corporations around the country at the semiannual meeting of the Ethics Resource Center (ERC) Fellows Program.  Founded in 1922, ERC is America’s oldest nonprofit organization devoted to independent research and the advancement of high ethical standards in public and private institutions.  This conference brings together practicing ethics officers from major corporations with academic experts in organizational ethics to share research and best practices, as well as to discuss key aspects of public policy pertaining to ethics programs in the US.  Dr. Oak is a Trustee of Gettysburg College and has a Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Philosophy and Master of Divinity from Yale University. Available Date: Jan. 16

Networking Dinners:

  • Lindsay Shafer ’09 - Emergency Coordinator, Virginia Tech Office of Emergency Management (career field:  Emergency Management)  Dinner Location:  Christiansburg, VA

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