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Friday, May 15, 2020
Issue 403

Table of Contents
Open All Summer: Career Services
Handshake Reminder: Job Board and Appointment Platform
U.S. Census: Remote Positions Available 

National Kronum League: Fall 2020 Internship
Ask a Music and Voice Alum: Kate Gibson Holland '00

Open All Summer
Career Services

While the Career Services Weekly e-newsletter will be taking a break until the fall semester, our office is open all summer!  Students and alumni can make an appointment and meet with us either on zoom, on the phone, or through a Google Hangout.  You can work on:

  • Resume and cover letter writing
  • Interview preparation 
  • Grad school applications
  • Job and internship searching
  • And much more!

Summer is the perfect time to prepare for your career! 
For more information, email
 career@su.edu.

Handshake Reminder
Job Board and Appointment Platform

A reminder to students that Shenandoah University's Career Services job board and appointment platform has officially transitioned to Handshake!  Handshake will be your one stop shop for all things career related: job & internship searching, appointments with our Career Services staff, posting a resume, and registering for Career Services events. 

Handshake can be accessed using your Shenandoah log in credentials and is available
for you on the go by downloading the
 Handshake app!  From startups to Fortune 500 companies, Handshake will provide you with the resources you need to find your next job or internship. 

Join
 Handshake and contact Career Services with any questions.

U.S. Census
Remote Positions Available
 
The Philadelphia Regional Census Center is hiring for Census Taker positions.  States within the Philadelphia Region's service area include Delaware, District of Columbia, Kentucky, Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.  The Philadelphia Regional Office is responsible for all data collection, data dissemination, and geographic operations under the current service area boundaries.

Regional offices play a critical role in getting the U.S. Census Bureau's message out to the community. In
support of the censuses and surveys, the regional offices' staff serve as contacts for local media, meet with local organizations to improve participation in censuses and surveys, and host workshops to teach the public about the use and value of the Census Bureau's data.  Highlights include flexible hours, remote capability, and $18.50 an hour. 

The deadline to apply is August 31, 2020 at 12:00am.  Applicants can
apply through Handshake.  
National Kronum League
Fall 2020 Internship

Calling all sports fans!  The National Kronum League is looking for an entrepreneurial minded individual to assist in the Fall of 2020 as they continue to grow their organization and college league.  Kronum is a brand new sport that combines aspects of soccer, basketball, and handball.  With six different point value shots, comebacks are almost a guarantee and provide an exciting new sport to become involved in.  

The intern will have the opportunity to learn and gain experience in all roles and responsibilities related to, but not limited to, the following:
  • Marketing: Email, Social media, Advertising
  • Finance: Budgeting, Crowdfunding, Invoicing
  • Management: Leadership Roles, Team Management, Decision Making, Training
  • Entrepreneurship: Product Research, Product Design, Business Strategy
  • Human Resources: Recruiting, Hiring, and Promoting
The NKL's goal is to grow the sport and college league across the country The intern will gain valuable experience of managing a sports organization.  

To apply, send your name, major, graduation year, and resume to
Evan Courtney, Founder/President of the National Kronum League, Co-Founder College League, and Founder/Director High School League.  
Ask a Music and Voice Alum:
Kate Gibson Holland '00

Kate Gibson Holland ’00 chose Shenandoah because of its beauty, size, location and quality of training she would receive, and the university having a conservatory was a bonus. “It’s been a long time since I was a student there, but I know that I really found my roots in both professional and personal relations there,” said Holland. “Some of my current closest friends were SU classmates.”

Holland’s fondest memories of Shenandoah are being able to sing in the Conservatory Choir while playing on the varsity tennis team at the same time, saying
“it was a wonderful balance to be able to do both.” She also enjoyed her time as a resident assistant and putting together a weekend full of events during the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival for students who were staying on campus,
as well as spending a few weeks touring Brazil with the Shenandoah Singers.

Holland is a production administrator for The Shed, a cultural center in Hudson Yards, Manhattan, New York City. “The Shed is a state of the art multi-venue structure that commissions original works of art, across all disciplines, for all audiences,” said Holland. In this role, she manages all administrative responsibilities that relate to theatrical production of The Shed, which includes working with artists, labor unions, vendors, and clients, as well creating new systems, budgets, schedules, and planning for upcoming productions.

Before her current position, Holland worked on and off-Broadway with gigantic stars and early career professionals on tiny projects to multi-million dollar projects, making it hard for her to choose what are the most rewarding experiences she has had in her career. “My career has been wild,” said Holland.

 

Read more of Kate's story here.

Written by Harley Ryan '16
Assistant Director of Alumni Affairs

Have questions for Kate?
Email them to 
alums@su.edu.
Make an appointment with Career Services today! 
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