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Friday, March 20, 2020
Issue 395

Table of Contents
Lunch & LinkedIn: Tuesday, March 24
Goodwill Industries International: Job Opportunities

Phone Interview Do's and Don'ts: Be prepared! 
Cadence Sports: Internship Opportunity 
Ask a Business Administration Alum: Amy Anderson Feathers '01

Lunch & LinkedIn
Tuesday, March 24
 
Career Services is hosting a Lunch & LinkedIn presentation for all students on Tuesday, March 24 at 12:15pm!  We'd like to encourage students to have lunch at home and join us to learn how to make the most of LinkedIn.  The presentation will last around a 30 minutes. 

For those who cannot attend, a recording will be posted our social media platforms.  Follow Career Services on
Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @careersatsu. 

RSVP for Lunch & LinkedIn and we're looking forward to you joining us next Tuesday! 
 
Goodwill Industries International
Job Opportunities
 
Goodwill Industries International is looking for summer interns at their Rockville, Maryland location for positions in Mission Communications and Digital Skills.  Both positions would be from June - August and provide a salary of $1200 ($15/hour paid bi-weekly).  

The Mission Communications internship, in the Marketing and Communications department, would include the following responsibilities: 
  • Evaluate mission messaging through case studies, social media and websites, provide recommendations on essential assets for membership to increase employee awareness and understanding of the Goodwill mission.
  • Write mission-related blog posts and articles for publication on Goodwill Industries International website, Goodwill.org.
  • Conduct competitive analysis to identify and evaluate mission messaging and strategy of other nonprofit organizations and more! 
The Digital Skills internship, in the Mission and Partnerships department, would include the following responsibilities: 
  • Review digital skills grant data capture systems and support the Data and Reporting Specialist in the submission of information to quarterly report templates.
  • Evaluate current processes for developing quarterly report templates, and provide recommendations to improve efficiency and minimize time needed to complete documents.
  • Track monthly performance data submissions and identify opportunities for process improvements and more! 

For more information on these job postings and to apply, visit Goodwill Industries International
Phone Interview Do's & Don'ts
Be prepared! 
 
Preparing for a phone interview?  With what is going on in the world
right now, employers are likely to be holding more phone and
video interviews.  Be prepared by using these
Do's and Don'ts to ensure you have the best interview possible and impress your interviewer. 

You can also schedule a virtual appointment with Career Services to run through possible interview questions to help you be more prepared. 
 Cadence Sports
Internship Opportunity

Cadence Sports is a full-service event management firm based out of Austin, Texas specializing in the planning and execution of single and multi-day endurance events.  Cadence Sports mission is to provide organizations (typically non-profits) with an experienced operational arm to assist in effectively executing their signature event(s).

This internship is a great opportunity for an individual who has a desire to work in sports. 
By interning with Cadence Sports, you can gain event management experience in the areas of planning and production, logistics and scheduling, budget management, on-site event support, and assisting with Cadence Sports community service events.  

The position provides a flexible start date in early/mid May and would go through mid August at the Cadence Sports headquarters in Austin, Texas.  Hours would consist of 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Monday - Friday and working on weekends when events are scheduled.

Apply today to gain experience working in sports by emailing your resume and cover letter for the summer internship position to
Alexandra Villafranca.  
Ask a Business Administration Alum:
Amy Anderson Feathers '01

Amy Anderson Feathers ’01 describes herself as a hometown girl, so being able to stay in Winchester and go to college was very appealing to her, which is ultimately why she chose Shenandoah. Feathers appreciated the smaller class sizes the university had to offer, as well as the professors’ accessibility.

“The diversity I encountered at SU marks my heart forever,” said Feathers. “I was the hometown girl experiencing international cultures and beliefs through my peers, while also representing Winchester, Virginia, in how I carried myself.”

Feathers’ fondest memories of Shenandoah involved being a part of Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), which helped her sustain a leadership spirit throughout her time at the 
Harry F. Byrd, Jr. School of Business. She led the
competition team and said traveling to Kansas City, Missouri, to represent Shenandoah in a competition was thrilling. It was easy for her to become a part of SIFE since she was a member of the Future Business Leaders of America in high school.

Feathers is the director of marketing at Greenway Engineering in Winchester, Virginia. In this position, she is essentially the brand ambassador for the company to both internal and external customers. She wants to “internally cultivate excitement for the excellent work being done and a pleasant culture where each person feels valued for their contributions.”

 

Read more of Amy's story here.

Written by Harley Ryan '16
Assistant Director of Alumni Affairs

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