FirstJob Ambassador Program
2014 - 2015
Alex Verkamp

Alex Verkamp

Indiana University, Bloomington

Hey everyone! My name is Alex Verkamp and I go to Indiana University Bloomington. I am pursuing a Marketing degree from the Kelley School of Business and hope to double major in either Graphic Design or Visual Communications. Hanging out with friends, crafting, and attending concerts and festivals are some of my favorite things to do in my free time. While at Indiana University, I am involved in my sorority, Gamma Phi Beta, as well as several other organizations on campus. I hope to one day incorporate my degree and my love of music with a career in the music industry.

Andrea Valadez

Andrea Valadez

The University of Texas at Austin

Hi there!

 My name is Andrea Valadez and I was born and raised in Texas! I am currently a junior attending The University of Texas at Austin pursuing a degree in Health Promotions. My ultimate life goal is to work for the Center for Disease Control (CDC) or the World Health Organization (WHO) as an Epidemiologist and help promote public health!

Oh, and I also bleed orange! Hook 'Em!"

Ariel Kao

Ariel Kao

University of Virginia

Ariel Kao is a junior at the University of Virginia studying Cognitive Science. She is very passionate about business and entrepreneurship, and plans to go into the marketing field. A proud member of the business fraternity Alpha Kappa Psi, she started an organization called Virginia Consulting Group with two brothers of AKPsi. VCG allows to students to gain consulting experience by working with startups and growing companies. Ariel is also a Senior Producer for HackCville Media, a Marketing Strategist and Design Associate for Radical Advertising and Promotions, LLC, and Promotions Officer for Entrepreneurship Group at UVA. Aside from business organizations, she is Co-Editor-In-Chief of Inkstone Literary Magazine and Secretary of Green Grounds. Ariel’s interests include music, fashion, and above all, photography. She pursues portrait photography in her free time and has also shot events and editorial pieces for various organizations.

Arlette Nguyen

Arlette Nguyen

University of California, Davis

Hi! I am a senior double majoring in Design and Communication. I want to combine graphic design with marketing and PR in the future. Hopefully, I will work in the entertainment industry and afterwards, I would want to open my own design studio. I am obsessed with pop culture and social media, especially Instagram. I also love to just relax and watch movies or catch up on TV shows after a long day. Traveling is something that I really enjoy I love going out and exploring new places and also eating lots of good food.

Bells Wong

Bells Wong

University of Southern California

Bells is a junior at the University of Southern California studying Economics and Marketing. In her free time she enjoys trying new restaurants and writing Yelp reviews, bouldering, and eating chips and salsa. Part-time gym rat and full-time thrill seeker, Bells has always had a passion for discovering new things—be it food, music, ideas, or hobbies. With a fascination with marketing, she is interested in growing businesses and sees herself working in the trade marketing industry one day.

Brandon Hopen

Brandon Hopen

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

I am a sophomore at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Go Blue! I am considering majoring in Politics, Philosophy and Economics. I love finance and traveling around the world. This past summer I interned at a youth hostel, as well as lending service to small businesses. I am an ambitious and a goal-oriented individual. I love being on the water, especially on beaches, and cruises. I am part of multiple investment clubs and part of the Chi Phi social fraternity on campus. My dream job would be finding a career that incorporates politics and business.

Callie Rehm

Callie Rehm

Texas Christian University

Callie Rehm is a sophomore student at Texas Christian University (TCU) working as a FirstJob.com campus ambassador in Fort Worth, Texas. Callie is studying to be a Strategic Communication major with a minor in Business. She is originally from the beautiful beach town Manhattan Beach, California. Callie is an outgoing and hardworking person who loves spending time with family and friends. She loves going to school in Texas and enjoys everything from country music to Texas bbq. While at TCU, Callie loves to wear her cowboy boots and attend the horned frog TCU football games! Some of her hobbies include skiing, traveling, going to the beach, and wakeboarding. She is ecstatic to be apart of the FirstJob.com ambassador team!

Cally Tullo

Cally Tullo

Stanford University

Cally Tullo is an undergraduate at Stanford University, pursuing a degree in Science, Technology, and Society. She has always had an interest in helping others become aware of job opportunities on campus, and looks forward to using her position as a Marketing Intern Associate to do so! She believes that FirstJob is opening into a burgeoning marketplace with abounding potential, and that FirstJob is solving a common and important issue for many college graduates focused on their careers after attending university.

Christopher Wagner

Christopher Wagner

Florida State University

C.J. is a sophomore at the Florida State University from Orlando, Fl. He is majoring in Entrepreneurship and is enthusiastic about start-ups and businesses. His on campus involvement includes The Freshman Leadership Institute, Economics Club, PeaceJam and Intramural Athletics. Following undergrad, he plans to pursue a Masters in Economics. His other activities include golf and fishing.

Colin Mosher

Colin Mosher

University of North Carolina

Hey, I’m Colin Mosher. I am a senior majoring in Mathematical Decision Sciences at UNC with an undeclared Computer Science minor. I have lived in Roanoke Rapids, NC my whole life, but I can usually be found traveling all over North Carolina and along the East Coast—I’m a big fan of the beach and the cities. My long term goal is to be a high ranking expert in the field of Data Analytics. Working with programming, data, and statistics every day is my hobby and my dream job. In my free time, I love playing and watching soccer and basketball with friends, talking about cars, learning new skills, meeting new people, and playing video games.

Dasom Kim

Dasom Kim

University of Washington

Dasom is a Junior at the University of Washington pursuing a double degree in Biochemistry and Computer Science and Engineering. She is working towards the goal of becoming a pediatrician as a pre-medical student but is keeping her future career options open. Born and raised in Washington, Dasom loves Seattle and even the rainy and unpredictable Washington weather. Outside of school work Dasom enjoys playing tennis, spending time with her friends and family, cooking, and going on food adventures.

Edward Moss

Edward Moss

University of California, Santa Barbara

I am a third year English major at UCSB from Los Gatos, California. I love being active and I try to make the most of living one block away from the beach as much as I can. You will find me playing sports in the majority of my free time, whether it is beach volleyball, basketball, surfing or soccer. I am always up for new adventures and hope to travel to all seven continents during my lifetime. I am also involved with Cru, a Christian club on campus and I lead a Bible Study for freshmen. My hope is to go into either business or sports journalism after college and I am also currently a sports writer for the Daily Nexus on campus.

Eric Berger

Eric Berger

Georgia Tech

My name is Eric Berger and I’m a current fourth year Physics Major at Georgia Tech. During the school year, I do research with the Georgia Tech Soft-Condensed Matter Laboratory, and I plan on publishing a senior thesis in the next handful of months. When not busy studying or working in the lab, I enjoy hiking, cycling, backpacking, and camping. I’m also a big fitness junkie and try to exercise regularly as a form of stress relief. A big goal of mine is to set foot on every continent and experience as many distinct cultures as possible. Working towards my goal, I recently finished an internship in Thailand where I worked on quality control for a noodle-production factory.

Eric Brunts

Eric Brunts

University of Southern California

Eric Brunts is a junior at the University of Southern California studying Industrial and Systems Engineering. As a Denver native he is an avid skier and loves the outdoors. He is also a huge sports fan with his favorite teams being the St. Louis Cardinals and the Denver Broncos. He hopes that his engineering background coupled with diverse work experience will allow him to go into consulting, preferably in healthcare or technology, upon graduation.

Ever Castro

Ever Castro

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

My name is Ever Castro. I am from a small town in North Carolina named Asheboro whose only draw is the state zoo. I am a senior at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. I am double majoring in Communication Studies and Political Science. English is my second language so I am fluent in that and Spanish with some basic knowledge of French. After graduation, I hope to enjoy a career in political campaigns or political media. I am a film buff and a sports fanatic (Go Heels!). I also like almost any kind of music and my favorite artist is Kanye West.

Hannah Hughes

Hannah Hughes

Florida State University

My name is Hannah Louise Hughes, and I am from Garner, North Carolina. I am 21 years old and I am a senior at Florida State University. I am currently majoring in Social Science Education with a Minor in History. When I am not in school, I live with my parents, 2 younger sisters and a West Highland Terrier named Winston. I am also an active member of the Epsilon Zeta Chapter of Kappa Kappa Gamma at Florida State, and this is my fourth year as an active member. I recently studied abroad in London, England for the spring semester of 2014. I was extremely lucky to be able to travel to many different countries during my time in London, and I took classes ranging from Public Speaking, to Theater, and History. After graduation I plan on returning to London to work temporarily for FSU and to travel the world.

Isabelle Seddon

Isabelle Seddon

Loyola Marymount University

I am a freshman at Loyola Marymount University, studying to be a Marketing major. I was a part of my Student Council in high school and an 8th grade small group leader at Inland Hills Church. I ran Track and Field for all four years of high school and continue to run on my own. My passion is photography and have been working as an assistant photographer for two years. I love trying new things and traveling to other countries, such as, Norway, France, Holland and Germany. Most importantly, I love making other people smile, so helping others is what I strive to do most.

Jay Kurahashi-Sofue

Jay Kurahashi-Sofue

Indiana University

I’m currently a senior at Indiana University majoring Art History and minoring in Business and Communications. I grew up in Westchester, New York and have lived there my entire life. Music is one of my main passions and love writing about music and the scene on my music blog. Also, festivals and concerts are definitely something that is a part of my life. My favorite festival that I have attended is Ultra Music Festival in Miami, FL, and this year, I will be going to TomorrowWorld in Atlanta, GA. My favorite musical act right now is Knife Party, but my musical tastes are fairly wide-ranged. I also love to ski and play soccer. At school, I’m mainly involved within my fraternity, Phi Delta Theta. In the fraternity, I’m the Recruitment Chair and the Apparel Chair. I enjoy taking any opportunity to be involved in things I’m passionate about.

Jennifer Yi

Jennifer Yi

University of Washington

Jennifer is a junior at the University of Washington studying Biology and Psychology, with the plan of becoming a clinical pharmacist. As a child, she has lived all over the U.S. from places all the way east in Maryland to where she resides now in Washington. Because of that, Jennifer enjoys traveling. So far, she’s visited eight different countries and hopes to travel all over the world where Greece will be her first stop. In her free time, she enjoys playing golf, listening to music, reading, and spending time with her family and friends. Jennifer’s excited to join the FirstJob team!

Lam Le

Lam Le

University of California, Berkeley

My name is Lam. I’m a second year studying Business, Economics and Environmental Science, Policy and Management at Cal! I love listening to Oldies and making scrapbooks. I also enjoy reading while sipping warm milk. Fun fact: I write with my right but draw and paint with my left hand! I’m truly excited to be with FirstJob. I believe we offer the resources necessary for college graduates to jumpstart their careers! I want to help students find their ways by informing them of the opportunities available around them. With FirstJob, I’m confident I can do just that. I’m truly happy to be on board, and I’m looking forward to having a great time here!

Madeline Covington

Madeline Covington

University of Pennsylvania

Madeline Covington is a sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania in a duel-degree program called “Nursing and Healthcare Management”. After graduating with her BSN and Wharton Healthcare Management concentration, she plans on working as a hospital administrator or consultant. In the future, she would like to start her own non-profit organization that helps match families with affordable medical care. At Penn, she is involved in Wharton Women, Student Nurses at Penn, and Student Sustainability at Penn. She’s originally from Cleveland, Ohio and loves being able to explore the history and culture of Philly. Outside of school, she enjoys running, listening to music, and searching for new Paleo recipes to cook!

Miani Harkey

Miani Harkey

Loyola Marymount University

My name is Miani Harkey, I am an incoming freshman at Loyola Marymount University. I’m majoring in business management and hospitality. What I hope to do with this is venture out into the hotel business. This has been a goal of mine for a while now and I plan to do all I can to achieve it.

In life my main values are God, family, friends and dance. I am blessed with a very tight knit family. Although we don’t all live close we never fail to keep in touch. In my free time I love spending time with my friends – whether it be just sitting around listening to music or going out to concerts we always make the best of the time were given together. One of my strongest loves has to be for dance. It’s so much more than a hobby for me.

Mike Lu

Mike Lu

University of California, Berkeley

Hi, my name is Mike Lu! I am from Waltham, Massachusetts (greater Boston area) and I'm currently a sophomore at the University of California, Berkeley. I intend to major in either Business Administration or Economics. I am a member of Berkeley's ABA, Pennies for Patients, and Phi Kappa Tau fraternity.  In my free time, I enjoy reading, working out, and playing the guitar. I also love to travel, sight see, and experience foods from different cultures.

Noah Wise

Noah Wise

Tufts University

I am a sophomore at Tufts University, planning to major in Biopsychology. I was born and raised in Winnetka, Illinois, a northern suburb of Chicago. Hobbies of mine include working out, playing basketball and tennis, and listening to music. At school I am involved in Greek life, freshman orientation coordination, and concert planning. Upon completing my undergraduate education, I intend to spend a year or two doing scientific/medical research, and following that I plan on attending medical school. In addition to my passion for science, I have always had an interest in business and advertising, and am excited to develop my marketing skills as a part of the FirstJob team.

Tassia Huq

Tassia Huq

University of Pennsylvania

Tassia is a sophomore in Wharton at the University of Pennsylvania concentrating in Marketing, Management and Social Impact and Responsibility. She is from just outside of San Francisco and loves living in another amazing city, especially one where there is a difference between the seasons and thunderstorms. On campus she is involved in Wharton Women, Sigma Kappa, and a handful of mentoring programs. Tassia enjoys spending her free time sketching, painting and reading some of the classics! She also loves to travel and is hoping to consult or market for Non-Profits around the world after finishing university!

Taylor Gomez

Taylor Gomez

University of California, Berkeley

Hey, my name is Taylor Gomez and I’m at senior at Cal, majoring in Rhetoric. I grew up in California’s beautiful capital Sacramento, where I was fortunate enough to attend the Natomas Character Performing and Fine Arts Academy. During my time there I focused mainly on singing and the visual arts. One of the greatest experiences I have had at Berkeley was getting involved with the Sigma Chi Fraternity, of which I am a member. Additionally, I have been a part of the Sage mentoring program and have been involved as a student senior staff during ASUC elections. When I have free time, I love to watch stand-up comedy and explore San Francisco. After college my plan is to stay in the Bay Area and find a job in marketing. Looking forward to this year. Go Bears! 

Wesley Emblidge

Wesley Emblidge

Emerson College

A sophomore at Emerson College studying film, Wesley has already worked on student films, shows for The Emerson Channel, and student publications, rising to become the Movies Assistant Editor for one of the school’s top entertainment publications, Emertainment Monthly. He has also written for other student publications such as WEBN and Reel Reactions, and also works for the pop culture website Geek Binge. Before college he was the editor in chief of his high school newspaper, which kicked off his passion for writing about film. Despite all that he’s still involved with film making, and aspires to work in the film industry after college. He was born in San Francisco and now attends college in Boston.

Yujin Cho

Yujin Cho

University of Virginia

Hello! My name is Yujin Cho and I'm a fourth year computer science/media studies double major at the University of Virginia. Although I'm originally from New England, I've lived in Northern Virginia for the past 9 years. When I'm not busy with school work I'm probably working on things for the university's Japan Club, my sorority, Sigma Psi Zeta, or the various other organizations I am a part of. I enjoy reading and writing for leisure and being active within the UVA community. While in the future I'd love to work in advertising or marketing in the field of technology, I am also interested in teaching English abroad in either South Korea or Japan.

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Shannon Franklin

University of California, Berkeley

I am a senior at the University of California, Berkeley with a double major in Anthropology and Film Studies. I’m originally from Los Angeles, and have been blessed to have always lived in the lovely state of California. I enjoy swimming and running for exercise, and have been known to run half marathons. I enjoy traveling and have spent a good amount of time in South America, but would like to expand that to the eastern hemisphere. I also enjoy reading and watching television. I’m currently reading the Song of Ice and Fire series based on one of my favorite television shows. Once I graduate I plan to get a job in the film industry and if that proves to be unsuccessful I will go back to graduate school.

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Raven-Symone Washington

Clark Atlanta University

Raven-Symone is a senior majoring in Mass Media Arts with a concentration in film. She is a Dean’s list Scholar with a 3.51 GPA. She has gained experience in various organizations and jobs such as Senior and Junior Class Council, Athletics Department Sports Information Director Intern at CAU and United Parcel Service Foundation; where she is a student teacher for 4th graders. Raven was born and raised in Dallas, Texas and loves all things Dallas Mavericks & Cowboys related. She is a very outgoing hardworking individual who enjoys visual storytelling, watching sports, films, music, traveling and learning interesting facts. Her dream job is to work in the television and film industry as an editor and art director.

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Negin Behzadian

Stanford University

As a freshman at Stanford University, Negin is a prospective BioEngineering major. Although she adores the malleability of science and the creativity in engineering, Negin believes that building a more advanced future using science is equally as important as ensuring that future is created efficiently and lived practically, and is thus looking into a minor in public policy as well. Originally from Iran, Negin speaks 4 languages and loves writing, singing, and doing math in her free time.

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Mauro Fuentes

The University of Texas at Austin

My name’s Mauro Fuentes Jr but most of my friends call me Mau. I was born and raised in Eagle Pass, Texas and now I reside in Austin, Texas where I also go to school at The University of Texas at Austin. I enjoy watching and playing pretty much every sport. I love new things, and I love discovering ideas, music and movies. I am majoring in Advertising and getting a minor in business. After I graduate I hope to see myself working for a top tier advertising agency, working as an account manager or interactive marketing.

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Justin Harjanto

University of Washington

Greetings! My name is Justin Harjanto and I am a freshman at the University of Washington. I am from Sammamish, Washington and my hobbies consist of programming Android apps for the Google Play store and creating videos and utilizing other types of multimedia to promote my apps. I plan to double major in Computer Science and Business Administration. My long term goal is to be able to successfully run my non-profit by leading a team of programmers to spread education throughout the world.

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Esther Cho

University of California, San Diego

Hello I’m Esther Cho. I am a currently a third year at the University of California, San Diego studying Political Science and Communications. I am from Valencia, CA and even lived in Oregon once! Some of the hobbies that I enjoy are hiking, reading, and spending time with family/friends. I enjoy public speaking as well as meeting new people. As far as future plans go I plan on becoming a news anchor or a public defender.

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Ben Getty

Georgia Institute of Technology

Ben is a senior at the Georgia Institute of Technology pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance along with two minors in Spanish and Engineering & Management. He was born in Cincinnati, OH and now lives in Marietta, GA. He also studied abroad in Valencia, Spain during the spring of his sophomore year and enjoyed learning about and living in a different country. Some of his hobbies include running, traveling, hiking and basketball. Ben is excited to be a part of the FirstJob team!

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Ashley Heisner

University of Maryland - College Park

Hey everyone! My name is Ashley Heisner, and I go to the University of Maryland - College Park. I’m in the Robert H. Smith School of Business where I’m pursuing a double major in Marketing and Supply Chain Management. I’m originally from Livingston, NJ where I love to hang out with my friends and obsessively watch movies. While at Maryland, I’m really involved with my sorority, Alpha Epsilon Phi. My future plans include working in the marketing/advertising field and finding a job I really enjoy doing for the long haul!

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Andrea "Andy" Meislin

Stanford University

Andrea is a freshman at Stanford University interested in the sciences. She loves photography, and hopes to minor in it. Horseback riding and snowboarding are two of her favorite things to do in her free time. Andrea can’t read enough books, and she enjoys spending time with friends. She is super excited about attending a fantastic university. Fear the tree!

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Adriana "Isa" Pelaes-Opuhac

University of California, Berkeley

Adriana is a senior at UC Berkeley majoring in Applied Mathematics. She grew up in Orinda, CA. All of her relatives live either in Croatia or Peru, so she loves traveling and learning new languages. She also enjoys healthful and traditional cooking. She hopes to attend graduate school in the near future.

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Abisshek Lakshman

Georgia Tech

Hi, my name is Abisshek Lakshman and I am first year biomedical engineer with a minor in computer science and a focus in Pre-Health at Georgia Tech. I plan on attending Medical School after graduating from here and pursuing a career as a Neurosurgeon. I was born in Chicago, Illinois but was raised in Greenville, South Carolina. I love being outdoors and playing basketball with friends. Also in my free time I enjoy reading books and mixing music.

Spring 2013
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Samantha Bennett

The University of Oregon

Samantha is a senior who's interests include marketing, promotions, social media, and entrepreneurship. She is also a member of both The American Marketing Association and The Entrepreneurship Club. Her interests include traveling, networking, outdoors activities, sci-fi/fantasy movies and video games.

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Sofia Cruz

San Jose State University

Sofia is a senior majoring in Communication Studies with a minor in Business. She hopes to one day work in the field of Marketing Communications. Marketing has been her interest ever since she took her first business marketing class while studying abroad in Finland. As a San Jose resident, going to Sharks games is one of her favorite things to do.

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Keaton Foster

Michigan State University

Keaton is a Food Industry Management major, actively involved with the Food Marketing Association. He and his brothers were trained in the family-owned business (a pet supplies company, located in Rhinelander, WI) from an early age, which would eventually assist them in managing their own cow/calf beef herd in Montana. He has also produced and sold Maple syrup, wholesale. Growing up in the business world has shaped and driven Keaton to succeed in any venture.

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Claire Frank

Idaho State University

Claire is a freshman majoring in Physical Education with an emphasis in Exercise Science. She aspires to be a trainer for a professional sports team. Claire is from Ronan, Montana and grew up on a ranch raising cattle. She is really excited to see what life has I store for her.

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Kourtney Isham

Idaho State University

Kourtney is currently enrolled as a sophomore. She attended Butte County High School in Arco, ID and graduated in 2012 with a 4.0 GPA. Activity interests include basketball, volleyball, dance, and student council. Kourtney also enjoys hanging out with friends, going to the movies, and working out at the gym. Plans for the future include becoming an Emergency or Flight Nurse, as well as traveling abroad.

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Abbey Kaine

University of Minnesota

Abbey is a sophomore majoring in Strategic Communications. She is a member of many clubs and groups around campus including the University of Minnesota Dance Team and loves interacting with people. Abbey's interests include: the Public Relations Student Society of America, volunteering and VP of the Enrich Girls, In her free time, Abbey enjoys dancing, reading and attending school events. Go Gophers!

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Corey Keane

Cornell University

Corey is a sophomore majoring in Human Development with a Business minor. He is involved with psychology research in the Personality, Attachment, and Control Lab and is a laboratory assistant at the Cornell Entomology Lab working with bees. Besides psychology and business, Corey's other interests include technology and math. In his free time, Corey likes to read, travel, and spend time with his friends and family.

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Cima Khosravi

San Francisco State University

Cima is pursuing a Bachelors degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing in addition to being an active member of the Marketing Association at San Francisco State. Her dream is to one day become a Brand Manager for a national brand or to perhaps work in public relations. She loves live music, eating organic and is planning a post college road trip from California to Washington, DC. Her other interests include running, hiking, and socializing with friends.

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Rebecca Kidd

University of Tennessee

Rebecca is studying Advertising with a minor in Business and Psychology. Hailing from Ringgold, Georgia, her goals are to one day move to New York City and become the Creative Director for a major Advertising agency. She is extremely outgoing, loves meeting new people, enjoys doing promotional work and event planning. Rebecca is also a Disney fanatic and a cat lover.

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Michelle Lan

University of California, Berkeley

Michelle is studying Bioengineering. She is an outgoing, enthusiastic and hard-working girl who likes making friends from various backgrounds and sharing interesting ideas with others. She enjoys traveling, archery, snorkeling and skiing as well as trying out new things. Her goal is to bring happiness to people around the world.

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Seunghyun Lee

University of Denver

Seunghyun was born in Seoul, South Korea. After high school, he worked in in his father's company and developed an interest in studying business. He also served two years in the South Korean Army. He is currently a Business student, where is he is president of Korean Students Association and also teaches Korean as language partner at DU.

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Craig Lewis

Purdue University

Craig is a sophomore studying Building Construction Management (he is glad to be part of such a great program) with a minor in Computer Graphics Technology. Campus activities include: member of Beta Theta Pi and Sigma Alpha Lambda honors fraternities, as well as Undecided Studies Student Ambassador, National Association of Home Builders and the National Electrical Contractors Association My goal in life is to do what I love no matter the cost, and so far I've held true to that.

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Leah Malsom

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Leah is a freshman studying marketing and international business. She is a die-hard water polo fanatic, and is also involved in Alpha Kappa Psi (a professional business fraternity). She also plays bass guitar in a jazz ensemble on campus, and this past December she enjoyed a trip to Abu Dhabi and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. Leah is excited to work with FirstJob and learn all about marketing along the way!

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Felecia Marinelli

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Felecia attends her courses and also works as a house manager at Solutions Recovery, where she is helping people recover from drug and alcohol abuse. Her aspirations include either teaching Sociology to high school students, or becoming a Psychological negotiator for the Nevada SWAT team, or starting a non-profit organization that helps guide people to re-stabilizing their lives. She hopes eventually to go for a doctorate in either Psychology or Sociology.

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Madison McCrea

California State University, Chico

Madison is a senior studying Communications with a focus on Public Affairs. As a soon-to-be-graduate, she looks forward to gaining real-world experience in marketing via social media. Madison aspires to a career in branding, mass media, and public relations.

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Colette Robinson

Indiana University

Colette is a senior studying Telecommunications and Spanish. She hopes to move to California after graduation working in the media/entertainment industry. She has also studied in Buenos Aires, Argentina. At Indiana University, Colette is involved in IU Student Television as a reporter and anchor, IU Student Foundation Marketing, IU Tour Guides, and Zeta Tau Alpha sorority where she helps the national leader in Greek philanthropy. Colette is so excited to be a part of the FirstJob Team.

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Karl Rogers II

Saint Mary's College of California

Karl is a student currently studying Business Administration. His favorite quote is "The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will" — Vince Lombardi.

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Stephanie Ronay

Santa Clara University

Stephanie is currently a sophomore studying Political Science and Economics. Her involvement in Alpha Kappa Psi, a coed professional business fraternity, sparked her interest in pursuing a career in business. She can't wait to learn more about successful marketing strategies for businesses as well as learning how to help students market themselves better so that they can start their careers. Some of her hobbies include: going to the beach, hiking, and other outdoor activities.

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Lauren Scott

University of Oregon

Lauren is a senior majoring in Public Relations. She describes herself as a driven, outgoing, creative, team-oriented young woman with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Lauren was born and raised in the Bay Area, Calif. where she plans to move after graduating and hopefully start a career in event planning. She loves both the outdoors and the fast-paced, contagious environment that a city offers. Last summer, she caught the travel bug after touring throughout Europe and North Africa.

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Ariadne Torres

University of Southern California

Ariadne is currently a junior majoring in International Relations Global Business with a concentration in marketing. She has been on the Dean's list multiple times during her time in college and has a passion for the marketing field. Her ultimate career goal is to be involved in event management and entertainment marketing. She is currently involved in various clubs such as Spirits in Action and The United Nations Children's Fund at the University of Southern California. Her leisure time is spent keeping active in activities such as snowboarding and dancing.

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Lauren Trulik

University of Michigan

Lauren is proud to be a student studying Business and Organizational Studies. Campus activities include: sorority member (Alpha Delta Pi), volunteer at the Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center, and participation in Student Government. She is a very outgoing person and loves to meet new people and have fun. She is extremely health conscious and enjoys staying fit and going to the gym. Lauren is very excited to represent FirstJob.

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Evan Anthony Virtue

The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Evan (aka Virch) is pursuing a B.A. in Media Production, with a career focus in branding and marketing. Evan is passionate about a variety of things including music, film and swimming and hopes to work in San Francisco after graduating, was an Olympic qualified swimmer and his motto is, Live life in the pursuit of happiness.

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Raven-Symone Washington

Clark Atlanta University

Raven-Symone is a junior majoring in Mass Media Arts with a concentration in film. In high school she attended Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet where she continued as a flute player in the band for nine years, she also received the Leader of the Year award. She is currently an Orientation Guide, United Parcel Service (UPS) Scholar Scholarship Recipient as well as member of the Junior Class Council. She has had various internships including Athletics Department Sports Information Director Intern at CAU, Federal Buildings EEOC Department, and ExxonMobil Green Team.

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Jacy Weissburg

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Jacy is a freshman where she is working towards a degree in Food Science with an emphasis on business. Her dream job is to work in product development, (for a confectionery or ice cream company) inventing crazy and delicious ice cream flavors because she loves sweets! She learned the essentials of cooking from her mother, and loves to create and experiment with new foods. Other activities include staying busy with student organizations, staying active with athletics and socializing. Jacy is optimistic and excited to see what the future will bring.

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Taylor Van Laar

University of California, Santa Barbara

Taylor is currently in his 2nd Year double majoring in Physics and Mathematical Sciences. He is a hardworking individual who always pushes himself to his limit. Along with being a busy student, Taylor is actively involved in his fraternity, Sigma Pi. He is currently the chapter's Philanthropy Chairman, and has a strong passion for both helping others and seeing them succeed.