Team Leader, Software Engineering (Former Employee) – Statesboro, GA – November 25, 2014
As this project was done in school, a typical day involved going to classes. Every week the team would meet and discuss where the project was and where it would need to be for the upcoming week. By the end of the project we had learned to work as a team and create something with many different parts into a single program.
Production Supervisor (Former Employee) – Statesboro, GA – October 9, 2014
Assign and supervise staff. Make major decisions promptly and effectively. Train staff to adhere to proper safety guidelines per regulations and ensure regulations are followed once training is completed. Attend meetings to discuss the most efficient processes for completing multiple tasks at an event. Transport equipment in company vehicles such as box trucks, vans, and trucks to and from events. Pick up orders from warehouse turn in documents that correspond with orders to management. Sign for truck orders and stock deliveries in stockroom. Performed maintenance on company equipment which included disassembling, cleaning, diagnosing and fixing all problems when appropriate, and collaborating with mechanical technicians on major repairs. Hardest part of the job is other employees not taking responsibilty for mistakes, which envokes new policies for everyone to follow.
University Store Receiving Specialist (Former Employee) – Statesboro, GA – October 9, 2014
I worked in the receiving department of the University Store for Georgia Southern University for 2 years. As a part-time employee I received and recorded all items and documentation delivered to the establishment. This ranged from student textbooks to school apparel and novelties. I also shipped out returns and accounted for supplies and material in the store's inventory.
While on campus, when I wasn't in class, I would be working at the University Store. This created a healthy balance for myself.
The best part about this job was that it was a low-stress job that consistently provided for me throughout my continued education. The management worked in unison to provide fair opportunities for their employees. They gave responsibility to those who worked for it, and gave everyone a chance to succeed.
Raffle Vendor (Former Employee) – Statesboro, GA – October 9, 2014
I worked as a 50/50 raffle vendor at all Georgia Southern Athletic events. I sold raffle tickets at GSU sporting events to help fund athletic scholarships. Effectively communicated and interacted with customers to increase sales. One responsibility during the job was to securely handle money transactions.
Administrative Assistant, Office of the Provost (Former Employee) – Statesboro Georgia – September 17, 2014
Although intimidating at first, I grew to love working for Georgia Southern . The staff in the Provost Office were very warm and inviting from the beginning of my experience. I was able to learn how to work in a top-bottom management system. The hardest part of the job were the times when there were multiple deadlines coinciding with one another. The most enjoyable part of the job, for me, was the calm and relief that followed completing a tedious project.
Cleaning Assistant (Former Employee) – Statesboro, GA – August 18, 2014
I was fortunate to work in two different departments in the University Housing Department of Georgia Southern University, I began the summer working as a cleaning assistant and ended the summer working as a member of the linen crew which allowed me to work more closely with various other departments of the University Housing department. A typical day at work starts at eight a.m in freshman dorms. Depending on where I was assigned for the week I would either deep clean the dorm or make a linen sets for parents of new-coming freshman. To be frank, some days on the job were difficult but my co-workers and I learned how to deal with whatever challenges came our way. The hardest part of the job was coming into contact with rooms that were disagreeable in appearance, but the most enjoyable part of the job were being able to form friendships with co-workers and having friends to help you get through the rough times and the bad days that we encountered. Overall, I enjoyed working for Georgia Southern University and I wouldn't trade it for anything in the world.
Professor Aid (Former Employee) – Statesboro, GA – August 10, 2014
I was in a very isolated environment, where I graded papers and entered them into a system. During classes, I also helped monitor students on exam days. I enjoyed helping student with problems they had.
Administrative Specialist (Current Employee) – Statesboro, GA – July 7, 2014
Working in Veteran Services at Georgia Southern University, I deal with alot of veterans and their dependents. I help them with the process of using their education benefits or transferring their benefits to their dependents.
MATHEMATICS TUTOR/TEACHING ASSISTANT (Current Employee) – Statesboro, GA – June 26, 2014
A typical day at work consists of me sitting in a computer lab of about 100 computers and students come in for help with mathematical concepts. I am required to know everything from College Algebra through Calculus 2, but I also know Intro Statistics & Calculus 3. I have learned many ways to bring others to a complete understanding. My coworkers & I work together if we are presented with a topic we may not be 100% sure of, but we all have the goal of helping the students. All of my coworkers are undergraduate & graduate students. I enjoyed seeing the smile on the student's face one the lightbulb went off in their head.
Student Technician (Former Employee) – Statesboro, GA – June 9, 2014
Working for Georgia Southern as a student is the best decision a full-time student can make. They are student and class schedule friendly and make sure that you are still able to have a college career. You are limited to the amount of hours you can work but it is beneficial when it comes to getting your degree. I would recommend any student to find an on-campus job.
Graduate Assistant (Former Employee) – Statesboro, GA – June 9, 2014
I assisted the Human Resources professors in conducting research. They really pushed me to understand the methodology behind what they were doing, and what it would mean if their hypothesis was correct. It was an enjoyable experience, as the professors were eager to help me not only with their research, but also with any difficulties I may have had in my Master's level courses.
Work was easy just long hours. Learned how important it is to have a good appearance. Management needs a lot of work because the chain of command is off. The most enjoyable part about working there u eat free.