Program Youth Coordinator (Former Employee), Jefferson City, Mo – December 11, 2012
Pros: challenges, free to be creative, staying busy, building relationships with other organizations
Cons: there were know cons, loved every challenge that was preented to me
A typical day at Lincoln University was making sure deals are confirmed, contracts are completed and signed, and staying within budget. Also I worked with my co workers to plan a promote programs and big events. I did a lot of brainstorming to create original events. This involved conducting meeting, writing and requesting grants, collaborating with – more... other organizations, designing posters, advertising, and promoting our completed work. I learned a lot about making good and honest business decisions, good work ethics, and good organization just to name a few. I managed my own time and I also managed work study students who helped with our events. I loved my co workers, we were like family. We worked together effortlessly. We never competed with each other, we helped each other when needed. There was nothing hard about my job because I love challenges. The most enjoyable part about my job was being able to freely use my creativity and working with good people. – less
Excellent place to work. It was very rewarding to have such a positive impact on the students
Medical Assistant Externship (Former Employee), Health Facility – August 29, 2012
Pros: they treat physical and emotional difficulties and are advocates for hiv awareness and std testing .
Cons: they dont recieve the credit and recognition they most certainly deserve
Excellent staff to work with. They are very capable and professional. They are very student oriented and provide excellent care. The staff has a very good bed side manner when treating the students.I learned to become proficient in all of the skills for being a Medical Assistant.They provide comprehensive coverage from the minor to life threatening – more... emergencies both physical and emotional, that have occured on site. I personally would feel very relieved to know that my son or daughter would reciieve excellent care at this Health Facility. – less
Tutor (Former Employee), Oxford. PA – August 2, 2012
I had to help my fellow peers with their studies and watch over them during study hall. I learned that just because an individual is not doing well academically, does not mean that they are not trying. The management was very nice, helpful, organized, and understanding. The job was not hard. The most enjoyable part was interacting with my co-workers – more... and peers. – less
Assistant to the Admissions and Records Offices (Former Employee), 401 15th Street, Oakland, CA 94612 – July 7, 2012
Pros: free activities
Cons: short time for lunch break
Established new files for new students Converted the new students’ files and organized them in the file room Answered the general questions from calls in the admissions offices. Checked Lincoln University‘s official email for the admissions offices and responded emails according to the different kinds of questions. Arranged the professors’ offices – more... and checked whether the stationery is enough Helped the admission office to mail all the letters and packages at the post office Lead students to attend graduation ceremony every year Database Management Helped students to register for the semesters step by step Printed out the courses’ schedule for students through the courses’ database Received the grades from all the professors after semesters end and input the grades in the academic database and mailed the grades to the students. Collected attendance sheets from professors and input data in computer system. Changed the basic information about students after they submit the change of forms. Reminded students to pick up the documents which they have applied for. – less
Leap Leader (Former Employee), Jefferson City, MO – May 23, 2012
Pros: free room and board
Cons: no breaks, even if not on duty, long hours
A typical day as a Residential Advisor you have to develop and maintain relationships with the residents on floors also assess the social and education needs and interest of your residents and present quality programs that meet their needs. Completely walk through of floors on a daily basis and report any concerns in the areas of housekeeping, maintenance, – more... and vending areas. Finally take part in the weekly duty rotation in your residence hall/building group. The hardest part of the job is finding what programs would be suitable for the residents. Now the most enjoyable part of the job is that you have your own shower and bath. – less
Student Leader Ambassador (Former Employee), Lincoln University – May 10, 2012
Office of Student Life & Development is responsible for ensuring student success with each freshman class with unique mentors and staff also providing activities, events, leadership conferences, and workshops to help build positive character for successful student, as well as working professionals. Student Leader Ambassador/ Student Activities Assistant: – more... Plan, coordinate, and advertise campus life events, by using budgeting, interpersonal, team building, and effective writing skills. My other duties include but are not limited to creating educational enhancement programs, implementing self-esteem development, executing recreational programs while positively influencing the freshmen incoming class every year. – less
Clerical opfficer (Former Employee), Lincoln – August 6, 2012
Pros: good structured working day with adequate breaks
Cons: that, unfortunatly, i had to leave once the temporary assignment was up and the agency i worked for, ranstaad, lost the contract.
This was a Temporary assignment which I enjoyed. I shared Reception in a busy faculty office and the day started with receiving and routing internal and external mail. We then had to organise student hand- ins and liaise with tutors. A major part of the day was dealing with student queries/problems and we kept both data base and hard copy files and – more... we were also responsible for storing and retrieving files for administration The atmoshphere in a big open office with administration staff and management was friendly and relaxed.
The most difficult part was learning a lot of information in a short period of time as I was covering for sickness.
During my short time there I effected good working relationships with colleagues and appreciated the support that they gave back. – less