Did you know that employers often come to Temple’s campus to meet with students in various buildings around campus? Temple senior Ari Schachter, a marketing major in the Fox School of Business, came across a HelloFresh recruiting table in the Student Center last December. After meeting the recruiter in the Student Center, he swiftly acquired a part-time job with HelloFresh for the spring semester – an opportunity which may lead to full-time employment after graduation! Learn more about Ari’s experience, and how you may find a similar path…
What is your major and graduation year?
What organization is your job with?
What is/was your job function, and what does a typical day entail?
Brand Ambassador. I go to events, trade shows, and festivals all around Philadelphia and pitch and sell Hello Fresh’s meal kit delivery service.
How did you find out about this opportunity, and what was the interview process like?
I found this opportunity while they had a recruiting table set up at the Student Center! They brought me in for an interview, but it felt like me and the interviewer were just having a regular conversation. Honestly, I felt no pressure!
What is the most important thing you’ve learned during your internship/job experience?
I learned how to manage the sales process all the way from product knowledge to the close.
Have you used the Temple University Career Center’s services and resources, or attended events?
I’ve attended the Fox School’s Fall and Spring Connections!
What piece of advice would you give to current students embarking on an internship/job search?
Don’t be afraid to put yourself out there; go to networking events and introduce yourself to everyone and anyone. You never know when a great opportunity will present itself!
Have you learned any valuable lessons about obtaining jobs/internships during your time at Temple?
It is better to reach out to recruiters and employees of the company and get your foot in the door. All submitting a resume online will likely do is to put your resume in the middle of a stack among hundreds of others. Find a way to stand out!
Do you have a profile on Twitter and/or Instagram? If so, what are your usernames?