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2017 Winter Internship

2017 Winter Interns 2017 Winter Intern Branch Chart

For three weeks during the winter session, 2017, thirteen undergraduate FSA student employees worked full-time as interns charged with developing short training modules to communicate important workplace initiatives to their peers during opening weekend. Student were recruited from a number of different FSA services including Student Voice, Campus Dining, Marketing, Student Staffing Resources and Quality Assurance, and ranged in status from first year to senior. The interns were divided in to four groups, each responsible for conveying one of the following topics:

  • Food safety
  • Customer service
  • Communication
  • Timekeeping

Each group developed learning outcomes for their training and worked with professional mentors to develop their topic. The final result, a three hour training session presented to nearly 200 student employees on January 21, 2017.

Board of Directors Presentation


Our History: Past Successes

2013: Roth Regatta Cafe

2013: Roth Regatta Cafe

An entire dining concept designed by students for students.

2014: LEAF

2014: LEAF

Listen, Emphasize, Apologize, Fix. Student surveys have kept this in our presentations due to it being very well-received.

2015: FSAConnects

2015: FSAConnects

A texting program developed to give students perks and information about FSA activities.

2015-16: QuACM

2015-16: QuACM

A student position that helps ensure food safety across campus facilities.

 


Meet the Team

Mentors

Dawn Villacci: Customer Advocate, Professional Mentor Kevin Singh: Graduate Mentor T'kheya Yisrael: Student Mentor, WSD Student Manager, QuACM

Student Interns

Kelvin Borges

Kelvin Borges

“Through participating in the Winter Panel I've learned how to prepare myself to deliver a meaningful presentation to an audience of my colleagues all the while meeting and working with experienced and knowledgeable peers to put forth the best work possible.”

Lazaro Rivera

Lazaro Rivera

"My experience during this internship has been wonderful. It has served as a tremendous learning experience and a big opportunity for my professional development. My traits as a leader have been strengthened, and I have been given the ability to see FSA from the inside. The best part about it is that I can help my coworkers and improve the campus dining experience as a whole. That is really what I want to, and will continue to do."

Courtney Kwong

Courtney Kwong

"I enjoyed working with my coworkers and learning about their experiences as part of FSA. Great people to hang and work with."

Morgan Hsu

Morgan Hsu

"From this panel, I've learned what to expect in the workplace and how to work in a team with others. I've learned about professionalism and how to effectively give a presentation and to hone my public speaking skills."

John Mele

John Mele

"I joined this internship to learn more about FSA and Campus Dining and what both parties are doing. This helps me in my work during the semester and makes a student that other students can rely on for having information."

Aima Khan

Aima Khan

"Working with the FSA Winter Panel 2017 provided me with a sense of belonging. I felt that I was making a difference in the campus community for the better, and doing it with the help of other like-minded individuals. The connections I made will last me a lifetime, along with many valuable skills that I can use in future career paths. I highly recommend the winter panel for anyone seeking a meaningful work experience to share with future employers."

Jacob Socha

Jacob Socha

"I joined the panel to meet new people and to remain in the loop concerning events and changes going on in the FSA. Student workers often come to me with questions, so I want to be informed enough to answer them."

Abigail Stein

Abigail Stein

"Being part of this panel has been an awesome experience. It gave me the opportunity to participate in FSA operations going on behind the scenes, meet a bunch of great people, and build my leadership skills."

Amelio Shah

Amelio Shah

"I have learned a lot during the winter Internship. It has allowed me to learn about customer service and food safety skills that can be used in my work environment."

Julie Mei

Julie Mei

"This internship has taught me how to both prepare and present a presentation. It has allowed me to grow as a person by learning to work with a group and enhancing my public speaking skills."

Peter Ogunwale

Peter Ogunwale

"This internship provides me with the opportunity to further develop my networking skills. This position enables me to routinely have meetings with different faculty members and professional staff that play a large role in the University. This position also helps me to further develop my interpersonal relationship skills with others, as I work cohesively with others on various tasks."

Isaiah Pluviose

Isaiah Pluviose

"Being apart of the panel this winter has allowed me to really see the different aspects of a large operation like FSA and has helped me grow as an individual and in the workplace."

Kadian Wright

Kadian Wright

"This internship has given me the opportunity to see another aspect of FSA. I have also been able to work on my teamwork and presentation skills."

Saniya Fania Halirou

Saniya Fania Halirou

"This panel has brought me out of my comfort zone, I'm hoping to take all the skills I've acquired in this internship and enforce it into the real world. I'll like to thank Kevin, T'Kheya and Dawn for being patient and teaching me proper etiquette for public speaking."

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