Soggy CelebrationStormy weather forced one of Berry’s oldest traditions to be a bit untraditional this year. The weekend brought gray skies and very little sunshine, but that did not stop students, alumni, faculty and staff from celebrating.
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the help of a Berry College networking event, Haley Hasting landed a summer
internship with fuel and food retail giant RaceTrac Petroleum Inc.
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With the help of a Berry College networking event, Haley Hasting
landed a summer internship with fuel and food retail giant RaceTrac Petroleum
Then the senior management major took the skills she learned on
the job at Berry and applied it to talent development in RaceTrac’s human
resources division. Projects included a mentor program, improving the internal
candidate process and market research.
“This internship program has helped me in such a big way to
understand myself as an employee and what I want out of a job,” Haley said. ‘It
has taught me many cross-functional skills that set me apart from the
competition when applying for jobs.”
Thanks to the amount of responsibility that Haley
was given during her past three years at Berry she could handle any task with
efficiency and accuracy. Her role as Gate of Opportunity Scholarship program
director helped her understand the importance of managing multiple projects and
has sharpened her public speaking skills. Her involvement with the student enterprise
program taught her the importance of thinking creatively and critically.
Haley has been offered two positions at RaceTrac upon
-Written by Student Public Relations Supervisor Elizabeth