As a student in college, I’m always looking for opportunities to improve my professional career. I proved a lot to myself last year when I rushed Alpha Kappa Psi. When I eventually crossed, I knew I was ready to handle the challenges of the real business world. Last semester, still eager to be involved, I joined the UTSA Men’s Lacrosse Team. Both of these organizations have been great to me, but I’m almost a senior now and I have to think about the future. If I’ve learned anything here, it’s that it’s always better to have a plan. I’d like to be as prepared as possible for graduation.
Weeks ago I was contacted on LinkedIn by a recruiter from Silverleaf Resorts. She sent me a very enthusiastic message asking if I would be interested in a Marketing Event Representative position. I’m not one to pass up oportunities like this, so I followed up and got to know the company better. Last Friday, I interviewed for the position and was contacted that next Monday to come in for work! This has all happened so fast, and it’s a little crazy. The last time I worked for a company was over the summer at Jimmy Johns; so I imagine this will be much different. I’m honestly a bit anxious about starting and doing well
I definitely owe everything to my fraternity; The Xi Omicron Chapter of Alpha Kappa Psi. Without the knowledge I gained there, I never would have had a chance in the interview. Not to mention the fact that I sent a beautiful cover letter and resume, just like I was taught to do. I feel like such an adult with a job now! Hopefully I’ll be able to balance my school and work schedule efficiently. It’s not going to be easy, but I’m not here for easy. I’m here to grow as a person.