The transition from college student to young professional may seem intimidating. Look to these successful young professionals for tips on how to make the jump. They are all recent graduates who faced the same challenges you did not long ago. Learn about the daily life of a young professional or entry-level employee. Ask for job hunting advice, tips on how to gain respect from your coworkers, stand out as a new employee and more.
Leah Moon is a 2008 graduate of Ohio University. She majored in public relations and French. She’s interned at Quinn & Co. Public Relations and Clary Communications. Most recently, Leah was a digital strategist at Spectrum where she worked on various accounts in the health, medical and science fields on their digital initiatives.
Stefanie is a public relations account manager at Northlich, a brand engagement agency, headquartered in Cincinnati with offices in Columbus and Cleveland. She joined Northlich after graduating from Otterbein College in 2008. Stefanie works with Northlich’s health & wellness clients including The Ohio State University Medical Center, Cardinal Health and the Ohio Methamphetamine Pilot Initiative.
Katelin currently works for MJ2 Marketing in new media and development. She assists in development and execution of marketing and brand strategies as well as content creation and management. She has also increased customer branding by utilizing Facebook applications to create interactive pages for clients. Before MJ2 Marketing, Katelin worked for Real Living as the social media and marketing intern. During her time at Real Living, she created and executed a social media marketing strategy, monitored agent use of company branding materials to ensure consistent company image and more. She also held an internship with the Ohio Business Week Foundation and two with the National Kidney Foundation of Ohio. Katelin is a member of PRSA and graduated from The Ohio State in June 2009.
Sarah currently serves as the Special Projects Coordinator for the Columbus Coalition Against Family Violence (CCAFV) – a non-profit organization with a mission of creating a community culture that does not tolerate family violence. Prior to joining the Coalition, Sarah was the Family Day Coordinator for the New Albany Classic Grand Prix and Family Day. She earned her BA in Public Relations from Otterbein College. She is a professional mentor for the student ran organization Mentoring Organizational Students Today (M.O.S.T.) at Otterbein College and is in the second class of the YWCA’s Gen Y Leadership Project (Gen Y).