The reflection journal’s objective will be a continued reflection on my experience with my chosen community. This journal will also touch on the area of strengths and areas for growth for myself as well as the community. Lastly, I will share about my group’s Community Sector Discussion. Over the next few service learning sessions, I had the opportunity to interact with the staffs from Beyond and the parent volunteers. From the conversations, I shared with the Beyond staffs, it helps to deepen my understanding of the demographics and characteristics of the community.
Mary Heller is one of our career center staff; she does so many things for students alumni and employers. Mary and the rest of the staff at the career center, help students and alumni with multiple things, co-ops being one of the things you need to go through to graduate. The staff help you keep track of your credits and hours needed for your co-op. Staff also, help you get a co-op by career fairs and employment searches staff help you get in contact with employers and submit application for co-op employment they also assist with future employment by holding mock interviews. Assisting students with resumes, which, is awesome, as I don’t know how to make a resume.
After viewing the job posting for the Marketing & Communication position on the YMCA website, I believe I am an exceptional candidate for this opportunity. I am Currently a junior at Communication and media major at DePaul University, where I have developed and demonstrated valuable communication. Throughout my time at DePaul, I had the opportunity of attending classes with instructors who have worked closely in the communication field. I have learned a great deal from professors who have worked in the communication field, and have come back to teach us the interworking of communication from professions such as, television, radio, business firms and more. I have been able to integrate the skills and values I have learned at DePaul to my professional affairs.
Being a student at Frostburg State University has allowed me to participate in a number of student organizations as well as leader positions and experiences. As a current mentor in the Read to Succeed program, which is geared towards helping young local students understand and develop fundamental reading and math skills, I have learned the depth and importance associated with maintaining an active role in the community. Such an experience has also helped me to enhance my own leadership skills as the current president of the Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC). This student organization partners with the university’s health center, Brady Health Center, in providing and promoting health to students and members of the community. As president, I not only work side by side with the diligent members of the organization in advocating healthy lifestyle choices to students, but
As a member of the TRiO program at Polk State College in Lakeland, FL, I have been encouraged students to keep with the education in college and help them with their assignments. When I saw a student having troubles with a topic in mathematic or chemistry, I address to the student(s), and I offer them a help or any advice that they could need. Constantly, I was working to improve my communicate skills to give a friendly, clear and professional information of the program or any other topic related to the education system at Polk State College. Usually, I took the initiative to talk with the student(s) about the multiples opportunist and helps that exist in the program, such as personal tutor, support in class with his/her assignments, and a
My experiences helping immigrant’s students was very rewarding for me because I could connect with the students and understand what they were going through. I will definitely continue to help as a peer tutor for next semester and I will recommend some of my friends to volunteer there too. Also I hope that my contributions to them, helped them achieve their goals and to be
I want to be the person that gives a glimpse of hope to students that need an extra push through education, just like it was given to me. My goal is to become a college counselor. I want to guide students to their career paths, by helping them discover their own talents, self-interests, and limitations. With these tools, students will be able to utilize the resources around them. Also, I plan to give assistance to those students that are considered a minority and are the first generations going to college.
- I was provided with a helpful and supportive environment in the college and career center. Moreover, using qualitative data, I plan to create a log that records student behaviors and interactions. During the advising session, I will focus on observing the student’s body language, tone and clarity of voice, and the interactions between the student and the advisor. Some of the interactions that I hope to observe and see during the advising sessions is a good quality of discussion between the student advisee and the advisor. I want to be able to analyze if the student engages in conversation and asks questions to the advisor or instead listen to the suggestions and information provided.
Therefore, I realize class participation is an area I need to improve on. As I progress through the program I find myself becoming more confident participating in class discussions. Personal Aptitude My interpersonal skills are average because I am in my second semester. I am confident in my ability to form and sustain personal relationships. I have known my best friend snice kindergarten and have maintained relationships throughout my life.
. As semesters goes by, I gain knowledge and I experienced a lot of challenges that strengthen me and boost my confidence as an individual. That is the only attributes that I have when I enter the student teaching program. I chose Kaong National High School as my cooperating school because it was my Alma Mater. I knew some of the teachers, the heads and the other personnel in the school.