Twenty two years experience in the College Relations field, including Intern/Co-op Business Strategic Programs.
CAVIUM NETWORKS, INC. Aug 2007 – Present
Initiated a strategic college/co-op program to establish a viable pipeline of skilled college hires. Developed a program which included contacting professors at 3 key engineering universities, arranging technical lectures, information sessions, and interview schedules.
Results: Invited 8 students for on-site interviews and negotiated 8 offers; 6 full time and 2 co-op college students.
INTEL CORPORATION Month 2001 – Month 2007
• Embedded U.S. Intern/Co-op Program Manager for two divisions at Intel, i.e., Enterprise Microprocessor Group (EMG), and Platform Validation & Enabling (PVE) in support of their six major sites across the U.S. Divisions were engineering and product development centric. Created, introduced and executed formal co-op program for these divisions.
• Actively engaged on key campuses to source, interview and recruit the “best and brightest” interns/co-ops for both divisions and primarily focused on EE/Comp Eng/CS students. Key university relationships include U/Michigan, U/Illinois, RIT, Duke, Cornell, Northwestern, Penn State, and U/Toledo. Hired in excess of 200 interns/co-ops in 2006 in these fields. Manage all aspects of interns’ assignments including midterm evaluations, consulting with mentors/supervisors, as well as, conducting the exit interviews with all interns at the end of assignments.
• Continuously building a diverse pipeline of highly skilled interns which result in a high conversion ratio of intern to college hires. In 2006, converted 61 of 80 interns to full time status, of which 25% were diverse engineering students, whereby providing a critical feeder pool for the businesses. Worked closely with key professors to ensure student pipeline consisted of the top student talent. Program was consistently heralded as the best in the corporation and became the de facto standard by which others were measured.
• Developed an extensive network of college staffing/intern directors at key engineering universities.
• Frequent speaker at numerous on-campus events, including SWE (Society of Women Engineers) and other groups on campus. Speaker at Grace Hopper Conference in 2005.
• Responsible for all networking activities with interns, including quarterly get-togethers, on-campus luncheons, dinners, etc..
DIGITAL EQUIPMENT CORPORATION
(acquired by Compaq in 1998) Month 1974 – Month 1998
• Staffing Consultant – Engineering Business
• College Relations Consultant
• Member of CEIA (Co-op Education and Industry Assoc)
• Member of NEACEFE (New England Assoc. of Cooperative Education & Field Experience)
• Member of Cornell Co-op Employer Advisory Board