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Co-opinterview - Stephanie Schaeberle October 5th 2010 CO-Op interview with Elizabeth Gerke The best way to know if you have any interest in a job

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Stephanie Schaeberle October 5 th , 2010 CO-Op interview with Elizabeth Gerke The best way to know if you have any interest in a job is not to read the job description that outlines basic company information and duties. Speaking with someone who has previously done a particular co-op that you are interested in was a true privilege especially when that person was Elizabeth Gerke. When my original student of choice did not respond right away I was worried so I chose Elizabeth. Elizabeth worked at EF Education mostly working phones and emailing customers and potential customers with about 15-20 their co-ops as well as full time employees. She was resolving conflict with angry customers and assisting special requests and managing accommodations. I asked her about the company environment first to get an idea of what working at EF was all about. She noted that everyone she met was extremely helpful and welcoming. The energy around the office was fun and positive. Waking up early wasn’t bad when her day started at 9 every morning and ended at 5:30. She gave me some really great advice that really applies to all co-op jobs: arrive 10 minutes early. It’s important because you are not a full time employee. It’s a privilege
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2010 for the course SOCL 250 taught by Professor Linneman during the Spring '08 term at William & Mary.

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Co-opinterview - Stephanie Schaeberle October 5th 2010 CO-Op interview with Elizabeth Gerke The best way to know if you have any interest in a job

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