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Jade Perry

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Jade Perry is currently an M. Ed candidate in the College Student Affair's program at Penn State University. She holds an assistantship with Penn State Career Services as the Diversity Program Coordinator. She also holds an internship with the Office of Multicultural Affairs in Penn State's College of Communications. Jade Perry is an avid arts enthusiast and Penn State alumni with a B.A. in Integrative Arts (concentrations including Communication Arts and Sciences, Creative Writing, and Theater). She is also a contributing writer for Heed Magazine, based in NY, which is consistent with her background in the creative and performing arts.

Jade Perry's Background

Jade Perry's Experience

Diversity Program Coordinator Graduate Assistant at Penn State University

2011 - Present

Responsibilities include: *Planning & facilitating programs surrounding nuances of career development for multicultural students Past programming initiatives include: * Expressions of Identity in the Workplace * The Unwritten Rules of Workplace Professionalism * Diversabilities- Job Search Process for Students with Disabilities * Interviewing (for jobs, graduate schools, etc.) *Collaborating with various campus constituencies & employers to provide diversity programming initiatives, networking sessions, etc. *Providing career-related counseling in one-on-one meetings *Creating and disseminating the Diversity Career Monthly Post, which highlights our programming initiatives and recruiter/employer opportunities *Providing brief consultation & collaboration with employers seeking to recruit diverse populations of students *Drop-in career counseling appointments set for approximately 5 hrs/week to the general student body population

Contributing Writer at Heed Magazine Inc.

April 2011

-Connecting with PR representatives to interview emerging artists, fashion designers, actors, and other entertainers -Writing book reviews, music reviews, creative writing pieces, and more Artist Interviews include: Percy "Romeo" Miller Fred Hammond Warryn "Baby Dubb" Campbell B. Reith Khadeja Oni Source of Strength Music Review: William McMillan Book Review: Angry Conversations with God Creative Writing (Poetry): "In Response to Mr. Burch" "Ready to Live"

Academic Advising & SOAR Intern at Dominican University

June 2012 - August 2012

*Interpreting major requirements to provide advising & scheduling for incoming, first-year students *Updating four year academic plans for eventual staff & student use *Assisted with academic advising trainings for SOAR student leaders *Shadowed academic advising trainings for faculty at Dominican University

Teaching Assistant for Internship/Career Development Course at Penn State University

January 2011 - May 2011

- Providing valuable information regarding the career development process on a weekly basis - Formulating weekly lesson plans based on topics such as interviewing, networking, correspondence, professionalism, resumes, dealing with workplace discrimination, and social media and the job search - Reviewing student work such as resume's, cover letters, and other application materials

Intervarsity: Volunteer Campus Ministry at InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA

August 2010 - March 2011

- Collaborating with full-time campus ministers to provide the monthly large-group meetings - Collaborated with students to provide monthly programming - Attended training sessions, retreats, and staff meetings

Choir Director/Administrator at United Soul Ensemble

January 2008 - May 2010

Jade Perry's Education

Penn State University

2011 – 2013

Master of Education (M.Ed.)

Concentration: College Student Affairs

Activities: Career Services, Multicultural Student Affairs, Academic Advising Advising Student Groups


Pennsylvania State University, University Park

2006 – 2010

Bachelor of Arts; Arts & Social Activism

Concentration: Integrative Arts: Creative Writing, Theatre, Communication Arts

Activities: Director, United Soul Ensemble Student Ministry


Jade Perry's Interests & Activities

Retaining students from diverse backgrounds, higher education, creative writing, music (studio and live background vocalist), and tea enthusiast!

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