Ahisha was born and raised in Rochester, New York; graduating from high school, Ahisha began her undergraduate career at San Francisco Conservatory of Music, studying Classical Voice Performance. After completing her freshman year in San Francisco, Ahisha decided to take a year off of school, it was during this time that she worked as a front desk agent at the Hyatt Regency, in Rochester, NY and discovered her love for hotels and the hospitality industry. Ahisha transferred to Temple University in the spring of 2013 and began studying Tourism and Hospitality Management. For her junior internship Ahisha was lucky enough to experience the nonprofit sector while working as a Guest Services Intern at the Gift of Life Family House. After completing her time at the family house, Ahisha began her working relationship with Starwood Hotels and Resorts by participating in the Externship program in Winter 2015 at the Westin Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX. Most recently Ahisha was a rooms intern at the W Seattle, in Seattle, WA. After graduation, Ahisha hopes to continue her work in hotels.
Jake Goodman is a senior at Temple University in the School of Tourism & Hospitality Management, and will be graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sport and Recreation Management. Ever since he was a child, Jake dreamed of being a professional within the sports industry. Halfway through high school he knew Sport and Recreation Management was the major for him, and that Temple University was an ideal location to continue his education. During Jake’s time at Temple, he has interned in multiple fields of the sports industry including: Marketing & Corporate Services in Minor League Baseball, Football Operations at the University of Pennsylvania, and Strategic Business Development with Spectra by Comcast Spectacor. Through all these experiences Jake has shown a strong work ethic, and a passion to enhance his knowledge in every opportunity he receives. For his senior internship,which takes place this upcoming spring 2016, he is interested in a sports and entertainment venue or in a college athletic department.