Jordan Divens is a senior at Temple University, majoring in Sport and Recreation Management. Jordan has gained knowledge and experience in the sports industry while at Temple that will help him as a business professional upon graduation. He has worked with the Philadelphia 76ers as a night sales intern, gained experience in wordpress by creating his own high school basketball website, developed personal relationships working with nationally recognized scouting services, and volunteered as a manager for the Temple basketball team. Jordan completed his junior internship with the Chambersburg recreation department over the summer of 2015 working with youth, teaching sports camps, and learning how to complete important paperwork in an office setting. Jordan’s goals for the upcoming year are to complete his final six classes during the fall semester, gain his senior internship with an NBA organization in the spring semester, and win the Be Your Own Boss Bowl in April to begin his successful career.
Kelly is currently a senior at Temple University working to achieve her Bachelor of Science Degree in Tourism and Hospitality Management. Kelly has been involved in the food and beverage industry ever since she was 15 years old and wants to pursue a career as a restaurant and bar owner. She wants to stray away from corporate restaurants and open up her own “dive” bar where she can put all of her creative skills to the test. Kelly completed her junior internship at Tosco Italian Restaurant, a small restaurant located outside of King of Prussia, Pa. She acquired many new skills during her junior internship that will help her move forward in her senior internship and in her career. Kelly looks forward to the challenges that may come her way in pursuit of her dreams.
Marissa Gairo is currently a senior at Temple University majoring in Tourism and Hospitality Management. Marissa is a member of American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association (HSMAI), and Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA). She has had opportunities to work with various organizations in the industry, such as the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Philadelphia, PA, Harrah’s Resort in Atlantic City, NJ, and the Golden Inn Resort Hotel in Avalon, NJ. Marissa has truly enjoyed all of her experiences in the hospitality industry and is constantly looking to acquire new skills and professional experience. She believes in not just delivering a job, but aspiring to exceed expectations. Marissa looks forward to pursuing a career in Sales or Human Resources upon graduation.