Kendra graduated from the fundraising and volunteer management program in Fall of 2010. She began her internship in June at VOICE for Hearing Impaired Children and finished her internship in August. She was hired by the organization and is enjoying her role as a Development Officer at VOICE. She is their only fundraiser and is responsible for events, grant proposals, campaigns and social media. She says, “Everything we did in the program is exactly what you do in your real job.” For Coons what she really took away from her experience at Humber was “anything to do with donor relationships, connecting with them has been invaluable, it’s not just common sense like you’d think.” Her advice for students who are close to graduation is to “look for a job that means something to you, not just a job for the sake of having a job.”
Alison Brownlee, a Humber College journalism grad, really pounded the pavement after graduation and was rewarded with a job as a reporter in Huntsville, Ont., north of Toronto.
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