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Amanda Maresco

Integrated Labor Studies and Employment

Relations B.S. and Human Resources and

Employment Relations M.S IUG. program

Teaching Assistant: LER 100 EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS

Expected Graduation Date: May 2018


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Biography:

Amanda is a second-year graduate student in the IUG Labor and Employment Relations / Human Resources and Employment Relations program at Penn State University. She will be graduating in May 2018 with a B.S. in Labor Studies and Employment Relations and an M.S. in Human Resources and Employment Relations.

As a second-year graduate student, Amanda serves as the Intro to Labor and Employment Relations (LER 100) Graduate Teaching Assistant to 250 students and Director of the School of LER. She also serves as the Student Representative for the LER Alumni Program Group (APG) and acts as a liaison and the voice for students in the undergraduate and graduate programs.

In terms of professional experience, Amanda has held two different internship positions in the last four summers. During summers 2014-2016, she worked as a Human Resources Intern at Custom Computer Specialists, Inc., a technology solutions consultant, located in Hauppauge, New York. Through this internship opportunity, she learned about and gained hands-on experience in many aspects of the Human Resources field including recruiting, onboarding, off boarding, compensation, benefits, training and development, employee relations, employment law and compliance.  She gained in-depth experience in updating and maintaining the Human Resource Information System (HRIS), ADP Workforce Now and the Applicant Tracking System (ATS), Oracle Taleo.

In her second internship experience during the summer of 2017, she worked as a Career Consulting Analyst Intern for Mercer, a global HR consultancy in New York, NY. Through this experience, she had the opportunity to be exposed to and work on projects in the realms of: Executive Compensation, Executive Rewards, Broad-based Compensation, HR Transformation, Mobility, Talent Strategy, Workforce Analytics, and Corporate Communications.

As she continues to grow and develop as a student and aspiring Human Resources professional, she is considering careers in Human Resources Management and Consulting, both nationally and internationally.