Xue "Yolanda" Yang
Xue (Yolanda) Yang is currently a second year student in the master program of Human Resources and Employment Relations at Penn State University. She has also been awarded a graduate assistantship for her outstanding academic performance. Graduated with a double major in Economics and Psychology from Denison University (Granville, OH), Yolanda has developed a strong interest in learning about human relations and functions at workplace.
Her most recent HR internship with the Chemours Company has enabled her to gain hands-on experience with compensation and benefits. She mainly assisted with the creation of a global leveling and grade structure, and the design of company-wide incentive and recognition programs. Her two Organizational Behaviors projects, along with her internship with Econsult Solutions, Inc., demonstrated her strong research skills, consulting skills, team work skills and her ability to work under pressure. Throughout her college career, Yolanda also lived a diverse extracurricular life in which she took on leadership roles such as the President and Event Chair for various student organizations. In the roles, she was given responsibility for speaking to large groups, working within a team environment, planning events, recruiting new members and training executive board members.
Yolanda hopes to pursue a career in the field of Human Resources. For more information about Yolanda’s experiences, please check her LinkedIn profile.