Alumni Profiles

Our business alumni have taken time to reflect on their DeSales experiences which describe their time as a student and their personal challenges and achievements. We hope you find the information interesting and helpful. 

The Division of Business encourages our business alumni to obtain a copy of the Alumni Profile Template linked below and please submit a completed profile and photo to Verdiana.Quinn@desales.edu.

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Charlton, Amanda - Class of 2006

 

Amanda Charlton
Human Resource Coordinator
Nutrisystem
550 Blair Mill Road
Horsham, PA 19044

Why I Do What I Do: I like the interaction with people. 

Birth Place: Darby, PA 

Current Residence: East Greenville, PA 

High School: St. Pius X 

Higher Education: DeSales University, 2006 

Jobs Held In College:

  • Work Study for Residence Life, 2002-2006.

  • Internship at INFONXX in senior year. 

Hobbies: Hanging with friends, disc golf, reading, watching television. 

Favorite Music: Country 

Courses I Loved: Employment Law and Organization Behavior. 

Biggest Achievement: Getting a job in my field right out of college. 

Biggest Disappointment: Taking three months to find a job. 

Career Goals: Furthering my education. 

Influential People: My mother, who works at DeSales, and all my friends in Residence Life. 

Favorite Quote: I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish that He didn't trust me so much. ~ Mother Teresa 

Biggest Challenge: Procrastination. 

Best Advice Received: Get an internship. 

Advice I Would Give: Try to get as many internships as possible. The experience is a big help when looking for a job. 

Toughest Obstacle I Overcame: Believing I could not do something. 

What I Liked Best About DeSales: Small classes and all the friends I made. 

What I Miss Most About DeSales: Seeing my friends all the time. 

What I Miss Least About DeSales: The hills. 

Advice for Present DeSales Students: Experience everything you can while at DeSales.

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