Gerald Fitts

Gerald Fitts

Work History

Work History
Aug 2008 - Present

Student

Berea College
Jun 2011 - Present

Shepherd Intern

Shepherd Poverty Alliance
  • Helps students understand the social problem of poverty in society by immersing them in animpoverished community while they work full-time for a nonprofit organization. I will be working in Arkansas for the Boys and Girls Club of Phillips County.
  • Enables students to integrate service with their education through a series of courses and service-learning experiences. I plan to use my knowledge from Sociology and Black Studies to make this internship a successful experience
  • Helps students understand how their roles as paid workers and citizens can make a positive difference for impoverished persons and communities. I plan to use this internship to understand how poverty affect those people who are affected by it, myself included.
Aug 2010 - May 2011

Social Networker

Berea College/ Admissions
  • Leverage personal experiences to aid prospective students
  • Identify new projects to help reach organizational goals
  • Assist Social Networking Supervisor and Coordinator of Marketing train other team members
  • Assist Social Networking team meet quality and productivity goals
  • Contact and host prospective students and inform students about Berea College
Aug 2009 - Jan 2010

Programming Assistant

Berea College/ Black Cultural Center
  • ·Performed Receptionist duties
  • ·Maintain filing and resource cabinets
  • ·Co-facilitate monthly web shows
  • ·Co-coordinate sharing of event information
May 2009 - Aug 2009

Contributing Author

College Prowler
  • ·Survey fellow students, in person and online, on campus-life topics at Berea College
  • ·Assist College Prowler’s editing team with researching factual information about Berea’s campus
  • ·Write and update editorial reviews summarizing student opinions on campus-life topics

Education

Education

Bachelors Degree

Berea College