Melissa Pollack

Melissa Pollack

Work History

Work History
Aug 2002 - Oct 2005

Recruiting Coordinator

Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

            Managed all aspects of recruiting process.Coordinated recruiting effort for law students, including campus and in-office interviews.Worked closely with Managing Partner and Department Chairs to hire lateral associates and partners. Designed and supervised summer associate program.Wrote agendas and guided Recruiting Committee meetings.Ran orientation for all new attorney hires.Administered Continuing Legal Education program for New York attorneys including annual re-certification of accredited-provider status.Aided Diversity Manager and Committee in diversity recruiting and retention effort.

May 2000 - Apr 2002

Campus Recruiter

Goldman, Sachs & Co.

Served as primary recruiting liaison to various undergraduate and graduate campuses.Organized presentations, interview schedules, student events and attended career fairs.Managed interview process for undergraduate campuses including resume selection, interviewing and choice of students for final rounds.Coordinated events for summer analysts and other interested students.Managed Human Resources summer analyst program.Analyzed firm’s recruiting history to determine future hiring sources.

Jun 1998 - May 2000

Assistant Recruiting Coordinator

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

Screened and selected student resumes from law schools for on-campus interviews.Prepared all on-campus interviewing materials.Scheduled a seasonal average of 60 interviews per week for students, judicial clerks and lateral candidates.Coordinated and helped design follow-up program and events for candidates with outstanding offers.Produced report of recruiting season statistics.Planned and coordinated weekly social events for 90+ member summer program.

Jul 1997 - Jun 1998

Legal Employment, Administrative Assistant

White & Case LLP

Reviewed and selected student resumes from law schools for on-campus interviews.Traveled to law schools to aid in on-campus recruiting process.Arranged in-office interviews for students.Assisted with in-office job fairs.Helped design statistic report analyzing recruiting season.Commenced planning of summer events.Performed general administrative and office duties.

Education

Education
Sep 1992 - May 1996

Bachelor of Arts

University of Pennsylvania

Interest

Vice President of Membership for Penn Club of Westchester/Rockland Counties

Co-Chair, Parent Committee of JCC on the Hudson Early Childhood Program

Interview high school students for admission to University of Pennsylvania

Volunteer for University of Pennsylvania Alumni Career Network