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    Interns and Entry-level Hiring: How to effectively build your up and coming workforce

    Date: March 7, 2019, 7:30am
    Laurie Smith and Megan Hollywood
    ROCS Staffing
    2355 Dulles Corner Blvd, Ste 650
    Herndon, Virginia 20171
    Event Type:
    Discussion Group Meeting
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    You are welcome to join our Dulles SHRM Discussion Group for a session on Interns and Entry-level Hiring: How to effectively build your up and coming workforce

    Discussion points: (Ask the experts - ROCS)

    • ROI: How to get the most out of your internship program
    • Success story: How to transition interns to full-time hires
    • Alternative options to internships: job shadowing, extended working interviews, temp-to-hire, etc.

    Free Registration:  (Limited to 25 seats)
    Please register for this free session via this link:

    Discussion Co-Chair Hosted By:

    • Laurie Smith – Director of Human Resources at Vibrent Health
      • (Co-Chair Director) – Contact Information (703)362-8082 cell
    • Megan Hollywood – Global VP Human Resources at BridgeStreet
      • (Co-Chair Director) – Contact Information (571)-488-4525 cell
    • Jessica Massara – Presenter from ROCS Grad Staffing

    Date and Time:

    Thursday, March 7th 2019 at 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

    • 7:30 a.m. Networking and Breakfast
    • 7:45 a.m. Introductions
    • 8:00 a.m. Discussion with Co-Chairs and Attendees begin

    Meeting Location: (Free parking in the attached garage marked “2411 Park”

     2411 Dulles Corner Blvd, First Floor Conference Center, Herndon, VA 20171

    Breakfast for will be provided for attendees.


    This presentation has been approved for 1 SHRM general credit.                                                

    About the facilitator:

    Jessica Massara is an Account Manager and Lead Recruiter with ROCS Grad Staffing, where she started her career over five and a half years ago. Jessica has been an integral part of the success and growth of ROCS Grad Staffing by assisting with staff training and on-boarding, recruiting, and strategic planning partnerships with local companies to connect with top recent college graduate talent to fill entry-level positions. Jessica previously served as Director of College Relations for Prince William SHRM, where she volunteered at campus workshops and workforce readiness events at surrounding universities, including George Mason University, Virginia Tech, and Northern Virginia Community College. In her free time, Jessica enjoys running, spending time with her family and friends, and exploring local Virginia wineries.  Jessica is a proud graduate of Virginia Tech where she completed her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Business. 


    Please join us for this lively discussion. You are welcome to extend an invitation to interested colleagues.  No fee is charged for attending.  However, registration is required on-line, at least 24 hours in advance, via the Dulles SHRM web site ( -- Chapter Discussion Groups. If you have questions, contact Megan Hollywood at 571-488-4525 or Laurie Smith at 703-362-8082. Participation may be limited to the first 25 people who sign up.