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Oriena V.

Q & A

Q: What is your Job description?

A: My job description at the Students Commission is a writer, video editor, and graphic designer.

Q: Would you like to go to a conference? If so how would you get the funding to go?

A: I would love to go to a conference. The way I would fundraise is by doing crowd funding so I could help teens that can’t afford to go to the conference.

Q: What are some of the more challenging tasks at the Students Commission?

A:Some of the video editing was a little challenging for me, but with the help of my Student Commission co-workers I now have a good understanding of how video editing programs work.

Q: What school education or formal training would be needed to get into this placement?

A: To get into the organization, you at least need to have an interest in what the Students Commission does. So take an interest in helping teenagers and learning about teens that are less fortunate. Computer skills that would be good to know include how to use the Adobe Suite of main programs, such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere and After Effects.

Q: How did you find out about the Students Commission?

A: I found out about the Students Commission as an alterative co-op placement from my co-op teacher. I’m really glad I did come to the Students Commission because they have given me more opportunities I think I would have gotten at any other placement.

Q: What are some new skills you have learned during your time at the Student’s Commission?

A: I have learned more video editing programs, organization skills, and a lot of research methods.

Q:What was your favorite project at the Students Commission?

A: My favorite project since I started was designing the mental health and awareness note cards. This is because I got to research the topic of mental health and, from the feedback I got, the cards were very helpful at the conferences.

Q: When did you start working at the Students Commission? And how many hours a day do you work?

A: A:I started in February, so it would be my third month now, and I work about 5 hours (11-4 pm) everyday.


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