Dayna Yurkovich '07 is the Event Manager at Shannon English Marketing and a member of the Malone Young Alumni Community Board of Directors.
What is your advice for working in a secular world?
Regardless of where you work, just do your best in every project. Employers will see your dedication in the small things and give you more responsibility down the road. Just live by basic biblical principles.
What’s the greatest thing Malone prepared you for?
I had amazing guidance from staff and professors about the importance of networking and building relationships. This trained me early on about professionalism and has played a huge role in where I am today.
What’s the best advice you could give about life after graduation?
Don't be so concerned about finding THE job, just find A job. Once you gain the experience, it will qualify you to find THE job later in your career. You learn more about yourself and what kind of job you really want in each experience you have.
What skill should recent grads hone?
Polish. Being polished in all aspects of professionalism in your future career will make you stand out among the rest.
How did you find your first job?
Networking and hard work is how I have come across all of my employment opportunities!