Management Student Spotlight

Student of the Month

Calista Kelso

Portrait of Calista Kelso.

Calista Kelso is a senior Management & Organizational Leadership major with a two-piece sequence in Sustainability. Her work experience has included a position with the Pennsylvania American Federation of Labor - Congress of Industrial Organizations as the Communications & Operations Intern. This past summer, she had the opportunity to work for WSP USA, INC., a global engineering consulting firm, as their Human Resources Intern. Some of her involvements at Penn State have included an internship with the Parents Program as well as a summer with Student Orientation and Transition Programs as a New Student Orientation leader. Additionally, she resided as the Director of Alumni Engagement for the Blue & White Society, the treasurer of Student Works at Penn State (SWAPS), and an independent consulting practicum as the Director of Corporate Innovation.

"The Management major has allowed me to expanded and delve deeper into my passion for leadership and strategy. The multiple facets of this program have enabled me to explore a wide variety of occupational industries; from consulting, human resources, communications, and marketing." After graduation, Calista hopes to pursue a full time career in management consulting.