PSU HRMA Weekly News (2/3/09)

Welcome to the weekly PSU HRMA blog.
We provide weekly updates on current PSU HRMA related events and information.

Two upcoming student conferences:

PacWest Conference - HR Games in Boise, ID
(April 3-5)

If you are interested in attending and/or participating in the HR Games please e-mail

NHRMA Student Conference - Case Competition in Bellingham, WA
(April 17-19)

If you are interested in attending and/or participating in the Case Competition please e-mail

Please reply by Wednesday, February 4th as we are detailing our yearly budget.

PHRMA Scholarships
(Deadline: Sunday, February 8, 2009)

The Portland Human Resource Management Association is awarding two $1,000 scholarships.

Note that you must be a member of PSU HRMA to apply.

Click Here to view a PDF file of the PHRMA Scholarship Application

If you would like a word file of the PHRMA Scholarship Application, please e-mail (It was also e-mailed to all members).

Valentine's Day Rose Sale

There are various ways to help out with this event including collecting orders, preparing orders and delivering orders.

*Remember that you are considered an active member by volunteering for PSU HRMA. This is important for members wanting to receive funding towards the
SHRM Conference.

E-mail Renee at if you would like additional information.

Click Here to view a PDF file of the Rose Sale Order Form

Golf Tournament Committee Meeting
(First Meeting)

Monday, February 9th
4:00pm - 5:00pm
SBA room 270

Everyone is invited to attend.

This will be an informational meeting and we will be going over some of the beginning details of the tournament.

*This is our primary fundraiser for members attending the SHRM Conference.
Volunteering at the PHRMA Golf Tournament is a requirement for members attending the SHRM Conference.

E-mail if you would like to be part of the PHRMA Golf Tournament Committee.

February PHRMA Lunch Program
Corporate Social Responsibility & Business Sustainability: HR's Leadership Role

Speaker: SHRM's Director of International Programs, Howard A. Wallack, GPHR

Monday, February 25th
11:00am - 1:30pm
Double Tree Hotel at Lloyd Center (1000 NE Multnomah)

*We already have enough volunteers for the luncheon but are negotiating a student rate so that interested students can attend the luncheon at a discounted rate.

This is a great way to become involved within PSU HRMA. By volunteering at or attending a Lunch sponsored by the Portland Human Resource Management Association you will have the oppportunity to interact with HR Professionals in the Portland area.

If you are interested in attending the luncheon, e-mail with the subject line: Attend February PHRMA Lunch.

Stephanie Hunt
VP External Relations

Job Shadow Week for PSU HRMA Members

Register now to Job Shadow an HR Professional for two to four hours during our job shadow week held Monday, February 23rd - Friday, February 27th.

This is an opportunity for you to see first hand what the daily life of a Human Resources professional is like and to obtain insights about the field of Human Resources.

We need to schedule job shadow appointments as soon as possible.

Please e-mail if you would like to register for a job shadow with a HR Professional.

Kerensa Loucks
VP Internal Relations

Resume Review Workshop Last Week

Thank you to the four professionals who helped review resumes: Carie Stahorn, Katie O'Rear, Mark Kajitani and Christina York.

Tips of the Week for
the School of Business Administration

21st Annual Career Information Day

Wednesday, February 18th
11:00am to 3:00pm
Smith 3rd Floor Ballroom

Blog updated by: Kerensa Loucks, VP Internal Relations - PSU HRMA