SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Several Savannah State University students were recently offered co-op opportunities and a permanent position with Johnson & Johnson after attending the company's October "Be Vital" hiring event in Atlanta, according to the university.
Charles Huggins, a December 2010 graduate, was offered a job at New Jersey-based Johnson & Johnson and is participating in the company's Leadership Development Program before starting full-time as an analyst.
Janet Scott, an MBA student from Long Island, N.Y., and Kamaria Hill, a sophomore marketing major from Atlanta, started their co-ops May 16. They're working at Johnson & Johnson and will return to Savannah State in January 2012.
Two more students started co-ops this month at Johnson & Johnson in information technology. Matthew Simmons, a junior computer science major from Riverdale, Ga., and Denisa Vanca, a junior electrical engineering major from Peachtree City, Ga., will return to SSU in January 2012.
At the start of the spring 2011 semester, Mi'Lisa Patton, a junior marketing major from Lawrenceville, Ga. and Khrystyn Owens, a senior accounting major from Savannah, Mi'Lisa Patton, started co-ops in the Johnson & Johnson.