Awards & Scholarships



Congratulations to Kristin Ivan, winner of our 2015-2016 Northern Illinois Scholarship!

Kristin initially started as an Accounting major at Illinois State University, but after talking to the Internship Coordinator during her internship as an Internal Auditor at Navistar, she took more of an interest in Human Resources.

Her major is now Human Resources Management and her minor is Organizational Leadership.

She also interned for TTX Company in Compensation and Benefits and feels this may be the area of HR she will focus on in her career. During her time at TTX she learned how to write job descriptions, benchmark jobs and worked on a salary grading structure.

Kristin is most proud of her project as an HR intern at Target. She was responsible for managing their United Way campaign. She reached out to all team members for donations and also organized other fund-raising activities, such as auctions and a bake sale. The store reached 148% of their goal, which was one of the top stores in the district. Kristin feels managing this campaign was a big accomplishment for her.

Kristin grew up in Downers Grove, IL and enjoys playing sports, reading and crafting. She has a passion for volunteering and giving back to the community since she was a child. This may explain why managing the United Way Campaign was such a success!

On Behalf of the NISHRM Board!

Congratulations Kristin!