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Rachel  Marchese

Director of Cincy Internships and College Scholarship Coordinator 




Rachel Marchese is the Director of Cincy Internships and College Scholarship Coordinator at JVS Careers. Her role includes managing the Cincy Internships program and Workum Internship. As well as helping students secure internships and real-world experiences that will advance their careers and sense of community. She also helps students through JVS’s HILB scholarship program.


Rachel, a Cincinnati native, brings years of experience working with Jewish nonprofit organizations. She received her Bachelors degree in Public Communication from Kent State University and after graduating was the Innovation Specialist with Brandeis University Hillel in Waltham, Massachusetts where she was trained in Design Thinking methodology and developed creative redesign for student engagement. After returning to Cincinnati, she joined the JVS team in 2021 as the Talent Acquisition and Program Coordinator. She is a passionate community builder who brings expertise in relationship building, communication, marketing, and student engagement.


Rachel likes to spend her free time strength training, spending time with her fox terrier-mix Sam and her partner DeVon, and hanging out in Cincinnati’s coolest neighborhood, Northside.


Pronouns: she, her, and hers

Christine Olsen

CPRW, JVS Careers Senior Career Coach and Student Internship Coordinator




Christine Olsen is the Student Internship Coordinator at JVS Careers, a nonprofit that helps people find meaningful employment, businesses hire top talent, and college students find internships and jobs. She will help you prepare your resume and cover letter for internship applications. She'll also work with you to prepare for interviews. 


Christine is passionate about helping people and organizations to achieve their true potential. She has done this throughout her 25-year career in Business and Education in the areas of Finance, Leadership, Training and Development, Recruitment and Career Consulting.


Prior to joining JVS Careers, Christine served as Career Services Director in higher education. She managed advisors and coached students and alumni through their career preparation and transitions. She facilitated writing marketable resumes, teaching job search strategies, coaching on interviewing, networking strategies, personal branding, business etiquette, and employer hiring trends and culture fit, so that clients would enjoy a significant increase in job offers.


Pronouns: she, her, and hers

Irina Kleinerman

CPRW, Talent Acquisition Specialist, and Onward Israel Program Manager




Irina Kleinerman, CPRW, Talent Acquisition Specialist and Onward Israel Program Manager, has a Bachelor of Behavioral Sciences with specialization in Human Resources and Communications from Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel.


Irina moved to Cincinnati three years ago. Before moving to Cincinnati she was a recruiter in Israel where she recruited for positions across all industries.


Her experience includes managing the entire recruiting process including defining position competencies, sourcing, screening, interviewing, and final selection. She supports hiring managers in salary negotiations and writing employment offer letters.


Pronouns: she, her, and hers