College student gets job offer during commencement

MAY 14, 2014 KENNESAW Graduates in the Bagwell College of Education, display their decorated mortar boards. Kennesaw State University's spring commencement was held in the Convocation Center, Wednesday, May 14, 2014. Students in the university's Bagwell College of Education, College of the Arts, WellStar College of Health and Human Services, and the University College heard the keynote address from Georgia first lady Sandra Deal. KENT D. JOHNSON/KDJOHNSON@AJC.COM

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MAY 14, 2014 KENNESAW Graduates in the Bagwell College of Education, display their decorated mortar boards. Kennesaw State University's spring commencement was held in the Convocation Center, Wednesday, May 14, 2014. Students in the university's Bagwell College of Education, College of the Arts, WellStar College of Health and Human Services, and the University College heard the keynote address from Georgia first lady Sandra Deal. KENT D. JOHNSON/KDJOHNSON@AJC.COM

A college graduate has a lot of reason to celebrate after earning her degree and a job offer in the same afternoon.

Melanie Sanchez, 23, was in her cap and gown, waiting to receive her diploma from the University of Central Florida Friday when her phone rang. Days earlier, she had her second interview for a job as a marketing specialist at a nearby health care company, Sanchez told ABC News.

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Another student started to record the conversation to capture the moment. The HR recruiter on the other end of the call told Sanchez that she got the position.

Video captured Sanchez reacting with excitement to the good news.

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