Browse our schedule of upcoming career presentations. These half-hour sessions feature a live, interactive exchange between professionals and students. It’s a great way for students to get firsthand tips as they explore career options.
This is a FREE program. Educators, to have your students participate in a LIVE career session, simply click"Enroll Now" to sign up your class today! (Currently limited to Wisconsin schools).
Presented by: Kennedy Turner, President, Blueprint Events, LLC
- Thursday, November 15, 2018 8:30 AM
Description: For some planning events sounds amazing… picking food and decor, working with a variety of people, spending your time selecting cool venues and entertainment. The truth is… it takes more than just a love for events to succeed in this fast-paced challenging field, you must have an eye for details and ability to handle multiple deadlines and personalities. Kennedy will walk you through her background as well as what it takes to succeed in the corporate event planning world.
Presented by: Erin Dammen, Lead Digital Engagement Consultant, Alliant Energy
- Thursday, November 29, 2018 8:30 AM
Description: There’s a misconception that a career needs to follow a single path or stay within a single area. Authentic relationships, recognizing opportunities, a willingness to learn and a blend of personal and organizational skills have allowed Erin Dammen to explore different job positions and keep growing. Spotting the patterns in a “patchwork career” can help identify what really matters to you in any position.
Presented by: Zia Brucaya, AICP, Senior Planner, Urban Assets, LLC
- Thursday, December 6, 2018 8:30 AM
- Thursday, December 6, 2018 9:15 AM
Description: Urban planning is field full of diverse interests, with specialties that include land use, transportation, economic development, housing, natural resources, disaster preparation, community development, and more. If you like to solve problems, work with others, and contribute to your community, this could be the field for you. Zia Brucaya will explain the typical interests and skills required to be a planner, share why she chose planning over being a museum curator, and walk through her experiences with planning and public engagement in Madison, Indianapolis and Alaska.