Scheduled Presentations 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.

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Upcoming Presentations

“How did you become a lobbyist?”

Presented by: Bill Esbeck, Executive Director, Wisconsin State Telecommunications Association


  • Tuesday, April 23, 2019 9:15 AM

Description: When someone asks Bill Esbeck what he does for a living, and he tells them he is a lobbyist, their next question is often how did you become a lobbyist? Unlike some other jobs, you don’t go to school to become a lobbyist and graduate with a degree in lobbying. However, common interests and career choices exist that can lead to lobbying. Bill will discuss his path in politics and policy that evolved into a career as a lobbyist.

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Criminal Investigator: Who did it?

Presented by: Brian Pittsley, Detective, Village of Waunakee


  • Wednesday, May 8, 2019 1:30 PM

Description: When people think of solving crimes they often compare it to the new hit TV show they recently watched. While those shows are entertaining, there is much more that goes into investigations. Detective Brain Pittsley will walk you through the path he took to becoming a Detective and the opportunities he has had being involved in this line work.

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WICPA - More Than Just the “Tax Guy/Gal”

Presented by: Drew Faust, CPA, Partner/Owner, Simply Balanced Accounting


  • Tuesday, May 14, 2019 9:15 AM

Description: Do you have a knack for numbers and a strong attention to detail? While certified public accountants (CPAs) are often just thought of as the “tax guy/gal”, they routinely play a vital role in the operation of businesses large and small. The CPA credential is highly sought-after and provides a tremendous amount of job security and transferability. Drew Faust will share his background and detail his path to becoming a CPA and small business owner.

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Count on your Community Pharmacist

Presented by: Heather Walker R.Ph., Pharmacy Manager, Waunakee Hometown Pharmacy


  • Tuesday, May 21, 2019 8:30 AM
  • Tuesday, May 21, 2019 9:15 AM

Description: Pharmacists no longer just count pills. Heather talks about the many opportunities for pharmacists, with a focus on the community setting. She will talk about administering immunizations, providing medication reviews, compounding, chronic disease management, opioid abuse prevention strategies and other topics.

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