Day 1 - Virtual Career Week (2020)

career exploration Jun 02, 2020
 
In May 2020, during the global pandemic, P4P partnered with the CAPS Network and it's affiliated to bring a 4-day online event to students of ages everywhere.  Virtual Career featured 20+ speakers and drew over 1,600 registered viewers of all ages.

Relive Day 1 of the Virtual Career Week - Originated May 11, 2020

Featuring: Annie Vander Werff, GTA Consulting; Latoya Goree, Edgemoor/ Clark/ Weitz/ Clarkson Construction; Dr. Ameer Musa, MD, Rush University Medical; Lauren V. Davis, Lauren Davis Creative; Jordan Gittemeier, RN, Barnes-Jewish Hospital; Tracye Julien Donovan, Donovan-Julien Holdings, Inc.; Sean Putney, Kansas City Zoo


A Career That Makes a Difference

Annie Vander Werff, World Changer & Nonprofit Director, GTA Consulting
Do you have the heart to work with people in need or to save the whales? Then a unique opportunity to work in the nonprofit sector awaits you.
 
 

Succeed in a New Industry with Your Skillsets 

Latoya Goree, Executive Director - Terminal Workforce Enhancement, Edgemoor/ Clark/ Weitz/ Clarkson Construction
Through networking and slowly building her company, Latoya fully transitioned out of the nonprofit world to learn the construction industry. Latoya will focus on career transition, utilizing prior skillsets and successes to support a new industry, and how taking chances in your career can open new opportunities. 
 

Pathway to Becoming a Cardiologist

 
Dr. Ameer Musa, Cardiology Fellow, Rush University Medical Center

 


Leverage Your Personal Brand as a Student

Lauren V. Davis, Personal Branding Consultant, Lauren Davis Creative
Everyone has a personal brand, even students. Learn how to level up your personal brand as a student to get better jobs and become more well-known for the great things you are doing.
 

Something Different in the Emergency Department

 
Jordan Gittemeier, Registered Nurse, Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Going on four years now, Jordan has been an RN in the emergency department of Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Through photos of various injuries and first-hand accounts, Jordan will take you on a personal tour of the ED including Level 1 traumas (most severe) and how these patients are worked once they come into the department. She is looking forward to your questions!
 

Humans Make Companies Perform

Tracye Julien Donovan, Owner, Donavan-Julien Holdings, Inc.
Why a career as a Human Resource Strategist? Companies hire Tracye and people with her background to develop and implement strategies to improve their organizational performance.
 

A Career as a Zookeeper

 

Sean Putney, Chief Zoological Officer, Kansas City Zoo
As the Chief Zoological Officer for the Kansas City Zoo, Sean Putney gets to oversee all of the living collections and animal health. Learn about his career path as well as how the zoo works in regard to the animal's health and safety. 
 


Check out the rest of 2020 Virtual Career Week:

Day 1Annie Vander Werff, GTA Consulting; Latoya Goree, Edgemoor/ Clark/ Weitz/ Clarkson Construction; Dr. Ameer Musa, MD, Rush University Medical; Lauren V. Davis, Lauren Davis Creative; Jordan Gittemeier, RN, Barnes-Jewish Hospital; Tracye Julien Donovan, Donovan-Julien Holdings, Inc.; Sean Putney, Kansas City Zoo
(Originally streamed May 11, 2020)
 
Day 2Jeremiah Harris, Minneapolis Public School; Adam Kopp, Madak; Darius Lane, John Deere; Dr. Megan Malone, DC, Tri-County Wellness Clinic; Jennifer Lindsey, Corbion; Matt Opheim, US Bank
(Originally streamed May 12, 2020)
 
Day 3: Kelsey Dodson-Smith, Cambria; Marc Reifenrath, Spinutech; David Lantz, Flight Operations, NASA; Curt Hudnutt, Rabobank North America; Raja Chari, Astronaut, NASA; Heather Marquez, Mind Links, ActionCOACH
(Originally streamed May 13, 2020)
 
Day 4: Dr. Kirk Suedmeyer, DVM, Kansas City Zoo; Drew Motl, John Deere; Laura Heurung, Wild Isles Swimwear; Jeff Noel, Retired, Walt Disney Co.; Craig Casey, Burns & McDonnell; Zenia Bringhurst, Boston Scientific; Clifton Taulbert, Author/ Speaker
(Originally streamed May 14, 2020)
 
2020 Career Week was presented by the CAPS Network in partnership with Cedar Valley CAPS, MADAK and P4P.
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