To stay updated on future meetings and find information covered in past meetings, go to: http://career-chats.webnode.
Career Chats, a series of meetings with professionals, was started by OPHS senior Rachel Lin to aid students in their college and career decisions and is now being managed by OPHS junior Elena Yan with guidance from Mrs. Friedman. This is an opportunity for students to meet a variety of professionals who share their career experiences and insights. This program allows students to learn more about different career options that they could pursue during and after college. Students can come and listen to the speakers and ask any questions.
When are the meetings held?
All meetings will be held via Zoom from 12:05-12:40pm on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month. The dates of the Fall 2020 Career Chats are 9/3, 9/17, 10/1, 10/15, 11/5, 11/19, and 12/3.
When was our last Career Chats session?
Our last Career Chats was held at lunchtime on Thursday, 9/17. We had an exciting panel of 3 outstanding guest speakers and you can listen to the recording if you missed this event:
1. Yanick Wilisky: Visual Effects Producer/Film & Streaming Series (firstname.lastname@example.org)
2. Marichelle Daywalt: TV advertising producer and production accountant (email@example.com)
3. David Zweig: Creative Director (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 926 1986 9095
Who can attend?
All grade levels are welcome and highly encouraged to attend!
When are future Career Chats?
Thurs. 10/1: Technology/Software Panel
Bryan Magoffin: Senior Security Architect at CheckPoint Software Technologies LTD
David Liu: Engineering Manager/Social media at Facebook
Thurs. 10/15: Education Panel
Vanessa Heller: 6th grade teacher
Hillary St. George: Senior Librarian for branch of the L.A. Public Library
Jeff Salzman: Nature Watch Owner/CEO
Thurs. 11/5: Financial Services/Management Consulting Panel
Anna Thomas: Velocity Mortgage (commercial mortgages)
Sean Boyd: Management Consulting (Infrastructure/Project Finance)
Erica Groten: Owner/Technical Writing for the mortgage banking industry
Thursday, 11/19: Law
Neil Radick: Attorney at L.A. County Alternate Public Defender’s Office
Thursday 12/3: Biomedical/Biopharma Panel
Larry S. Ring: Biomedical Engineer
Suresh Mohan: Center for Autism (healthcare)
Malhar Ambhaikar: Biopharma
Missed past meetings?
Information from past meetings with some supplemental information is recorded on https://career-chats.webnode.
Stay tuned for future Career Chats sessions and stay connected with Career Chats!
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