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.

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).

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Upcoming Presentations

Corporate Charitable Giving What it is, and How Can I get Involved?

Presented by: Judd Schemmel, Community Investment Director, American Family Insurance


  • Thursday, November 30, 2017 2:15 PM

Description: More and more, companies are taking an active in role in the health and well-being of the communities where they do business. Judd Schemmel will share how corporate philanthropy takes place at American Family Insurance. He’ll cover how his work fits within the framework of a large successful company, how he came to work in this field, and what they look for when hiring new staff.

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It’s Hot in Here! Life as a Professional Chef

Presented by: Sean Fogarty, Executive Chef, Discovery Culinary Collaborative


  • Tuesday, December 5, 2017 1:30 PM
  • Tuesday, December 5, 2017 2:15 PM

Description: From a young age Sean Fogarty was a lover of food and travel; a career as a cook and chef has allowed him to see the world and experience regional differences from the table. Life as a chef has its daily challenges; there are few professions that compare when you consider the combination of physical and mental demand that is required every day to have success in the restaurant industry. There are also few professions that allow you to travel the globe and truly immerse yourself in a regions culture. Not to mention the delicious food.

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A “Cheddar” Path: Careers in Cheesemaking

Presented by: Paul Witke, Co-Owner, Zimmerman Cheese


  • Tuesday, January 30, 2018 8:30 AM
  • Tuesday, January 30, 2018 9:15 AM

Description: Make what you love, with a career in cheesemaking! Wisconsin’s dairy processing industry holds terrific job opportunities, whether you’re college-bound or ready to go to work. Zimmerman Cheese’s Paul Witke grew up in a cheesemaking family, but invites you, too, to get involved in one of our state’s most beloved traditions. Learn what it’s like to work in a cheese plant, the salaries and benefits workers can expect, and how you can get a foot in the door now!

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