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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Presented by: Kevin R. Tebrinke, PE, VP Engineering, Maintenance, and EHS, Scientific Protein Laboratories (SPL)
- Tuesday, April 3, 2018 8:30 AM
- Tuesday, April 3, 2018 9:15 AM
Description: A degree in Chemical Engineering can open many doors. Chemical Engineers design products and design and manage the manufacturing systems that bring you food, detergents, toothpastes, gums, mints, cough drops, pesticides, fuel injector cleaners, and lifesaving pharmaceuticals. I’ve been lucky enough to be involved in all of those. I’ll discuss some of the ways my career has progressed, including roles in product and equipment design, operations systems and optimization, and the way that a degree in chemical engineering can develop into a management role.
Presented by: Alan Larson, Mill Department Lead, Savannah Precision Machining
- Thursday, April 5, 2018 1:30 PM
- Thursday, April 5, 2018 2:15 PM
Description: In the world of technology, it takes much more than an idea to bring concepts and designs to reality. Engineers are brilliant with both concept and design, but it takes a machinist to bring their ideas to life. CNC Machinists play a critical role in product development across many industries. Whether it’s a lawn mower or a multiphoton microscope, machinists are working hand in hand with companies and engineers to produce the latest and greatest technology for our future. Chip by chip we are shaping the future.
Presented by: Brian Pittsley, Detective, Village of Waunakee
- Wednesday, April 11, 2018 8:30 AM
- Wednesday, April 11, 2018 9:15 AM
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.
Presented by: Judy Warzel, Professional Services Manager, WTS Paradigm
- Thursday, April 19, 2018 8:30 AM
- Thursday, April 19, 2018 9:15 AM
Description: After graduating with bachelor’s degree in computer science, Judy Warzel started her career as a Software Developer. Since then, Judy has worked in variety of roles including Consultant and Project Manager. Now as Professional Services Manager, Judy leads a team made up of all the roles she’s served in. Judy talks about how her education and professional experience prepared her for the ever-changing world of IT and leadership, and what a typical day at a software development and services company looks like.