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

From Peanuts to Snapchat: Finding Passion in Your Career

Presented by: Kayla Schmidt Schmidt, Agent Initiatives Associate, Zendesk


  • Thursday, April 4, 2019 2:15 PM

Description: Driving a 26 ­foot long peanut on wheels across the country and running a company’s Snapchat account are just two of the many crazy roles Kayla Schmidt has held in her career journey. Hear how every job, whether it’s working in a factory or an office, can be a lesson for finding what you love to do. Kayla currently works in the office of the CEO at Zendesk, a customer support software company, where she creates content and events for the customer service agent community.

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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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