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.

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Upcoming Presentations

“Print, the very first text message.”

Presented by: Therese Gulbransen , Vice President of Sales and Marketing, American Printing Company


  • Tuesday, November 27, 2018 1:30 PM
  • Tuesday, November 27, 2018 2:15 PM

Description: Think print is dead? You couldn’t be further from the truth! In this presentation Therese and Nicole will share how print influences your daily life and how a career in printing can take you anywhere in the world. Learn the common misconceptions about print, and what the future has instore for anyone considering a career in this industry.

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Alliant - What will I be when I grow up?

Presented by: Erin Dammen, Lead Digital Engagement Consultant, Alliant Energy


  • Thursday, November 29, 2018 8:30 AM

Description: There’s a misconception that a career needs to follow a single path or stay within a single area. Authentic relationships, recognizing opportunities, a willingness to learn and a blend of personal and organizational skills have allowed Erin Dammen to explore different job positions and keep growing. Spotting the patterns in a “patchwork career” can help identify what really matters to you in any position.

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Urban Planning: Defining the Future of our Communities

Presented by: Zia Brucaya, AICP, Senior Planner, Urban Assets, LLC


  • Thursday, December 6, 2018 8:30 AM
  • Thursday, December 6, 2018 9:15 AM

Description: Urban planning is field full of diverse interests, with specialties that include land use, transportation, economic development, housing, natural resources, disaster preparation, community development, and more. If you like to solve problems, work with others, and contribute to your community, this could be the field for you. Zia Brucaya will explain the typical interests and skills required to be a planner, share why she chose planning over being a museum curator, and walk through her experiences with planning and public engagement in Madison, Indianapolis and Alaska.

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The Non-Profit Sector: Becoming a Non-Profit Unicorn

Presented by: Eric Salzwedel Salzwedel, Program Coordinator, Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin Charitable Foundation


  • Wednesday, December 12, 2018 8:30 AM
  • Wednesday, December 12, 2018 9:15 AM

Description: Interested in learning more about the Non-Profit sector? Eric will share with you how his experience helping others started in middle school through Jump Rope For Heart, continued into college starting his own fundraising event that has raised over $135,000 for those with Muscular Dystrophy, and after college ending up traveling to Haiti three times to help build and finish a Medical Clinic. All these experiences has led him to become a Marketing Director for a Non-Profit over the last four years and then recruited by a larger Non-Profit to continue to sustain and grow their programs making an impact on Burn Survivors, Fire Fighters, and Communities.

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