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Fresh Outta School

Last updated December 11, 2023

This is The Way: Career Stories to Find Your Way – a video series created by Get Schooled. In this series, you'll hear from real pros on how they got to where they are and what advice they have for young people who are starting their first jobs. There is no one way to finding the perfect career - we're here to help you find your way.

Bet On Yourself with Adanech M!

Company: Jumpstart for Young Children

Title: Senior Site Manager

Experience at current job: 2 years

Postsecondary: Howard University and admitted to Columbia University for graduate school. South Seattle Community College, University of Florida, IT Apprenticeship

Adanech has worked on both coasts and, gone to community college, a four year college, and graduate school! She says to be just like J. Cole and "bet on yourself!"

Be Brave and Find Mentors with Vince O!

Company: Reconnect to Opportunity, King County

Title: Peer Connector

Experience at current job: 3 years

Postsecondary: University of Washington

Vince is a Peer Connector, helping teens find the right educational programs for them. His passion for public health keeps him motivated.

Building Community at Work with Rachel S!

Company: UBS

Title: IT Project Manager

Experience at current job: 4 years

Postsecondary: Stevens Tech

Rachel is an IT Project Manager with UBS Investment Bank and works to build community at her workplace and is always looking to increase representation for women in tech and finance. 

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