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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.

Remember Your Why and Light Your Fire with Alexandria W!

Company: KSRE

Title: 4H Youth Development Agent

Experience at current job: 1 year

Postsecondary: Kansas State University, Oklahoma State University

Alexandria is a 4H Youth Development Agent. She is a fierce advocate for young people's rights and says that if you remember your "why" you can always keep your inner fire burning.

Finding Yourself at College with Kidesti T!

Company: College Possible Washington

Title: Recruitment and Operations Specialist

Experience at current job: 2 years

Postsecondary: Penn State University

Kidesti works as a Recruitment and Operations Specialist at College Possible Washington. She believes in the power of education and her advice is to "Go to college!"

Informational Interviews are Key with Taha R!

Company: NeighborWorks America

Title: Director of Finance

Experience at current job: 5 years

Postsecondary: B.S in Accounting and Information Systems from University of Texas at Dallas. M.A. Marketing and Integrated Business from University of Malta and San Diego State University

Taha is a Director of Finance at NeighborWorks America. She says the best way to find out what you might like is to ask for informational interviews from people in jobs you might like!

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