Fresh Outta School
Last updated August 17, 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
Post-Secondary: 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
Post-Secondary: 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!
Title: IT Project Manager
Experience at current job: 4 years
Post-Secondary: 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.