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.
Following Your Artistic Passion with Mary Elizabeth L!
Company: Custom jewelry/jeweler/goldsmith
Title: Business Owner
Experience at current job: 4 years as business owner, 28 years as goldsmith
Post-Secondary: Kansas City Art Institute (4 year college of art and design)
Mary Elizabeth is a Goldsmith and entrepreneur. She went to college and was also an apprentice. Now she works with people to build custom jewelry!
No Bad Days at the Chocolate Factory with Nate C!
Company: Dandelion Chocolate
Title: Lead Chocolate Maker
Experience at current job: 3 years
Post-Secondary: Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Nate is a Lead Chocolate Maker at Dandelion Chocolate. He says that solving problems every day and making a great product is what ensures that there is never a bad day at the chocolate factory!