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Career Day

  1. 1. May 16, 2008 11:00 am to 5:00 pm @ Cy-Fair Community College
  2. 2. Schedule of Events <ul><ul><li>Pre Program Networking Reception </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lakeside Café  The Lakeside Café, located in the College Center 10am </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What is the Networking Reception? The Networking Reception is offered in conjunction with the Career Center’s Spring Career Day, and will provide company representatives with an opportunity to interact with many of the attendees in a casual social environment. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Workshop: Meet the Employer </li></ul><ul><li>Center for the Arts 11am </li></ul><ul><li>Employers will discuss their hiring practices and what applicants can do to improve their chances of being hired. </li></ul><ul><li>Event Guest Speaker presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Center for the Arts Noon Guest Speakers will present informative presentations on their selected fields. </li></ul><ul><li>Corporate and Career Business Booths </li></ul><ul><li>College Center - Conference Center 1pm to 5pm </li></ul>
  3. 3. Guest Speakers <ul><li>Ms. Anne McGill </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Restaurant Manager </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mr. James Taylor </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Human Resources Manager </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mr. William Stewart </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Radiologist </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mrs. Ronda Cartwright </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Genetic Counselor </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mrs. Lori Sanchez </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Veterinarian </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Careers <ul><li>Restaurant Management </li></ul><ul><li>Human Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Radiologist </li></ul><ul><li>Genetic Counselor </li></ul><ul><li>Veterinarian </li></ul>
  5. 5. Restaurant Management
  6. 6. Restaurant Management Job Description <ul><li>Restaurant managers are responsible for the daily operations of restaurants and other establishments that prepare and serve meals and beverages to customers. </li></ul><ul><li>New eating and drinking places will open to meet the growing demand for convenience and value from a growing population. </li></ul><ul><li>High turn over rate. </li></ul><ul><li>Varies greatly depending on venue. The middle 50 percent earned between $34,210 and $55,100 </li></ul><ul><li>Restaurant managers are among the first to arrive in the morning and the last to leave at night. Long hours—12 to 15 per day, 50 or more per week, and sometimes 7 days a week—are common. </li></ul><ul><li>Some restaurant chains prefer to hire people with degrees in restaurant and institutional food service management, but they often hire graduates with degrees in other fields who have demonstrated experience, interest, and aptitude. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Ms. Anne McGill Restaurant Manager <ul><li>Area of Experience: Hiring employees & keeping restaurant operating in GM’s absence </li></ul><ul><li>Years on the Job: 4 years </li></ul><ul><li>Salary: $55,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Is a Assistant Manager in a restaurant </li></ul>
  8. 8. Human Resources
  9. 9. Human Resources Job Description <ul><li>Control and monitor the administration of all human resource activities and policies. Manages compensation, benefits, staffing, affirmative action, employee relations, health and safety, and training/development functions. </li></ul><ul><li>Advantages: Employment of human resources, training, and labor relations managers and specialists is expected to grow faster than the average for all occupations. </li></ul><ul><li>Disadvantages: Keeping up with the ever-changing government rules and forms required to stay in compliance. </li></ul><ul><li>Salary: Between $55,370 and $99,690 </li></ul><ul><li>Hours: Normal office hours – 8 hour day. </li></ul><ul><li>The educational backgrounds of human resources, training, and labor relations managers and specialists vary considerably, reflecting the diversity of duties and levels of responsibility. In filling entry-level jobs, many employers seek college graduates who have majored in human resources, human resources administration, or industrial and labor relations. Other employers look for college graduates with a technical or business background or a well-rounded liberal arts education. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Mr. James Taylor Human Resources Manager <ul><li>Area of Experience: Hires skilled workers for his company </li></ul><ul><li>Years on the Job: 6 years </li></ul><ul><li>Salary:$61,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Works for a major corporation </li></ul>
  11. 11. Medical Radiological Technologist
  12. 12. Medical Radiological Technologist Job Description <ul><li>Radiologic technologists take x rays and administer non-radioactive materials into patients’ bloodstreams for diagnostic purposes. </li></ul><ul><li>Advantages: Employment is projected to grow faster than average, and job opportunities are expected to be favorable. </li></ul><ul><li>Disadvantages: CT is becoming a frontline diagnosis tool. Instead of taking x rays to decide whether a CT is needed, as was the practice before, it is often the first choice for imaging because of its accuracy. Additional certification needed. </li></ul><ul><li>Salary: Median annual earnings were $48,170 in May 2006. </li></ul><ul><li>Hours: 40 hr work week with many different shifts available </li></ul><ul><li>Formal training programs in radiography range in length from 1 to 4 years and lead to a certificate, an associate degree, or a bachelor’s degree. Two-year associate degree programs are most prevalent. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Mr. William Stewart Radiologist <ul><li>Area of Experience: Head of MRI office </li></ul><ul><li>Years on the Job: 11 years </li></ul><ul><li>Salary: $249,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Works in a hospital </li></ul>
  14. 14. Genetic Counselor
  15. 15. Genetic Counselor Job Description <ul><li>Helps clients explore options and provide support. </li></ul><ul><li>Typically works with customers and patients at risk for genetic diseases, physicians, and medical geneticist. </li></ul><ul><li>Advantages: Job satisfaction, extended interaction with patients, and an expanding job marked due to genomic revolution. </li></ul><ul><li>Disadvantages: Little opportunity for promotion—unless you become a professor. </li></ul><ul><li>Salary: Median Pay – National: $71,100. </li></ul><ul><li>Normal office hours – 8 hour day. </li></ul><ul><li>Bachelor's degree in biology, genetics, nursing, psychology, public health, or social work. To become a certified genetic counselor, you must complete a master's degree from one of the 23 accredited U.S. programs and pass the American Board of Genetic Counseling's examination. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Mrs. Ronda Cartwright Genetic Counselor <ul><li>Area of Experience: Gives support for those with rare diseases </li></ul><ul><li>Years on the Job: 9 years </li></ul><ul><li>Salary: $72,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Works in a hospital </li></ul>
  17. 17. Veterinarian
  18. 18. Veterinarian Job Description <ul><li>Veterinarians care for the health of pets, livestock, and animals in zoos, racetracks, and laboratories. </li></ul><ul><li>Advantages: Enables people who love animals to work with them. </li></ul><ul><li>Disadvantages: </li></ul><ul><li>Salary: between $56,000 and $95,000. </li></ul><ul><li>Prospective veterinarians must graduate with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M. or V.M.D.) degree from a 4-year program at an accredited college of veterinary medicine. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Mrs. Lori Sanchez Veterinarian <ul><li>Area of Experience: Large animals </li></ul><ul><li>Years on the Job: 25 years </li></ul><ul><li>Salary: $100,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Owns her own veterinary clinic </li></ul>
  20. 20. Things to Consider: <ul><li>Demands of career you are pursuing </li></ul><ul><li>Can the salary support your lifestyle </li></ul><ul><li>Years of education vs. job experience </li></ul><ul><li>Job opportunities in your home city </li></ul><ul><li>Will this job be your passion? </li></ul>