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Senior Career Shadow/College Visit Day

  1. 1. Senior Career Shadow/College Visit Day Thursday, November 6th Benson High School Magnet
  2. 2. Career Shadow/College Visitation Day <ul><li>No School for Benson Seniors Thursday, November 6th </li></ul><ul><li>(1/2 day school for Freshman, Sophomores and Juniors) </li></ul><ul><li>No School on Friday, November 7 </li></ul><ul><li>You are expected to schedule a Career Shadow or College Visit </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why do a Career Shadow? <ul><li>To see what a given career involves before you commit time, energy and money on training. </li></ul><ul><li>It will help you gain information and build connections with people in your career field </li></ul>
  4. 4. How to Set Up a Career Shadow: <ul><li>STEP 1: Call the business. </li></ul><ul><li>Phone numbers are located in the Omaha Phone Book, Yellow Pages and in the Benson High School Guidance Website (Select Career Center then Career Shadow Directions) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Career Shadow Contact List Cathy Vires 738-2086 3701 S 10th St. Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo Zoologist Michaela Groenjes 733-8011 3701 S. 10 th St Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo Zoologist John Halleck 572-8862 4215 N. 92 nd Ave Omaha Christian Center Youth Pastor Richard Dooling 391-8304 8601 W. Dodge Rd Suite 114A Richard Dooling Writing Don Hempel 341-4305 1255 S. 13 th St. Hempel Sheet Metal Works, Inc. Welding Ann O'Conner 444-7400 710 S. 19 th St County Correction Center Warden Tammy Westfall 572-3690 7101 Newport Youth Care Inc. Vocational Rehab Robin Moses 551-5441 2014 N. 66 th St. Madonna Shop Vocational Rehab J. Duke Riggs 391-3744 7660 Dodge St Digital Media Group Vocalist Dr. Loftin 455-4551 5901 N 30 th W.C. Loftin D.V.M. Veterinarian Lisa (vet Assist) 496-6075 3316 N. 120 th Omaha Animal Medical Group Veterinarian Dr. George Denni 558-1522 2323 S. 64 th Ave. Animal Medical Center P.C. Veterinarian DR. Mike Hord 493-9650 12031 Blondo St. Candlewood Animal Hospital Veterinarian James R. Kallman 592-9091 9747 Q St. Applewood Veterinary Clinic Veterinarian Sandra Parish 345-2211 2424 Oak St 24 th St Animal Clinic Veterinarian Linda Shanahan 390-1022 910 N. 96 th St. AAA Nebraska Travel Consultant Sandra Neves 280-7859 210 S. 16 th Str Union Pacific Railroad Transportation Jack Formanek 354-6621 415 S 25 th Ave Richard Young Center Therapist Kevin Mynatt 346-4398 1625 Farnam Suite 100 Opera Omaha Theater Carl Becks 553-4890 6915 Cass St. Omaha Community Playhouse Theater Rachel Stageman 592-3333 10714 Mockingbird Dr. KMTV Television Tonya Elliot 398-3266 810 N. 96 th St. Utell International Telemarketing Jason VIncent 390-2007 902 N. 91 st Plaza APAC Customer Service Telemarketing Brian Webb 553-5963 5723 N.W. Radial Hwy Living Image Tattoo & Piercing Tattoo Artist Richard E. Warsock 553-7714 3411 S. 42 nd St. Grinn & Barritt Tattoo Artist J.E. Van Horne 554-0123 2322 s. 64 th Ave. Rainbow Studios Studio Musician Brian Ackley 457-4341 9130 Mormon Bridge Rd. American Gramaphone Studio Musician Annette Crowder 554-2248   UNO- Multicultural Student Support 6001 Dodge St. Student Support Services Kristie Reimers 559-5500 502 S. 44 th St. Human Nutrition Center Sports Nutrition Greg Shea 552-1063 5015 Underwood Ave. Lancer Hockey Sports Management Nicole Depriz 330-7891 13336 Industrial rd. Pro Care 3 Speech and Language   557-2300 3215 Cuming St. Teachers Administration Center Special Education   557-2300 3215 Cuming St. Teachers Administration Center Special Ed. (visually Impaired)   557-2300 3215 Cuming St. Teachers Administration Center Special Ed. (severe to profound)   557-2300 3215 Cuming St. Teachers Administration Center Special Ed. (mild to moderate)   557-2300 3215 Cuming St. Teachers Administration Center Special Ed. (hearing Impaired) Penny Bainbridge 595-3265 1313 Farnam State Building Social Worker Penny Bainbridge 595-3265 1313 Farnam On the Mall Protective Services Worker Social Work Frances Fortenberry 455-8053 7110 F St. Nebraska Childrens Home Social Work M.J. Sutton Graham 934-7921 2505 N. 24 th St. Family Housing Advisory Services Social Work Gordon Wicken 554-8580 3300 N. 60th St. Catholic Charities St. Hope Center Social Work Joe Ann Dosek 341-4004 2417 Burdette St. Catholic Charities St. Martin DePorres Social Services Mercedes Rosales 731-5413 5211 S. 31st. St. Catholic Charities Juan Diego Center Social Services   557-4200 6143 Whitmore Nathan Hale Middle Secondary Education Mr. Jim Johnson (sci.) 557-4200 6143 Witemore St. Nathan Hale Middle Secondary Education   Richard Stevens 5618 N. 14 th Ave Sherman Elementary School Engineer Rick Wilcox 342-6871 1815 Mason St. Shelterwood Windows Salesman Sean Bragg 697-0771 Westroads Mall Davids' Briar Shoppe Retail Heather Preister 571-6483 8920 Fort St Runza's Restaurant Sally Kawa 731-4774 27 th & L st Johnny's Café Restaurant Scott Dugger 731-8684 N/A Dugger's Home Improvements Remodeling Susan Whitfield 342-1600 2606 Hamilton St. Boys and Girls Club Recreation/Youth Service Charles Pixler 932-3477 4302 Decator Apartment Complex Real-estate Micky Martin 330-5008 12915 W. Dodge NP Dodge Real Estate Gerry Zerse 493-5008 8701 W. Dodge Rd NP Dodge Real Estate Kris Bryan 572-2324 6901 N. 72nd St. Alegent Health School Of Radiologic Tech. Radiological Technologist Heath Hedstrom 898-5373 11128 John Galt Blvd. KSRZ Star 104.5 Radio Broadcasting Sharon Jefferson 636-3751 444 S. 16th St. Mall Omaha Public Power District OPPD Public Utilities Michelle 444-5799 1516 Jackson Omaha Fire Department Public Safety Deborah Craig 559-7377 42nd & Emile University of Nebraska Medical Center Public Relations Jerry Authier 552-3222 4200 Douglas St. Nebraska Health System Psychology Robert Coleman 559-6675 42nd & Emile University of Nebraska Medical Center Psychologist Debbie Chadwick 354-6621 415 S. 25 th Ave. Methodist Richard Young Psychologist Kevin Wynatt 346-4398 1625 Farnam Suite 100 Opera Omaha Production Manager Julius Franccini 330-2356 11616 I Street Specialty Finishing Printing Ann Reeves 341-7300 601 N. 14 th St Airlite Plastics Print Operator Sherrie Lokovic 330-3497 2410 Bob Boozer Dr. Gingerbread House Pre-School Clare Duda 471-2244 1819 Farnam Douglas County Government Politician Ruby Peterson 571-3531 527 Center Bldg Ambulatory Foot Center Podiatrist Maggier Taylor 891-0968 17410 Storage Rd. City Wide Plumbing Plumbing Bob Belk 453-7500 4930 Battlefield Dr. Plastilite Corporation Plastic Industries Ann Reeves 341-7300 601 N. 14 th St Airlite Plastics Plastic Industries Roy Timm 422-6633 Epply Airfield Tac Air Pilot Dr. Ray Guenther 554-2511 60 th & Dodge Rd Uno/ Physics Dept. Physicist Dr. Harrington 280-4780 79091 N. 30 th Creighton Florence Clinic Physician Kiley Wetherly 498-0300 1805 N. 145 th St. Midwest Family Physicians Physician Michael Grush 333-0422 139 th & Pacific Boystown National Center Clinic Physician   Mark Longacre 559-4465 University of Nebraska Medical Center 600 Emile Physical Therapy Chris Peters 354-4670 8303 Dodge Rd. Methodist Sports Medicine Physical Therapy Leonard woods 354-8089 9239 W. Center Rd. Methodist Health System Physical Therapy Thad 691-0400 11704 W. Center Rd Health South Physical Therapy   Brian Brunken 13110 Birch Dr. Suite 164 496-4666 Excel Rehabilitation, Inc. Physical Therapy Marta Sailors 493-6808 2403 S. 133 rd Plz Excel Physical Therapy Clinic Physical Therapy Mike Bartels 552-2464 4350 Dewey Ave. Clarkson Hospital Health Services Physical Therapy   Marleta 11819 Miracle Hills Dr Ste. 205 496-5551 Alegent Health Miracle Hills Physical Therapy David Radler 342-6230 553 Leavenworth David Radler Photography Carol Giesselman 333-5508 13132 Davenport St. Rick Billings Photography Photography Sandra Hunt 345-1477 3939 Leavenworth Centeon Bio Services Phlebotomy Dr. Murray 280-2834 2500 California Plaza Creighton University Philosophy George Benecke 398-6781 7710 Mercy Rd. Alegent/ Immanuel Pharmacist Dee 493-0090 2718 N. 118 th Cir. 24 Hr Fitness Personal Trainer Dr. Maurice Godfrey 559-6689 600 Emile St. UNMC Pediatrics Dr. Christiansen 559-4208 600 s. 42 nd St. University Medical Associates Pediatric Nurse Pastor Mike 330-5724 15555 W. Dodge Rd. Trinity Church Pastor Pastor Jim Killough 391-1144 510 N. 93 rd St St. Timothy's Lutheran Church Pastor Sharon Martin 498-1710 13930 Gold Circle BoysTown Parent Teacher   Lisa Scheidies 11605 Miracle Hills Ste. 300 492-9800 Mark, Clare, & Richards Paralegal Dan Serlet 453-5402 5021 Spencer DanCan Painting Painting Jo Miller 449-4080 601 N. 30 th St. St. Joseph Hospital Occupational Therapy Deanna Stemer 354-4879 8501 W Dodge Rd. Methodist College of Nursing Nursing-Registered Stacie Baddkey 552-3100 4350 Dewey Ave. Clarkson College Of Nursing Nursing-Registered   Nicole Nation 2909 Edward Babe Gomez Ave.457-2566 Metropolitan community College Nursing-Practical Sandy Westphal (Admissions Coordinator) Council Bluffs,Iowa 933 E. Pierce St. Nebraska Methodist College Nursing-Admissions Sylvia Rosen 354-4205 8303 Dodge St. Methodist Hospital Nursing   Peggy Pelish 985330 Nebr. Medical Center 559-7402 NHS-University Hospital Nursing   Bonnie Danulson 982405 Nebr. Medical Center 559-7402 Nebraska Health Systems Nursing Randy Kotrous 354-4200 8303 Dodge St. Methodist Hospital Nursing Laie Sweeny 551-2110 2824 N 66 th St. Maple Crest Care Center Nursing Patricia Frampton 444-7000 4102 Woolworth Ave. Douglas County Hospital Nursing Virginia Young 572-3200 6901 N. 72 nd St. Immanuel Hospital Nursing Carol Windles 398-5678 7500 Mercy Road Bergan Mercy Hospital Nursing   455-1101 8203 N. 30 th St. Digital Age Recording Music Production Jon Roeder 453-5600 2727 n. 108 th St. Roeder's Mortuary Mortician/Funeral Director Juan Dossantos 399-8787 2806 s. 110 th Ct. International School of Modeling Modeling   Sf Sgt. Leachman 455-7664 Marine Corps Recruiting Command5076 Ames Ave. Military   294-2825 HQ AFWA 106 Peacekeeper Dr. STE 2N3 Air Force Weather Agency Meteorology Lynn Sanchez 392-2681 2808 S. 80 th Ave. Country Comfort Clinic Message Therapist Peg Westfall 341-5128 4001 Leavenworth St. Community Alliance Mental Health Virginia Holland 559-6802 4350 Dewey Ave UNMC Emergency Medical Medical-ER Julie Lazure 559-5430 4350 Dewey Ave. NHS/ UNMC Medical   Maggie Kelly 498-6635 Boystown Nationsl Research Hospital 30 th & California Medical Dr. Harrington 280-4680 7909 N. 30 th Creighton Family Health Medical   Jaron Hampton 7634 W. Dodge St. 390-0896 Airforce Recruiting Office Medical Dr. Isaacson 280-4580 601 N. 30 th St. Joseph Hospital Medical Wanda Hamsa 556-8600 5328 Center St. Prawl Engineering Mechanical Engineer Kelly Johnson 346-7007 1102 Douglas St. Alvine & Associates Mechanical Engineer Dr. Weber 331-8383 10159 J St Midwest School of Massage Massage Jason Long 341-4939 4140 S. 87 th St. Meco-Henne Contracting Manufacturing Charles Pixler 932-3477 4302 Decatur Apartment Manager Manager Gene Simon 453-8281 4617 S. 29 th Plz American Hydralics Machinist John Dougherty 444-7981 1701 Farnam St. Douglas County Court of Probate Division Legal Secretary Tom Stringenz 330-5906 2433 S. 130 th Circle Strigenz Law Offices Lawyer Jean Salerno 346-6000 1650 Farnam Kutak Rock Lawyer Ray Daniels 444-7052 1819 Farnam Douglas County Courthouse Lawyer   344-4000 2027 Dodge St. Ste. 100 Leiben, Kahik Lawyer Fred Nemitz 891-8270 17504 Storage Rd Sunshine Lawns Lawn Service William Wagoner 453-2071 5076 Ames Ave. United States Army Law Enforcement Sgt. Nelson 444-5772 505 s. 15 th St. Omaha Police Department Law Enforcement Sgt. Alexander 444-5772 505 s. 15 th St. Omaha Police Department Law Enforcement Larry Holmquist 492-3739 505 S. 15 th st. Omaha Police Department Law Enforcement Willow Head 344-4006 2027 Dodge St. Lieben, Whitted, Houghton, Slowiaczek & Cavanagh Law 444-7888 Hon. Eliz. Crnkovich 600 Hall of Justice The Separate Juvenile court of Douglas County Law 342-1000 Jerry Anderson 1100 Woodmen Tower Fitzgerald, Schorr, Barmettler and Brennan Law Bob Horgan 498-8800 13215 Birch St. Apt. 103 Horgan Development Co. Landscape Tom Haver 391-4022 8032 Maple St. Haver's Mar-H Florist Landscape Judge Liz Curkevi 444-7000 1819 Farnam Douglas County Court House Juvenile Court Judge Julia McCord 444-1135 14 th & Dodge St. Omaha World Herald Journalism/ Reporter   Margann Barajas 633-1000 Physician Mutual Insurance Company 2600 Dodge St. Investment Analysis Michaela Middleton 455-6665 6720 1/2 N. 16 th St. International Services International Services Tammy Rogokos 492-8895 13540 Hillsborough Dr. Rogokos Designing Interior Designer Peter Matt 491-4100 3655 N. 129 th St. Expressions Interior Designer Dana Carlton 498-8777 12123 Emmet St. The Designers Interior Design Fred Falkner 930-2222 936 N. 24 th ST State Farm Insurance Insurance Agent   573-8890 4013 Aurora Dr. American Republic Insurance Agent Mark Boetel 342-3326 3102 Farnam St Omaha Property & Casualty Insurance Kathy Medlock 351-8574 33 rd Dodge Mutual Of Omaha Insurance Lorraine Leeka 361-7300 8801 Indian Hills Dr. Guarantee Life Insurance Ray Barton 1-800-648-8026 14010 First National Pkwy Diversified Financial Services Insurance Pam Gutschow 390-9922X2205 707 N. 102 nd St. The Jones Store Human Resources Dr. Jan Piper 457-2420 2909 Edward Babe Gomez Blvd Metropolitan Community College Human Resources Kasia Swiostek 593-2380 10728 L ST Hampton Inn Hotel Management Nancy Harrel 231-5236 4350 Dewey Ave UNMC Hospital Debra Bolden 559-6716 4350 Dewey Ave University Of Nebraska Medical Center Hospital Dave Arington 289-4949 7701 n. 216 th St. Elkhorn Arington Training Stables Horse Trainer Jim Price 341-5884 2636 county Road P40 Alter Price Quarterhorses Horse Care Dan Bowles 572-0590 8272 Bendesson Bowles Home Repair Home Remodeling Joselyn Han 573-6220 3213 N. 90th Quality Living Home Health Care Konnie Zeitner 559-9055 600 S. 42 nd St. Nebraska Health System Histatechnologist   Sue A Smith 572-2793 Alegent Health Immanuel Medical Center 6901 N. 72 nd St Health Care Sharon Villagran 559-4996 4350 Dewey Ave Nebraska Health System Health Care   Virginia Holland 981150 Nebr. Medical Center 559-6802 UNMC Emergency Medicine Health Administrator Jackie Gearhart 393-2933 333 S. 78 th St. Xenon Hair Design Dee Dee Travis 451-8397 4924 Ames Ave. Noon's Salon Hair Design Brenda Jakes 453-7050 6313 Ames. Ave. Hair Expressions Hair Design   965-9622 10850 Emmett St. Creative Center Graphic Artists Dr. Joe Knezetic 280-2511 2500 California Plz. Creighton University Geneticist Dave Eary 896-5826 13438 L St. Inphase Car Audio General Electronics Susan Madsen 399-9000 10220 Regency Cir. Marriot Food Service- Chef   Cathy Monderine 764 N. 155 th St Self-employed Florist   Renee Beavers 611 N. 98 th St. Piccolo's Florist Florist   Craig Schneider 1516 Jackson OFD-Ft. Jackson Firefighter   Nancy Simonsen 4223 Center St Catholic Mutual Financial   Richard Duggin 554-4801 University Of Nebraska At Omaha 60 th Dodge St. Fiction Writer   Larry Holmquist 492-3739 FBI-Federal Bureau of Investigation 10755 Burt St. FBI   Deb Moughler Westroads Mall Von Maur Fashion Marketing Paul Ziemba 697-0701 10838 Old Mill Rd Jacobson Helgoth Consultant Environmental Engineering   Lee Dunbar 1516 Jackson Public Safety Omaha Fire Dept. EMT/ Fire Dept. Jolene Pace 557-2300 Teachers Admin Center Omaha Public Schools Elementary k-3 Mary Byrd 554-1510 6523 Western Ave. Western Hills Elementary School Elementary Counselor Mrs. Sue Evanich 390-5757 ABC Building 909 S. 76 th St Westside Community Schools Elementary 4-6 Jolene Pace 557-2300 Teachers Admin Center Omaha Public Schools Elementary 4-6 Mr. Steve Moore 697-0414 3215 Cuming Omaha Public Schools Elementary 4-6 Ms. Keith Schorle 572-8928 3215 Cuming Omaha Public Schools Elementary 4-6 Mrs. Susan Guy 496-5322 3215 Cuming Omaha Public Schools Elementary 4-6 Mrs. Elsie Scharton 554-8535 3215 Cuming Omaha Public Schools Elementary 4-6 Mrs. Lynn Sorensen 496-5322 3215 Cuming Omaha Public Schools Elementary 4-6 Mrs. Cisily Eberhardt 346-5757 1333 S. 10 th St. All Saints Schools Elementary 4-6 Bill Henrichs 341-6479 2501 Saint Mary's Ave Miller Electric Electrician Charlie Werp 346-7007 1102 Douglas St. Alvine & Associates Electrical Engineer Mark Waggoner 331-7230 5634 S. 85 th Cir . Ste. 3 CJ Schnieder Engineering Co. Electrical Engineer Van Moorkeyan 334-5331 4543 S. 132 nd St. United Electrical Supply Co Electrical   557-2300 3215 Cuming St. Teachers Admin. Center Education High School Counselor. Deb Thompson 554-8690 5519 Mayberry St. Washington Elementary School Education Elementary Yvette Taylor 457-6737 4845 Curtis Ave. Wakonda Elementary Education Ms. Petrulis 491-0859 10908 Ellison Ave. Prairie Wind Elementary Education Pam Roberts 366-8267 Council Bluffs Lewis Central Community Schools Education Laura Courcier 557-4600 5105 Bedford Monroe Middle School Education Mr. Schulte 557-4600 5105 Bedford Monroe Middle School Education Marcia Allen 457-5723 3706 Maple St. King Elementary Education Mrs. Peterson 572-1966 5530 N. 66 th St Hartman Elementary Education Christy 457-5905 3905 N. 52 nd St. Fontenelle Elementary Education Linda Keenan 551-2442 310 N. 51 st St Dundee Elementary Education   457-5277 4906 N. 42 nd St. Central Park Elementary Education Michaela Reilly 557-4100 8210 S. 42 nd St. Bryan Middle School Education Roger Riensche 557-3000 5120 Maple St. Benson High School Education Diana Halloway 557-3000 5120 Maple St. Benson High School Education Debbie Daily 455-1988 3036 Emmet St Lil' Debbies Daycare & Learning Early Childcare Marya Thyberg 553-4890 6915 Cass St. Omaha Community Playhouse Drama/ Theatre Worker Mike Tietze 331-7230 5634 S. 85 th Cir. Ste. 3 Schneider Engineering Drafting Dr. Ries 330-9564 401 N. 117 th St. Ste. 201 Dr. Barbara Ries Dentist Martin Exans 391-8424 2708 S. 84 th St. Kiess-Kraft Dental Lab Dental Laboratories Jody Mendick 556-1603 2811 N. 90 th St Family Dentistry, P.C. Dental Hygienist Connie Gerken 551-5329 1001 S. 69 th St. Dr. Vaughn Dental Assistant Mary Martel 556-3885 2708 S. 84 th St. Keis Kraft Dental Apparatus. Daphne Philmon 457-5986 5115 N. 48 th Ave. Daphn's Daycare Day Care Mary Martel 556-3885 54 th & N.W Radial Hwy St. Paul Methodist Church Day Care Laura Curtis 493-5114 5120 N. 106 th St. It's A Wonderful World Day Care Crystal Allen 573-3227 N/A Home Day Care Day Care Tina Youngblood 933-1812 4207 Ohio St. Tina's Day Care Day Care Diana Owens 455-1118 7415 N. 30 th St. Owens & Associates Data Entry Operator John Happel 633-3867 1620 Dodge St. First National Bank of Omaha Data Entry Operator Shannon Vosberg 554-1740 5026 Leavenworth St. Shannon Barnhart Dance Studio Dance Instructor Julian Adair 551-4200 2018 N. 60 th Ave Adair Dance Academy Dance Instructor Linda Donaldson 342-7600 33 rd & Dodge Mutual of Omaha Customer Service Richard Stephens Sr. 457-6711 5618 n. 14 th Ave. OPS- Sherman Elementary Custodial Engineer Mike Stone 444-5845 505 S. 15 th St. Omaha Police Department Crime Lab Cassandra Smith 342-6197 1941 S. 42nd St Suite 430 White's Counseling & Consulting Agency Counseling Diona Travis 451-8397 4924 Ames Ave. Noon's Beauty Salon Cosmetologist Larose Beasley 451-9877 2505 N. 24 th St La Rose's Beauty Academy Cosmetologist Ext. 1008 800-434-2214 8516 Park Dr. Xenon International Cosmetologist   561-9264 5360 1/2 Sorenson Pkwy Salon Sofisticate Cosmetologist Leslie Tapley 451-7951 50 th & Ames Top Salon Cosmetologist Shelly Cunningham 553-6800 7021 Maple St/ Tatumn & Co. Cosmetologist Ramada Hurst 397-7111 7400 Dodge St Regis Hair Salon Cosmetologist Mrs .Carlson 390-0824 1849 N. 73 rd St. EQ College of Hair Design Cosmetologist Scott McCaig 393-2933 2819 S. 125 th Ave Capitol School Of Hairstyling Cosmetologist Candy Duley 493-3221 727 N. 120 th Alexanders Hair Artistry Cosmetologist Paula Butler 455-5362 3010 N. 24 th St Artists Beauty Salon Cosmetologist Margo Erickson 444-5189 1819 Farnam St. Rm 300 Mayor's Office City of Omaha Correspondent Secretary   Meredith Wilkes Suite 1400 One Central Park 341-3070 McGrath, North Mullun & Krate Corporate Lawyer   977-4500 3921 Mason St. Kiewitt Construction Construction Manager Tom Lang 330-0880 1270 S. 119 th Ct. Laughlin Construction, Co. Construction Engineering Brent Deford 598-4310 5503 Wirt St Deford Construction Construction Rodger Hoge 895-6666 14012 Giles Rd U.,S. Asphalt Construction Edd Bass 299-0498 6754 Evans St. Total Construction Construction Greg Kuchera 553-6531 4000 Grant St. Whitney Construction Construction Tom Nicholson 330-7475 2208 Pratt Ave. Bellevue Oakview Construction Construction Kevin Schaffer 895-3733 4629 S. 136 th St. Millard Drywall Supple Construction Timothy Donovan 342-2810 1112 N. 13 th St 68103 Lund-Ross construction Construction Brent Deford 453-2751 5003 Wirt St Deford Construction Construction Brian Fisher 734-3698 4512 S. 63 rd St Best Choice Painting Construction   1-800-228-3628 2020 s. 156 th Circle Scantron Service Group Computer Service Judy Morse 636-3823 444 S. 16 th St. Mall O.P.P.D Computer Programming   Bill Reich 42 & Dewey Ave NHS-Clarkson Hospital Computer Programming   Craig Ellison 1620 Dodge St. First National Bank of Omaha Computer Programming   Curtis Payne 6855 Pacific First Data Resource Computer Programming   Gary O'Brien 20 th & California Epsen Hillmer Graphics Co. Computer Graphic Designer   Dr. Chen 67 th & Pacific UNO Computer Engineering     4242 Farnam Suite 650 Dr. Bdg N 552-6378 Tracy Pointer Internal Medicine Associates Computer Engineering   Nadine Possehl 118 S. 19 th St. AIM Institute Computer Engineer   933-3000 11505 w. Dodge Rd Cox Computer Downloader Melanie Griffiths 392-8326 10250 Regency Circle Kirkpatick Pettis Computer Communications Jeff Leazendy 345-1500 2525 Leavenworth Paragon Printing Computer Art   James Lathan 8505 N. 81 st Ave Qwest Computer Warren Hall 393-0332 1125 S. 103rd St The Hartford- Intn'l Agribusiness Group Computer   John Dougherty 1819 Farnam Douglas County Court House Clerk Magistrate   Karen Merrill 3100 S. 61 st Ave Metropolitan Utilities District Clerk Patrick Burt 558-6212 5151 N.W. Radial Hwy Bethany Lutheran Church Clergy   Pastor John Alford 11607 M. Cir. Faith Evangical Free Church Clergy   Joe Darago 404 S. 108 th Ave Christ Community Church Clergy   Jerry Schneider 592-1160 Schneider Stuctural Engineering Co. 5634 S. 85 th St Civil Engineering Lori Jensen 354-6960 515 S 25 th St. Richard Young Center Child Psychology Ann Sayles 453-6363 2111 Emmett Christ Child Child Care Candy Stock 334-7770 13611 B St. Midwest Laboratories Chemistry Dave Lewis 733-3200 4111 Gibson Rd Zeneca, Inc.Ag Products Chemical Engineer Delana Givens 595-3963   Substance Abuse Treatment For Offenders Chemical Dependence Counselor Linda Wagoner 496-3000 120 th Fort Erin Court Catering Chef/caterer Linda Jones 393-8783 11039 Elm St Garden Café' Chef Marlin Simpson 345-8980 1022 Howard St. V. Mertz Chef Anthony 331-7575 7223 F. St. Anthony's Chef Kathleen Smith 556-2326 5018 Underwood Special Occasions Caterer 330-2055 Diana Gardner 10842 Farnam GreyHound Telephone Information Center Call Center Manager Fred Nemitz 578-4538 17504 Storage Road Sunshine Lawns Business Owner   Karen King 5425 &quot;L&quot; Str Village Inn Business Manager   Heather Presiter 8920 Fort St Runza Restaurant Business Manager   Rich Warren 102 nd Dodge Westroads Mall Business Management   Kristen Kanger 33 rd and Dodge Mutual Of Omaha Business Management   Tom Green 7850 I Str Hill Brothers Transportation Business Administration   khy Medlock 33 rd & Dodge Mutual Of Omaha Business Jeremiah McGhee 451-6241 4460 Redman Ave New Creations Business   Cory Magers 910 N. 96 th St AAA Nebraska Business   Steve Gustafson   Kemper Securities Brokerage Firm Liz Adams 561-2000 5010 Underwood Ave. KGOR Broadcasting   Heath Headstrom 11128 John Galt Blvd ste 192 898-5373 KSRZ-Fm Broadcasting   Cassandra Butler 2665 Douglas St. KETV Broadcasting   Pamela Jones 2665 Douglas St KETV-& Broadcast Journalism Dr. Joe Knezetic 280-2511 2500 California Plz Creighton University Biomedical Science Lamar Avant 451-1442 4828 Ames Ave Alisha's Complete Beauty Barber Brian Newman 453-8255 4507 N 65 th St The Barber Shop Barber   777-8965 6855 Pacific St First Data Card Service Group Banking Joan Finn 551-4310 6015 NW. Radial Great Western Banking Cindy Ferrel 554-5726 4501 Dodge St. Commercial Federal Banking Thomas Golson 451-7413 P.O. Box 19192 One Stone, Inc. Aviation Chet Dreesen 734-4450 1303 Fort Crook Rd Certified Transmission Auto Repair Scott Fletcher 334-1000   Scott Fletcher Auto Mechanic Mark Nielson 553-9459 6535 Blondo St. Blondo Service Center Auto Mechanic James Downs N/A 9002 W. Center Rd Amoco Auto Mechanic Raymond Dominguez 571-8801 3433 N. 72 nd St Atchley Ford Auto Industry   345-6433 3229 S. 24 th st. Motor West Auto Dealer Larry Frost 553-1040 6132 1/2 Military Ave. Triangle Body Shop Auto Body Jim Jensen 571-5348 4827 N. 90 th St Silver Hammer Auto Body Scott Stevenson 551-9818 2832 N. 70 th Ave P-S Auto Body Shop Auto Body Mark Krezmien 331-0520   Don & Ron's Car Star Collison Center 5329 S. 70 th St. Auto Body Mark Schumacher 572-0200 9630 Redick Ave. Dave's Auto Body Co. Auto Body   390-9000 9290 W. Dodge Rd. Ste 403 Hauptman, O'brien, Wolf & Lathrop Attorney Tom Kangier 444-7040 17 th & Farnam Douglas County Attorney's Office Attorney 554-3721 Mr. Krieglier   UNO Astronomy Roy Bertch 341-4330 701 Abbott Dr Trifinery Omaha Terminal, Inc. Asphalt Cheri Lund 341-7130   Bemis Project Artist/ Painter/Sculptor Littleton Alston 280-2428 Sculpture Dept. Creighton University Art Sf.Sgt. Marsha Bezrtczyk 453-2071 5076 Ames Ave. U.S. Army Recruiting Station Army David Beringer 391-2211 8420 W. Dodge Rd. Zenon, Beringer, Mabrey Partners Architecture John Armknecht 330-5555 14685 California St. Stanley J. How & Associates Architecture Frenk Comisar 493-4800 1044 N. 115 th St. Ste. 300 Schemmer & Associates Architecture Randy Palandri 551-3400 5013 Underwood Ave. Savage, Findley, Palandri & Ling Architecture John Sova 392-0133 8805 Indian Hills Dr. RDG. Schutte, Wilson, Birge, Inc. Architecture Donald Prochaska 334-0755 11317 Chicago Cir. Prochaska & Associates Architecture Mike Armstrong 391-8111 8600 Indian Hills Dr. Leo A. Daly Architecture Kenneth Hahn 391-2111 1343 S. 75 th St. Kenneth Hahn Architects, Inc. Architecture Jack Jackson 391-3999 1905 N. 81 st . St Jackson & Jackson Associates Architecture Paul Jeffrey 345-3060 1209 Harney St. Ste 400 Bahr, Vermeer & Haecker Architects Architecture Negil McPherson Jr. 399-1000 8404 Indian Hills Dr. HDR, Inc. Architecture Mike Lawyers 399-1109 8404 Indian Hills Dr. HDR, Inc. Architecture IvanVrsika 390-9300 9300 Underwood Ave APA Architects Architecture Stephen Reynolds 554-2902 4822 Dodge St. UNO/ Bethsida Excuvations Project Archeology John Bozell 1800-833-6747 P.O. 82554, Lincoln, Ne. Nebraska State Historical Society Archaeology/ Anthropology Kim Nguyen 596-8668 7706 &quot;I&quot; Plaza International Nutrition Animal Nutrition Deane Stevens 596-1200 5955 S. 90 th St. Oriental Trading Advertising Art Mark Lanham 341-4807 1650 Farnam St. Scott Anderson Group Advertising Pam Hagan 455-9115 9615 Ida St. Heartland Communications Administrative Assistant Bradley Buechler 351-6614 Mutual Of Omaha Plaza Mutual Of Omaha Actuary Nhung Tran 449-4000 601 N. 30 th St. St. Joseph Hospital Accounting Billie Paap 636-3682 444 S. 16 th St Mall OPPD Accounting Lisa Rezac   1501 Two Central Park Plaza Suite 15 KPMG LLP Accounting Angela Behounek 697-0701 10838 Old Mill Rd Jacobson Helgoth Consultants Accounting Cheri Brown 691-8711 3644 S. 138 th St. The Perfect Game Accounting Marily Croms 348-0123 1700 Farnam St. Arthur Anderson Accounting Firm Accounting Margie Heller 399-5566 8990 W. Dodge Rd Suite 320 American National Corporation Accounting Tom Green 633-6370 11414 W. Center Rd. AAA Business Service Inc. Accounting Contact Person Business # Business Address Name of Business Career interest
  6. 6. STEP 2: Greeting <ul><li>&quot;Hello. My name is ______________. I am a senior at Benson High School. I am considering a career as a ____ and would like to visit your business. May I please speak to the person who can authorize such a visit?&quot; </li></ul>
  7. 7. STEP 3: Establish Contact <ul><li>You may be immediately transferred to someone who can authorize such a visit, or you may be transferred several times. Do not despair, be polite and be ready to repeat your request. Ask to whom you will be transferred to and try to acknowledge the next person you speak to by name. When you speak with the person who can arrange a shadow, continue with step 4. </li></ul>
  8. 8. STEP 4: Make the Request <ul><li>&quot;Hello, Mr./Ms. __________. My name is ___________. I am a senior at Benson High School and I am considering a career as a ___________ (state occupational title). May I visit with your business to shadow a ___________ (state occupational title) for one or two hours on Thursday, November 6th, 2008. </li></ul>
  9. 9. STEP 5: Negotiate a time for your visit. <ul><li>Let the person know that you are flexible regarding the amount of time you need for the shadowing experience. Usually 1-2 hours is sufficient. </li></ul>
  10. 10. BE SURE TO ...   <ul><li>Obtain the name of the person you need to contact on arrival </li></ul><ul><li>Confirm the business address </li></ul><ul><li>Know the time and date for the shadow </li></ul><ul><li>Know where to meet your contact </li></ul><ul><li>Find out where you can park </li></ul>
  11. 11. STEP 6: Questions to Ask <ul><li>Refer to the list of suggested questions in this website to answer before the shadow is over. Add any questions you wish to ask. </li></ul>
  12. 12. QUESTIONS FOR CAREER SHADOWS: <ul><li>What are the entry-level requirements for a career in this particular job?  </li></ul><ul><li>What skills, aptitude, or characteristics would you look for in a person to fill this particular job? </li></ul><ul><li>What attitude or characteristics would be inappropriate for a person to be working in this position? </li></ul><ul><li>If either experience or education is a prerequisite for the position, could the other fulfill that particular requirement? (Example: could 1 year of customer service experience fulfill 1 year of education?) </li></ul><ul><li>Does this organization provide any type of employee training? </li></ul><ul><li>If hired, what would the training be like? </li></ul><ul><li>How rapidly could advancement occur? Under what conditions? </li></ul>
  13. 13. QUESTIONS FOR CAREER SHADOWS (continued) <ul><li>What are the working conditions and hours? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you have any type of internship program? </li></ul><ul><li>What are some jobs from entry-level positions to mid-level positions? </li></ul><ul><li>Is there any mobility involved either in the entry-level position or travel involved as part of the job? </li></ul><ul><li>What benefits are available to employees? </li></ul><ul><li>What other jobs would be available for someone in this career?  </li></ul><ul><li>What advice would you give to someone starting out in this career? </li></ul>
  14. 14. STEP 7: Dress Code <ul><li>Be clean and neat. </li></ul><ul><li>Try to match the dress code of the business: </li></ul><ul><li>1) Business (tie, suit, dress if female) </li></ul><ul><li>2) Business Casual (dress shirt, polo) </li></ul><ul><li>3) Casual (school dress code) </li></ul>
  15. 15. STEP 8: Arrive Early <ul><li>Arrive 10-15 minutes early and be prepared to wait. Make sure you smile and demonstrate lots of enthusiasm. Ask questions! Write down the names and titles of all of the people you spend time with during that day. </li></ul>
  16. 16. STEP 9: Apply <ul><li>If you think you would like working for that company, ask to fill out an application before you leave. </li></ul>
  17. 17. STEP 10: Thank you Note <ul><li>Send a thank you note to the manager for allowing you to job shadow. Send thank you notes to the people you spent time with as well. Before mailing the thank you notes, have an adult you respect look them over for you. NOTE: If you have any new questions which were not answered during the job shadowing experience feel free to ask them in the thank you note. </li></ul>
  18. 18. STEP 11: Follow Up <ul><li>If you completed an application and do not hear from the company regarding your application within one week, call the manager, or person you shadowed, to see if you are being considered. Be sure to thank them for their time. </li></ul>
  19. 19. WEB Assignment <ul><li>Please fill out and return the salmon colored form to your WEB teachers by Oct 17 </li></ul><ul><li>Completed forms will be put into a drawing for $20 </li></ul><ul><li>Seniors who do not complete and turn in the paperwork will receive an unverified absence for the day. </li></ul>