NAF’s Virtual Guest Speaker Series Brings Career Exploration Right to your Screen

Stefani Falkowski
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June 12, 2020

There is so much you can learn about what kind of job you’ll want to pursue from those who have gone through it before you.

Having the chance to hear from experienced professionals can open your mind to the many different career options available to you, the skills you’ll need to be successful, and what steps you can take to kickstart your career.

NAF volunteers from a variety of industries and backgrounds are sharing their career stories and advice and you can watch them all right from home! NAF’s Virtual Guest Speaker Series is a great way to continue learning wherever you are, whatever stage of career exploration you’re in. You can browse by industry below or watch them all!

Interested in Business & Finance

The world of business and finance offers a wide variety of exciting careers. From accounting to management, to sales, and so much in between, companies always need business and finance professionals to stay competitive in the global market. Whether you know which path you’d like to take or you’re just starting to explore business and finance, check out what our Virtual Guest Speakers have to say about what they most find exciting about their jobs, what challenges they’ve had to overcome, and what students can do to prepare for a career in their field.

Interested in Information Technology

Information Technology careers can be found in almost every industry and best of all, these jobs are projected to grow 12% by 2028. If you’re passionate about technology, computer science, or even artificial intelligence, it’s a great time to enter this field. Listen to our Virtual Guest Speakers talk about the skills and education you’ll need to be successful, how they got into this line of work, and where they think their industry will be in five to ten years.

Interested in Engineering

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, engineers make the highest average starting salary. These highly paid professionals can specialize in a variety of different fields like civil, mechanical, or software engineering. So if you’re curious about a career in engineering, hear from our Virtual Guest Speakers on how they’re tasked with solving real-world problems and what a typical day looks like for an engineer.

If you’re up for more exploring, we have Virtual Guest Speakers from a variety of industries and careers sharing their best career advice on our YouTube channel. Listen to attorneys, HR professionals, and authors discuss their careers journeys and best industry tips.

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Stefani Falkowski is the Digital Marketing Manager at NAF. She's passionate about universal access to education and giving a platform to students across the country doing incredible things. Stefani writes about workforce development, career building, and the impact of the NAF network.