April 14, 2010 -- Google, Radio Execs & Career Experts to Help Students "Discover Their Future" and Succeed in Global Economy
Greenwich, CT, April 14, 2010 – Some 50 students who want to achieve success in their careers and life will get a jump start at the “Discover Your Future” event held on Saturday, May 1st, by SuperFutures.org.
The students, all from high schools in the Connecticut and New York areas, will be led through interactive games and working sessions designed to help them discover their college major and career options and learn strategies – including entrepreneurial thinking -- for success in a competitive, global economy. Students will examine the fears and stress they experience today, take a career diagnostic, and leave with a Career Action Plan to begin to proactively and confidently build for a successful future. The program concludes with parents joining in to hear from a Google executive.
What:“Discover Your Future” seminar
Where:Fairfield University, Connecticut
Building: Bannow Room #167
1073 North Benson Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824
When:May 1, 2010, 9am-2pm
Note: A similar seminar is available to the public on September 25, 2010.
9:00 a.m.“What I Wish I Knew”, Dick Ferguson, former Chief Operating Officer of Cox Radio and Board Member, National Association of Broadcasters, shares how a one-time C student discovered his passion early and went on to become one of America’s top radio executives.
9:30“Visualize Your Future,” Jennifer Openshaw, CEO, SuperFutures, author, national commentator (Dow Jones, ABC Radio, Oprah)
10:00“Stranded on a Desert Island” – Career & Self Exploration with Master Career Counselor Tara B. Malone
10:30“Let’s Make a Deal” Take the Career Diagnostic - Discover Your Passions through a Game of Cards
11:30 “What’s Out There For Me” -- Explore the World of Work By Investigating Your Career Options
12:30Careers of the Future – What Are the Hottest Industries and Careers for Young People? Jen Tells You
1:00Create Your Career Action Plan – With Tara
1:30Parents & Teens “Google” with Google’s Sean Harvey --An Insider’s Look into One of America’s Top Global Companies: Five Tips to Getting Hired at Google and How Entrepreneurial Thinking Can Drive Your Success
SuperFutures.org’s mission is to help students answer: What do I want to be when I grow up and how do I get there? It offers coaching and classes, including “Discover Your Future” seminars featuring Google execs and career coaches and a signature summer Global Leader Program at the United Nations.
Additional programs for students nationwide will be coming soon. To get notified, go here or, for text tips, here. For more information, visit www.superfutures.org or http://twitter.com/superfutures.org.
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