Non-Traditional Careers

4th Annual - Non Traditional Careers for Women - January 26, 2016

Over 100 students, teachers, and employees came to Cerritos College Non-Traditional Career Day - Women in Engineering Panel from an array of high schools from the greater Los Angeles area. Attendees came from John Glenn High School, Firebaugh High School, Nellie L. Waite Middle School, Stauffer Middle School,  ABC USD, Orange Coast College, Cerritos College, SELACO WDB.        

Students from Stauffer Middle School      

-Michelle Campos, Maya Garcia, Taylor Stephens from Stauffer Middle School

 

The event had 6 Women in Engeering presenting to the students. Students were also able to particpate in a Q&A. 

 

Panelists:

Evelyn Cortez-Davis

Manager of Special Projects and Groundwater Planning

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

Rhonda Diabachi

Co-Founder & CFO, Noribachi

Mary-Ellen Esquer

Civil Engineer/Design Manager

Carollo Engineers

Sandhya Jetti

Sr. Electrical Engineer

Enerpro, Inc.

Viridiana Hernandez

Field Sales Presentative and Engineering Design team member

Con-Tech Plastics

M.K. (Val) Lerma, P.E.

Engineering Manager, InterACT an ACTEON Company

 

3nd Annual - Non Traditional Careers for Women - April 24, 2015

Over 800 students came to Cerritos College Non-Traditional Career Day from an array of high schools from the greater Los Angeles area. Every year, Senior Preview Day introduces high school seniors to Cerritos College's academic and career technical education programs, student services, student life and athletic programs. The event showcases Cerritos College and presents signature programs and viable post-secondary options to high school seniors. "This year we nearly tripled the size of our exhibit fair with 50 different areas represented including automotive, cosmetology and administration of justice. We are always excited to showcase our campus to high school seniors and counselors," said Shirley Arceo, coordinator of school relations who orchestrated the event.

Students were able to tour the 'Non Traditional Careers' for Men and Women in Automotive, Cosmetology/Esthetician, Machine Tool Technology, Plastics, and Nursing.

2nd Annual - Non Traditional Careers for Men - April 24, 2014

Over 800 students came to Cerritos College Non-Traditional Career Day from an array of high schools from the greater Los Angeles area. Every year, Senior Preview Day introduces high school seniors to Cerritos College's academic and career technical education programs, student services, student life and athletic programs. The event showcases Cerritos College and presents signature programs and viable post-secondary options to high school seniors. "This year we nearly tripled the size of our exhibit fair with 50 different areas represented including automotive, cosmetology and administration of justice. We are always excited to showcase our campus to high school seniors and counselors," said Shirley Arceo, coordinator of school relations who orchestrated the event.

Students were able to tour the 'Non Traditional Careers' for Men and Women in Automotive, Cosmetology/Esthetician, Machine Tool Technology, Plastics, and Nursing.

 

2nd Annual - Non Traditional Careers for Women - February 21, 2014

Lynn Shaw, Professor of Electrical Technology at Long Beach City College (LBCC) and the Founder and President of the Board of Directors for WINTER (Women In Non Traditional Employment Roles) was the Keynote Speaker. Other speakers dicussed the fields of: Computer & Information Science (CIS), Engineering, and Plastics/Composites. Demonstrations were conducted by:The Laborers Union, Iron Workers 416, SME, and Woodworking. High School females in neighboring school dsitricts interested in learning about Non-Traditional Careers attended the event.

1st Annual - Non Traditional Careers for Men - October 25, 2013

Jude Alcala, Emmy Award Winner and Cerritos College Cosmetology Alumni was the Keynote Speaker. He discussed his passion for the Cosmetology industry and how his work lead to an Emmy win.

High School males from the neighboring school districts attended event and learned about Non-Traditional Careers.

1st Annual - Non Traditional Careers for Women - April 26, 2013

For this first conference, students were able to see demonstration from a female student performing a gas tungsten arc welding aerospace aluminum demonstration and another one performing plasma cutting! Other demonstrations included plastics and composites and engineering design technology. Seventy young females from surrounding school districts participated in the event!