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    Important Career Day Information

    Career Day is almost here! It will take place this Friday, February 2, from 8:35 until 12:00. Lunch will be from 12:00 to 12:35 with a unit recovery day schedule to follow. 

     

    On Friday morning, students will report to their first period class for attendance. After attendance, they will be directed to one of the presentation rooms (rooms are assigned by advisory groups). The S3s will start in the library, the S2s in the Music room, the S1s in the Cafeteria and the S4s will begin in the Film room. Students will rotate between the hours of 8:35 and 11:50. Rotation order goes as follows: First the Library followed by the Music room followed by the Cafeteria followed by the Film room and from the Film Room students will go to the Library.

     

                                                                    SCHEDULE

                             12 minutes maximum for each presentation followed by a

                                                                     brief Q&A

     

    SCHEDULE & PRESENTING TIMES:

    8:35-8:50

    8:50-9:05

    9:05-9:20

    Break for 5 minutes

    9:25-9:40

    9:40-9:55

    9:55-10:10

    Break for 5 minutes

    10:15-10:30

    10:30-10:45

    10:45-11:00

    Break for 5 minutes

    11:05-11:20

    11:20-11:35

    11:35-11:50

    Meet in Library to finish up and take a photo

     

    Below you will see the list of presenters and to which room they are assigned.

     

    Library

    Entrepreneur - Seref Yigit

    Pilot – Doug Ward

    Urologist – Dr. Daniels

    Music Room 212-Muccino

    Filmmaker - Nausheen Ishtiaq-Chen

    University Professor- Mr. Raymond

    Software engineer- AI. Liang

    Cafeteria

    Teacher - Greg Bermont

    Marketing Communications - Carol Quinn

    Plastic Surgeons – Mr. Zhu, Mrs. Lei

    Film Room 211-Weinman

    Yoga Instructor - Jolene Zeng

    University Professor- Mr. Xia

    Software engineer-Trond Eilertsen

     

    Sessions

    Session #1 Start 8:35

    Presenter #1- 8:35-8:50

    Presenter #2- 8:50-9:05

    Presenter #3- 9:05-9:20

    Passing Time 5 Minutes

    Session #2 Start 9:25

    Presenter #1- 9:25-9:40

    Presenter #2- 9:40-9:55

    Presenter #3- 9:55-10:10

    Passing Time 5 Minutes

    Session #3 Start 10:15

    Presenter #1- 10:15-10:30

    Presenter #2- 10:30-10:45

    Presenter #3- 10:45-11:00

    Passing Time 5 Minutes

    Session #4 Start 11:05

    Presenter #1- 11:05-11:20

    Presenter #2- 11:20-11:35

    Presenter #3- 11:35-11:50

    Passing Time 5 Minutes

     

    Library

     

     

    S3

    S3

    S3

     

     

     

     

     

    S4

    S4

    S4

     

     

     

     

     

    S1

    S1

    S1

     

     

     

     

     

    S2

    S2

    S2

     

    Music Room 212

     

     

    S2

    S2

    S2

     

     

     

     

     

    S3

    S3

    S3

     

     

     

     

     

    S4

    S4

    S4

     

     

     

     

     

    S1

    S1

    S1

     

     

     

    Cafeteria

     

     

    S1

    S1

    S1

     

     

     

     

     

    S2

    S2

    S2

     

     

     

     

     

    S3

    S3

    S3

     

     

     

     

     

    S4

    S4

    S4

     

     

     

    Film Room 211

     

     

    S4

    S4

    S4

     

     

     

     

     

    S1

    S1

    S1

     

     

     

     

     

    S2

    S2

    S2

     

     

     

     

     

    S3

    S3

    S3

     

     

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      Advisory Information to Share for Career Day

      Please see the documents here in order to better prepare students during advisory for Career Day!

       

      Students may scan the QR code here to access details of the speakers.

       

      Please encourage your advisory classes to develop at least 5 questions they would like to ask some of the presenters.

       

      The Advisory groups who have received gifts and thank you notes for the speakers, please have your students write 4 thank you notes to the speakers you have been assigned. Students could thank the presenters for coming and sharing with the students today. Or simply express why they are looking forward to this day. Make it feel warm and inviting! These gifts and thank you notes will be given to speakers after they have all finished speaking.

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      PRESENTERS

       

      Below you will see the list of presenters and to which room they are assigned.

       

      Library

      Entrepreneur - Seref Yigit

      Pilot – Doug Ward

      Urologist – Dr. Daniels

      Music Room 212-Muccino

      Filmmaker - Nausheen Ishtiaq-Chen

      University Professor- Mr. Raymond

      Software engineer- AI. Liang

      Cafeteria

      Psychologist - Greg Bermont

      Marketing Communications - Carol Quinn

      Plastic Surgeons – Mr. Zhu, Mrs. Lei

      Film Room 211-Weinman

      Yoga Instructor - Jolene Zeng

      University Professor- Mr. Xia

      Software engineer-Trond Eilertsen

       

       

      Please use the following biographical information to help students create questions during advisory period this Wednesday:

       

       

      CAREER DAY PRESENTERS

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

      Nausheen Ishtiaq-Chen is a filmmaker based in Shenzhen, originally from Karachi, Pakistan. She was an External Relations and PR manager at Procter & Gamble in a past life and went through a career change and went back to school to get her Masters in Media Studies from New York as a Fulbright scholar in 2013. She currently works as a director and producer for short films and commercial videos, and conducts filmmaking workshops for beginners. 

       

      Carol Quinn

      Born and raised in Hong Kong (British father, Chinese/Portuguese mother) – TCK Third Culture Kid

      Attended international school in Hong Kong

      Final two years of high school were spent at boarding school in the UK

      Studied Languages/Linguistics/Marketing at The University of Salford in the UK

      Married a Norwegian co-student and moved to Norway after graduation.

      Lived in Norway from 1986-2008.

      Worked for multinational corporations in senior management positions in

      sales, international key account management, product management and marketing communications (Telecoms and Environmental Industries)

      Moved to Shenzhen, China in 2008 to set up a technology company with Norwegian husband (Trond Eilertsen).

      Currently work as General Manager in this company (main areas of responsibility – Finance, Administration and Human Resource Management)

      Am also a freelance consultant in Language & Communication –  I run corporate training in local Chinese companies as well as do language and communication consultancy work for the Shenzhen Government.

      Looking forward to giving a talk about Marketing Communications.

       

       

       

      Jolene Zeng-

      From Shenzhen- a yoga instructor. I used to work for a design company.

       

      Trond Are Eilertsen
      Master of the curly brackets.
      Degree in electronics from University of Salford.
      30 years experience in the hi-tech industry.
      Developed systems and managed projects for many international companies.
      Participated in multiple start-ups.
      Currently running a design and engineering company developing touch display computers for use in industrial applications.

      BR Trond

       

      Greg Bermont arrived with his Great Dane, Max, in China January 20, 2014 as the first animal-assisted therapist in China to work with kids with Autism, dyslexia, ADHD, social-emotional issues and so on.  As a learning specialist, behavioral therapist, educational consultant and teacher, he has helped thousands of children and their families throughout China.  Also, as a Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator he is teaching strategies to parents to be the best they can be.   Today, Greg helps all types of students from various international and Chinese schools, on a daily basis, helping to make them be the best they can be

       

       regardless of any learning or social issue that may be an obstacle for them.  Greg’s philosophy is every student must be held to the highest levels, given proper strategies and tools, otherwise they will never know what they can achieve. 

       

      Seref Yigit

      was born in Turkey and finished his bachelor and master degrees in Beykent and Bahcesehir Universities in 2008.He was majored in Science and Philosophy. Based on the accumulations of research experiences of Chinese Culture, he won the scholarship offered by Chinese Embassy in Turkey and followed study PhD on Comparative Culture and Philosophy in Beijing/China

       

      Theoretically Sheref skilled in negotiating complex cross border cultural deals. Simulated for a long time but unfortunately somethings goes wrong and turned to business

       

       which is organize and establish of the strategic partnership between China and the Rest.

       

      Raymond- Uni Professor/Consultant

      30 years in kindergarten related career. Now working as a freelancer consulting for kindergarten products developments, government projects, management improvement projects etc. Also present talks to most cities in China. BAIDU.

       

       

      I worked for Microsoft for 19 years, developing Windows and MSN and I will be talking software and AI engineering career and etc.

      -Liang Yang

      My name is Michael A. Daniels and I am a Board Certified Urologist in solo practice in Philadelphia, PA.  I have run a surgical practice here for 22 years and before that I practiced in Dallas, TX at both The University of TX SW Medical Center VA Medical Center and private practice after finishing residency training in Dallas.  I am a graduate of Temple University Medical School in Philadelphia, PA in 1982.  For further information see attached CV.  I look forward to the career day presentation.

       

      Prof. Jun Xia grew up in China and graduated from Xiangya Medical School of Central South University. He then went to US for further training and obtained his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He subsequently joined the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology as a professor.