2018 Professional Development

Series Schedule

 

[ Updated as of March 17, 2018. Schedule subject to change. ]

 

11am-12pm
Training Topic: “Turning Your Internship or Management Trainee Program Into a Career”
Trainer: Enterprise Rent-a-Car
Concourse Hall Meeting Room: 406 A

11am-12pm
Training Topic: “Understanding the HR Process…A-Z”
Trainer: Jorge Castillo, City of Carson – Human Resources Manager
Concourse Hall Meeting Room: 406 B

11am-12pm
Training Topic: “The Power of Networking as an Intern & Young Professional”
Trainer: Justin Lacey, Merrill Lynch – Financial Advisor
Concourse Hall Meeting Room: 404 B

11am-12pm
Training Topic: “The 4 Ps for a Successful Internship”
Trainer: Jonathan DeCuir, SEP Resource Group, Inc. – CEO
Concourse Hall Meeting Room: 407

11am-12pm
Panel Discussion A – Topic: “The Successful Journey from Internship to Leadership: What it Takes From Various Perspectives”
Concourse Hall Meeting Room: 404 A
Moderator: Kiaundra Jackson, KW Couples’ Therapy – Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Panelists:
Rian Brooks, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles – Lead Talent Acquisition Consultant
Janice Potzmann, CSUN – Career Center Assistant Director
Kristen Cooper, 20th Century Fox – Talent Acquisition, Associate Manager
Christine Simmons, Los Angeles Sparks – President & Chief Operations Offer
John Mina, County of LA Human Resources Dept – Manager
Karen A. Clark, City National Bank, Senior Vice President of Marketing

12pm-1pm
Panel Discussion B – Topic: “The Successful Journey from Internship to Leadership: What it Takes From Various Perspectives”
Concourse Hall Meeting Room: 404 A
Moderator: Stacey Gordon, Rework Work – Chief Executive Officer
Panelists:
The Honorable Gary Hardie, Lynwood Unified School District – Member, Board of Education
Mona Clayton, Nurses 2 Rock Pub – CEO
Capri Maddox, L.A. City Attorney’s Office – Special Assistant City Attorney
Dr. Vanessa Tyson, Scripps College – Assistant Professor
Eric Bates, California Office of the Inspector General – Special Assistant Inspector General
Dulce Ramirez, Cal State Student Association, Education & Social Equity Officer

12pm-1pm
Panel Discussion C – Topic: “The Successful Journey from Internship to Leadership: What it Takes From Various Perspectives”
Concourse Hall Meeting Room: 404 B
Moderator: Farzana Nayani, Manazil Management, LLC – Chief Executive Officer
Panelists (Author, Speaker, Mental Health Clinician):
Eric Boyd, Santa Anita Family YMCA – Executive Director
Evette Riverra, FBI – Special Agent
Taylor Campell, Contextual Strategy – Owner (Former White House Director of Innovation)
Angelina Jimenez, Sony Pictures Entertainment – Manager, Global Talent Acquisitions
Dr. John Twichell, University of Miami – Lecturer / Program Coordinator, ASPIRE
Dr. Dina Mouris, UCR, Graduate Career Center – Manager of Internship Programs

12pm-1pm
Training Topic: “How Effectively Giving & Receiving Professional Feedback Impacts Your Internship & Professional Experience”
Trainer: Kiaundra Jackson, KW Couples’ Therapy – Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Concourse Hall Meeting Room: 406 A

12pm-1pm
Training Topic: “Understanding the HR Process…A-Z”
Trainer: Jorge Castillo, City of Carson – Human Resources Manager
Concourse Hall Meeting Room: 406 B

1pm-2pm
Group A: “Compelling Stories of Inspiration: Ordinary People, Doing Extraordinary Things Ted Talk Series”
Concourse Hall Meeting Room: 404 A
Moderator: Stacey Gordon, Rework Work – Chief Executive Officer
Presenters:
The Honorable Kelvin Filer, County of Los Angeles – Superior Court Judge
The Honorable Cedric Hicks, City of Carson – Councilmember
Toni Jaramilla, Toni Jaramilla, A Professional Law Corporation – Attorney at Law
The Honorable Darren Parker, California Democratic Party – African-American Caucus Chair
Gloria Gray, Metropolitan Water District – Vice Chair
George Gibbs, UPS – West Region Community Affairs Manager

1pm-2pm
Group B: “Compelling Stories of Inspiration: Ordinary People, Doing Extraordinary Things Ted Talk Series”
Concourse Hall Meeting Room: 404 B
Moderator: Farzana Nayani, Manazil Management, LLC – Chief Executive Officer
Presenters:
Alene Harris, National Congress of Black Women – Chair, Los Angeles Chapter
Suzanne Coston, dePasse Jones Entertainment – Senior Vice President
Nate Thomas, CSUN – Chair, Cinema & Television Arts Dept.
Sophia Biggs, POWER 106 FM – Digital Content Producer
Dr. Clarence Monteclaro, Wilmington Family Health Center – Lead Physician
Justin Tandingan, Teach for America – Managing Director / Southern CA Recruitment

1pm-2pm
Panel Discussion Topic: “Hear From the Interns: We Got Our Turn….Its Your Turn Intern”
Moderator: Jorge Castillo, City of Carson – Human Resources Manager
Concourse Hall Meeting Room: 406 A

1pm-2pm
Training Topic: “The Power of Networking as an Intern & Young Professional”
Trainer: Justin Lacey, Merrill Lynch – Financial Advisor
Concourse Hall Meeting Room: 406 B

1pm-2pm
Training Topic: “The Business of You: The Entrepreneurial-Minded Intern”
Trainers: AnG​èle Cade, Executive On the Go – CEO &
Kiahnna Patton, CALE Now! – Executive Director
Concourse Hall Meeting Room: 407

2pm-3pm
Training Topic: “Creating a Winning Linkedin Profile as a Prospective Intern & Young Professional”
Trainer: Yeneba Smith, Pepperdine University – Industry Specialist, Career Center
Concourse Hall Meeting Room: 406 A

2pm-3pm
Training Topic: “Finding the Right Talent for the Job Means Finding the Right Job for the Talent”
Trainer: Stacey Gordon, Rework Work – Chief Executive Officer
Concourse Hall Meeting Room: 404 A

2pm-3pm
Training Topic: “Developing Your Brand from Intern to Professional: How it Works”
Trainer: Farzana Nayani, Manazil Management, LLC – Chief Executive Officer
Concourse Hall Meeting Room: 404 B

2pm-3pm
Training Topic: “The Benefits of Interning for a Nonprofit”
Trainers: AnG​èle Cade, Executive On the Go – CEO &
Kiahnna Patton, CALE Now! – Executive Director
Concourse Hall Meeting Room: 407

3pm-4pm
Training Topic: “The 4 P’s for a Successful Internship”
Trainer: Jonathan DeCuir, SEP Resource Group, Inc. – CEO
Concourse Hall Meeting Room: 407

3pm-4pm
Training Topic: “Retaining Your Internship By Understanding & Effectively Managing Workplace Dispute Resolution”
Trainer: Asian Pacific American Dispute Resolution Center – Executive Director
Concourse Hall Meeting Room: 406 A