wednesdays, june and july, 2022
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Main library at goodwood
room 102, 1st floor
After a long COVID break, it’s back by popular demand: Presenting our fourth annual Cool Careers Summer Series! This career exploration series gives teens and young adults the chance to speak to experts about different in-demand career paths – what the job is really like, the advantages and disadvantages, and the best ways to break into that industry. Below is the complete schedule of events:
Registration required. Call 225-231-3733, or register online by clicking on the links below.
June 1: Careers in Emergency and Rescue, featuring the American Red Cross, Dawn Moreau from the Army National Guard, and Brian Cowart from Acadian Ambulance. Details and registration here.
June 8: Careers in Forensic Science, featuring the LSU Forensic Anthropology and Computer Enhancement (FACES) lab. Details and registration here.
June 15: Careers in Construction and Skilled Trades, featuring EJ Scott Construction and Bryan Gerace from Turner Industries. Details and registration here.
June 22: Careers in Healthcare, featuring Jamie McClung from Propel America and Kristen Glascock from Delta Physical Therapy. Details and registration here.
June 29: Careers for Young Entrepreneurs, featuring local entrepreneurs Candace Temple and Mya Parker. Details and registration here.
July 6: Careers in Finance and Accounting, featuring Barbara Baughman from the East Baton Rouge Parish Finance Department. Details and registration here.
July 13: Careers in Aquatic Transportation and Logistics, featuring Keith Theriot of Weber Marine and SCF Towing. Details and registration here.
July 20: Overcoming Overthinking: How to Manage Stress for Teens, featuring Tanya Essien of Hope Central. Details and registration here.
July 27: Career Planning: Find the Perfect Career Fit, featuring Tanya Essien of Hope Central. Details and registration here.