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Career Connections Day Tuesday May 12, 2015 8:30am to 1:30pm

The Rotary Club of Walnut Creek is offering an intimate setting at the Gardens at Heather Farms on May 12, 2015 with 9 mentors willing to mentor 3 people each, who are interested in pursuing careers in the catagory of the mentor. This is a matched pairing between mentors and students, so if you are interested, contact Jesse Smyres, who is this year's Vocation Director and also one of the 9 mentors who have volunteered their time.

This year, each of the mentors has their own schedule, and so if you sign up with them, they will tell you more about what they are offering. Here are the mentors who have volunteered

Karen Lile, Television/Radio/Mulit-Media programming and broadcast
Trudy Triner, Health care administration
Bob Romero, Small business
Rich Fleming, Real Estate
Dave Levien, Finance
Jesse Smyers, Real Estate Appraisal
Dess Benedetto, Estate Law
Cathy Durfee, Business Banking
Jonathan Bishop, Legal/Litigation
Tom Rockwell, CPA

See Jesse Smyre's Real Estate Appraiser Agenda for an example of a schedule provdide by one of the mentors.

If you are interested, please contact Jesse Smyers. It would be helpful if you can give your name, school, why you are interested in this mentorship opportunity.

Below is a video of former DVC students speaking about their mentors at the first DVC Career Connections Day in 2012

Rotary's Four-Way Test

A few of the speakers at the Rotary luncheon will talk about the 4 Way Ethics Test and how they used it in their vocation. The four way test consists of 4 questions:

1. Is it the truth?
2. Is it fair to all concerned?
3. Will it build goodwill and better friendships?
4. Will it be beneficial to all concerned?

Rotary's Four-Way Test

A few of the speakers at the Rotary luncheon will talk about the 4 Way Ethics Test and how they used it in their vocation. The four way test consists of 4 questions:

1. Is it the truth?
2. Is it fair to all concerned?
3. Will it build goodwill and better friendships?
4. Will it be beneficial to all concerned?