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  • Yoga Instructor
    with Leigha Butler and Courtney Omernick - September 29, 2013
    With the lives of Americans becoming busier and busier, yoga is not only a great stress reliever, but it's also a great career path. In this episode of "I want to be a," Courtney Omernick sits down with Leigha Butler from The Yoga House to discuss what it's like being an instructor and how she got there.
  • Radio Personality
    with Kidd O'Shea and Courtney Omernick - September 16, 2013
    They're the voice that we hear every morning on our drive to work, and whether they're reporting weather, news, traffic, or playing our favorite song, a radio personality is somewhat of a mini celebrity in their local community. In this episode of "I Want to Be a," Courtney Omernick sits down with Kidd O'Shea from 99.1 WMYX to discuss his background as a radio personality, what attracted him to the position, and what he likes...
  • College Professor
    with Mimi Czarnik and Cady Chesney - September 16, 2013
    College is a life-changing experience for teenagers and mature students alike. College professors are an integral piece of the student's development as an academic, and as an individual. We're sitting down with Mimi Czarnik from Alverno College to discuss what one needs to do to become a college professor.
  • Surveyor (Pt. 1)
    with Curt Sumner and Tim Muma - September 15, 2013
    Land and space is valuable in any city, so it's important that the available amount, geographic breakdown, and legal aspects are all understood. Surveyors play a huge role in determining the most effective, efficient and practical ways to utilize these areas. Curt Sumner, a licensed surveyor and the executive director of the National Society of Professional Surveyors, talks with Tim Muma about the vital aspects of this profess...
  • Surveyor (Pt. 2)
    with Curt Sumner and Tim Muma - September 15, 2013
    Tim Muma continues his conversation with Curt Sumner, a licensed surveyor and the executive director of the National Society of Professional Survyors. They discuss the education side of the ledger, including internships and continuing one's education throughout his or her career.
  • Astronaut (Pt. 1)
    with Rick Hauck and Tim Muma - August 24, 2013
    The idea of becoming an astronaut has been a dream of countless kids with the draw of flight, space and "the unknown" right before your eyes. It's also an opportunity to help society and the country through research and discovery. Former NASA astronaut, Rick Hauck, joins Tim Muma to talk about this fascinating profession, filling us in on the path to becoming an astronaut, what it takes to succeed, and to describe some memorab...
  • Astronaut (Pt. 2)
    with Rick Hauck and Tim Muma - August 24, 2013
    Tim Muma continues his interview with former NASA astronaut Rick Hauck as he describes his experiences in this fascinating profession. Rick talks about the mood around NASA following the Challenger accident, which cost seven astronauts their lives. Rick also discusses the idea of civilians travelling to space and even living there in the near future.
  • Market Research Analyst (Pt. 1)
    with Dan Coates and Tim Muma - August 16, 2013
    Companies don't simply throw a product or service out into the market without some research to determine what their best strategy will be. Market research analysts are the ones who break it all down and convert data into understandable formats and reports. Tim Muma speaks with Dan Coates, president of Ypulse and a board member for the Council of American Survey Research Organizations, who brings his experienced analytical mind...
  • Market Research Analyst (Pt. 2)
    with Dan Coates and Tim Muma - August 16, 2013
    Tim Muma continues his conversation with Dan Coates, president of Ypulse and a board member for the Council of American Survey Research Organizations. In part two, Dan talks about the variety of educational paths one could take to get into the industry, and he clues us into some tips on applying for these positions.
  • Elementary School Teacher
    with Michelle Kochan and Courtney Omernick - July 28, 2013
    With so many college students graduating with education degrees, and with the elementary level being fairly popular, Courtney Omernick sits down with Michelle Kochan from William F. Finkl Academy in Chicago. Michelle discusses her background as an educator at the elementary level, what attracted her to the position, and what she likes and dislikes about the position.