Ryan Ballis joins Riley to share about how he is taking his passions to the next level as he graduates from University of Oregon. He is a business owner, and open for hire. The two dive into why “being the best” motivates them, and how they put themselves out there for their passions. Ryan and Riley share about how athletics is a huge part of their lives, and how the athletes around them inspire their next moves.
Leah Friedman joins Riley to share about her experiences as she nears college graduation. From fundraising internships to navigating friendships via zoom the two share about their experiences in person and throughout the pandemic.
Nancy is a senior in college, focused on finance. Nancy and Riley dive into the pros and cons of working remote, like spending less money on lunch, but missing out of social aspects of in office.
As they both look towards the future they talk about what makes companies stand out, and things to look for on a job description.
Greta Chappell is a recent graduate exploring the world of real estate, work environments and goal setting. Riley and Greta dive into the things that matter to them in a professional role, and how they are navigating friendships in their 20s.
Riley and Katarina dive into what it’s like in their first moves post college, and the butterflies that come with moving in with an SO. Katarina shares how her education and passions combine in her small business, and how she found her first job.
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In this episode Riley and Angie dive into being a CFO and a mother, balancing acts, and enjoying a companies core values. Angie talks about finding a company that really acts out their core values, and how she approaches womanhood in her life.
In this episode of WTF Am I Doing Riley and Lauren talk about woman’s history month and how it should be more then just one month, career advice, and Lauren’s experiences as VP of Growth Strategy here at Avenica.
Max Cannella is currently pursuing his masters of science in applied physics, specializing in optical materials and devices at University of Oregon. Max is also an incredibly talented jazz pianist.
He shares his exploration of careers and how he has found himself in his current position.
Max talks about the decision to pursue a masters degree and how he wants to utilize it moving forward.
Mackenzie Cook is a University of Nebraska student, and internal employee at Avenica! Mackenzie is exploring journalism, marketing, and graphic design. She is looking to her senior year and deciding where her path will take her in the lead up to the “real world.”
Megan Weinman is a recent University of Oregon graduate pursuing her passions in her career. Having a positive impact is one of the top motives as she is in the midst of applying for jobs. Defining her core values and goals has been a key part of finding the companies she wants to work with. Listen now!