Centris FCU:
Mad City Money

In February, Avenue Scholars high school students had the opportunity to attend Centris Federal Credit Union’s “Mad City Money” program. Centris’ Dawn Gonzales led students through the program.

Cameron Gales

Cameron Gales shares his experience working in DEI, as well as diversity in the construction trades industry.

Partner Profile:
No More Empty Pots

No More Empty Pots Culinary Instructor Meya Hill shares her experience working with Avenue Scholars students during career awareness, as well as tips for students interested in the culinary industry.

Business Partnerships Outlook 2023

Business Relations Manager Audrey Gustin shares more about the business partnership program and her goals and hopes for the future of the program.

Manufacturing Spotlight:
Rebellion Fabrication

We spoke to one of our partners, Rebellion Fabrication, as well as an Avenue Scholars graduate about what it’s like to work in this sector.

Intern Spotlight: Ally Miller

Avenue Scholar Ally Miller is our latest intern to join the Avenue Scholars office. She shares why she pursued a business internship as well as her experience working with Avenue Scholars so far.

Intern Spotlight: Nolan Mauro

Avenue Scholar Nolan Mauro recently achieved his goal of becoming an intern at Union Pacific. He shares his journey to landing his internship and what he has learned so far.

Intern Spotlight: Jaily Gonzalez

Avenue Scholar Jaily Gonzalez is currently an intern at BCDM Architects. She shares her experience as an intern and how her current role is helping her to pursue her future career goals in architecture.

Partner Profile:
Children’s Hospital & Medical Center

We visited Jon Clay, Manager of Talent Acquisition at Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, to find out what led him to a career in healthcare recruiting, what working in the industry is like, and his advice for students interested in a career in healthcare.

Partner Profile:
Woodhouse Auto Family

Melissa Stender, Senior Recruiter at Woodhouse Auto Family shares her experience working in a male-dominated industry, what led her on her current career path and the benefits for businesses partnering with Avenue Scholars.

Partner Profile:
Fulton Homes Education Center

We sat down with DeMeria Bruce and Nesha Jones, Founders of Fulton Homes Education Center, to find out what led them to a career in Healthcare, what working in the industry is like, and why they value partnering with Avenue Scholars.

Partner Profile:
Security National Bank of Omaha

Security National Bank Senior Vice President, Diversity and Inclusion Officer, and Market Manager Madeline Moyer shares the many opportunities that a career in banking offers, and the benefits of the Avenue Scholars program.

Avenue Scholars Staff Profiles:
Audrey and Shohina

Avenue Scholars Internship Coordinator, Audrey Gustin, and Program Support Intern, Shohina Sultonova, tell us about their roles at Avenue Scholars, and why the Intern Omaha program helps students in our area.

STEM Day with Werner Enterprises

We chatted with Johnny Voruz, a Technical Operations Analyst at Werner, to tell us what it’s like to work in IT.

STEM Day with QLI

Alumna of the Avenue Scholars program, Miriam Rodriguez, who is now a Training Instructor for the IMPACT Program and a CNA at QLI, shares what it’s like to work in healthcare.

Careers in Auto: Baxter/Lexus of Omaha

Baxter/Lexus of Omaha Service Manager Brad Richey shares his own experience in the auto industry, as well as Baxter/Lexus of Omaha’s involvement with Avenue Scholars students.

Careers in Healthcare: Fulton Homes Education Center

Fulton Homes Educationn Center Program Director and Co-Founder Nesha Jones, BSN, RN, shared her insights on what it takes to work in healthcare.

Women in Construction: Blair Freeman

Blair Freeman Group President Ashley Kuhn and Vice President Maranda Adams shared their insights with Avenue Scholars on what it’s like to be a woman in construction.

Interview Tips from the Avenue Scholars Team

Kathy McGauvran and Allie Thompson from our Business Outreach Team share valuable interview tips to leave a lasting impression and help you land a job offer.

Student Profiles