INTERVIEWS AND PROFILES
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 shares his experience working in DEI, as well as diversity in the construction trades industry.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Security National Bank of Omaha
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.