Milestones

My road in life took a while to figure out.
I loved the environment in high school.
I studied about the environment in college.
I got involved in outdoor recreation and rock climbing.
My interests in rock climbing landed me a job at REI.
My job at REI included building relationship with local non-profits.
My job grew to event sponsorship and working with non-profits.

Career

Market Coordinator

I develop relationships with outdoor focused non-profits and sponsor events.

Career Roadmap

Roadmap
My work combines:
My work combines:
Non-Profit Organizations
Sports
Communicating / Sharing Stories

Day to Day

I work with managers at our local stores to communicate about events. I plan all aspects of REI's participation in large events. I answer a lot of emails and do a lot of planning.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for college students

Get involved in outdoor recreation like hiking, camping, backpacking.

Recommended Education

My career is not related to what I studied. I'd recommend this path instead:

Hurdles

The Noise I Shed

From Parents:

"You should go to graduate school."

Interviewed By

Anonymous Student