Podcasts

EP#21 So You Want to be an FBI Agent

Join us with FBI Special Agent Vicki Anderson as she speaks about what it takes to become an FBI agent. We discuss the qualifications necessary for the position, how to prepare for the job and what disqualifies potential candidates. For more information about careers in the FBI visit https://www.fbijobs.gov. If you would like more information on completing a degree through Lorain County Community College, please call 440-366-4033 and ask to make an appointment to see academic advisor today.

Podcast #20 SYW be a Police Officer, Podcasts

EP#20 So You Want to be a Police Officer

In this podcast we explore what it takes to be a police officer with Jim McManus. Jim McManus served as a Police Officer in the Cleveland Heights area for 24 years. While there he served as Commander then transitioned to Assistant Professor and Criminal Justice Coordinator here at Lorain County Community College. He has also served as a Police Chief for the city of Geneva and the Village of Kipton. 

We discuss the characteristics of police work and what it takes to succeed in the profession. If you would like more information on completing a Police Science degree through Lorain County Community College please call 440-366-4033 and ask to make an appointment to see academic advisor Carolyn Modic or a member of her team today.  Click here for more information about the police degree at LCCC.

Podcast #19 So you want to be a Psychology Major: Part 2, Podcasts

EP#19 So You Want to be a Psychology Major: Part 2

Julie Ford

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This is the second part of a two part series on majoring in psychology. In our previous podcast we discussed the many jobs that are available to psychology graduates, as well as contacts you can make to begin or advance your career in psychology. In this podcast we discuss with academic advisor, Julie Ford, the steps you could take in order to complete the degree, transfer opportunities as well as suggested classes you could take the first semester at Lorain County Community College.  For more information about a degree in psychology contact Julie Ford or Dr. Vincent Granito or another LCCC psychology professor. 

 Music by Danosongs.

Podcast #18 So you want to be a Psychology Major: Part 1, Podcasts

EP#18 So You Want to be a Psychology Major: Part 1

Dr. Vincent Granito

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Psychology is one of the most popular majors on campuses today. Many students choose to not only major but minor in the degree, making them more competitive in today’s job market. Listen to this two part series podcast as Dr. Vince Granito and academic advisor Julie Ford discuss how to move forward in the degree, job opportunities and how you might combine your area of interest with an exciting career in psychology. For more information about a degree in psychology contact Julie Ford or Dr. Vincent Granito or another LCCC psychology professor. 

Listen to this podcast on the LCCC Career Exploration Podcast site. Music by Danosongs.

Podcasts

EP#17 So You Want to be in Broadcasting

Nicole Purenciu

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Join me and Professor Dee Gross as we discuss pursuing a degree in broadcasting or communications. We speak with prospective student, Nicole Purenciu and her mom, Kristine about transferring to LCCC from another community college. We discuss the steps she is taking to enroll at LCCC and what distinguishes the LCCC programs from other 4 year colleges. Are LCCC’s broadcasting and communication programs right for you? Listen to this informative podcast or make an appointment to see an academic advisor today by calling 440-366-4033.

Listen to this podcast on the LCCC Career Exploration Podcast site. Music by Danosongs.

Podcast #16: So you want to be in Politics, Podcasts

EP#16 So You Want to be in Politics

Chase Ritenhauer

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Former mayor of the city of Lorain, Chase Ritenauer, joins us for a discussion on entering politics as a profession. It’s not just for those who want to run for office. Many students who aspire to public service can get their start here at Lorain County Community College. We discuss the Public Administration major, internship opportunities and the Cleveland State partnership program that allows students to complete a bachelor’s degree without leaving LCCC.

Although Chase currently works for Republic Services and resides in the Chicago area, he also teaches two online classes through LCCC: Public Administration and American Government. Ritenauer obtained his A.A degree through LCCC, holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Public Administration and is a CPA, Certified Public Accountant.

Listen to this podcast on the LCCC Career Exploration Podcast site.

Music by Danosongs

Podcast #15: So you want to be a Human Services or Social Worker, Podcasts, Uncategorized

Ep#15 So you want to be a Social Worker or a Human Services Professional. Part 3

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This is the third and final part of a three-part series on the helping professions. In this podcast we focus on the Human Services and Social Work degree with our guest David Gerrone. David is a Lorain County Community College graduate and holds an A.A.S degree in Human Services. He also completed his bachelor’s degree in Social Work through our partnership program with Youngstown State University. Gerrone got his start as a social worker through an internship opportunity with Big Brother Big Sister and also works here at LCCC as an academic advisor. If you are interested in making a difference in the life of another person, listen to this podcast as well as parts 1 and 2 of this series on the helping professions. For more information, call 440-366-4033 to speak with a Human Services advisor today. 

This podcast has been moved to the LCCC Career Exploration Podcast site.

Photo by Toa Heftiba on Unsplash | Music by Danosongs