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.

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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.

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Ep#14 So you want to be a Social Worker or a Human Services Professional. Part 2

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This is the second part of a three part series on the helping professions. In this podcast we focus on Social Work and speak with Professor Jennifer Kukis who is a licensed Independent Social Worker and Coordinator of the Human Services program at Lorain County Community College. Also with us is Academic Advisor Arlena Lockard who leads the Education and Social Services team and helps students make the transition from a two year degree to the four year degree in Social Work. Is this field right for you? For more information, call 440-366-4033 to speak with an academic advisor today.

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

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Podcast #13 So you want to be a Human Services Professional, Podcasts, Uncategorized

Ep#13 So you want to be a Social Worker or a Human Services Professional. Part 1

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Are you a people person? Do you enjoy helping others? Are you interested in a 2 year Human Services degree that allows you to work as a paraprofessional and could lead to a degree in Social Work? In this podcast we discuss with Professor Jennifer Kukis and Academic Advisor, Arlena Lockard some typical jobs human service workers hold, requirements for the degree, salary information as well as ways to advance in the profession. This is the first part of a three part series on the helping professions. For more information about this degree, call 440-366-4033 and ask to speak with a Human Services advisor.

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

Photo by Toa Heftiba on Unsplash | Music by Danosongs