Where Are They Now?
Where Are They Now Series
WHAT IS YOUR FULL NAME?
WHAT YEAR WERE YOU A CAP TEAM MEMBER?
TELL US ABOUT YOUR CAREER PATH SINCE LEAVING THE CAP TEAM.
I completed my education at TRU in April 2016 and started working for an IT agency in Kamloops doing marketing. In fall 2018 I made the move to Victoria, BC where I am now doing marketing for a travel start-up & app.
WHAT IS YOUR CURRENT JOB TITLE?
WHAT WERE YOUR CAREER GOALS WHEN YOU STARTED WITH THE CAP TEAM?
To work in both the communications & tourism industries – mission accomplished!
HOW DO YOU FEEL YOUR EXPERIENCE ON THE CAP TEAM HELPED YOU ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS?
Being a part of the CAP Team taught me how to communicate effectively with community members on a large scale. It allowed me the opportunity to further develop my skills in writing, coordination & public speaking.
WHAT WAS THE MOST VALUABLE SKILL LEARNED ON THE JOB?
The most valuable skilled learned on the job was how to communicate effectively with community members on a large scale.
WHAT WAS YOUR FAVOURITE PART OF THE PROGRAM?
Working outside during the summer months & the opportunities for community networking it allowed me.
WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU OFFER CURRENT AND FUTURE CAP TEAM MEMBERS?
Wear sunscreen, stay hydrated, have fun & be smart.