Anthony Duran

   Adrian Almaraz


Realizing that life is full of obstacles, the purpose of Team Thrill Seekers is to increase our knowledge by exploring the life of a firefighter. Although, we do not expect to gain all the answers to our questions we hope to receive advice and guidance from professionals to expand our understanding of the career and what daily life is like as a firefighter. In addition, we hope to gain knowledge on this journey that will aid us in determining if our career of interest is the right fit for us.



Career Exploration

Robin Acosta

Home Base:
Gateway to College Early College High School


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Leader: Captain Howerton
Occupation: Captain Fire Fighter
Company: College Park Fire Station

Industry: None indicated
Interests: None indicated

Interview Reflection:



Thrills Seekers Intro...

After discussing with classmates about our interest, I decided to team up with one of my fellow classmates. His name is Adrian. We have similar interests that can relate to each other. I have had in (read more)

Written on January 17, 2011 at 10:16pm

Given Opportunity

After given the opportunity to do such an assignment I found that the most exciting part of it will have to be doing the actually exploration of this field itself. One of the characteristics I poses (read more)

Written on January 18, 2011 at 10:56pm

who we going to interview

Anthony and I are going to interview a firefighter because we are both interested in the same field. I want to be a paramedic and he wants to be a firefighter and from what i know every fight station (read more)

Written on January 22, 2011 at 12:47pm

Cold Calls

Making cold calls are not easy as many doing this project can tell you. To begin with, figuring out what you have to say is always harder due nervousness. While trying to overcome such nervousness I (read more)

Written on January 31, 2011 at 1:09am

Cold Calls

when we first started to do cold calls we messed up on the first calls because i would end up laughing or stuttering my words. A tip i would give fellow peers is to practice what you are going to say (read more)

Written on February 1, 2011 at 8:35am

Start Date: 01/20/2011
Start Location: Riverside, CA
Total Interviews: 1
Miles Logged:
End Date: 01/20/2011
End Location: Riverside, CA

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