Roadtripper:

Chelsea Rolph

Purpose:

We are touring Bloomington, Illinois in hope of knowledge on possible careers that could change our lives forever. We will interview people from all walks of life with a focus on criminal justice as we hope to take our lives off cruise control and grab ahold of the wheel. Their are so many possibilities out there and we don't want to miss our calling, for the knowledge we gain will help us find a job we love.

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Awesome!

Great job on your Roadtrip Project! You've been working hard, and for that we just have one thing to say...You're awesome. Keep it up!

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Snap Happy

(2-5 photos) Sometimes pictures say 1,000 words, so it's no wonder why you love snapping away on your camera. Congrats on building your photo collection!

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Paparazzi

(6-10 photos) You just love staking out any opportunity for a good photo. Do you ever sleep? You're a go-getter, and don't take no for an answer when it comes to photo ops!

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Photo Ninja

(11+ photos) Hiii-ya! You'll overtake anyone when it comes to having the most photos. You're like a black belt in photo taking. We'll be sure to stay out of your way!

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Field Reporter

(5-7 blogs) High-five on uploading more blogs to your Roadtrip Project! For that, we'd like to give you a virtual pat on the back!

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Staff Writer

(8-12 blogs) Pardon our interruption, but you're on fire with all your blogs! Shall we say it's safe to say that you have some quick typing skills?

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Conversation Starter

(2 interviews) You know how to get the ball rolling when it comes to speaking with Leaders. With two interviews done, you're a natural Conversation Starter! Way to go!

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Insight Hunter

(3 interviews) Shhh...be very quiet. You're on the hunt for insights from Leaders that will help define your own Road in life. Congrats on three interviews!

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Wisdom Warrior

(4+ interviews) With a shiny shield in hand, you'll fend off The Noise and continue the battle to define your own Road in life. You're a true Wisdom Warrior!

Details:

Class:
GENS 101 Career Choice - Roadtrip Nation section

Educator:
Rachel Cook

Home Base:
Heartland Community College

License:

Attribution Creative Commons

Interviews:

Leader: Jason Greider
Occupation: Firefighter/EMT
Company: Normal Fire department

Industry: Public Service
Interests: Medicine

Interview Reflection: You trully need to find a job you love! Jason told us how everyday he see friends that have not taken control of...(read more)

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Leader: Jennifer Engelman
Occupation: Social Worker
Company: Seniors Program

Industry: Public Service
Interests: Government

Interview Reflection: In order to find the right field for you in your dream job you may have to go through alot of trial and error!...(read more)

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Leader: Dan Donut
Occupation: Crime Scene Detective
Company: Bloomington Police Station

Industry: Public Service
Interests: Government

Interview Reflection: The one thing you can get from Dan's interview is never give up on your dream if you want to do something...(read more)

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Leader: Dave White
Occupation: Public Officer
Company: Bloomington Police Department

Industry: Public Service
Interests: Government

Interview Reflection: He shared some great ideas with us to help us in our future. One thing that stood out more than anything elses is...(read more)

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Leader: Sharon Murphy
Occupation: Criminal Justice Analyst
Company: Bloomington Police Department

Industry: Public Service
Interests: Government

Interview Reflection: Her best advice was to find a job that we love and fits us, and if we find in the end we don't like the job...(read more)

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Blogs:

Obstacle one complete

Cold calling can be very difficult for some but easier for others. If you are a very outgoing person we found that it was a lot easier than if you are a shy person! Our advice for you is to be (read more)

Written on March 29, 2012 at 5:52pm

Crime Analyst Interview Questions

We wrote a list of questions down that we plan to ask the person we are interviewing, first we wrote the ice breaker questions, than questions about there career and lastly closing questions. We do (read more)

Written on May 7, 2012 at 7:11pm

Your not the only one worried about the interview!

Right now me and my partner Ashley have been emailing back and forth with the Bloomington police department. Dave stated that he and a few co-workers were willing to be interviewed and upon telling (read more)

Written on May 7, 2012 at 7:12pm

Our struggles and tips for you so far!

Well we have begin our roadtrio and at the first interview we ran into many problems. The first is the equipment in which the school had purchased for us to use. Our equipment malfunctioned and there (read more)

Written on April 10, 2012 at 6:26pm

Bad start for our first interview

Well you need to get alot of info when you get ready to go to a interview we learned this the hard way. Interview one we showed up at the firehouse and well guess what there are like nine doors and (read more)

Written on May 7, 2012 at 7:09pm

What are we thinking and expecting before interview

We were so excited about our first interview hyped really. I personally am a really outgoing person and thought this was going to be fun since I get to learn about jobs I really thought sounded like (read more)

Written on May 7, 2012 at 7:14pm

What to wear

So what do you wear when you go out to interview the people you have choosen? Well I guess that really depends on who your interviewing if its a buisness or a job that you usually have to be dressed (read more)

Written on May 7, 2012 at 7:06pm

Wow we have taken away so much!

Every interview gave us good advice about choosing the right career path for us. Like make sure you have a back up plan just in case you find that you don't like the current career field your (read more)

Written on May 9, 2012 at 11:27pm

Interview Videos

So tryed downloading our videos and it turns out that they were to big to add to our profile. This was a bit of a downer as the information the people we interviewed shared was very detailed and (read more)

Written on May 15, 2012 at 12:59am

What data you need to collect when cold calling

Whenever you cold call make sure you record :
persons first and last name
location
meeting place
If you dont know how to get there directions
Info on the location of meeting (read more)

Written on May 15, 2012 at 1:04am

Start Date: 04/05/2012
Start Location: Normal, IL
Total Interviews: 5
Miles Logged:
End Date: 04/18/2012
End Location: Normal, IL



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