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Career Day
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What is Career Day?

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Blake’s Third annual Career Day will be held on March 1, 2019. Students will experience a variety of speakers highlighting their careers throughout the morning. The day will be an exciting opportunity for students to gain insight and perspective into a variety of career fields to learn the pathways to achieve those goals. So students, be sure to dress for success. If you are interested in speaking to Blake students during Career Day, please contact Ms. Gleason for information on the event.

Dress For Sucess

We'd like for all students to dress for school like they are going to their dream job today. Check out this flyer and the album above.

Career Day Countdown

Interested in helping out on Career Day? We can still use Guest Speakers. Click on the link below to register.

Register as a Guest Speaker

Schedule of Events

Time/Period Description
1st Period (7:45 - 8:35 a.m.) Keynote speaker - 1st floor classes to Gym
1st Period (7:45 - 8:35 a.m.) Keynote speaker - 2nd floor classes to Auditorium
2nd Period (8:40 - 9:05 a.m.) Guest speaker
3rd Period (9:10 - 9:35 a.m.) Guest Speaker
4th Period (9:40 - 10:05 a.m.) Guest Speaker
5th Period (10:10 - 10:35 a.m.) Guest Speaker
6th Period (10:40 - 11:05 a.m.) Guest Speaker
7th Period (11:10 - 11:35 a.m.) Guest Speaker
Lunch (11:35 - 12:00 p.m.) Lunch
Dismissal (12:00 p.m.) Dismissal

*Note: Group A reports to the Auditorium; Group B reports to the Gym. Also, there will be a 5-7 minute Q&A session after their presentation.

Josh Hiscock: Career Day Keynote Speaker 

Career Day - Josh HiscockAffectionately known by his students as "J-Hizzy," Josh Hiscock has a love for everything pop culture – a common, relatable theme that is woven into the work he does when speaking with students about the transformational power of leadership and social change. He is a lover of music, movies, and all things FUN!

Josh has worked in higher education since 2003. He is currently the Associate Vice President for Alumni Relations at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. Josh is also pursuing a doctorate in College Student Personnel Administration at the University of Maryland where he previously worked and taught undergraduate courses including Leadership in Groups and Organizations and Leadership in the Workplace. 

A first-generation college student who believes in the power of education, Josh holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in American Studies from The George Washington University and a Master of Arts degree in Counseling & Personnel Services from the University of Maryland 

Ernie G: Career Day Keynote Speaker

Ernie G Career Day

For over 20 years, Ernie G has been one of the hottest, multi-talented, young Latino Entertainers & Comedians in the country! His comedy has been seen by millions on numerous TV shows. A graduate of Loyola Marymount University with his B.A. in Psychology & a Minor in Chicano Studies, Ernie has developed his own unique form of Comedy he calls “Latino Edutainment – Educating and Entertaining with a Latino Flavor!” He has Performed for & Empowered Students, Faculty & Staff at over 500 of the Country's Top Colleges, Universities, High & Middle Schools, as well as Juvenile Detention Centers, Churches, Community Centers, Comedy Clubs & Venues! In addition to being an entertainer, Ernie G has Empowered the Managers & Employees of many of the Country's Top Fortune 500 Companies, National Non-Profit Organizations, Small Businesses & local Government Agencies! His Corporate events not only Entertain & Educate, but Transform workplace environments & organizations into functional and profitable communities! Ernie’s heart has always been in working with Inner-City & Foster Youth! He has delivered Leadership Training & Mental Health Programs for City & County Organizations. We are honored to have him speak to our students on Career Day.

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Check out some of our Guest Speakers

Here is a list of the careers our speakers will talk about: Career Day Logo

  • Barbering
  • ACES Academic Coach
  • Actor/Scenic Artist
  • Assistant Professor Cyber Security
  • Attorney General
  • Author
  • Author, Professor, Radio Host
  • Band Director
  • Banker
  • Banking
  • Business Owner/Bridal Shop
  • Business/Computer
  • Calligrapher
  • Chick-fil-A Owner
  • Child Life Specialist
  • Clothing Brand
  • College Professor
  • Computer Scientist
  • Consultant for the Federal Government
  • CPA
  • Cyber Security Specialist
  • Cyber Security Specialist
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Digital Artist
  • Engineer
  • Engineer
  • Engineer
  • Engineer
  • Engineer
  • Entrepreneur/Basketball Recruiting
  • FAA Air Traffic Control/communications
  • Financial Advisor & Author
  • Former Deputy Associate Director, Office of the Social Secretary
  • Guidance Counselor
  • Hairdresser
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Investor Relations Manager
  • IT
  • JAG Lawyer
  • Journalist
  • K-9 Police Officer
  • Law Enforcement
  • Law Enforcement
  • Manager
  • Managing Attorney
  • MBA/personal trainer/fitness
  • Mental health professional
  • Music
  • Music Therapist
  • Musician and sound engineer
  • Navy recruiter
  • News anchor
  • NICU nurse
  • Owner
  • Park Ranger
  • Parks Service
  • Part time employee
  • Pattern Designer for Simplicity
  • Physical therapist
  • Professional basketball player/fire fighter
  • Program Associate for West Africa
  • Property manager/realtor
  • Psychology/communications
  • Published Author
  • Published Author
  • Radio personality
  • Real Estate Developer
  • Realtor
  • Research Scientist
  • Restaurant owner
  • Retired Air Force Pilot
  • Senior manager
  • Senior Officer, Community Connections External and Corporate Relations
  • Sergeant, United States Marine Corps
  • Social Worker
  • Sports Management/Marketing
  • SSGT
  • Statistician
  • Tax specialist
  • Technology/Business
  • U.S. Army
  • Union advocate
  • Urban Planner + Writer
  • Veternarian

Last Updated 2/25/19