Bring fun career discovery to your classrooms.

Introducing career discovery that helps drive a growth mindset and curiosity in young minds.

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How it works

We're getting the pros to show children how they made their dreams come true. You can choose from 3 easy ways to help your students connect learning in the classroom to the exciting possibilities that await them.

<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);" ><span class="font-bold">Connect curriculum to careers</span></span></p>

Connect curriculum to careers

Choose short 3 minute STEM and non-STEM videos to augment class learning. Pros share what they do.

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<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);" ><span class="font-bold">15-week discovery program</span></span></p>

15-week discovery program

Perfect for advisory classes or homeroom. Students build their career dreamboard, watch short 6 minute videos where pros answer the what, why and wrap up with a plan to pursue their favorite careers.

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<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);" ><span class="font-bold">Starter pack </span></span></p>

Starter pack

The best 45 minutes you will spend helping your students discover careers, set goals, and start matching their interests to actual careers. Includes career dreamboard and other fun activities.

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What teachers are saying

"The Fig and Wally career chats were engaging and inspiring! I'm so grateful that my students had the opportunity to engage in such a meaningful career exploration opportunity."

<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);" >Nicky</span></p>,

Nicky

Guidance Counselor, Hampstead Hill Academy

Pro Highlights

Check out some trailers of our pros and a sample Kahoot quiz.

To learn more about our career dreamboard and other activities contact us.

Craniofacial Surgeon

Dr. Thomas Imahiyerobo is one of the few Pediatric Craniofacial Surgeon who reconstructs children's skulls that have experienced deformities. He gives them a chance at leading a healthy life. In this video Dr. I shares his inspiration and presents one of his cases of reconstructing a little girl's skull.

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Key themes: STEM, the cutting edge of STEM, changing lives, aiming high.

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Shark Scientist and Conservationist

Dr. Rachel Graham is known as the Jane Goodall of the marine world. She is a Shark Scientist and Conservationist who has spent 30 years researching marine life and protecting sharks in Latin America.

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Key themes: STEM, everyone has a super power, life is not a straight line, community is important.

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Topgun Fighter Pilot

Former Major Daniel Flately was in the U.S. Marines for 13 years and flew the most advanced fighter jets in the world. He also graduated from Topgun which is the advanced school for fighter pilots.

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Key themes: STEM, how to stay calm, what to do when you feel like giving up.

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Founder & CEO of Beauty Brands

Shalini Vadhera built multi-million dollar global beauty brands from scratch. She started her entrepreneurial journey right after high school. Shalini shares the essential components of building a successful business, from the idea to manufacturing, partnerships and influencer marketing. It's all in here!

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Key themes: Non-STEM, business fundamentals, entrepreneurship, overcoming bullying.

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NASA Space Navigator

Who knew that is even a job?! Dr. Yu Takahashi is an aerospace engineer who designs orbits that get spacecrafts to planets and asteroids. He is currently working on the Juno mission to Jupiter and the mission to asteroid Benu. What is even more magical is how his journey to NASA began in high school.

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Key themes: STEM, how to go from average kid to NASA, his 'H Key theory'

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Executive Chef and Owner

Colin knew he loved cooking as early as 13. He started working in restaurant kitchens over summer vacation and worked his way up to running some of the most prestigious establishments in the country. Today, he is Executive Chef at his own restaurant Nina May, a popular spot in D.C.

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Key themes: Non-STEM, creativity, entrepreneurship, persistence and overcoming failure.

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Cardiothoracic surgeon

Dr. Mitsuko Takahshi is one of the few women Cardiothoracic 'heart and lung' surgeons in the U.S. At about 5 feet tall, she stands on a box to conduct surgeries. She talks about why the heart fascinates her and the joy she receives from helping people heal.

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Key themes: STEM, we are all same inside, practice makes perfect, put your mind to it and you will succeed.

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Wildlife & war photographer

Ryan is an award-winning photographer and filmmaker who has documented touching stories of people and animals. He talks about his recent work filming rogue elephants being rehabilitated and fireman putting out vicious fires in Delhi, India. Ryan's work has been featured in National Geographic, PBS, and at Cannes.

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Key themes: Non-STEM, secret to storytelling, allow yourself to evolve, awkward is just fine!

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K-9 Officer

NYPD K-9 Officer Katrina Narvaez followed her passion to become a police officer even though her father, also an NYPD officer, was killed in the line of duty. She also introduces us to her canine partner Freddy as they take us on a tour of the training room!

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Key themes: Non-STEM, pushing through the pain, extra work pays off, building confidence.

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Sound engineer & music producer

Milton is an award winning sound engineer and music producer with 20 years of experience working with major artists in the Middle East. Love Music? Don't miss him. He shows you how to compose music, talks about the science behind music, and what you absolutely need to be the field.

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Key themes: STEM and non-STEM, how to compose music, listening to yourself, follow your passion.

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Mechanical Engineer for Driverless Car Technology

What incredible technology will you build when you grow up? Peter Avram is a mechanical engineer who builds technologies that allow cars to move around without human drivers! He works at Waymo, formerly Google. He also discusses his previous job as a satellite engineer.

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Key themes: STEM, don't let anyone tell you that you can't do something, discovering your interests, how to start liking subjects you don't.

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