Pathways

Pathways Virtual Career Fair

Come and learn about the various careers in Public Service. Networking will be important throughout your career, and MMASC is here to help! If you are  looking for career advice, take this opportunity to connect with Public Service professionals.  This virtual career fair can help with mentoring, public service career advice, informational interviews, resume assistance, mock interviews and more!

Thursday, June 3, 2021
9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Event Flyer and Session Spotlight

Online Registration

Agenda




9:00 AM - 9:30 AMWelcome
9:45 AM - 10:45 AMThe Value of MMASC
This session will demonstrate the importance of being a member of MMASC and the impact it could have on your local government career. Speakers will talk about their career path in local government and lessons learned.

Speakers:
  • Victoria Rocha, Assistant to the City Manager, City of Duarte, University of Southern California, MPA
  • Krista Davidson, Public Finance Project Coordinator at City of San Diego, University of Southern California, MPA
  • Fabian Aun, Engineer Associate, City of Diamond Bar
  • Mario Espindola, Human Resources Analyst, City of Santa Ana, California State University, Fullerton, MPA
11:00 AM - 11:30 AMInternship Opportunities and Their Value



Learn how internships have led to full-time positions and how to find an internship.

Speakers:
  • Alfa Lopez, Senior Management Analyst, City of Diamond Bar, University of La Verne, MPA
12:00 PM - 1:00 PMCareer Paths in Local GovernmentHear from top executives and rising local government professionals on their career moves and the skills they gained along the way. Get their advice as you enter city or county government.
 
Speakers:
  • Kim Summers, City Manager, City of Murrieta, MPA, Cal State Long Beach  
  • Frank Kim, County Executive Officer, County of Orange
  • Maggie Le, Deputy City Manager, City of Fountain Valley 
  • Louie Lacasella, Assistant to the City Manager, City of Murrieta
1:30 PM - 2:30 PMResume/Interview WorkshopMurray & Associates
Peckham & McKenney, Inc.
2:45 PM - 3:15 PMBreakout Rooms with Executive Board Members - Value of MMASC

Concluding Remarks


College/University Outreach Committee 

Louie Lacasella, MMASC Director of Membership Services, City of Murrieta
Maggie Le, City of Fountain Valley
Nicole Houston, City of Lake Forest
Victoria Rocha, City of Duarte
Alfa Lopez, City of Diamond Bar

Questions?

For questions or more information, please contact Louie Lacasella, Director of Membership Services at membership@mmasc.org.