Your Name (optional): Mary Traynor
Industry: Toy Industry
Job: Systems Analyst
Company (Optional): Mattel
Masters Degree, Masters Degree in Computers
Training/experience required (years, other jobs):
10 Years IT Experience
Explain what you do:
Systems Analyst: Provide support on all in-house Business applications. Provide support to the creative teams, such as Engineering, Design and Packaging.
Why should kids choose your career path?
If you are a Systems Analyst it allows you to be versed in the Business and Technology.
What would you recommend career wise and how should kids approach/develop their preparation for a working life?
Go to college!
Lessons learned:If you started all over again what would you do differently?
Take High School more seriously.
A favorite anecdote, phrase, or expression relating to business that inspires you:
Carpe Diem “Seize the Day”
Other suggestions or relevant information you would communicate to kids regarding careers in general:
Work with your Guidance Counselor to investigate all potential career options.