On May 17, 2023, Vincent Bogert was announced as the winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award. He is a veteran chess coordinator at P.S./M.S. 279, a public school in the Bronx. After the ceremony, CIS…
Chess in the Schools 2018 Career Fair
On Thursday, May 10th, Chess in the Schools hosted a Career Fair for over sixty College Bound students. Students were treated to a great information session and Q & A with 6 panelists from a wide-variety of careers!
We had the following panelists for the event:
Cassie Desens – Worldwide Event Manager, IBM
Anna Ginzburg – Senior Vice-President, Investment Strategist, U.S. Trust BOA
Frances Caperchi – Programming Manager, Battery Park City
Khushboo Jamal – Junior IT Architect
Hind Ibrahim – Speech Therapist, NYC DOE
Evan Hunter, Consultant, BCG
Students asked a variety of great questions from “Did you know what career you wanted when you entered college?” to “What advice do you have for us as we get ready college?”
The presenters shared their stories and experiences and shared a wealth of information with the students.
CIS would like to thank all of our special guest for their participation in Career Fair 2018 at Chess in the Schools.