AP Podcast – Episode 132: Three theme park students talk about recruiting, job seeker success strategies and the importance of soft skills

AP Podcast – Episode 132: Three theme park students talk about recruiting, job seeker success strategies and the importance of soft skills

Networking, Podcast

Charlie Wickham, Dan Mueller, and David Eubanks are all engineering majors pursuing careers in the attractions industry.  The self-proclaimed “Roller Coaster Tycoon” generation, they have developed their passion over years of observations and experimentation.  They are now poised to take over as the next leaders in theme park and attraction design.

In this unique episode, we hear many different perspectives on topics like recruiting, networking and setting yourself up for success.  They also talk extensively about their student associations and why its so important to get involved.

For more information on our guests and their clubs:

Charlie Wickham
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/charliewickham/
Personal Website: charliewickham.weebly.com
Email: wickham@iastate.edu
Phone: (651) 324-9730
Iowa State Club: tpegisu@gmail.com

David Eubanks
Email: delogical@gmail.com
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-eubanks-314402119/
Facebook Group: Facebook TEA-at-UC
LinkedIn Group: LinkedIn TEA-UC
U Cincinnati Club: ucteapresident@gmail.com

Dan Mueller
Email: Mueller.440@osu.edu
Website: Https://tpegosu.com

Here’s the link to all the TEA list of clubs:


If you have a question for the mailbag or know of a leader we should highlight on the show, please drop us a line.  If you have questions about anything addressed on the show, feel free to reach out anytime!

Josh – josh@backlooper.com

Matt – matt@performanceoptimist.com

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