Culture

Roadtrip Nation

Through its documentary series and film specials, Roadtrip Nation explores what it means to build a career—and more importantly, a life—around the things you love. Follow the journeys of groups of people as they travel across the country in a green RV, sit down with professionals who share their interests, and gain insight into what it takes to overcome struggle and find personal success.

Caring Forward

55m 27s

Meet Alma, Samuel, and Ryan—three young people eager to transform the healthcare landscape and find work worth doing—and follow them as they travel across their home state in search of fulfilling and inspiring career paths. See how they and other inspiring people are meeting the moment to provide holistic health care in new ways to those who need it most.

Episodes

  • Lessons Learned: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Lessons Learned

    S19 E4 - 25m 15s

    Karin Norington-Reaves, CEO of the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership, talks about how
    important social services are in making sure the most people possible can achieve their
    dreams. The roadtrippers return home with lessons learned and goals ready to be
    attained.

  • Yesterday is Not Tomorrow: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Yesterday is Not Tomorrow

    S19 E3 - 25m 15s

    Regina Andino, a Senior Executive Assistant at JP Morgan Chase, discusses the pros and
    cons of pursuing traditional versus nontraditional pathways to achieve your career goals
    with the team. They also talk with Plinio Ayala, the president and CEO of Per Scholas, the IT
    training school that helped secure a job in the field for Taiheem.

  • Trailblazing: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Trailblazing

    S19 E2 - 25m 15s

    The team hears how Anel Perez, an Amazon solutions architect, went from working eighty
    hour weeks at multiple jobs to getting hired at one of the nation’s premier tech companies.
    Later, they meet with political campaign manager Andre Carroll and hear his story of how
    his own life struggles have fueled his desire to make the world a better place.

  • Taking Off: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Taking Off

    S19 E1 - 25m 15s

    Roadtrippers Taiheem, Yasmine, and Denise set out in the green RV to speak with inspiring
    people who’ve triumphed over adversity to find success in the workforce. Hear their stories
    and watch as they interview Gerald Chertavian, the CEO of Year Up, a nonprofit helping
    low-income young adults get internships at major companies.

Extras + Features

  • Changing Gears TV Spot: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Changing Gears TV Spot

    30s

    Ride along for a supercharged adventure as Alexandra, Dylan, and Michael—aspiring auto technicians—discover the growing possibilities in the automotive tech field. As they speak to 3D car printers, 4x4 builders, Fast and the Furious effects specialists, and more, they learn that the grease monkey stereotype is outdated; being a technician means driving the future of human movement forward.

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    Roadtrip Nation: The Next Mission Trailer

    1m 48s

    Experience the trials and triumphs of post-military transition through the stories of Helen, Sam, and Bernard—three transitioning service members who set off on a road trip across the country to discover their purpose in the civilian world.

  • Should I become an elementary school teacher?: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Should I become an elementary school teacher?

    9m 5s

    Hear from teachers all over America—like Pocketful of Primary’s Michelle Emerson!—as they talk about finding work-life balance as an elementary school teacher, and show you how you can shape the future of teaching!

  • Future West Theatrical Trailer: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Future West Theatrical Trailer

    2m 8s

    Take a ride in a green RV as three road-trippers make their way through the beautiful state of Arizona, interviewing its brilliant citizens along the way! Follow along as they meet record store owners, engineers, rocketeers, and more, all the while figuring out how they’ll uniquely contribute to Arizona’s culture of innovation themselves.

  • Should I become a security analyst?: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Should I become a security analyst?

    9m 54s

    In this video, we’re diving into the role of security analyst—a common entry-level job in the world of infosec and cybersecurity. We’ll cover salary, job growth, getting started in the field—all that good stuff to help you explore if you should start down the path to becoming a security analyst.

  • Future West Television Spot: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Future West Television Spot

    30s

    Take a ride in a green RV as three road-trippers make their way through the beautiful state of Arizona, interviewing its brilliant citizens along the way! Follow along as they meet record store owners, engineers, rocketeers, and more, all the while figuring out how they’ll uniquely contribute to Arizona’s culture of innovation themselves.

  • Should I become an auto technician?: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Should I become an auto technician?

    6m 59s

    We're digging into all kinds of jobs within the auto tech industry—and doing a deep dive on salary stats, educational paths, and further possibilities for your future once you have a foundation as an automotive technician! Hear from shop owners, master mechanics, and more—and see if going into a career as an auto technician could be the path for you.

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    Beating the Odds - Theatrical Trailer

    2m 18s

    When a degree is your goal, nothing can hold you back. “Beating the Odds” highlights how students everywhere are overcoming obstacles to get to college, standing on their struggles to reach even greater heights. Hear how leaders like Former First Lady Michelle Obama and Paralympian Scout Bassett made it to graduation—and beyond—by ignoring the odds and betting on themselves.

  • Being Free Trailer

    3m 25s

    How do you find your path after serving time in the prison system? Reentering society may be paved with obstacles, but formerly incarcerated people are finding their footing back in the wider world every day. See how inspiring, system-impacted people are building fulfilling lives and navigating the complex realities beyond the walls of the carceral system.

  • Beating the Odds - Television Spot: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Beating the Odds - Television Spot

    30s

    When a degree is your goal, nothing can hold you back. “Beating the Odds” highlights how students everywhere are overcoming obstacles to get to college, standing on their struggles to reach even greater heights. Hear how leaders like Former First Lady Michelle Obama and Paralympian Scout Bassett made it to graduation—and beyond—by ignoring the odds and betting on themselves.

  • One Step Closer - Theatrical Trailer: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    One Step Closer - Theatrical Trailer

    2m 18s

    When you start at community college, your next step could take you anywhere. Watch as three students road-trip across the country to speak with leaders who used community college to carve a path to higher education, specialized skills—and more importantly, rewarding lives and careers. Along the way, they discover how valuable their own community college experiences can be.

  • One Step Closer - Television Spot: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    One Step Closer - Television Spot

    30s

    When you start at community college, your next step could take you anywhere. Watch as three students road-trip across the country to speak with leaders who used community college to carve a path to higher education, specialized skills—and more importantly, rewarding lives and careers. Along the way, they discover how valuable their own community college experiences can be.

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