Josh Kettelkamp

Josh Kettelkamp
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Josh Kettelkamp graduated Summa Cum Laude from Iowa State University in May of 2019 with a degree in Economics.

While at ISU, Josh was heavily involved with the Student Government serving as a UROC Senator and Director of Legislative Ambassadors, helping pass medical amnesty in the state capitol. After graduating from ISU, he got hired as a financial analyst at Collins Aerospace, a part of Raytheon Technologies. In just over a year, he was promoted to become the youngest program manager at Collins Aerospace managing the development of display upgrades for the Marine Corps UH-1Y / AH-1Z helicopters.

In addition to that role, he serves as the PMEL lead for the Raytheon Technologies' Engineers without Borders Clean Water Project in Guatemala. Their novel clean water solution will bring clean water to a remote community of 2000. Outside of work, he is an avid skier, outdoor enthusiast, hunter, and maintains his own personal finance blog. Josh spoke to Econ Club about his experiences handling job interviews, preparing for a career, and being successful as a young professional in the job market.