This Career Podcast (CP) series features diverse professionals, discussing provocative career-related topics that inspire, transform, inspire, and empower you on a path to meaningful work — to help set the stage for students and graduates.
— Hosted by Hassan Akmal, Executive Director, Career and Professional Development, UC San Diego, Author, and TEDx Speaker
Season 5: The Future of Work Episode
14: How to Be the Chief Architect of Your Career and Life
Guest: Joseph Martinez
’71, Alumnus, UC San Diego
Martinez + Cutri Urban Studio Corporation
Chief Architect, UC San Diego Career Center
In this episode, Hassan Akmal, Executive Director of Career & Professional Development, interviews the architect of UC San Diego Career Center!
Joseph Martinez shares his journey that began with a deep-rooted sense of curiosity and a passion for innovation. Curiosity is the spark that ignites our pursuit of knowledge and pushes us to explore uncharted territories.
At the heart of any career and life blueprint is the belief that every day is a canvas, waiting to be designed. Mr. Martinez approaches each day as an opportunity to learn, grow, and make a positive impact. This mindset has helped him stay relevant in a fast-paced world and also to drive positive change. Mr. Martinez highlights how curiosity and passion are your greatest allies. He firmly believes that you have the power to shape your own path and make a lasting impact on the world.
Join us in this discussion as we dive deep into the legacy this incredible visionary and architect is leaving behind!
“KEEP YOUR EYES SHARPLY FOCUSED, YOU NEED KNOW WHEN AN EXPONENTIAL OPPORTUNITY RESIDES IN THE DOMAIN OF AESTHETICS.” —Joseph Martinez