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College students, alumni, recruiters, and career development professionals from Indiana University Bloomington's College of Arts + Sciences chat about how students can explore and pursue their career goals. Episode topics range from 3-5 minute micro-episodes that answer FAQs to longer conversations about the coolest jobs and the best ways to land them.

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College students, alumni, recruiters, and career development professionals from Indiana University Bloomington's College of Arts + Sciences chat about how students can explore and pursue their career goals. Episode topics range from 3-5 minute micro-episodes that answer FAQs to longer conversations about the coolest jobs and the best ways to land them.

    How to Network in Person with Toni Neely

    How to Network in Person with Toni Neely

    When you pose for a picture, do you ever feel like you suddenly have no idea what to do with your arms, your face, or your entire body? Navigating in-person networking for the first time can feel a lot like that awkward moment. Networking Ninja Toni Neely, Director of Member Relations for the Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce and a 1990 alumna from Indiana University Bloomington, empathizes with college students as you put yourself out there as young professionals and interact with other professionals for the first time. In her conversation with career coach Maria Cambone, Toni shares ideas for how you can take baby steps to get yourself started networking with professionals in person, and how networking can open amazing doors in your career journey.

    • 30 min
    Mentoring and Your Career with Megan Caldwell

    Mentoring and Your Career with Megan Caldwell

    You may have heard that it’s a good idea to have a mentor.  But how do you find a mentor?  How do you build a relationship with them?  How important is it that you stay in touch?  In this episode, Molly talks with Megan Caldwell, IU alum and Head of Customer at Elevate Security about her experience with mentoring relationships as she navigates her career path.  She also shares some insight into her experience mentoring others. Enjoy!

    • 9 min
    Should I Go to Grad School During a COVID Recession? with Katie Beck

    Should I Go to Grad School During a COVID Recession? with Katie Beck

    The economic recession that COVID-19 is causing is putting a big dent into the plans of rising college seniors and recent May 2020 graduates. People who thought that they’d go to work in competitive industries for a few years before going back to school – and even people who thought they’d never want to do more school – are turning to the idea of going to grad school now to gain further credentials while putting off their job searches for another two years. Is going to grad school during a recession worth it, though? Katie Beck, a 2009 alumna from Indiana University, shares her story of how she changed her plan and went to law school right after she graduated because of the 2008-2010 recession. She offers different factors for students to consider and gives good advice on what to do when you’re rolling with the economic punches right after you finish college.

    • 26 min
    A Recruiter’s Perspective on the Job Search with Jordan Haas

    A Recruiter’s Perspective on the Job Search with Jordan Haas

    Jordan Haas, a 2017 graduate from Indiana University's Human Biology and Psychology majors, now works as a Clinical Recruiter at GreenKey Resources in Denver, CO.  He shares how and why he decided to enter the world of recruiting, and offers tips and considerations from his professional perspective for graduates seeking employment during COVID-19.

    • 9 min
    How to Network on Twitter with Galen Clavio

    How to Network on Twitter with Galen Clavio

    Fun fact: LinkedIn isn't the only place to network on the internet. Galen Clavio, Indiana University associate professor of sports media and IU alumnus from the class of 2001, shares tips on how college students can start using Twitter for professional networking with Maria Cambone. By getting specific with what you want, following leaders in your field, and following the people who they follow, Galen teaches how to build your industry literacy and join the conversation with "real professionals" who have built careers that you admire. 

    • 17 min
    Spotlight on Micro-Internships with Kristin Schrader

    Spotlight on Micro-Internships with Kristin Schrader

    Did your internship get cancelled this summer? Looking for a way to strengthen your skills and gain experience during this time?  Apply for a micro-internship! Kristin Schrader, Director of University Engagement at Parker Dewey -- a non-profit that works with employers to facilitate short, paid, project-based internships that can be completed remotely -- talks with Molly McCurdy about how micro-internships work and how to stand out during the application process.

    • 12 min

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