We all have memorable moments, role models, and cultural artifacts from our youth which shape who we become, both personally and professionally. This is true for Cherrish Pryor, who is a Democratic representative on the Indiana House of Representatives. In this episode, Cherrish reflects on how her family members inspired her career goals at a young age even though she didn’t necessarily realize it at the time. She shares everything from her experience as a student leader at IU, to landing her first job in Fort Wayne after graduation, to her experience as an African American woman serving in Indiana state politics. You won’t want to miss this episode!
Work for the Indiana House of Representatives
The Indiana House of Representatives hires paid interns each year. The current deadline is Friday, October 30, 2020. Learn how to apply on the Indiana General Assembly’s website.
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Season 3 of All Careers Considered is produced in conjunction with the College of Arts + Sciences Themester 2020 on Democracy. For more information, visit themester.indiana.edu.
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