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Alum Steve Rosen’s Company CreateOn Expands World of Play

CreateOn is a colorful creation studio where new, cool, fun products and experiences are made. Using our SuperColor® Technology, we bring you exciting creations by taking products and brands that everyone loves and reimagine them to create new experiences that …

By William Pape
William Pape Peer Coach William Pape
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All Careers Considered: Working in the Sports Industry and Becoming an Author with Julie DiCaro

This week we spoke with Julie DiCaro. Julie graduated in 1995 with a degree in Journalism. She currently works at Deadspin as a Senior Editor and recently released a book titled Sidelined: Sports, Culture, and Being a Woman in America.  …

By Camryn Schreiner
Camryn Schreiner Videography Intern Camryn Schreiner
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All Careers Considered: Going from a Creative Advertising Major to Co-founder of a Business with Garrett Greller

This week we spoke with Garrett Greller. Garrett graduated from IU in 2018 with a degree in creative advertising and is the co-founder and Director of Marketing and Product Development at Uncle Buds Hemp and CBD. In this episode, Garett …

By Camryn Schreiner
Camryn Schreiner Videography Intern Camryn Schreiner
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All Careers Considered: Breaking into the Tech Industry with Kieran Farr

This week we spoke with Kieran Farr, a tech entrepreneur in the Bay Area who has a background in creating tech startups with a focus on video streaming technology. Kieran from IU in 2005 with degrees in Television …

By Camryn Schreiner
Camryn Schreiner Videography Intern Camryn Schreiner
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Now Hiring: General Motors Opportunities with Alum Jack Theising

Meet Jack Theising, a data scientist at General Motors (GM) and former double major in Physics and Math. In his spare time he worked on his Spanish minor and participated in the Astronomy Club, among other things. He credits all …

By Will Reed
Will Reed Senior Associate Director, Employer Relations Will Reed
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All Careers Considered: Getting Inspiration From Your First Job Post College & Owning Your Own Business with Noah Herron

This week we spoke with Noah Herron, Biochemistry BS ‘06. Noah is the owner of Urban Farming Seeds and Urban Vines in Westfield, IN. In this episode, Noah shared why his first job as a chemist after graduating from …

By Camryn Schreiner
Camryn Schreiner Videography Intern Camryn Schreiner
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Learn how to ‘Break the Ice’ when Networking

What are your go-to conversation starters? When you meet someone new, no matter the situation, how do you break the ice? What are the questions you ask that seem to get people talking? What interests you?

It helps to have …

By Amy Cornell
Amy Cornell Senior Associate Director, Alumni Engagement Amy Cornell
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All Careers Considered: Embracing Change and Why Helping Others is the Best Philosophy in Business with Dawn Ridley

This week we spoke with Dawn Ridley, African American Studies BA ‘91. Dawn currently serves as the Assistant Vice President of Institutional Giving at Howard University and has years of experience in business primarily in the Washington, DC area. …

By Camryn Schreiner
Camryn Schreiner Videography Intern Camryn Schreiner
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Get to Know Cook Medical with Media School Alum Caleb Konstanski

Upon graduation, telecommunications alum Caleb Konstanski didn’t imagine one day he’d be leading the business operations of a division at local employer Cook Medical. Instead, he thought he’d be leading a team of people on a soccer field. Read below …

By Will Reed
Will Reed Senior Associate Director, Employer Relations Will Reed
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All Careers Considered: Astrology, Yoga & Wellness, and Maximizing your Liberal Arts Degree with Emily Ridout

This week we spoke with Emily Ridout, Folklore and Ethnomusicology BA ‘19. Emily is an AstroYoga specialist and has a super interesting background. In this episode, we talked about what she loved about her time at IU and …

By Camryn Schreiner
Camryn Schreiner Videography Intern Camryn Schreiner
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