Student Spotlights

Volunteering Helped Jamie Baca-Perez Intern with the Monroe County Humane Association

In the summer of 2019, Jamie Baca-Perez felt discouraged. She wasn’t able to secure a job where she could work with animals, and that meant she couldn’t stay in Bloomington during the summer months.

However, this motivated Jamie to do …

By Maureen Langley
Maureen Langley Designer & Marketing Coordinator Maureen Langley
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Podcasting and Networking at the Dimension Mill with Senior Nellie Mowat

As a senior majoring in Journalism and Public Relations, Nellie Mowat is deeply devoted to telling stories. That’s why she pursued a Podcast Production internship at The Mill.

The Mill is Bloomington’s center for coworking and entrepreneurship. Their members are …

By Maureen Langley
Maureen Langley Designer & Marketing Coordinator Maureen Langley
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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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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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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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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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All Careers Considered: Finding Your Photography Style & Owning A Small Business with Stephanie Stewart

This week we speak with Stephanie Stewart, who started her own photography business after graduating from Indiana University in 2002. She shares her experience as a wedding and portrait photographer, which skills have been most helpful to her as an …

By Camryn Schreiner
Camryn Schreiner Videography Intern Camryn Schreiner
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Why It’s Important To Do What You Love With The Mahdi Brothers and Anthony Duncan

This week is our interview with the Mahdi Brothers and Anthony Duncan, co-founders of Mad Optimist, a sustainable customizable body care brand with a community focus based right here in Bloomington, Indiana. All three are alumni of the College of …

By Camryn Schreiner
Camryn Schreiner Videography Intern Camryn Schreiner
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