CareerLAB the Podcast


Listen as the CareerLAB explores 3 seasons of career advice, adventures and employer stories. Our newest series, the JobPod talks with employers and employees to learn about what their businesses and jobs are really like.





Season 3 | The JobPod

What is the JobPod? A short podcast to help students hear from some of the top minds at work and prepare for life after Brown University.

Episode 1
Do you wonder what a career in consulting is actually like? Do you want to know how to prepare for an interview? Listen as Emily Nolan and Enguerran Loos discuss consulting and the development of CaseCoach.


Episode 2:
The Who and Whys behind MoneyGirls with CEO and Founder Judy Zhu
 Connecting the rising generation of smart, motivated women with the knowledge to confidently and capably run their own money) 
Episode 3: Taking that Pain out of Networking with Kyriana Reddy '20
Networking doesn't have to be stressful. Listen as Kyriana discusses how networking has benefited her career search.  

Episode 4:

Debt Management-It's Doable with Hannah Velasquez '19
Hannah graduated with almost 80,000 dollars in student loan debts. Listen as she tells us how she did it and how you can too.  

Episode 5: Investing After Brown with Yanely Espinal '11
 Investing can be fun. Join Yanely founder of Miss Be Helpful as she explains investing simply. Learn what you should look for in your 401K and what types of investments you can make today.
Episode 6:

First Steps / Second Steps: Finance with Alumni Claire Su '17 and Hannah Velasquez '19
Listen as two recent alums discuss their career path after graduating from Brown. Find out where they ended up and how they got there.

Season 2 | COVID- 19
This season we speak with students to find out how their summers and careers are being affected by the pandemic.

Season 1 | Talk It Out
It can be scary to express your worries and fears or ask your questions about the internship, job, and career search. We asked alumni to reflect back on the experience of hunting for jobs and talk about the fears and pressures they felt.   Read more about the Talk It Out Podcast.

Episode 1 Intro:
Interviews with 7 Brown alums about the experience of finding jobs and internships.
Episode 2:
All in the Timing:
A look into myths surrounding the timeline of the job search with Rachel Black, Brown class of 2016.
Episode 3: Alternative Networking:
A look into using networks you already have to get a job.
Episode 4: Doing what you love?:
Interviewing Kimberley Charles Brown '16 on how to find the "perfect" job, even if you aren't sure about what you want to do.
Episode 5:

Careers in the Common Good:
Producer Eve Grassfield speaks with two alumni, Ari and Andrew, who, in their senior years, were seeking first jobs after graduation in the non-profit and government sectors. Both felt existential uncertainties and social pressures surrounding the often stressful career search.

Episode 6:

Returning to Brown:
Producer Wen Zhuang speaks to two Brown alumni, Soyoon and Julio, who have both found their career paths unexpectedly leading them back to Brown.

Episode 7:

Recent Grads
Producer Wen Zhuang speaks to Julia Kirschenbaum about how she dealt with the often daunting and sometimes frustrating summer post-grad, and the expectations and realities of her first job.

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