October 17, 2010 by Orr Fellowship

I concede that I am a nerd. No contest. As a friend recently put it, I “got to meet my Taylor Swift.” Prof. Steven Levitt, co-author of Freakonomics and Superfreakonomics was a recent speaker at Purdue for the Krannert Leadership Speaker Series which I had the privilege of attending and covering …

October 13, 2010 by Orr Fellowship

If your friends are anything like mine were senior year of college, a bunch of them are talking about getting out of Indiana after school is over and heading to a big city like Chicago. You could even be one of those people that thinks Indiana is only made up …

October 12, 2010 by Orr Fellowship

After attending several of the Governor Bob Orr Entrepreneurial Fellowship recruiting events, I have discovered a common concern held by many senior candidates.  As if the job search isn’t stressful enough, many college seniors are concerned that recruiters are attempting to “sell” them on the job at hand, leading them …

October 11, 2010 by Orr Fellowship

A year ago seems like yesterday as I begin remembering my job recruitment journey. At my alma mater, Indiana State University, the career fair is very local-heavy with companies and opportunities. The only jobs that were outside of the Wabash Valley were with Target as a part of their retail training program. …