27 December

Student Voices: Gradu-what?!

“These next four years will be the quickest and best four years of your life.” These words came out of my parents’ mouths as they left my freshmen dorm. I thought they were joking when they said that these next four years would fly, but like any normal teenager, I rejected those beyond truthful words. […]

19 December

Student Voices: Minecraft and water bottles

For the past year and a half, I’ve been lucky enough to intern at Sycamore School, the coolest private school this side of Meridian Street! I worked with first through fourth graders and got to know a lot about their ‘kid culture’. But for the first time since freshman year, I won’t be working there next […]

11 October

Last call for IMPACT Awards nominations

Indiana INTERNnet, the statewide organization focusing on talent retention through increased work-and-learn experiences, began the tradition of celebrating internship excellence over a decade ago by launching the annual IMPACT Awards program. The IMPACT Awards are presented at an annual luncheon honoring Interns of the Year (high school, college and non-traditional categories), Employers of the Year […]

6 October

1828 Reflections: First Class VI Session

“Adulting” has become a part of our daily routine. Whether it’s actually laying out your clothes so you won’t have to rush in the morning (or at least telling yourself you’ll do it), to not going on that Facebook rant about sensationalism in politics because people actually pay attention to your posts, it all blends […]

30 September

Announcing 1828 Class VI

The 1828 Project, presented by Eskenazi Health, is a civic leadership tract for people between the ages of 18 and 28. Carefully curated and structured to foster intentional relationships with a cross sector of Indianapolis’ thought leaders and decision makers, 1828 jump-starts participants’ civic impact by connecting them with the resources and people who can […]

15 July

How one IUPUI grad student turned her passion into a career

The faculty and staff at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy aim to empower students to lead and innovate in their community in order to create lasting change in the world. Shanel Poole, a student of the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, grew up in Indianapolis and is a prime example of how the school has […]

14 April

Mentorship is a lot Like Dating

Mentorship is a lot Like Dating

It seems like many of my peers have confused mentoring with networking. “Mentor” is a word tossed around a lot in the young professional world and yet seems quite misunderstood. My heart breaks just a little bit every time I hear how a friend is “getting coffee with their mentor for the first time and they […]