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Emily Klear '12 MS on a Career Change into Couples Therapy

Emily Klear '12 MS started her career in corporate America at Coca Cola selling fountain soda in the Bay Area. Klear went back to school for her Master's in Marital and Family Therapy after a few very challenging personal experiences made her want to help couples through traumatic events and tough relationship situations. Klear changed industries and quickly advanced her career to become the Director of Couples Services at The Family Institute at Northwestern University where she is an...


Emily Drewry '15 on Creating Her Own Role at Forbes

Emily Drewry has learned a lot since her first job at the local Piggly Wiggly and she has continued to grow in her current role as the Social Content Editor at Forbes. She recently interviewed Arianna Huffington for a live twitter interview series, a project that she recently developed from scratch. She moved to New York City a week after graduation from Northwestern and she has not looked back since. Listen in as Emily talks about her path in the social content journalism world and shares...


Ishan Daya '13 on Building his Business with Fellow Alumni

Ishan graduated from Northwestern where he studied flute performance and his career path has been far from traditional since then. He has a great perspective on learning something new from every experience, stemming from his first job at Summerfest in Milwaukee but he has come a long way since then. Ishan worked for a few years in consulting at McKinsey before starting his own business with three other Northwestern alumni. They have grown their team from 9 people in 2017 to currently 51...


Carter Cast '92 MBA on Career Derailers and More

Carter Cast is a successful professor, venture capitalist, and now author, but his career didn’t start out that easy. Hear Carter talk about his experiences, from being the founding chief marketing officer at Blue Nile Inc. to becoming CEO of to being a professor at Kellogg. His new book, The Right and Wrong Stuff: How Brilliant Careers are Made and Unmade, discusses the five archetypes that most often derail careers and offers advice on the different criteria to consider when...


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