Six Career Advice Podcasts College Students Should Listen To



While you are in college you should be planning for your career. You are taking classes that will help you get the career you want, however you should also listen to these six career podcasts to help you prepare for your life after college.


  1. Squiggly Careers

This podcast offers tips and advice on how to take control of your own career development. It discusses knowing your values and what you want out of your career. It is a good starting point for people who are on the path to their first career or for people who are looking to start a whole new career. It talks about making better choices for your future and offers practical tips for getting started in your new career field. Some of the tips and techniques will be useful to you immediately in your everyday life and college career.


  1. Career Tools

This podcast will give you practical advice for finding the career you crave. From job interview tips to networking to resumes, this podcast will offer you strong practical advice for making your dream career come true. This podcast is aimed at new job seekers so is perfect for you as a college student. You will hear practical advice that will help shape you into a worker that will be hired.


  1. The School of Greatness with Lewis Howes 

This podcast is hosted by former athlete Lewis Howes. Lewis interviews influential celebrities, world class athletes, and extraordinary business minds to bring you a podcast full of career advice. They discuss the ins and outs of business, working with your boss, and much more. This podcast is full of information that will help with your future career. They discuss topics like the secret to happiness, over thinking, and being purpose driven. You will learn about career ups and downs from people who have experienced their own highs and lows in their fields.


  1. Ctrl Alt Delete with Emma Gannon 

Gannon’s podcast interviews people who have made it in their careers. They discuss issues pertaining to career advancement and beyond. This podcast will inspire you in your career choices and opportunities. This is a podcast that goes beyond the typical celebrity interview. Gannon’s guests focus on the internet, personal growth, career trajectories, feminism, and social media. You will receive timely tips and advice from people who have established careers. This podcast will make you think and broaden your horizons.


  1. Switch, Pivot, or Quit with Ahyiana Angel 

This podcast is aimed at people looking to switch their careers. As a college student you will be switching your career from student to professional. This podcast offers practical advice and tips. You can learn about a resume builder and interview skills and more. This podcast will help you transition from college student to career professional and help you with your personal growth. This is a podcast that will help you with your life and adulting. You will get where you want to go and need to be with the help of this podcast.


  1. The Charged Life with Brendon Burchard 

This podcast is hosted by Brendon Burchard a successful personal development coach. He will guide you through work and school difficulties in order to make you into your most extraordinary self. With a subscription you will receive two episodes per week. One will be filled with practical tips and suggestions to help guide you through your personal growth and the other will feature snippets from Burchrd’s everyday life and how he overcomes his own personal obstacles. This is a great podcast for people seeking out new beginnings and careers.



Jane Hurst has been working in education for over 5 years as a teacher. She loves sharing her knowledge with students, is fascinated about edtech and loves reading, a lot. Follow Jane on Twitter.



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