How I Found A Job After College

  With graduation just around the corner, the next step is top of mind for college seniors. Some apply to graduate schools; others start looking for post-graduate employment. I was one of those students, scared after a lifetime of moving from one level of education to the next that I wouldn’t know exactly where to […]

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Diversity & Inclusion In the Workplace: Gender Inequality

One of the most underrated aspects that startups fail to consider during initial periods is implementing a policy that supports diversity and inclusion. It’s very easy for leaders to overlook or not even consider these nuances when they’re sourcing people to help lead their organizations. A common misconception people believe when they hear buzzwords such […]

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Embracing Failure

“The unexamined life is not worth living,” says Socrates. Although brutal, this dictum yields an important lesson: How can we better ourselves without reflecting on our thoughts and past actions? In any situation that didn’t turn out the way I expected, whether an interaction with a coworker turned sour or a project failed, I asked […]

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Walking Into the Wild

“The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.” – Christopher McCandless. I can’t think of a better quote than this one from my favorite book and movie, Into the […]

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Entrepreneurial Resource: How I Built This from NPR

In my time in the Fellowship and lurking in the local startup scene, I’ve noticed something about those who are entrepreneurs or have a desire to become an entrepreneur. They have drive. And not this #drive #motivation #griding kind of drive. I’m talking about constantly working, day and night, on a singular goal until their […]

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Exit Interview: Erin Morningstar

Senior year of college was a lot like third grade for me. The same way my teacher, Ms. Sweeney, asked my class to draw pictures of what we’d be when we grew up, senior year was full of the same question. So, what is it that you’re going to do? I had always shrugged it […]

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Exit Interview: Sarah Casey

How the Arkansas Fellowship Challenged Me I hope you’re reading this because you’re thinking of applying for the Arkansas Fellowship or just interested in learning more about the program. First, glad you’re here. You’re way ahead of all the other students who hope an opportunity will just fall into their lap after graduation, and that’s […]

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Welcome to the Arkansas Fellowship Blog

Hello and welcome to the Arkansas Fellowship Blog! This is the official blog for the Arkansas Fellowship where we will share insights we’ve gained from our time in the fellowship, updates on what we are up to, and suggestions on resources aspiring entrepreneurs can use to realize their goals. The Arkansas Fellowship offers a two-year […]

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