You're Probably Okay
You're Probably Okay
Beyond the Dome
What do people do when they retire from college? As it turns out, just about anything they want. You’re Probably Okay, presented by the University of Notre Dame’s “Beyond the Dome” initiative within the College of Arts & Letters, has set out to speak with incredibly talented individuals who have leveraged the skills they gained from their liberal arts backgrounds to manifest the successful careers they have today. Listen as these professionals talk about their journeys from college to industry, and share stories of their successes, setbacks, and pivotal moments of self-discovery.
Kris Bitterly - Studying Spanish, learning derivatives, and becoming a leader in finance
Kris Bitterly was a Spanish Literature and Econ double-major here at the University of Notre Dame and is now the Head of Investments for North America at Citi Global Wealth. How’d she do it? She studied what she was passionate about, and never let the stress of getting a job change the way she approached her education. Kris is one of the most successful, authentic, and genuine people I have ever spoken with, and I am so excited to share her story with you all. Enjoy the episode!
Apr 20
49 min
Jessica Smetana - Skipping the swim test; From FTT Major to Sports Media Producer
The sports media industry is highly competitive and changing by the minute. It used to be that in order to break into this industry, you needed to start at the bottom and work your way up. But why does it have to be that way? This was the question Jessica Smetana asked herself as she was completing her FTT degree and had aspirations of working in sports media. In this episode, Jessica talks about her journey from Notre Dame to being the producer and co-host of several different podcasts and sports radio programs.
Dec 11, 2022
44 min
Cornelius McGrath - The power of storytelling and getting paid to be yourself
Cornelius McGrath is a wordclass storyteller. He’s also a forward-thinking entrepreneur who believes in community-driven enterprises and has figured out a way to craft a lifestyle for himself that allows him to do what he loves and get paid for it. This former ND Econ major has truly become a lifestyle entrepreneur.
Dec 10, 2022
1 hr 8 min
Rudy Reyes - Starting with the end in mind
In this episode, Rudy challenges students to ask bigger questions of themselves during their time here at Notre Dame. What have you done lately that has made life better for the people around you? Have you come here for an education, or for true formation? Powerful questions that if truly reflected upon, can completely change the course of your college career.
Dec 9, 2022
37 min
Elizabeth Davis - From PLS to sustainable cattle ranch to female venture capitalist
The idea of doing 3 internships in one summer is wild, and yet this is exactly what Elizabeth Davis did. Why? Because she was truly on a career discernment journey. In this episode, you’ll hear how Elizabeth went from PLS major to female venture capitalist, and how pitstops at a sustainable cattle ranch and Coca-Cola helped her gain clarity on who she was, what she cared about, and how she could impact the lives of others.
Dec 8, 2022
28 min
Rob Cain - Coca-Cola CIO, McKinsey Partner, English Major, Career Chameleon
Rob is one of the most approachable executives you’ll find. He was once an English major roaming the campus, tailgating, going to football games, and trying to figure it out just like you. He went on to hold leadership positions at major organizations such as At&T, Coca-Cola, PwC, and McKinsey. In this episode, Rob looks back at his time at ND and his career as a whole and reflects on the things and people who helped him the most. Listen as Rob gives sage advice and talks about the leverage his liberal arts degree gave him in allowing him to truly be a career chameleon.
Dec 7, 2022
51 min
Introduction into You're Probably Okay Podcast
This episode serves as an introduction to the World of the "You're Probably Okay" podcast. Feel free to enjoy this series of episodes while participating in your favorite daily activities. Listen to how some of Notre Dame's finest have not only successfully navigated their way through college but how they have successfully penetrated the workforce to become the professionals that they are today. 
Dec 6, 2022
46 sec