• Break'n it Down
6 episodes
Break’n it Down is a talk show where we have conversations on practical strategies, tools, and resources for navigating the college and career environment, especially here at Cornell. We do this by hosting noteworthy students, factually and alumni from the different groups in our community, including tech, government, business, health, and more.

Episodes

Episode 5 | Conner Swenberg
2021 May 131h 1m 48s
This episode is with Conner Swenberg, who is a Senior in the College of Engineering at Cornell. On campus he is the ex-president of Cornell AppDev, a Kessler Fellow, and an aspiring founder. In this conversation we cover a wide range of topics starting from Conner’s experiences navigating college to breaking into tech entrepreneurship.
Episode 4 | Cheick Camara
2021 Apr 221h 3m 41s
This episode is with Cheick Camara, who is a Junior studying Applied Economics & Management in Dyson. On campus he is the Co-Founder and Co-President of BlackGen Capital,  the first minority-owned investment fund at Cornell and is the Co-Founder of Fello, a social and professional platform that empowers talented college students to bring their ideas to life.
Episode 3 | Ananya Jambhale
2021 Apr 141h 9m 19s
This episode is with Ananya Jambhale, who is a Junior studying Biology and Statistics at Cornell. On campus she is the Co-president of Cornell Undergraduate Research Board and a Student Advisor at the Office of Undergraduate Biology. In this conversation we cover a wide range of topics starting from Anaya’s experience singing to Barack Obama to landing an internship at the NHI.
Episode 2 | Liel Sterling
2021 Apr 061h 5m 49s
This episode is with Liel Sterling, who is a Senior in the College of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell. On campus she is the President of Kappa Alpha Pi Pre-Law Fraternity, Founder and Inaugural Student Advocate of the Student Assembly Office of the Student Advocate, Co-founder of the Ithaca Tenants Union, and Founder of the Cornell American Civil Liberties Union. In this conversation we cover a wide range of topics starting from Liel’s experiences navigating ILR to landing internships on Capitol Hill.
Episode 1 | Jehron Petty
2021 Mar 291h 9m 12s
This episode is with Jehron Petty, who is the Founder and CEO of ColorStack and a recent graduate of Cornell University with a degree in Computer Science. On campus he co-founded Black Entrepreneurs in Training and was the Co-President of Underrepresented Minorities in Computing (URMC). In this conversation we cover a wide range of topics ranging from Jehron’s experiences navigating college to founding his startup, ColorStack.
Break'n it Down | a Cornell blueprint
2021 Mar 281m 53s
Welcome to Break'n it Down. This is a talk show where we have conversations on practical strategies, tools, and resources for navigating the college and career environment, especially here at Cornell. We do this by hosting noteworthy  students, factually and alumni from the different groups in our community, including tech, government, business, health, and more.
More episodes may be available on the podcast’s website.