Here are ten podcasts we love for recent graduates. This playlist offers inspiration, motivation and practical tips to help graduates succeed in life.
NO.1 Ctrl Alt Delete
Hosted by Jayne Hardy, founder and CEO of The Blurt Foundation, a social enterprise focused on helping people with depression. This podcasts covers key topics like self-care and ways to deal with depression.
NO.2 College Info Geek
Know a graduate heading to college? Or have a favorite family member in the midst of their college career? Share this podcast, which covers how to study better and be more productive plus tips on paying off student loans and more.
This podcast is “everything you need to know but didn’t learn in college”. It covers topics such as how to deal with emotional stress, staying active when working a 9 to 5 job and all the practical advice never taught in a college course.
NO.4 Good Life Project
This podcast offers down-to-earth, yet moving, conversations about how to live a meaningful life. It covers areas like mindset shifts, creativity and how to be more motivated. Engaging, intimate conversations with truly inspiring guests like Tim Ferris, Elizabeth Gilbert and everyday folks with stories to share.
NO.5 Career Talk
This is the podcast to help you get a new job, improve your career or figure out what career is right for you.
NO.6 Graduate Job Podcast
The UK’s most popular career/jobs podcast, with lots of experts on specific fields, interviewing, career planning and everything you need for job success after graduation.
Stories from one university’s alumni and friends’ real life/work experiences and successes. The podcast aims to bring to life different aspects of the world after graduation.
NO.8 Tara Brach
Meditation and mindfulness practice can be extremely helpful for stressed students and new graduates. Tara Brach is a Buddhist teacher offering hundreds of guided meditations that help you pay attention to your body, breathe and be present. Additionally, you’ll find more in-depth episodes on related topics. If you’d like to practice more mindfulness or just know you’d like to be more grounded, this is a great place to start.
NO.9 You Need a Budget
This is a practical podcast about setting financial goals and managing money. It might feel impossible to tackle your finances with low income, student loans and living costs, but this podcast will help with useful tips and advice for getting out of debt.
NO.10 Adulthood Made Easy
A podcast from Real Simple to help young women navigate the real world, from salary negotiations to apartment hunting, taxes, dating and more. The host shares some of her own stories, while helping listeners with their questions and concerns.