Life After College With Mike Olinger

Graduation can be an especially stressful time as one nears the end of their college career, but more so is the hunt to find a job. For Mike Olinger, looking for a job in the journalism industry was going to take some work. Bailey MeCey has the story on what it’s like in the transition from college to career.

As Mike Olinger prepares for graduation, he readies himself for what will be life after college. The 33-year-old has already been in the working world, but coming back to college has prepared him for life in the journalism world. However, it took quite a lot of work to get his foot in the door. After applying to over 70 different outlets, he will now be working as the weekend digital editor at the Hilton Head Island Packet in Hilton Head, South Carolina.