Skip to main content

Joah Spearman

Bio photo of Joah Spearman

Small Business Owner @ Sneak Attack

I work in retail, marketing, and social media impresario. I'm also a writer and will soon release a book, "Indisputable: A Fan's Guide to the Live Music Capital," during South by Southwest 2011. The book is a guide to live music in Austin.

How I Got Here

Show
Undergraduate Degree(s): Public Relations
Favorite class(es): History of Rock and Roll
Changing majors:

College of Communication.

Moving from college to career:

I interned a ton to gain experience, moved to D.C., moved back to Austin - then started a business. I previously worked as a consultant for the chariman of the International Olympic Committee and the commissioner of the Pac-10 Conference.

Career influences:

My mom, various multi-taskers, Ben Franklin, Jay-Z, etc.

The Ups and Downs

Show

The best aspects of my position are the great people, lots of travel (for fun and work), and it is not mundane.

Recommendations

Show

Travel abroad!

Interested in this Career?

Show
MAJOR ≠ CAREER

Your major does not always determine your career path. Many graduates pursue careers outside their field, depending on their interests and experiences.

EXPERIENCE + DEGREE = CAREER

It’s not just your major that matters! Make yourself marketable by gaining a variety of experiences in college. Read a few inspiring stories by professionals whose experiences led to great careers.

Contact a Vick Center career counselor today to find out how you can turn your major into a career.