Brian and Michael Byrnes alternated their turns at the microphone on the floor of Chesapeake Energy Arena on Wednesday afternoon, speaking to a floor full of interns as part of the Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce's Greater Grads Intern OKC program.
According to Apartments.com, a national apartment-listing Internet subscription service, Oklahoma City is one of the top 10 cities that recent college graduates should check out when starting the next chapter of their life.
State is retaining more college graduates than anytime in past 50 years, surveys show.
Coordinators of a program that aims to keep Oklahoma college graduates working in the state are reporting success.
You've seen them - around the Chesapeake campus, walking through downtown, moving into the house just down the street. They're young professionals, people in their mid-20s to mid-30s, who've chosen to build their lives in Oklahoma. And their numbers are growing.