Author Archives: Alicia Gomez

About Alicia Gomez

Hi! Come see me if you want to discuss career options in the Arts, Media, and Communications. I encourage students to reflect on their various interests and strengths when starting to explore possible career paths. I am available to chat about industry trends and practical skills while also sharing my own professional experiences, lessons learned, and insights.

Schedule your 1:1 chat to learn about Careers in Language and Intercultural Competence!

Find out more about the opportunities for careers in language and intercultural competence, and the possibilities for gaining marketable skills in these fields at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies. Dr. Thor Sawin, who teaches linguistics, language education, and intercultural competence courses, will share and answer any questions about gaining skills either in a Masters program or a study away semester as language teachers, curriculum designers, localizers, translators and interpreters, language product and assessment designers, or intercultural competence consultants.  

Click here to schedule your 1:1 chat on Thursday, February 27!

TransPerfect will provide Tips on dissecting Job Descriptions- Thursday, February 20

TransPerfect, world’s leading enabler of global communications, will discuss various job roles in the company and tips on dissecting job descriptions – including their own job and internship opportunities currently available in handshake!

TransPerfect was founded with a mission to help the world’s businesses navigate the global marketplace by providing a full array of language and business support services, including translation, interpretation, multicultural marketing, website globalization, subtitling, voiceovers, staffing services, e-learning and training, and legal support services. TransPerfect is more than a translation company. It’s a family of committed individuals dedicated to being the world’s leading enabler of global communications. From offices in more than 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide.

At TransPerfect, we are looking for people who would like to make the world a more globalized place by solving complex problems and helping other businesses grow.

Date: Thursday, February 20
Time: 4:30pm – 5:30pm
Location: Davis Library 201

Please click here to RSVP in handshake!

Schedule your 1:1 chat with TransPerfect (Language and Business solutions) team – Job and Internship opportunities currently available!

The world’s best businesses know that potential customers can be anywhere. TransPerfect helps our clients to BE EVERYWHERE. With global headquarters in New York and offices in 90 cities across 6 continents, TransPerfect is the world’s largest privately held provider of language services and related technologies. 

The TransPerfect family of companies offers a full range of language and business solutions, including:

  • Translation and Language Services
  • Website and Software Localization
  • Globalization Management Technology
  • Multicultural Marketing
  • Legal Support and E-Discovery
  • E-Learning Platform Internationalization
  • Multimedia and Studio Solutions
  • Interpretation and Call Center Support

Click here to schedule your 1:1 chat on Friday, February 21!

Want to learn about Public Relations and the Communications Industry?

Prosek Partners will share industry knowledge and insight regarding corporate communications, integrated marketing, media relations, crisis & issues communications, and their work with the financial services industry.

In addition, they currently have several internship and job opportunities posted in Handshake!

Prosek Partners is among the largest independent public relations firms in the U.S., and one of the few domestic, mid-size firms that offers global capabilities through its London office and international network. Specializing in providing a full range of communications solutions to financial and professional services companies, the firm delivers an unexpected level of passion, creativity and marketing savvy. Prosek Partners’ “Unboxed Communications” approach brings breakthrough ideas to every client engagement.

Services include digital and traditional media relations, financial communications, investor relations, crisis communications and issues management, digital marketing, creative services, media training, editorial services and publishing, branded entertainment, and graphic design. Prosek Partners has been named an Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Company; was ranked No. 5 (by revenue) among U.S. financial PR firms by O’Dwyer’s; and placed No. 11 in the U.S. and No. 20 globally in the merger market League Tables of PR Advisors. The agency was also named a “Top Place to Work in PR” by PR News, and a Holmes Report Agency of the Year. Prosek Partners is a certified Minority- and Women-Owned Business.

Date: Monday, February 24
Time: 1:45pm – 2:45pm
Location: ADK Coltrane

Click here to RSVP for the event in handshake!

Click here to schedule your 1:1 chat with representatives after their session!

Opportunities in Handshake!

  • Climb Internships – Field Research and Communications Intern – Colorado Fourteeners Initiative
  • MuseumWorks 2020 – Paid Internships in Cultural Professions
  • Creating a Video Imprint of a Film Festival in Real Time: Videography Internship
  • Town Hall Theatre Summer Intern
  • How to Produce a Film Festival in Real Time: Business and Filmmaker Relations Internship
  • Middlebury Community Music Center – Arts Administrative Internship 2020
  • Marketing and Promoting a Film Festival in Real Time: Press, Publicity and Social Media Internship
  • Focus Advisory Services – Summer 2020 Financial Analyst Internship
  • Kizuna Dance – Administrative Intern (NYC)
  • TransPerfect – Production Intern

Group Advising Appointments to discuss searching for internships/jobs and Networking!

In addition to signing up for 1:1 advising appointments, I’m offering group advising appointments this semester focused on a specific topic in the job search process.

I’m offering two group advising appointments this Friday. Please let me know if you would like to attend one or both. I will add you in handshake.

Friday, February 21 —1pm-2pm – CCI/ADK room 218 – Topic: Searching for jobs and internships

Friday, February 21 —2pm-3pm – CCI/ADK room 218 – Topic: Networking

I am limiting the number of participants. Therefore, YOU MUST REGISTER WITH ME. Please send an e-mail to to let me know you will attend, and I will add your advising appointment to handshake.

United Talent Agency – Monday, February 10 (virtual session)

UTA is one of the entertainment industry’s premier talent and literary agencies, representing many of the world’s most widely known artists, storytellers, entertainers, and brands. Join us for an open discussion featuring Michael Sheresky, Motion Picture Partner & Agent, about life working at a leading talent agency and how you can join the team.

Date: Monday, February 10

Time: 7pm-8pm

Click here to participate in the virtual session!