Tag Archives: Advertising/Marketing/PR

Career Conversation with David Ellis ’09 on Thursday, May 9!

David Ellis is currently a Product Marketing Manager at Microsoft where he is helping to grow Microsoft’s cloud business. David currently serves as a Middlebury Alumni Association board member, as the diversity liaison, where he has been helping to drive several initiatives between Middlebury and Alumni of Color. Prior to Microsoft, David was the Director of Brand Strategy, Advertising and Digital at Starr Companies, a global insurance and investments organization. Before joining Starr, David helped launch Sunny Field Entertainment, a production company that had a first look deal with Paramount Pictures. Prior to Sunny Field, David worked for International Creative Management, a talent agency whose clients included Drake, Beyoncé, Eminem, Al Pacino and Samuel L. Jackson. David started off his Hollywood career at Universal Pictures as an undergraduate intern during his final J-Term at Middlebury. David graduated from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business in 2018 with an MBA. He graduated from Middlebury in 2009 with a BA in Film & Media and minor in Economics.

Please join us for a career conversation with David Ellis ’09. Pick up your dinner and join us in Ross Fireplace Lounge!

Date: Thursday, May 9

Time: 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Location: Ross Fireplace Lounge

Click here to RSVP!

Sports and Entertainment Career Fair – Thursday, 4/11

The seventh annual Sports & Entertainment Career Fair will be held on Thursday, April 11th. This great networking event offers career opportunities for eager professionals and current college students looking to break into the Sports & Entertainment industry. The registration fee includes admission to the career fair as well as a ticket to the Red Sox vs Blue Jays game that evening. Dress code is business professional. 

Click here to purchase your tickets!

Writer, Multi-platform Journalist, Story Analyst with Amazon Studios, and more will be on campus Thursday and Friday!

On Thursday, March 14, seven Middlebury grads who majored in ENAM will return to campus for the English and American Literatures Field Guide. Find out how they went from campus to career.

Program:

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Alumni returning to campus: 

Joshua Axelrod ‘05 
Environmental Law and Policy Consultant, Natural Resource Defense Council 

Angela Evancie ‘09 
Host of Brave Little State Podcast, Vermont Public Radio 

Emily Lackey ‘06 
Freelance Writer 

Shanta Lindo ‘10 
National Director of Career Programs, Posse Foundation 

Chip Franklin ‘02 
Consultant/Principal, Earthworm Advisors 

Paulina Murton ‘03 
Senior Director of Middle School Programs, Breakthrough Greater Boston 

Nike Power ‘14 
Studio Analyst, Amazon Studios 

For more info head to Go/ENAMFieldGuide 

Vermont Employer Highlight: Pictal Health

About Pictal Health

Communicating about your health can be overwhelming, for lots of reasons.

Pictal Health helps patients tell their health stories visually. They help people put together detailed visual timelines, symptom maps, and a neat and organized summary of their health history so that they can see and understand what happened, tell their story with confidence, and work together better with their doctors.

Are you interested in learning more about start-up life? Do you have a business or marketing background? Do you have a personal interest in healthcare? Then consider interning at Pictal Health in Burlington, VT.

Healthcare Startup Internship Open NOW!

A note from the founder:

My name is Katie McCurdy, and I’m currently working as a solo founder of Pictal Health, a start-up to help patients visualize and communicate about their health histories.

I am looking for a self-directed intern to help develop my business strategy and assist with day-to-day marketing and research. This includes:

  • Researching business models and surveying the competitive landscape
  • Market research for target customer segments
  • Researching grant and funding opportunities
  • Helping to plan and strategize about next steps
  • Minor website and social media updates
  • Other needs that might arise

You’ll work with Katie McCurdy out of VCET in Burlington. You will have access to an unlimited supply of chocolate, if that’s your thing. You can learn more about Katie at her website: http://katiemccurdy.com/ and the Pictal Health website: https://www.pictalhealth.com/

Learn more and apply in Handshake! Deadline 5/31.

IRTS Multicultural Career Workshop Thursday, 11/29 – Friday, 11/30 – NYC (Application Due Monday, 10/15)

Now in its 34rd year, the IRTS Multicultural Career Workshop is a two-day conference where attendees will learn about opportunities in digital media, creative production, advertising, research, sales and marketing, while attending a full day of seminars during the Workshop’s first day. On day two, students will then have the chance to meet with human resource professionals from major media companies. Accomplished students from all majors are encouraged to apply.

Participants attend Workshop events free-of-charge.

DATE: Thursday, November 29 & Friday, November 30 LOCATION: New York City

APPLICATIONS DUE: Monday, October 15th

Click here to apply!

Advertising Educational Foundation – More Industry Conversations!

Our popular video interview series, “Industry Conversations”, led by Val DiFebo, Deutsch continues to inspire, engage and inform students and people looking to start their careers in the advertising/marketing industry. We launch the next series today with Susan Credle, Global Chief Creative Officer at FCB Global.

Keep checking aef.com and AEF’s YouTube channel for new episodes appearing each Tuesday in September on aef.com.

  • Episode 6: Susan Credle, Global CCO, FCB Global
  • Episode 7: Don Lane, SVP, Branding and Creative, DraftKings
  • Episode 8: Leilani Brown ’93, Former CMO, Starr Companies and Author, “From Campus to Cubicle”
  • Episode 9: Tracy Keim, VP, Consumer Marketing, 23andMe

Also available are two compilation videos: ‘How to Land a Job in Advertising’ and ‘How Industry Leaders got their Start’.

Koby Altman: Careers in Sports Management- Saturday, September 15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Koby Altman, Cleveland Cavaliers General Manager and Middlebury ’04, will discuss his background and Career Path through the NBA.

Date: Saturday, September 15

Time: 8:30am-10am (Breakfast will be served)

Location: Kenyon Lounge- Athletic Center

Click here to RSVP for the event!