Are you passionate about communication, data, progressive politics and providing solutions to real world problems? Do you thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment? Do you want to join a team that believes in creating results that matter?
Bully Pulpit Interactive (BPI) is a modern communications agency that builds believers for brands, causes and candidates. Born in politics and founded by leaders of the Obama campaign, we apply our unique expertise from these experiences to create sophisticated and customized strategies for companies, causes and candidates. Our clients include established market leaders, new economy firms, philanthropists, CEOs, and elected officials. What these varied brands share in common is the growing need to establish differentiated and lasting bonds with their consumers in a world of fragmented media, deep skepticism, and rapidly changing culture. Learn more about BPI here. This opportunity was shared with us through an alum.
BPI is looking for diverse candidates with an interest in the digital space and a strong work ethic to apply for our Fellowship program. Ideal candidates will have strong writing capabilities and be detail-oriented, digitally savvy, and driven to provide high quality work for clients and causes. Our fellowship program is a training and development program that allows you to gain hands on experience across all aspects of digital marketing, advertising, and strategic communications.
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Brian Fung has covered business and technology (including telecommunications, media, cryptocurrencies and competition) for The Washington Post since 2013. Before joining The Post, he was the technology correspondent for National Journal and an associate editor at the Atlantic. He speaks two dialects of Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese) and is a native of the nation’s capital. Brian has an MSc. in International Relations from the London School of Economics and a BA in Political Science from Middlebury.
Brian will be on campus to meet students Friday, November 2.
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Nerina received a BA in Theatre and German from Middlebury College and an MA in International Artistic Cooperation from l’Université de Paris VIII. Starting in 2003, she has trained in theatre between Swaziland, the United States, France and Italy with, most notably, Vanessa Mildenberg, Cheryl Faraone, John Britton, Andrea Olsen and Daria Lippi. Starting in 2005, Nerina directed “4.48 Psychosis” by Sarah Kane, “Manifesto for Another World” by Ariel Dorfman, “Novecento” by Alessandro Baricco, the participatory performance “POST•M”, “Ni una más” by Mia Parissi and the installations for the 2015 and 2016 MNF at the Royal Library of Belgium. Based in Brussels since 2013, she has developed several artistic projects in connection with the territory. Building exhanges between Europe and the USA, she was Karin Coonrod’s assistant director and stage manager for Orfeo in Orvieto (2014) and The Merchant in Venice (2015-2016), and has translated into French Jessica Litwak’s play Wider Than the Sky (reading at Salon du Varia in 2015), as well as into English in collaboration with Allison Grimaldi-Donahue, Lina Prosa’s Lampedusa Beach and Lampedusa Snow, published by The American Reader (2013) and Words Without Borders (2016). In 2016-2017, Nerina wrote the libretto for the opera-film the wARdrobe, with music by Davide Fensi and video by Portuguese videomaker Daniel Pinheiro (an inoutput production, release 2019-2020). Nerina also works as an assistant producer to dance company Dame de Pic / Cie Karine Ponties.
Sign up to talk with Nerina Cocchi ‘10 about her path from Middlebury to where she is today, how she has applied what she learned in school to help build her career, and how students might pursue a similar path on Wednesday, November 7 or Thursday, November 8.
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Allison’s work has appeared in Electric Literature, The Brooklyn Rail, Words Without Borders, The Fanzine, The American Reader, The Newer York (theEeel) The Diner Journal, The New Inquiry and Dead King Magazine among others. She serves as Fiction editor at Queen Mob’s Teahouse and is Associate Translation Editor at Drunken Boat. She is a regular blogger for the American Literary Translator’s Association. Allison also translates from Italian to English and edits in the world of fine art for clients such as Mousse Magazine, e-flux journal, Toilet Paper, Centro Pecci Prato, Cobra Museum Amersterdam and the Guggenheim Museum. She holds an MA from the University of Toronto Centre for Comparative Literature, an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts and is working towards her PhD at The European Graduate School. She teaches in the Writing Program at John Cabot Univeristy, Rome.
Sign up to talk with Allison Grimaldi Donahue ‘07 about her path from Middlebury to where she is today, how she has applied what she learned in school to help build her career, and how students might pursue a similar path on Wednesday, November 7 or Thursday, November 8. Click here to sign up for a 1:1 chat!
Connor Williams ’09 is currently pursuing a PhD in History and African American Studies at Yale. He is happy to share advice, experiences, and answer questions for students considering pursuing an advanced degree in the humanities. He hopes to demystify both the application process and the humanities grad school experience itself. In addition to discussing a PhD in the humanities, he’s also open to discussing post-doctorate employment prospects, including work in museums, private schools, and state educational offices (such as historical societies, state libraries, and so forth). Prior to Yale, Connor also taught for several years in private schools, and also earned an M.A. at Dartmouth. Open to all majors in any humanities field, and all class years welcome as you explore options for after graduation. Lunch of assorted sandwiches will be available.
Friday, October 26th at 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm in CCI at Adirondack House
Wendy Whelan was a principal dancer with the New York City Ballet. She is a guest artist with The Royal Ballet and the Kirov Ballet. She has performed all over the U.S., South America, Europe, and Asia. Whelan has also been an influential guest artist with Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company. In 2012, as her career at New York City Ballet began to wind down, Wendy began to develop new collaborative projects. Her inaugural project, “Restless Creatures: premiered at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival in 2013, and is the subject of a documentary currently on Netflix. Sponsored by the Center for Careers and Internships, Professors of the Practice, the Dance program, and Goose Creek Ventures, LLC
Date: Wednesday, Oct. 3
Location: MCA Dance Theatre
Five awesome alumni will be on campus to share their paths and professional lives with students to help them think broadly about their SOAN major.
What did they do at Middlebury and what are they doing now? Find out at these events!
Friday, September 14, 2018
Alumni and Dinner Panel, 5:30 p.m @ Atwater Dining Hall
Reserve your spot, RSVP in Handshake!
Saturday, September 15, 2018
One-on-one Alumni Chats, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. @ Adirondack House
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Koby Altman ‘04
General Manager, Cleveland Cavaliers
Katie Flanagan Mobley ‘97
Executive Director of Academic Centers, Community College of Vermont
Chris Murton ‘03
Senior Designer, Reed Hilderbrand
Elise Shanbacker ‘07
Executive Director, Addison County Community Trust
Julia Tschirhart ‘11
Planner, City of Grand Rapids, Michigan
Learn more about our alumni panelists here.
Click here to read Stephanie Drawdy’s journey as an artist and a lawyer.
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
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