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.

Career Conversation with Writer, Director and Entrepreneur Ryan Koo ’03 – Wednesday, January 22

Ryan Koo is the writer and director of AMATEUR, a 2018 Netflix Original Film and a Sundance Screenwriters Lab selection. Koo won the Webby Award for Best Drama Series and was named one of Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces of Film for his web series THE WEST SIDE. He is also the Founder and CEO of the popular filmmaking website No Film School.

Please join us for a Career Conversation with Ryan Koo to discuss his career journey, lessons learned, skills needed to succeed in this business, and advice on how to get started in the industry!

Date: Wednesday, January 22

Time: 1pm-2pm

Location: CCI Library (Adirondack House)

Lunch will be provided!

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Future Now Leadership Talk and Networking event February 5 in NYC

Date: Wednesday, February 5
Time: 6:30pm- 8:30pm
Location: The Sheen Center, 18 Bleeker Street, Studio B, NYC

Gabriella Mirabelli, Executive Vice President, Consumer Insights & Brand Strategy, Valence Media, a media company comprised of Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, Dick Clark Productions, MRC media and stakes in various other media ventures. ​

Gabriella will share about her career journey as an entrepreneur, running an Emmy Award winning creative agency; a fine artist; and podcaster; and her latest leap into a corporate career.

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COLE FELLOWSHIP 2020-2021 | Call for Applicants

The Thomas Cole National Historic Site (TCNHS) is now reviewing applications for the Cole fellowship, a one-year, residential fellowship at the Thomas Cole National Historic site. Fellows participate in the research and interpretation of the work, home, and studios of the artist, Thomas Cole (1801 – 1848). Four candidates are invited to join the site June 3, 2020 – May 23, 2021. Applications will be accepted through February 10, 2020, with priority given to those received before or on JANUARY 24, 2020.

The Thomas Cole National Historic Site (TCNHS) preserves and interprets the home and studios of Thomas Cole, the founder of the Hudson River School of painting, the nation’s first art movement. Cole’s profound influence on America’s cultural landscape inspires us to engage broad audiences through programs and exhibitions that are relevant today.

Through a combination of research, interpretation, and hands-on projects, Cole Fellows conduct significant research and gain professional museum experience. Selected candidates are provided the opportunity to:

  • Conduct in-depth research that leads to a major project and /or paper based on their work.
  • Attend an intensive one-week seminar with the leading Cole scholar and Professor, Dr. Alan Wallach.
  • Lead tours of the historic site, galleries, and have full engagement in interpretive programming.
  • Work closely with the Curator, and other TCNHS staff on projects that may include collection care and research, exhibition planning, educational programming, and special events.
  • Participate in various events and site-wide staff meetings to learn about the structural, strategic, and creative decisions involved in the day-to-day operations of a historic artists’ house museum.
  • Attend monthly field trips and site visits to museums and cultural venues; benefit from professional development opportunities including resume review and next step planning based on individual career goals.

Additional Compensation: Free shared housing on-site in a fully furnished house with private bedrooms. Electric, water, heat, internet, and garbage removal is provided, along with a monthly stipend of $500.

Qualifications: TCNHS seeks self-motivated recent graduates, graduating college seniors, and graduate students who have expressed a commitment to pursue careers in history, art, museums, material culture, decorative arts, collection and exhibition management, and/or education. Applicants should be flexible, organized, energetic, have a passion for art and ideas, and an affinity for working with the public. A car is helpful, but not required.  Participation for the entire program is required. The work-week in season is Wednesday-Sunday.

APPLICATIONS will be accepted through February 10, 2020, with priority given to those received before or on JANUARY 24, 2020.

Applications must include:

  • Brief letter of introduction describing your interest in the Fellowship and career goals
  • Resume
  • References – Include the names and full contact information for 3 people (professors, teachers, and/or employers only)
  • Writing sample (2 to 5 pages MAX please)

Click here to learn more about this opportunity and to apply!

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Sports Journalism Panel Discussion- Wednesday, January 15

A Night of Hall of Fame Hoops:  A panel discussion featuring Jackie MacMullan of ESPN, Bob Ryan of The Boston Globe, and longtime Sports Illustrated writers Jack McCallum and Alexander Wolff.

Date: Wednesday, January 15

Time: 7:00pm- 8:30pm

Location: McCardell Bicentennial Hall 216

Hire Culture – Creative Employment in Massachusetts

Hire Culture – Creative Employment in Massachusetts

The Mass Cultural Council is proud to offer Hire Culture, a FREE, searchable database of cultural employment opportunities throughout Massachusetts.

Hire Culture exists primarily for the benefit of nonprofit arts, science, and humanities organizations in Massachusetts. Other organizations and businesses in Massachusetts are welcome to submit listings of employment opportunities in the arts and culture sector for consideration.

Mass Cultural Council is a state agency that promotes excellence, inclusion, education, and diversity in the arts, humanities, and sciences to foster a rich cultural life for all Massachusetts residents and contributes to the vitality of our communities and economy.