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.

Festival 2022 opportunities – Internships specialize in performing arts administration, technical production, education, community programming, and more! Deadline date: Thursday, February 3

Are you interested in working behind the scenes to produce one of the world’s most prestigious dance festivals?

Jacob’s Pillow Interns receive on-the-job training to develop professional skills and gain practical experience while working in a team-oriented environment. Internships specialize in performing arts administration, technical production, education, community programming, and more. Midd students have participated in past festivals.

Click here to learn more about the opportunities and to apply today!

Study Away at Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS) Info Session – Thursday, January 20

Students are encouraged to attend this virtual event to learn more about the different opportunities for study away at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS), including the Middlebury California Climate Semester, the Middlebury Global Security Semester, and the Middlebury Language Education Semester.

Date: Thursday, January 20

Time: 3:45-4:45pm EST

IRTS Summer Fellowship Program has had a key role in launching the careers of top media professionals – Deadline date: Sunday, January 30

  • Paid internship at a media company
  • Comprehensive orientation to the media industry
  • Mentoring and unparalleled access to the IRTS network
  • Plus One-Week Expense-Paid NYC Conference

The 9-week IRTS Summer Fellowship Program will begin with an expense-paid orientation week in NYC (subject to pandemic status) followed by remote internships and virtual sessions for the duration of the summer.

Highly praised throughout the media industry, the IRTS Foundation’s Summer Fellowship Program has provided unparalleled access and education to diverse, aspiring young media professionals from across the country.

Current college and university juniors, seniors, and graduate school students are eligible to apply. Several Midd students have participated in the IRTS conferences and the summer fellowship program. Apply now!

Click here to learn more about the IRTS Foundation and click here to apply!

Summer 2022 In Person Intern, HBO Original Programming – Deadline date: Friday, January 28

WarnerMedia is a powerful portfolio of iconic entertainment, news, and sports brands. We bring people, technology, and the world’s best storytellers together to drive culture and meaningful connection. We believe the enduring power of stories can open our eyes to the world, to each other, and to new and different perspectives.

HBO® is one of the most respected and innovative entertainment brands in the world, serving iconic, award-winning programming through the HBO linear channels and the direct-to-consumer streaming platform, HBO Max®. Internationally, HBO-branded services are available in more than 85 countries across Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean. A part of WarnerMedia, HBO is the world’s most successful pay TV service with an extensive array of programming that includes some of the most notable television titles, including dramas like “Succession,” “Watchmen,” “Westworld,” “Big Little Lies,” “Game of Thrones,” “The Sopranos,” “Band of Brothers” and “The Wire,” as well as comedy series “Barry,” “Insecure” and “Sex and the City.”

Application Deadline: Friday, January 28 at 11:59 PM PST

The Job

HBO Programming is responsible for all scripted comedy & drama series (i.e. WESTWORLD, SUCCESSION, BARRY, INSECURE, etc.). Programming develops new potential series, from pitch to pilot, and simultaneously oversees the day to days of shows currently airing on HBO. Original Programming Interns will support both the HBO Comedy and Drama departments.

The Daily

  • Script coverage
  • Draft comparisons and summaries
  • Research assignments
  • Support Series department executives and assistants

The Essentials

  • Preferably enrolled in a course of Film/Television study
  • Basic PC skills (Outlook, MS Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Independent, self-starter and motivated to learn
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Knowledge of industry
  • Organized and proactive
  • Script coverage experience preferred
  • Cover letter required. Please combine resume and cover letter into one PDF when submitting

Internship Program

  • Students must be currently enrolled in a college degree program for the full duration of the internship
  • Summer 2022 program runs from June through August; must be available for full program duration
  • Full-time schedule (40 hours/week)
  • Company-issued computer provided for the duration of the internship program
  • Competitive salary; relocation is not provided
  • Hands-on work with passionate, talented team members in your field
  • Networking opportunities with industry-leading professionals
  • Engaging events including executive speakers sessions, professional development  workshops, and more

The Perks

  • Exclusive WarnerMedia events and advance screenings
  • Paid time off every year to volunteer for eligible employees
  • Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies
  • Access to in-house learning and development resources
  • Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands

*Please e-mail agomez@middlebury.edu if you apply to this opportunity.

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

CBS job opportunity – Research Analyst, Social Analytics

This entry-level role will be an addition to the CBS Social Analytics team, whose growing responsibilities include social analytics & reporting for Primetime, Daytime, Syndication and Late Night. This is an entry level role with an opportunity to join a major and growing team to learn and data trends and analytics tools in the social media space, and will have a key role in using social data to empower excellence for the CBS social strategy and content production teams. 

Responsibilities:

  • Pull data for weekly optimization reports and monthly deep dive analyses
  • Create social tags to categorize social content for team analysis and optimization 
  • Build and maintain analytics dashboards within our social toolkit, gaining experience in key social analytics tools such as Sprinklr, Talkwalker SCR, ListenFirst, Netbase, and Canvs
  • Assist with one-off requests from social strategy and content teams, under the supervision of the Senior Analyst and Director
  • Partner with other CBS Research team groups to provide social analytics insights as necessary

*Please e-mail agomez@middlebury.edu if you apply to this amazing opportunity!

Are you a creative thinker passionate about art and design?

On Wednesday, January 19th at 6:15pm EST, the Minted team will be joining us to chat about their disruptive e-commerce marketplace and exciting opportunities for recent grads in their Merchandising function.

Minted is a marketplace for independent design, where you come to find things for your home and special occasions that are trend-setting, well-curated, high quality, and made unique to you. Minted is a late stage startup based in San Francisco, and was founded in 2007 by CEO Mariam Naficy (Williams Alumna). Join Becca O’Leary (Director, Merchandising) and Caitlin Bernstein (Recruiter) to learn about their disruptive e-commerce marketplace and exciting opportunities for recent grads in their Merchandising function.

Becca will be telling her story, chatting about merchandising and the Rotational Merchandising Associate role for which we’re hiring, and answering any questions you may have. Minted is looking for creative thinkers who are passionate about art and design, curious about the world of e-commerce, wholesale and retail merchandising, and have strong analytical and quantitative skills to join their Merchandising team.

What is Merchandising at Minted? Minted’s merchants are responsible driving sales of their respective businesses by curating beautiful assortments that inspire while also meeting customer needs, and by managing shoppability of their businesses onsite to create a flawless customer experience.

Minted is looking for creative thinkers who are passionate about art and design, curious about the world of e-commerce, wholesale and retail merchandising, and have strong analytical and quantitative skills to join their Merchandising team.

What is Minted? Minted is a marketplace for independent design, where you come to find things for your home and special occasions that are trend-setting, well-curated, high quality, and made unique to you.