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.

The Television Academy Foundation offers 50 television industry internships in over 20 disciplines each summer.

These eight-week, paid positions at major media companies provide professional experience, career development and networking opportunities to talented students nationwide.

The application deadline for all internship opportunities is Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 5:00PM (PT).


Agency • Animation • Casting • Choreography • Cinematography • Design (Art Direction/Set Decoration, Costume Design) • Development (Animation, Children’s Programming, Movies for Television, Scripted Series, Unscripted Television, Virtual and Augmented Reality) • Directing • Editing • Interactive Media • Music • News (Broadcast News, Entertainment News) • Physical Production/Business Management • Production (Commercials, Documentary/Nonfiction, Live Television, Movies for Television) • Production Management • Program Planning and Scheduling • Public Relations/Publicity • Sound • Writing (Comedy, Drama)

Click here to apply!

Marketing: The Best Jobs You Never Heard of

The marketing industry offers some of the best jobs young people have never heard of.  The AEF, with the ANA, is tackling the marketing industry’s ongoing talent crisis head-on with a new campaign designed to inspire talented and diverse university students to choose marketing as a career.

Dubbed “Best Jobs Ever” the campaign includes a video and a new partnership with WayUp, a digital platform that will connect marketers with millions of college students seeking summer internships and entry-level jobs.  

The job board and video can be accessed via

Free access to Vault Guides provides in-depth intelligence on what it’s really like to work in an industry, company or profession—and how to position yourself to land that job.

Take advantage of your FREE access:

  • Industry and Professions: Build the foundation for your career search by researching a broad range of disciplines with quick, easy-to-read profiles of different industries and occupations.
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Free access to Vault is available through your Handshake resources here.

Internship/Job Opportunities in Handshake!

As you search for opportunities in handshake, use the Filters tab. You could search by Industry OR by Job Function. You could narrow down the search by including Location. Remember you could click on the star to favorite the job.

In addition, you could search by Employers and favorite them too! If your notifications are on, you will then be notified when an employer has posted a new opportunity for you!

If you need help searching for jobs, please come see one of our peer career advisors. They could also review your cover letters and resumes before you submit them.

Below you will find a few highlighted opportunities currently available in handshake.

  • The New York Times Fellowship – 11/20/19
  • Winter Term 2020 School District Communications Intern – 11/20
  • Museum Fellow – The Wild Center – 11/24
  • Editor- Creators Syndicate – 11/25/19
  • Los Angeles Assistant Account Executive at Kinetic Worldwide – 11/29
  • Public Policy Fellowship at Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
  • Editorial Fellowship July 2020 at Atlantic Media
  • Content Producer Fellow
  • Ms. Research Fellowship -Feminist Majority Foundation/Ms. Magazine

Media and Marketing Internship with St. Paul Wellness Startup

Are you visually creative and have strong language skills? Are you self-motivated? Do you enjoy creating and editing film? Do you have experience building website or social media content? Are you passionate about health, exercise, nutrition, or neuroscience?

Mind and Movement Fitness wants you to join our team as a media, marketing, and film editing intern. Even if you didn’t say “yes” to all of the above, but are very intrigued by an opportunity where you can develop these skills, send us your resume! Mind and Movement Fitness is a small, Minnesota-based wellness startup with big aspirations. We are seeking Middlebury College interns who can bring their creative view and problem-solving ideas to the table.

Interns will participate in the following:

  • Filming and editing exercise videos for web publication
  • Writing and editing website content
  • Uploading and managing cloud content
  • Developing and implementing online marketing strategies
  • Contributing to company social media profile
  • Researching neuroscience and health journals and uploading relevant content to website

Anticipate 10-12 hours per week with flexible start and end dates and the ability to work remotely.  Position has potential to become paid in the future if you are a good fit!

If interested, please send your resume and cover letter with relevant video editing, website development, and marketing experience to Alison Weinlaeder ‘06 or

Advertising Educational Foundation’s New Marketing Realities Symposium – watch all presentations on

AEF recently held its annual Symposium as a kick-off session to ANA’s Masters of Marketing Conference. The topic of “New Marketing Realities: The Intersection of Technology and Culture” was examined by a group of industry pros and academicians. The keynote presentation was given by Neal Arthur, Wieden + Kennedy.  Master of Ceremonies, Paul Kurnit, Pace University also led a panel discussion with Carole Irgang, IBM; Husani Oakley, Deutsch; Lee-An Finlay, Acceleration, a Wunderman Thompson Company; and Kai Wright, Columbia University. Click here to view the full presentations now.

Schedule your 1:1 chat with Actor Tyrone Wilson

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Actors’ Equity Association (AEA) member Tyrone Wilson will be on campus Friday, November 8 to talk to students about his acting career. He graduated from Middlebury College with a Bachelor of Arts degree and received his Master of Fine Arts from Yale School of Drama. Click here to schedule your 1:1 chat on Friday, November 8 to learn about Tyrone’s career journey, how he got started, lessons learned about the industry etc. *Please note it is a two-step process to sign up.