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.

Join a virtual chat with TransPerfect, the world’s leading enabler of Global Communications – Wednesday, January 27

Sarah Scrudato ’13 and fellow colleagues will provide information and insights on the three full-time job opportunities posted in Handshake.

The world’s best businesses know that potential customers can be anywhere. TransPerfect helps their clients to BE EVERYWHERE. With global headquarters in New York and offices in 90 cities across 6 continents, TransPerfect is the world’s largest privately held provider of language services and related technologies. “At TransPerfect, we are looking for people who would like to make the world a more globalized place by solving complex problems and helping other businesses grow.”

The TransPerfect family of companies offers a full range of language and business solutions, including: Translation and Language Services, Website and Software Localization, Globalization Consulting, Multicultural Marketing, Staffing and Recruiting, Legal Services, E-Learning Platform, Multimedia solutions, AI Data Solutions, and Interpretation.

  • Click here to register for the virtual chat on Wednesday, January 27 from 4-5pm EST.
  • Click here to review the three full-time positions currently posted in handshake.

Internships/Jobs in Handshake!

Below you will find tips on how to use the Filters to search for opportunities/experiences in Handshake.

-Click on Filters, click on Internships or Jobs, enter Performing and Fine Arts in the Industry section, and click see jobs. You should then sort by expiration date. Click here to see the internship results.

-Click on Filters, click on Internships or Jobs, enter Movies, TV, Music, and click see jobs. You should then sort by expiration date. Click here to see the internship results.

-Click on Filters, click on Internships or Jobs, choose Advertising, Media & PRMarketing- Brand Management, and Marketing – General under Job Function. You should then click on see jobs. Feel free to sort by expiration date. Click here to see the internship results.

There are Remote opportunities available in Handshake. You could do a keyword search for Remote and click on Part-Time or on Internships.

Below you’ll find a few opportunities I’m highlighting this week.

A Discussion with Ann Friedman of Planet Word – Tuesday, December 15

Planet Word is “the museum where language comes to life.”

It is an immersive language experience located at the historic Franklin School. Stephen Snyder, Dean of the Middlebury Language Schools, will chat with Ann Friedman, Founder and CEO of Planet Word, about how her vision for such an institution became a reality.

Date: Tuesday, December 15

Time: 4:00pm-5:00pm EST

Click here to register for the event!

The Lime Connect Lens: building accessible and inclusive workplaces – Thursday, December 3

Lime is excited to share the details of their virtual offerings that are designed to raise awareness about the experiences of people with disabilities, opportunities to create more accessible workplaces and the learnings around disability that have come from working in a virtual environment.  

Building back better: Opportunities for creating a more accessible workplace 
11:00am ET/8:00am PT
Lime Connect partners will share lessons learned during the transition to working virtually; and the impact of key practices and accommodations that were implemented as a result.  
The unique disability perspective: Accessibility @ work
12:30pm ET/9:30am PT
Lime Connect Network members will share the unique strengths, skills, and perspectives that people with disabilities bring to the workplace and the world; and the tangible benefits to their companies.        
Accessibility and inclusion through Google technology 
2:00pm ET/11am PT
Kyndra LoCoco, Accessibility Partner & Community Programs Manager at Google, will highlight the accessibility features in Google products; and how we can create more accessible experiences for all users. 
Accessibility and inclusion through Microsoft technology 
3:30pm ET/12:30pm PT
Ricardo Wagner, Microsoft Canada Accessibility Lead, will explore the impact that accessible technology can have for people with (and without) disabilities; and specific features of all Microsoft products. 

Click here to learn more and register for the event!

Internships at the Television Academy Foundation

Due to the uncertainty surrounding the ongoing pandemic, and with the utmost concern for health and safety, the Television Academy Foundation will be offering a reimagined summer program for eligible undergraduate and graduate students nationwide. 

The submission period for spring and summer opportunities is November 12, 2020 – January 19, 2021 at 5:00pm PT.

Remote internships and Fellowships will take place June 21 – August 13, 2021.

The 2021 summer program will consist of 20 paid, eight-week remote internships in Animation, Children’s Programming, Movies for Television, Scripted Series, Unscripted Television, and Virtual and Augmented Reality.  In addition, students will be invited to online panels with leaders in the television industry and customized seminars covering personal brand building and navigating the job market ahead.  

The Foundation will offer 30 unpaid, eight-week fellowships in 18 other disciplines e.g. Agency, Animation, Casting, Cinematography, Design, Directing, Editing, Interactive Media, Music, News, PR/Publicity, Production, Sound, TV Script Writing etc. across the television industry.  Students will receive flash mentorship with professionals in their field of study, online panels with leaders in the television industry, and customized seminars covering personal brand building and navigating the job market ahead. 

Click here to learn more and to apply!