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UpNext: Careers in Technology program on Friday, October 21 – register now for one or multiple sessions. Open to all students.

Schedule of Events for Friday, October 21, 2022

9:00 am-12:00 pm > Resume Review Office Hours in Kitchel House

If you are interested in a career in technology, don’t miss this chance to get valuable feedback on your resume from Middlebury alumni currently employed in the industry.  Resume reviews are private, one-on-one conversations and approximately 20 minutes in length.

  • Dan Kelley ’99 (Political Science, German), Engineering Manager, Meta
    For students interested in software engineering.
  • Chris Hench ’11 (German Literature and Economics), Senior Applied Scientist ML/NLP, Amazon Alexa
    For students interested in data science.
  • John Bowllan ’19 (Math), Data Science Technical Lead, Whoop
    For students interested in data science and/or working in a tech start-up.
  • Elizabeth Knox ’17 (Computer Science and Economics), Digital Specialist, McKinsey & Company
    For students interested in technology consulting.
  • Pete McSherry ’06 (Economics), Senior Vice President, Platform Data Strategy and Solutions, Epsilon
    For students interested in market research and/or data analytics.
  • Leah Bracken ’19 (Computer Science), Customer Engineer, Google
    A virtual session for students interested in software engineering.

12:30-1:30 pm > Panel Discussion in Hillcrest 103

When it comes to the technology field, there is a broad variety of ways to pursue your interests and find outlets for your abilities; digital technology has driven convergence in many ways. The panelists will talk about the trends shaping the scope of this industry and what they mean for future roles in this field?  Hear from a panel of Middlebury alumni with a variety of backgrounds who now have careers across a wide spectrum within the industry. 

A Conversation With:

  • Dan Kelley ’99 (Political Science, German), Engineering Manager, Meta
  • Pete McSherry ’06 (Economics), Senior Vice President, Platform Data Strategy and Solutions, Epsilon
  • Meghan Weber ’07 (History), Senior Space Product Manager, Amazon Web Services
  • Chris Hench ’11 (German Literature and Economics), Senior Applied Scientist ML/NLP, Amazon Alexa.
  • Elizabeth Knox ’17 (Computer Science and Economics), Digital Specialist, McKinsey & Company
  • John Bowllan ’19 (Math), Data Science Technical Lead, Whoop

2:00-4:45 pm > Breakout Sessions in various locations

Experienced professionals currently employed by a variety of technology firms will host multiple breakout sessions designed to set you up for success as you explore career possibilities, apply for positions, interview, and begin your own career.  Each workshop is 45 minutes.

Learn more about creating your online portfolio website – Tuesday, October 18 at 6pm!

Join Wix staff to learn more about creating your online portfolio website. We’ll cover how to plan a website, how to use the Wix platform, and explore professional design features. Have your laptop on hand to discover the basics in creating a Wix website as well as features to take your portfolio to the next level. And… a one-year FREE Wix premium plan to the first 25 attendees! Click here to register for the event!

IRTS Multicultural Media Career Workshop in NYC Thursday, 11/17 – Friday, 11/18 – DEADLINE DATE: Friday, October 7

Now in its 38th year, the Multicultural Career Workshop has earned the reputation of being one of the best support systems for BIPOC students and recent grads that want to get a jump start in their careers. Workshop attendees will gain a greater understanding of the industry, learn about exciting career paths, and hear why the media business needs new talent and perspectives more than ever.

DAY 1: Meet Media Leaders & Gain Industry Insights

Hear from some of our industry’s most dynamic professionals. Panel and keynote speakers will cover a variety of topics that will not only introduce the plethora of opportunities that exist within our business but also cover how to get your foot in the door. The majority of our speakers are IRTS program alumni – a testament to how valuable participating in this event can be.

DAY 2: Connect with Top Companies
Conferees will have the chance to meet with recruiters and representatives from a wide range of media giants during our career fair and networking events. Past representatives have included: Disney, Fox, HBO, NBCU, and Paramount to name a few. Update that resume and get ready to network!

ELIGIBILITY:

  • FREE! There is no cost to attend!
  • College Sophomores to Grad Students
  • Recent Graduates (within last year)
  • Interest in media industry
  • All majors welcome! Including but not limited to: Advertising, Business, Communications, Data, Journalism, PR, etc.

Deadline date: Friday, October 7

Click here to apply!

The Museum offers a variety of paid internships during the the academic year!

Academic Year Internships at the Middlebury College Museum of Art are an exciting way to gain experience in the dynamic and multifaceted professional world of art museums.

Interns typically work 4–8 hours per week and are instrumental in facilitating the day-to-day operations of the Museum’s various programs. Internships begin in September or early October and offer competitive pay based on Middlebury’s student employment wage scale. Although most positions run September through May, requests for semester-long internships will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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