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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!

Career Conversation and a Media Industry Discussion with James Farrell ’99, Head of Local Originals, Amazon Studios – Wednesday, November 17

Please join us for a Career Conversation and a Media Industry Discussion with James Farrell ’99, Head of Local Originals, Amazon Studios . He will discuss his career journey and current trends in the industry.

As Head of Local Originals, James is in charge of all Original TV and film developed and produced by Amazon Studios outside the US. James joined Amazon in April 2015 to lead content for Prime Video in Japan before moving on to other roles encompassing India, Latin America, and ultimately the rest of international in 2018. Local content has been a key driver for Prime Video’s success, and James now manages more than 20 teams based around the world including across Europe, Latin America, Asia, Canada, Australia, India and Africa. Prior to Amazon, James spent 10 years at Sony Pictures Television with executive roles in Los Angeles, Toronto and Tokyo during that time. He has an MBA from Columbia Business School, a BA from Middlebury College, and currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and two children.

Date: Wednesday, November 17

Time: 4:30pm-5:30pm

Click here to register in handshake!

Adobe Max – The Creativity Conference (free virtual event) Tuesday, October 26- Wednesday, October 27!

Inspiration is their superpower. Be inspired by expert speakers in more than 400 sessions. Join the conference for an extraordinary virtual experience to find inspiration, connect with creatives from around the world, and learn the best ways to bring your best ideas to life. Open to all, at no cost. Click here to register!