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Career Conversation and a Media Industry discussion with Rodney Rothman ’95 – TONIGHT AT 5:30PM

Please join us for a virtual Career Conversation and a Media Industry Discussion with Rodney Rothman ’95. He is a director, writer, and producer.

Previously Rothman co-wrote and co-directed Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, which won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. He also served as a producer or writer on the films 22 Jump Street, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Popstar, and Get Him to the Greek. In television, Rothman was hired as a staff writer at The Late Show with David Letterman when he was 21 years old. At 24, he was promoted to head writer, making him the youngest head writer in the program’s history.

Rothman is the author of the best-selling nonfiction humor book Early Bird. His writing has also appeared in The New Yorker, GQ, The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, and McSweeney’s Quarterly. His piece “My Fake Job” was included in The Best American Nonrequired Reading, edited by Dave Eggers.

He recently launched Modern Magic, an entertainment company focused on creating innovative animated and live-action “event entertainment” for the 21st-century audience.

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!

Maven Screen Media Fall internship opportunity with a Midd alum!

We are dedicated to telling socially relevant yet commercially appealing stories that increase representation for women in front and behind the camera. If you are interested to learn more about the business side of Hollywood, this is the opportunity for you!

We have a part-time remote internship opportunity for students looking to get their hands dirty with lots of script coverage and fun research projects.

We are hiring ASAP for the fall but are also happy to chat with anyone interested in hopping on board later in the year. 

Anyone interested can email (ruhamah@mavenpic.com) and internship@mavenpic.com. Please include a resume, brief cover letter, and two writing samples.

* Click here if you would like to review our resume and cover letter guide.  If you schedule an interview, please e-mail Alicia Gomez (e-mail: agomez@middlebury.edu) to schedule a practice interview.