Digital audio is having a moment, and streaming leader Pandora is one of the biggest beneficiaries. Thanks in part to advancements in technology and accessibility, more Americans are using streaming audio than ever. They’re attracted to the convenience and personalization, and, as a result, streaming providers are poised to grab larger shares of total audio usage and ad dollars. Click here to read the complete article on the MediaVillage.com website.
Make plans to join a uniquely immersive and engaging digital experience, guaranteed to inspire. Three full days of luminary speakers, celebrity appearances, musical performances, a global collaborative art project, and 350 + sessions – and all at no cost.
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In addition to signing up for 1:1 advising appointments, I’m offering group advising appointments this semester focused on a specific career path. Please continue to check back since we will discuss a different industry during each meeting.
This week I will be hosting and facilitating two group advising appointments to discuss Film and Media. Please let me know if you would like to attend one. I will add your appointment in handshake.
Wednesday, April 22 from 3pm – 4pm EST – Career Path: Film and Media
Friday, April 24 from 3pm – 4pm EST – Career Path: Film and Media
These group advising appointments will be a great opportunity for students to learn more about a specific industry, build a career community, and practice peer to peer learning.
I am limiting the number of participants. Therefore, YOU MUST REGISTER WITH ME. Please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org to let me know you will attend, and I will add your advising appointment to handshake.
Careers in Data Analytics for Liberal Arts – Panel Discussion – When it comes to data analytics, it is everywhere and used in a variety of industries and career roles. The panelists will talk about this growing variety, its appropriateness for many different majors, and how the liberal arts support careers in this space. Hear from a panel of Middlebury alumni with a variety of backgrounds who now have careers across a wide spectrum utilizing data analytics.
Date: Friday, March 6
Location: MBH 220
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Chistopher Whitely ‘95 (Literary Studies), Senior Director, Research and Data, with Comcast/Freewheel will speak about his role in business intelligence within this media company, why it’s important, and the power of modern analytics. This will include covering the skills and knowledge sets, both formal and informal, that contribute to a successful career in Business Intelligence (BI), as well as what the regular responsibilities and work of a BI Analyst at a larger media company include.
Date: Friday, March 6
Time: 2:45pm – 3:30pm
Location: Hillcrest 103
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UTA is one of the entertainment industry’s premier talent and literary agencies, representing many of the world’s most widely known artists, storytellers, entertainers, and brands. Join us for an open discussion featuring Michael Sheresky, Motion Picture Partner & Agent, about life working at a leading talent agency and how you can join the team.
Date: Monday, February 10
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What is ISF’s mission and why do we provide merit-based scholarships?
Our mission is to increase American Muslim representation in media and politics in order to improve public opinion and public policy. We are achieving that goal by empowering students and professionals through academic scholarships, film grants, mentorships, internships and fellowships.
How many scholarships has ISF awarded in the past?
For the last 11 years, ISF has awarded 394 scholarships and grants a total amount of $1.3 million. In 2019, it awarded $227,580 and scholarships ranged from $3,000-$10,000.
What is the scholarship program timeline?
ISF starts accepting applications in November for a period of 5 months. The deadline to submit a complete application is March 21, 2020. The Selection Committee will review the applications from April-May. Finalists will move to the next round and receive remote interviews in June. Final decision will be made in July and scholarships will be awarded shortly after.
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