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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!

News Creator Workshops 2022

The News Creator Workshops educate news creators on how to launch and grow their YouTube platforms as part of our commitment to support a thriving digital news ecosystem.

Eligibility

All independent journalists who meet the following criteria are encouraged to register:

  • We can only offer workshop language translation support in the following languages: Portuguese (Brazil), French, German, Hindi, Indonesian (Bahasa), Japanese, and Korean. Interested candidates who require language translation in other languages should register their interest in future programs in our “Connect with us” form on news.youtube.
  • Prior reporting or newsroom experience
  • Currently working independently or able to work independently
  • Interested in or have experience with video news as a primary focus. Registrants are not required to have a YouTube channel today to register (although an existing digital video platform presence is preferred)
  • Able to apply best practices for developing news and current affairs content and building an independent video presence and audience 

*There are a limited number of spots available for this global learning program, so early registration is advised!

If you have any issues registering, please email agomez@middlebury.edu.

Click here to register!

News Creator Workshops 2022

The News Creator Workshops educate news creators on how to launch and grow their YouTube platforms as part of our commitment to support a thriving digital news ecosystem.

Eligibility

All independent journalists who meet the following criteria are encouraged to register:

  • We can only offer workshop language translation support in the following languages: Portuguese (Brazil), French, German, Hindi, Indonesian (Bahasa), Japanese, and Korean. Interested candidates who require language translation in other languages should register their interest in future programs in our “Connect with us” form on news.youtube.
  • Prior reporting or newsroom experience
  • Currently working independently or able to work independently
  • Interested in or have experience with video news as a primary focus. Registrants are not required to have a YouTube channel today to register (although an existing digital video platform presence is preferred)
  • Able to apply best practices for developing news and current affairs content and building an independent video presence and audience 

*There are a limited number of spots available for this global learning program, so early registration is advised!

If you have any issues registering, please email agomez@middlebury.edu.

Click here to register!

New England Review (NER) Poetry Reading Group starting Thursday, September 29 at 12:30 pm in the CTLR (Lib225)

Join the New England Review (NER) to discuss US Poet Laureate Ada Limón’s book The Hurting Kind and receive a copy of the book. Come to one Thursday discussion or all three (9/29, 10/27, and 11/10). Lunches welcome. The CTLR will provide coffee/tea. To sign up or for questions email Leslie Sainz.

New England Review (NER) Poetry Reading Group starting Thursday, September 29 at 12:30 pm in the CTLR (Lib225)

Join the New England Review (NER) to discuss US Poet Laureate Ada Limón’s book The Hurting Kind and receive a copy of the book. Come to one Thursday discussion or all three (9/29, 10/27, and 11/10). Lunches welcome. The CTLR will provide coffee/tea. To sign up or for questions email Leslie Sainz.

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.