Category: Industry Immersion

Students Absorb Company Culture at Leo Burnett

“When you reach for the stars you may not quite get one, but you won’t come up with a handful of mud either.” – Leo BurnettIf it wasn’t for his optimism, Leo Burnett, the world-renowned advertising agency, would probably not exist today.MSLCE students recently had the opportunity to visit the Leo Burnett company in downtown

MSLCE Students Visit Lyric Opera of Chicago

By Nick RomanHow many cultural institutions reap the benefits of 45,000 steps of foot traffic every day? Lyric Opera of Chicago is uniquely set apart from other opera and cultural institutions because of its location in the heart of downtown Chicago.MSLCE students got an exclusive look into the organization on a site visit with Lyric’s

MSLCE Students Learn About Steppenwolf’s History and Future During Site Visit

By Minda CervaOn Friday, Nov. 17, MSLCE students had an opportunity to sit down with leaders from Chicago’s Tony Award-winning Steppenwolf Theatre Company for a discussion about their respective careers, the history of the organization, its current focus, and its future plans.Students met with the Executive Director David Schmitz, Artistic Producer Jonathan Berry, and Professional

MSLCE Students Visit MCA Chicago and Talk Social Media, Audience Development

By Nick RomanWhen MSLCE students visited the Museum of Contemporary Art on Friday, they did not expect to get an exclusive sneak peek of Chicago-based artist Jaime Fennelly’s Mind Over Mirrors, a multilayered music and art installation coming to the MCA Stage in April 2018.  MSLCE students got a special preview of the cyclical, aural

MSLCE Student Paige Lester Reflects on an Inspiring Summer Internship

By Paige LesterPerhaps the hardest part about this summer is trying to figure out how to summarize a time filled with learning, challenges, inspiration, and fun into a single blog post. Instead of trying to squeeze everything that I encountered and learned over the last 10 weeks into a few hundred words, I’m going to