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Category: Professional Experience

MSLCE Student Gains On Set Experience With Internship

by Priyanshi Katare MSLCE student Marcus Farne took on two internships this past summer. You can read more about his first internship, with talent booking company Shinabery Agency here. For his second internship, Marcus worked with CreatorUp, a one-of-a-kind digital platform and digital training company that helps companies engage with their audience through brand enhancing

MSLCE Student Maura Ford Pivots to Success

By Priyanshi Katare When Maura Ford started looking for a summer internship, her ideal job would have been in the live music industry. But as the pandemic progressed, those jobs became increasingly difficult to find as the industry took a big hit. “It was right when I was applying to internships that I decided to

MSLCE Student Learns Creative Development Side of Film

By Priyanshi Katare When Nia d’Emilio started looking for internships this summer she was sure about one thing — she had to be involved in the film and tv production process. A short while into her job search she narrowed her focus to finding jobs within the creative development function of the production process. After

Taking Storytelling from the Stage to the Screen

With his initial sights set on becoming an actor, Daniel Dvorkin ’16 spent four years in a highly creative, intense undergraduate acting conservatory. Although he loved the experience, he didn’t receive any business education while he was there. “After graduation, I realized I didn’t want to be an actor,” says Dvorkin. “I wanted to pursue

MSLCE Student Helps Entrepreneurs During Internship

by Priyanshi Katare Marcus Farne loves working with entrepreneurs. He’s also had to be entrepreneurial himself. After starting the MSLCE program in the winter quarter, Marcus has been learning to cope with the demands of a rigorous academic curriculum all while searching for opportunities to help expand his experience. In true entrepreneurial style, he leveraged

A Los Angeles Internship Experience That Started In Evanston

By Alessandra Brown This summer I was lucky enough to have two wonderful internships at K&L Productions and Madison Wells Media Universe. K&L Productions is Kay Cannon (Pitch Perfect, Blockers) and Laverne McKinnon’s (Girl Boss) production company. I loved every moment of Professor McKinnon’s MSLCE class, The Power of Pitch and Persuasion, and knew that

MSLCE Student Gets Hands-On Experience At 2112 Chicago

By Matt Meade As the first half of the summer has flashed by in the blink of an eye, I find myself suddenly at the last portion of the MSLCE program with graduation right around the corner. Luckily, as part of MSLCE’s experiential learning requirement, I sought out and secured a position with 2112 Chicago,

Branding, Broadcasting, and Baseball: Notes from My Externship with the Chicago Cubs

by Thomas Wall I first heard about the Northwestern Externship Program (NEXT) through the MSLCE newsletter this past December and my interest was definitely piqued. The program, which gives students the chance to shadow alumni for a day in various industries and sectors throughout the country was worth a shot, I figured. So when I