By Leslie Zhu The first thing I did after I moved to the Chicago area was to find a contemporary art museum in the city. I still cannot come up with a concrete answer to why I am so enchanted by them. I grew up in a family with no one related to art, and
Category: Professional Experience
By Paige Lester Greetings from our nation’s capital, Washington, D.C.! I am thrilled to be spending my summer here interning with Turnaround Arts, a program of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. At its core, Turnaround Arts focuses on school reform; they are currently in partnership with approximately 70 public schools across
By Joe Giovannetti The La Jolla Playhouse is a regional theatre just north of San Diego, California, with an ambitious mission: “La Jolla Playhouse advances theatre as an art form and as a vital social, moral and political platform by providing unfettered creative opportunities for the leading artists of today and tomorrow. With our youthful spirit
By Seth Zimmerman Think back to sixth grade. You’re an awkward teenager trying to find your place in the world, not very coordinated, and being involved in Model United Nations isn’t getting you as much street credibility as you had thought. Those are the memories that are flooding back during Shedd’s Summer Intern Presentations.
By Sarah Bergeson On August 6, Mary Poppins gave its last performance, and the 2016 season at The Theatre in the Park came to a close. Over the relatively short period of time that the productions were playing at the theatre (10 weeks), my supervisor, my colleagues, and I were able to accomplish quite
By Laura Hess While supporting Tugg’s Content Department this summer as a Content Partnerships and Management Intern, I gained valuable insight into the film distribution process, specifically self-distribution as it relates to Tugg’s unique cinema-on-demand model.
By Dan Li After 10 weeks of my internship at Savvo Digital Sommelier Solutions, I feel very happy with what I have gained and learned. It was a very different experience from the courses I took in both undergraduate and graduate studies. I am very grateful for the obstacles I have overcome, and I thank Joseph Sheahan, CEO &
By Sarah Bergeson My internship at Shawnee Mission Theatre in the Park has mainly consisted of taking charge of all social media content as well as the creation and scheduling of e-newsletters for the theatre. When I started at the beginning of the summer season, the organization used these emails as well as Facebook and
By Seth Zimmerman On April 19, 2016, the Shedd Aquarium welcomed the birth of a baby Pacific white-sided dolphin. Mother Katrl’s baby was three feet long, weighed about 25 pounds and was as cute as one would expect a baby dolphin to be. But what were we to name the baby dolphin? Assemble the dolphin
By Dan Li I’ve been working at 1871 throughout my internship for the summer, and it has more energy than I had imagined it would. With over a hundred startups in the community, I feel the same energy that everyone does. It has helped me become more productive, and it’s also a workplace where I