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Category: Student Profiles

Incoming MSLCE Student Aspires to Develop Shows for NBC

By Amy Ross When you ask Scott Lederman to dream big, his mind drifts off to 30 Rock in New York City, somewhere inside the NBC Television Network headquarters. Although most children love television, his fascination only grew with age, as he reflected on how production teams came up with ideas that would capture the

Internship at Oprah Winfrey Network An Unforgettable Experience for MSLCE Student

By Melissa Cline A famous quote by James Herriot states, “Cats are connoisseurs of comfort.”  It made me think, if cats are connoisseurs of comfort, then what are Wildcats? Throughout my internship journey, from the application submission, to now completing my last week at the Oprah Winfrey Network, I was everything but comfortable. It took

MSLCE Student Applied Classroom Lessons to Art Gallery Internship

By Mona Fu I interned at Tyler Rollins Fine Art this summer for about three months. This gallery focuses on promoting contemporary Southeast Asian artists, such as Tiffany Chung, Henri Dono, and Sopheap Pich. During my internship, I was responsible for researching and recording clients’ information into the gallery’s database and managing the invitation process

MSLCE Student Finds Career Path Doing Music Marketing at Sony

By Zach Silva This past summer, I had the great fortune of interning for the Digital Marketing team at Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment. This experience has shown me the inner workings of music marketing and project development.

MSLCE Student Works to Turn Music Passion Into Industry Career

By Jacob Nelson Years before Alec Schulman decided to pursue a career in music, he was a high school student touring Florida as a saxophone player in a ska band. Between performing live at concerts throughout the state and then going to Northwestern to major in saxophone, Schulman was on his way to being a

MSLCE Student Hopes to Modernize China’s Fine Arts Market

By Jacob Nelson Mona Fu wants to modernize China’s fine arts market. The MSLCE student was inspired to apply to Northwestern after she worked for three years at a Beijing fine arts auction company. During that time, she realized that the auction industry in China is too traditional compared to the industry in the U.S.

MSLCE Trek to LA Helps Student Plan TV and Film Career

By Claire Tuft I’m not from the Midwest, but I’ve lived here for almost half of my lifetime. I came here for my undergraduate degree and moved to Chicago post-college to be a part of the Second City’s rich theater scene. I’ve truly enjoyed living here, (after investing in a solid pair of winter boots

On MSLCE Trek to LA, Purple Pride Abounds

By Evyenia Constantine In true Midwest fashion, a late Spring snowstorm bid us goodbye as the MSLCE cohort embarked on its networking trek to Los Angeles, California. As we left the snowy arch of the Northwestern Campus in Evanston behind, we were soon greeted in LA with sunshine, palm trees, and the welcoming, smiling faces

Fundraising Vocal Recital for Genesis at the Crossroads Organized by MSLCE Student

By Kathryn Elizabeth Lawson Our students are hard at work securing their summer internships, but some students have also secured part-time internships during the winter and spring quarters as well. Case-in-point is Kaitlin Very, who earned her undergraduate degree from Northwestern in Music in 2011. Kaitlin is interning for Genesis at the Crossroads, a Chicago-based

MSLCE Student Moves Between Science and Art

By Jacob Nelson Danielle Pierre had a feeling she’d end up in graduate school, but even she was a bit surprised that the program she chose was the Masters in Science for Leadership in Creative Enterprises (MSLCE) program. After graduating from Northwestern with a psychology and communications sciences and disorders double major, Pierre decided to take a