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Jorie Goins

Jorie Goins

B.S. in Journalism, minor in Dance, Northwestern University

Area(s) of Interest: TV/film, Dance, Video/digital media, Nonprofit work, Entrepreneurship, PR/Marketing

Experience: In my senior year of college I completed an internship with Cosmopolitan Magazine where an interview I did was published in the June 2016 Career Advice section. I also choreographed a youth tap dance piece for a full-length production with an award-winning arts nonprofit in 2019.

Ideal job in 10 years: Choreographer/Creative Director (on both the branding/writing and performance sides)

What led you to enroll in the MSLCE program at Northwestern? I’ve been interested in this program since I graduated from college five years ago. It was initially my intent to pursue an MBA. After realizing that none of the MBA programs I was looking at nurtured my creative side enough, I decided to enroll in the MSLCE program. I’m excited about this degree because I think it will provide a solid knowledge of the business side of creative industries . Starting out in the MSLCE program will also give me further insight into whether I still want an MBA and if so, what I wish to get out of an MBA program in the future, once I am armed with this degree.

What are you most looking forward to about the MSLCE program? The networking (I am a textbook introvert but I’m looking forward to learning how to reach out and connect with people), the speakers, and hopefully some really interesting site visits and hands-on experiences (through projects and internships) down the line.

Where are you from? Miami, FL, USA